IELTS HOPECO Vocabulary: Unit 9 - Every Drop Counts (WB 4-5.5)

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effect, benefit, advantage, disadvantage

1. Complete the passage by underlining the best words.

A new suburb has been planned for Bolingbroke. It will bring huge 1 benefits / effects to the city, by creating new housing and job opportunities. Unfortunately, there will also be some major 2 advantages / disadvantages. Above all, we must consider the negative 3 benefit / effect it will have on the environment. The most significant 4 benefit / disadvantage is that building the suburb means that a local nature reserve will have to be destroyed, which will have a significant 5 benefit / effect on wildlife in the area. Furthermore, this nature reserve has brought many 6 advantage / benefits to the people who live in the city, since it is a place where they can go to escape from the noise and traffic. They will no longer have this option. We also need to consider the serious 7 advantage / effect the new suburb will have on water supplies. One of the biggest 8 effects / advantages of the nature reserve is that it has a reservoir, which provides water to the city. When this goes, there will be less water for an even bigger population.

2. Complete these sentences with for, of or on.

  1. What are the advantages ……………… living in the countryside?
  2. The heavy rain had a negative effect ……………… tourism in the area.
  3. The nature reserve has huge benefits ……………… the local population.
  4. The most significant disadvantage ……………… living near a river is the danger of flooding 
  5. Everyone knows the benefits ………………getting plenty of exercise.
  6. We don't know the long-term effects ……………… climate change.

Key vocabulary

Complete the sentences with words and phrases from the box.
 
access          construction          cultivate crops            irrigation          droughts            account for geological            human consumption             hygiene             minerals             poured         rainwater             water supplies             water purification            water sports             wet suit
  1. People need  access  to clean running water in order to maintain basic 
  2. Despite the dry climate, farmers can ……………… here, thanks to a modern ………………system.
  3. Contrary to popular belief, ………………  only ……………… a relatively small percentage of famines worldwide.
  4. The water here is generally fit for ……………… but we recommend adding ………………tablets just to be sure.
  5. For some ………………, especially surfing, a ……………… is useful.
  6. The roof was in such poor condition that every time there was a storm, ………………   ………………  through it into the house.
  7. It is hoped that the ………………of a new reservoir will improve ………………to homes in the area.
  8. A………………survey carried out in the area showed it to be rich in several valuable ………………


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