IELTS READING KEYWORDS TABLE | CAMBRIDGE IELTS 12 – TEST 4

IELTS READING KEYWORDS TABLE | CAMBRIDGE IELTS 12 – TEST 4

Cambridge IELTS 12 – Test 4 – Passage 1

The questionWords in the questionWords in the textMeaning
1-2early humanfrom our ealiest
origins
our ancestors
1-2sharp pointstipsthe thin pointed end of something
1-2usemake use of
3covercoatto placeor to apply something over or uponsomething, for protection,
concealment,decoration or warmth
4because ofdue to
5how to make glassglass-making
knowledge
the method of producingglass
6-7avoid the occurrence
of
counter the effect ofto prevent something from happening
9fastestquicker than any
previous production
method
12concern for the environmentconcern for green issuesbeing worried about the environment
12glass containersglass bottles and jarsthings made from glass that can be used to contain something
12increased demandmore popularregarded with more favor, approval, or affection by people

Cambridge IELTS 12 – Test 4 – Passage 2

The questionWords in the questionWords in the textMeaning
14discoveryfindthe action of noticing or realizing something for the first time
15predatorskillersanimals that kill and eat other animals
18appealinginspiringevoking or attracting interest, desire, curiosity, sympathy, or the like
18positive messagevisionfuture goals or anticipation
19no evidenceno known instanceno proof
19put something in
danger
prey onto hunt or kill another animal for food
20populations increased enormouslyexplodedto increase suddenly and quickly in number
21minimal threatlittle riskinsignificant danger
21providedas a conditionon the condition or understanding (that)
21kept away fromkept out ofavoid a certain area
22links efficientlymarries wellto connect, unite with something
22returnbring backo go or come back, as to a former place, position, or state
25agricultural practicefarmingthe business of operating a farm
25extendspreado distribute over a greater or a relatively great area of space or time
26commercial advantageslucrativeproducing a lot of profit

Cambridge IELTS 12 – Test 4 – Passage 3

The questionWords in the questionWords in the textMeaning
27problemsfailureslack of success
27external bodiesgovernments,
regulators, central
banks and auditors
Those responsible for the 2008 financial crisis
28close examinationscrutinya close and thorough examination or investigation
28impacteffectinfluence
29take part into be involved into participate in something
29solve major problemsaddress important
issues
31look far aheadfocus on longer-termthink about what is going to happen
in the future and perhaps make
plans for the future
32financial arrangementscompensation, paymoney given or received as an
equivalent for services
32chief executivessenior managerspeople who have important jobs as
managers of companies
33in every areain all sectors
34scrutinypicked over and
examined
inspected carefully and thoroughly
34increasespread far and wideto distribute over a greater or a relatively great area of space or time
37significantimportant
39place emphasis onconcentrate ongive special importance or attention to one thing in particular
40payremuneration

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