Formal and Informal

Formal And Informal Words In IELTS Pdf

Formal and Informal Words List
Written by English Oye

There is a lot of confusion for ESL students when it comes to formal and informal words. This PDF breaks down the differences so you can understand them better and use them correctly in your IELTS test. Knowing the difference between formal and informal words will help you sound more natural when you speak English. Keep reading for more tips on how to improve your language skills!

Formal And Informal Words In IELTS

Informal Formal
Have to Must
Eager Avid
Wrong Incorrect
Use Consume
I think In my opinion
Sick Ill
Hurt Damage
Tell Inform
Put up Tolerate
Help Assist
Also Moreover
Worse Inferior
Dad Father
Dim Indistinct
Avoid Evade
Put up Tolerate
Live Reside
Keep Retain
Empty Vacant
Lack Deficiency
Anyway Nevertheless
Stand for Represent
Let Permit
Say no Reject
Rack up Accumulate
Put in Insert
Free Liberate
Need Require
Think about Consider
Leave out Omit
Hurt Damage
Dare Challenge
Get in touch with Contact
Buy Purchase

Formal Words For Ielts Speaking

Informal Formal
Want Desire
Show up Arrive
Put off Postpone
Free Release
But However
Give up Quit
Lucky Fortunate
Job Occupation
Empty Vacant
Mad Insane
Bad Negative
Lack Deficiency
Buy Purchase
Tell Inform
Thanks Gratitude
Hopeless Futile
Get Obtain
Seem Appear
Set up Establish
Cheap Inexpensive
Seem Appear
Dim Indistinct
Ask Enquire
Mainly Principally
Find out Ascertain
Give Provide
Look at Examine
Look into Investigate
Live Reside
Put off Delay
Sorry Apologize
Get Obtain
Use Utilize
Buy Purchase

Formal Words For Ielts Writing

Informal Formal
Let Allow
Seem Appear
Get Receive
See Observe
Point out Indicate
Whole Entire
Death Demise
Refer to Consult
Clear Transparent
Idea Notion
Show Illustrate
Show Demonstrate
Start Commence
Whole Complete
Sight Vision
Chance Opportunity
Mad Insane
Set up Establish
Worse Inferior
Sorry Apologies
It’s about It concerns
Keep Preserve
Lively Energetic
Shorten Decrease
Call on Visit
Make up Fabricate
Blow up Explode
Ring up Call
End Finish
All right Acceptable
Hungry Famished
But However
Mend Repair
Need to Required
Ask for Request
Check Verify

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