Top 8 Vocabularies & Collocations: Transportation IELTS Writing Task 2

Transportation is a regular topic in the IELTS writing test.
So the article gives you points for vocabulary and collocations on this topic!

  • Environmentally friendly (adj):

          Ex: Buses and trains are environmentally friendly vehicles

          Related collocations: Environmentally friendly vehicles/fuel

  • Public transportation (n):

         Ex: The Government should invest more in the public transportation system to encourage more people to use buses and trains frequently.

          Related collocations: Encourage the use of public

                                                   Limit the use of private vehicles

                                                   Make more use of public transport

                                                    Have access to private vehicles

  • Private vehicles (n):

         Ex: A lack of public transport can result in more people using their own private vehicles.

         Related collocations: Encourage the use of public
                                                  Limit the use of private vehicles
                                                  Make more use of public transport
                                                  Have access to private vehicles

  • Tax (n):

          Ex: The Government should impose heavier taxes on private vehicles.

         Related collocations: Impose heavy tax on

  • Traffic safety (n): an toàn giao thông

          Ex: Vietnam aims to improve road infrastructure to ensure traffic safety.

          Related collocations: Ensure a level of traffic safety

  • Flexibility (adj): sự linh hoạt

          Ex: Private cars provide more flexibility for the users than public transport.

          Related collocations: provide a considerable amount of flexibility

  • Rush-hour traffic (n): lưu lượng giao thông giờ cao điểm

          Ex: Rush-hour traffic has been extremely bad in Hanoi recently.

          Related collocations: Stuck in rush-hour traffic

  • Traffic congestion (n): ách tắc giao thông

         Ex: Traffic congestion is one of the biggest problems in major cities nowadays.  

         Related collocations: Reduce traffic congestion
                                            The traffic congestion