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Health: Advanced IELTS Language

The following table of nouns is from my IELTS ebook for part two of the writing test. The ebook also include verbs and adjectives.

Some useful nouns

Word Meaning
addiction the condition of not being able to stop doing something. Especially something harmful like drinking alcohol or playing video games.
allergy a strong reaction to something. For instance, an allergy to a certain food.
anxiety stress
diagnosis an opinion of a patient’s health condition or illness.
diet

1. everything that we eat.

2. a plan to eat carefully to reduce weight.

insomnia inability or difficulty to get to sleep.
ingredients the different foods that go into a recipe.
obesity being extremely overweight.
nutrition the health value of food.
physician another word for doctor.
treatment a way of curing an illness or medical condition.

6 Responses

  1. Poonam Rajput

    I think the meaning of addiction should be: Not being able to stop doing something instead of “the condition of not being unable to stop doing something.”

    Thank You!

      1. Ivan

        I agree, it seems like we should use “being uable” or “not being able”. Because “not being unable” means “being able”.

  2. Poonam Rajput

    Hello Mike,

    The use of “No” with “unable” seems inappropriate to me. So, when I was reading the sentence, I did not think it to be the correct one.

    Regards,
    Poonam

  3. Poonam Rajput

    I don’t find the advanced vocabulary for some of the other common topics here, like: Sports.. are you planning to incorporate those as well?

    Regards,
    Poonam Rajput

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