IELTS Band 7 vocabulary list

IELTS Band 7 vocabulary list

IELTS Band 7 vocabulary listYour vocabulary is assessed in ALL parts of the IELTS, and the words on this page are what the examiner is looking for in order for you to reach a Band 7.0 result in your vocabulary.

Once you have looked through the list below, test your self with our IELTS Band 7.0 vocabulary list exercises. The exercises are split into groups of 10 words each to make learning easier!

Click here to study IELTS Band 7 vocabulary list group 1

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Tips for using the vocabulary for IELTS lists:

  • look carefully through the list to make sure you know the words and are confident that you can use them in your written or spoken English.
  • Look up the meaning of any new words and put them in a sentence. If you’re not sure your sentence is correct, post it in the comments section at the bottom of the page and we’ll check it for you.
  • Make a handwritten note of any new words, ideally in a separate note pad that you carry with you. Whenever you have a few minutes – waiting for a bus, just before going to sleep, waiting for the kettle to boil – take out the list and look through, reminding yourself of the word and the meaning.
  • Improving your vocabulary for IELTS takes practice, so try to use the new word(s) in any suitable situation over the next few weeks – using the new word will help you remember it!
  • Write the new word a number of times – writing down vocabulary will help you remember it and will also help with spelling.
abandon feather interpret problem
access feature interrupt procession
account federal interruption profit
accustom fee invest promote
acquire fidelity involve prompt
admire fierce inward proof
admit finance issue property
adopt flash judge proposal
advertise flesh kingdom propose
affect flexible ladder protect
agent float leadership qualification
ahead focus lecture refuse
aid fond lend regard
alive forbid liberal region
allowance force liberty relate
arch formal licence relative
arrest format likewise relevant
ash former limb remain
attack forth locate request
attract forthcoming lodge require
bathe fortune logic reserve
bay foundation major resign
blame framework male satisfactory
calm function manufacture schedule
cause fund mature steep
certain fundamental maximise steer
chapter funeral medical stem
cheer furnish medicine stick
chemical gather memory strange
coal general mention strategy
coast generate merchant stress
code generation military stretch
coin generous milligram structure
colleague globe millilitre succeed
comfort glory millimetre success
comment grade million suffer
competition gradual mineral summary
complain grant modest supply
concern grass modesty support
confront grave momentary suppose
coward greed motherhood surface
create guarantee motherly survive
crime guard multiplication suspend
criminal guilt multiply swear
curious harbour nation symbol
curl harvest native sympathy
current haste necessary system
curtain haughty necessity telephone
damage heaven nonsense temperature
dare heavenly notion temporary
debt hence numerous tempt
defeat hesitation obvious theme
defend highlight occur theory
demonstrate highway offer thread
deny hinder offset threat
depend hindrance ongoing thunder
describe hollow opinion thus
desert homecoming opportunity tide
design homemade opposite topic
detail honesty option trade
diamond honour organise tradition
dine host outcome transfer
direct humble output translate
disappear hunger overcome transmit
disappoint identical overflow transport
dismiss identify overlap trend
display idle parallel trial
distance ignorance parameter trick
distribute illustrate passive undertake
district image per urge
disturb imaginary perch urgent
draft imaginative perfect vain
duty imagine perfection valid
eager immediate perform value
ease immense performance variety
effective immigrate permanent vary
enable impact permission verse
entertain impossible permit version
envy improve phase vessel
escape incidence pity via
establish include pleasant victory
eventual inclusive pleasure violent
examine incorporate plural virtual
exceed increase poison visual
excess indeed politician voice
excessive index politics volume
exclude indicate possess vowel
exist individual possessor voyage
expense inevitable postpone wage
explode influence poverty waist
explore influential prefer wealth
expose inform preference weapon
extensive insert pressure wicked
extent inspect prevail widespread
fade instance pride widow
faith instant priest widower
fame instruct primary wise
fate insult principal witness
fault interfere principle wrist
feast internal probable yield

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