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Method – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is:




  • there are 3 forms of the word you need here: method, methodology and, the adjective, methodical
  • what’s the difference between “method” and “methodology”? Often not a lot. Method is by far the more common word and is normally used to describe more practical, everyday usage; “methodology” tends to be used more to describe theoretical approaches and bigger ideas
  • some of the more common adjectives used with “method” are effective, efficient, practical, traditional and reliable
  • it is a handy alternative to “way”: “One way method of achieving this would be..”



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