IELTS Band 7+

Essay Vocabulary

Synonyms

Task 2

Essential Essay Vocabulary (Synonyms)


Play a vital role

important role, significant role, major role, pivotal role


Crucial role

dominant role, essential role, prominent role


Important

Crucial, essential, vital


Serious issue

A concerning issue, a matter of grave concern


Tackle problem

deal with the problem, address the problem, solve the problem


Many

a great many, a large number of, numerous, a wide range of


Advantages

Upsides, benefit, positive sides


Positive

favourable outcome, beneficial effect, affirmative effect, useful effect


Disadvantages

Downsides, Drawbacks, negative sides


Negative

Unfavourable effect, adverse effect, damaging influence, undesirable effect, negative consequence


The main cause


The primary reason, the core reason, the foremost reason, the preeminent reason



The main reason


Fundamental cause, root cause, principal cause,



Effects

Positive effects, negative effects


Some people think that

advocate that, argue that , hold the view that, believe


Old People

elderly people, the elderly


Children

youngsters, young ones


Teenagers

adolescents, young people, juvenile


Interesting

involving, engrossing, absorbing, entertaining, engaging