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Hometown

Environment

Pollution

Cost of living
Pace of life
the rat race
atmosphere
pollution
overcrowding
poverty
amenities
sense of community
peaceful
quiet
vibrant
industrial
provincial
cosmopolitan
green
history
sleepy
congestion
traffic jam
rush hours
bus routes
underground
subway
commute
residential area
housing estate
industrial zone
suburbs
outskirts
inner cities
heart of the city
neighbourhood

The natural world


The earth
The planet
A habitat
Biodiversity
Endangered species
An ecosystem
Rainforests
Deforestation

Pollution
Smog
Air/water quality
Industrial waste
Chemical and fertiliser
Fumes
Emissions
Carbon dioxide
Factories
Power stations
Acid rain
Dump waste

Global warming

Problem

Technology

Green
Global warming
The greenhouse effect
Harm
Endanger
Input
Conserve energy
Source of energy
Renewable energy
Natural sources
Fossil fuels
Solar panels
Wind turbines
Clean energy
Contaminate
Threat

Difficulties
Question
Issue
Solution
Significant
Fundamental
Real
Minor
Pressing
Serious
Complex
Address
Face
Deal with
Tackle
Experience
Pose
Resolve

Innovation
Innovative
Advance
Develop
Development
Progress
Revolution revolutionary
Revolutionise
Device
Equipment
Gadget
Appliance
Connection
Online
Digital
Cyber
Access to
Game
Application
Change
Affect
Effect
Influence
Influential
Impact
Cutting-edge
Modern
Labour-saving
Commerce
Business
Conceivable
Regulate
Control
Viruses
Unsuitable
Advanced
High
Outdated
Technology
Technological
Technophobic
Technophile
Computer technology
Information technology
Traditional form of communication
Digital native

The computer age


Computer literate

Future

Government

Going to
Plan
Predict
Prediction
Intend
Intended
Intention
Foresee
Foreseeable
May
Might
Could
Possible
Possibility
Probable
Probability
Likely
Likelihood
If
When
Once
As soon as
The near future
The immediate future
The long-term future
The foreseeable future
The future looks bleak
A bright future
An uncertain future
Future generations

Central government
Local authorities
Regulatory bodies
Enforcement agencies
International organisations
NGOs
Political parties
Departments
Politicians
Temporary
Long-term
Immediate
A short gap measure
Lobby politicians
Engage in peaceful protests
Demonstrations
Introduce legislation
Bring in
Adopt policies
Take measures
Rise taxes
Provide a budget/funding
Impose fines
Provide resources
Maintain
Fund
Hire

Medicine

Study

Pharmaceutical miracles
Diagnosis
Describe
Diabetes
Insulin
Injection
Medical provision
Equipment
Illnesses spread
Compulsory vaccination
Medical interventions
Diseases
Prevent
Incurable
Antibiotics
Allergy
Penicillin
Steroids
Prescribed
Addictive
Painkillers
Combat
Variety
Surgery
Chemotherapy
Basic hygiene
Unhealthy diet
Lifestyle
Catching any medical condition
Treating condition
Treatment
Regular
Health
Budget
Non-specialist
Calories
Nutrients
Diet
Addictive
Vitamins
Obesity
Overweight
Eating disorder
Lake of exercise
Metabolism
Overeating

Examination
Scientific
Technological
Cognitive skills
Continuous
Assessment
Formal
Testing
Basic education
Retaining exams
Home schooling
Subjective
Circumstances
Motivating learners
Measure abilities
Stress
Under-pressure
Ability
Hard-work
Creative
Academic
Discipline
Reward students
Curriculum
Modern subjects
Traditional subjects
Potential carer
Computer native literate
Survive workplace
Programming skills
Knowledge
Personalities
Working carer
Moral and social education
Vocational training
Better training
Satisfaction
Apprentice scheme
Researching a project
Deadlines
Lectures
Knowledge
Personal attention
Connection
Weaker subjects
Under pressure

Ingredient
Appetite
Genetic
Fibre
Driven to eat

Educational holiday
Peer influence
Enjoy company
School trips
Lack of independence
Anti-social
Revising
Strengthens
Organised group
Grasping power
Patience
Under pressure
Understanding
Stressful
Loneliness
Confident
Independent
Making new friends
Difficult circumstances

Globalization
Developing countries
Less developed countries
The industrialized nations
Richer nations
Superpowers
Co-operate
Integrate
Multicultural
Unilateral
Communication
Progress
Development
Improvement
Multinational
Consumerism
The global village
The global economy
Global trade
International co-operation
The world
Universal
Local/national/domestic
Progress
Development
Improvement
Protest
Demonstrate
Critics of
Debate
Standardization
Loss of identity
Outsourcing
National sovereignty

Comparision

Contrast

Difference

Compare
In comparision
in comparision to
a comparision between
compared to

In contrast
a contrast

Different from
Differenance between

Similar
similar to
a similar to

Number

Frequency

Probability

Variations

Some
Most
Many
Much
A lot of
Several
A few
A little

Sometime
Usual
Usually
Normally
Generally
In general
On the whole
Tend

May
Might
Could
Likely
Likelihood
Possible
Possibly
Perhaps
Maybe
Probable
Probable
Probability

It is fairly likely that


It is quiet probable that
It is rather unlikely that
A fair amount of
A good deal
By and large
As a rule
More often than not