How to correctly use collocations for IELTS Writing - Only 'consist of' contains 'of' (Terdiri dari)
As Indonesian students, we're often confused combining words that should or should not go together. This is called collocation. Collocation is a group of two or more words that usually go together. For example, we say 'make the bed' (merapikan tempat tidur), not do the bed. A good way to think of collocation is to look at the word collocation. Co -meaning together- and location - meaning place. Hence, collocations are words that are located together.
In an IELTS writing test, the correct use of collocations is an essential part of boosting your IELTS score. Using collocations correctly will allow you to write (and speak) more like a native speaker, more importantly, collocations are one of the aspects that IELTS examiners look at when marking your test.
See the below article from GuruEAP to see how the correct collocations when using consist, contains and comprise (terdiri dari). Make sure you test yourself with the practice at the end.
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