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Technique – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is:



  • This word is used for describing special ways or methods of doing something – it often involves an element of skill or training
  • The two prepositions most commonly used are of and for
  • Some of the more common phrases and collocations include:

practise/master/apply a technique

basic/advanced/standard/traditional technique

management/farming/relaxation technique

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2 Responses to Technique – IELTS word of the day

  1. sydney August 23, 2012 at 12:49 pm #

    sorry it’s impossible to read, the last word of each line are missing ??

    • Dominic Cole August 23, 2012 at 1:51 pm #

      Now sorted. Thanks for letting me know. Please tell me if you find anything else that needs fixing.

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