IELTS word of the day Set 2 word 2

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IELTS word of the day Set 2 word 2

IELTS word of the day Set 2 word 2

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WORD: schedule

WORD FAMILY: noun and verb

MEANING: plan, timetable, programme.

EXAMPLE (verb): I scheduled the appointment for the 23rd.

EXAMPLE (noun): He will be on a very busy schedule during his business trip.

STRESS: SCHED-ule

 

Pronunciation (click the play button below) NOTE: this is the British English pronunciation.

Practice!

In the following sentences, is SCHEDULE used as a noun or a verb?

1. He checked the schedule to see if he was working at the weekend.

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This is a NOUN.
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2. He was scheduled to speak at the conference, but he cancelled at the last minute.

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This is a VERB.

3. The project was not completed on time, but this was partly because the steps were not clearly scheduled.

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This is a VERB.
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