Countryside and agriculture VOCABULARY - IELTS BAND 9
Process of Studying one Topic
Topic: Countryside and
Meaning = viewing places by Internet, not in person
Example I want to take a remote viewing tour of the Metropolitan Museum in
New York, since my close friend found it very impressive.
Meaning = environmental awareness = an understanding of environmental
Example Environmental awareness is part of the school curriculum these days
for most children.
Meaning = remote or far away
Example My family lives in a very far-flung village, but we keep in touch by
Meaning = the process of using different fields each year to keep the soil
Example Some smallholders do not practise crop rotation, and so their land
Meaning = concerns about money and material possessions
Example You can’t only think of material considerations when deciding who to
marry, I feel.
Meaning = a very high level of supply or availability of something
Example In the mountains, there’s an abundance of wild flowers and goats.
Meaning = the industry of growing and cutting trees
Example My close friend work for a responsible forestry company.
Pronunciation /ˈwɔː.tər/ /ˈbɒd.i/
Meaning = inland /ˈɪn.lənd/ areas of water (rivers, lakes, reservoirs etc)
Example My country -Vietnam has several water bodies.
Meaning = the state of having what you need in order to stay alive, but no
Example My family used to be one of the subsistence farmers because we grew
our own food but had little left to sell for profit.
Meaning = not needing to import or buy resources from outside the farm or
Example My family was self-sufficient in crops when I was a kid.
Meaning = farmers managing very small farms, usually with their families
Example I applied to work on a project training smallholders in VECO
Meaning = the skill of keeping animals
Example I used to work as an animal husbandry
Country dwellers & city dwellers
Country dwellers city dwellers
people who live in
the countryside cities
My parents are country dwellers Paul’s parents are city dwellers