IELTS HOPECO Vocabulary: Unit 7 - Literacy Skills (WB 4-5.5)

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raise or rise?

1. Underline the correct word in these sentences.
  1. The number of visitors has risen / raised by 20% this year.
  2. When the college rose / raised its fees last year, the number of new students fell.
  3. I asked my boss if he could rise / raise my salary.
  4. The wind rose / raised in the night, and blew lots of trees down.
2. Complete these sentences with the correct form of raise or rise.

raise-or-rise
  1. He   raised    his eyebrows in surprise when he heard the news.
  2. Sales of electronic books have ……………by 12% a month in the last year.
  3. Please ……………your hand if you want to ask a question.
  4. We sat on the beach early in the morning and watched the sun as it …………… 
  5. Book prices are ……………by about 5% a year.
  6. When the government …………… taxes on books and magazines, a lot of people worried about the future of publishing.
  7. He was sitting down when I entered the room, but he ……………to shake my hand.
  8. As we stood by the side of the river, we realised that the water level was ……………rapidly.
  9. I had to …………… my voice to make myself heard over the noise 
  10. One of the government's main aims in the next five years is to …………… the level of literacy among the poor.

Key vocabulary

3. Arrange the letters in bold in these sentences to make words. The first and last letters of each word are in their correct place.

1 Could you remind me to pick up some bhecorurs brochures  from the travel agency?
2 I'm under psusrree ……………as I have to write a 10,000 word essay by Monday.
3 At the end of every academic year, uoynelnmempt ……………rates rise as people leave school and start looking for work.
4 You might find something oinlne ……………to help you with your project.
5 I've got to go to a lrteuce ……………on economics this afternoon.
6 A: Did you learn anything at the lecture?
B: Not really. The speaker gave us a brief otnliue …………… of the main points and told us to find out more ourselves.
7 This year, the amount of college work I have to do has increased dmlaltraicay ……………
8 A: According to an article I've just read, almost 5% of the adult population is iitaterlle ……………
B: That's shocking. Everybody should be able to read and write.
9 A: Have you managed to make any pesrorgs …………… with your essay?
B: Not really. None of the books I need are in the library.
10 A: Have you had any fcebadek ……………from your tutor on the essay you wrote?
B: Yes, he was very positive about it.



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