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Considerable – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is



  • A key word for IELTS candidates which is extremely useful both in task 1 and task 2 writing. You need to be familiar with both considerable and the adverb considerably.
  • It is useful as an academic variation of “big” and “large”
  • Be careful that you tell the difference between considerable number (countable) and considerable amount (uncountable)
  • Also be careful that you choose the correct form of the word: something can rise considerably (adverb)or there can be a considerable rise (adjective)
  • The word is also commonly used to describe discussion, interest, danger and potential



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