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Transfer – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is



  • the forms of the word you need are: transfer and transferable 
  • be careful with the spelling it is transferred and transferring but transferable
  • you can transfer something from something to something
  • this is quite a technical word with a variety of specialist uses: a telephone call may be transferred, money can be transferred from one account to another or you may files from one computer to another
  • more general uses include transferring knowledge and information and talking about transferable skills


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2 Responses to Transfer – IELTS word of the day

  1. Royal Miller September 8, 2011 at 3:59 am #

    Dear teacher,

    It is quite useful word, transferable skills. I do not understand but I was looking for in Google.
    So, I m understanding and I have known well another relative words. Thank you Sir.

    Royal Miller

  2. Rose September 9, 2011 at 11:05 pm #

    Many thanks for you

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