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Journal – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is

journal

Notes

  • in addition to the word “journal“, you should be familiar with “journalist” and “journalism
  • journal is a word mostly used in an academic context where you talk about “articles” being published in “academic” or “scientific” journals. You might also “subscribe to” a journal.
  • the related words journalism and journalist are more general use words and are normally used to refer to the newspapers, although you can also talk about “television journalists”
  • it helps to be familiar with some of the more common newspaper words, for example “tabloid newspapers”, “a newspaper column”, editor””, “reporter” and  “investigative journalism”

   

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7 Responses to Journal – IELTS word of the day

  1. Anonymous December 10, 2011 at 6:59 am #

    thank you sir

    • Hola! December 10, 2011 at 9:11 pm #

      You wrote: “.. it helps to be familiar with some of the more common newspaper words”
      Why didn’t you write “some of the most common”?

      • Dominic Cole December 11, 2011 at 1:02 am #

        Interesting comment. “Some of the more common” is equally possible as “Some of the most common”. It is just that “more common” is slightly weaker than “most common”.

        • abc December 11, 2011 at 10:54 pm #

          Thanks sir

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