List 4 is complete and so it is back to the beginning of the alphabet in list 5. Today’s word should mean a lot to IELTS people. It’s
This is obviously a word that will be useful for discussing education and, perhaps, careers.
Forms of the word
The forms of this word you need are:
academy – the place where you might study
academic – the adjective (academic and not general IELTS)
academic – a countable noun to describe someone teaching at university level
academia – an uncountable noun for university study and research
academically – the adverb
Avoid a mistake
Note that the adjective is academic and not academical.
Using the word
institution – Many academic institutions are now offering distance courses and lectures over the internet.
qualifications – It is arguable that experience is more important than academic qualifications when they are hiring new employees.
disciplines – Some academic disciplines are taught in a very theoretical manner that deters some students.
year – It is quite common for language students to spend an academic year at a foreign university to help with their studies.
excellence – Schools should make a point pif rewarding academic excellence to encourage the best students.
study – Academic studies have confirmed that there is a causal connection between smoking and lung cancer.