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mangcui
#71 Posted : Sunday, November 14, 2010 4:32:14 PM(UTC)
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bạn nào có ebook hay biết chỗ nào có bán cuốn Cambridge Instant Ielts ko ? có bìa hồng theo mình nhớ là vậy ? mình kím hoài mah` ko thấy Sad(



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#72 Posted : Thursday, November 18, 2010 8:11:00 PM(UTC)
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WRITING TASK 2:
People nowadays work hard to buy more things. This has made our lives generally more comfortable but many traditional values and customs have been lost and this is a pity.
To what extent do you agree or disagree?
You should write at least 250 words.
[Đề này lấy từ quyển CAMBRIDGE INSTANT IELTS, trang 95]
 
I.                   INTRODUCTION: Phần mở bài, nên có:
1.     Topic sentence(s): viết lại y của đề bài. Nhưng quan trọng là không copy y chang từ của đề, mà phải ‘biến tấu’ sao cho khác đi 1 chút: ví dụ: dùng từ đồng nghĩa, hoặc đổi sang cấu trúc khác (chủ động ó bị động). Tóm lại, dùng từ, cấu trúc sao cho khác với đề bài (mà vẫn giữ nguyên nội dung nhéWink là được. Vì nếu dùng lại y chang những từ trong đề thì giám khảo sẽ trừ những từ đó ra, trong tổng số từ của bài essay mình viết được, và như thế, có khi mình lại không đủ từ.

Trong phần introduction này, nên sử dụng câu ‘It is argued that..’

2.     Purpose of the essay: Nên sử dụng 1 trong 2 câu sau đây làm cầu nối cho mở bài và thân bài:
a. This essay will examine / analyse the issue in detail.
b. This essay will take a closer look at the issue.

=> Xem thử phần INTRODUCTION mẫu này nhé:
          In our contemporary life, people are trying to earn as much money as they can to buy more things. It is argued that these things have created a chance for people to have a comfortable life. However, it is unfortunate that many traditional values and customs have also been lost on the way. This essay will take a closer look at the issue. (63 words)

II.                BODY:
Phần body nên chia làm 2 đoạn. Ví dụ, theo đề này, Bear chia body thành 2 đoạn:
a. 1 đọan nói về traditional values
b. 1 đoạn nói về customs.
 
Đa số ở những đề khác, mình chia làm 2 đoạn :
a.      1 đoạn nói về ONE SIDE OF THE ARGUMENT (Ví dụ: cái lợi khi đi xe búyt)
b.     1 đoạn nói về THE OTHER SIDE OF THE ARGUMENT (Ví dụ: bất tiện khi đi xe búyt)
Trong mỗi đoạn, mình phải cho ví dụ để support y minh muốn nói. Nên dùng những từ như: Firstly, in addition, also, moreover, further more / However, on the other hand, in contrast…
 
ð     Xem thử phần BODY mẫu của bài này nhé:
There are some traditional values which are in danger of being lost. One of them is the bond of the family. People in a family nowadays do not spend time having lunch or dinner together. Most of the time is spent on working and studying in order to acquire some social status. A delicious meal with the whole family is being replaced by fast food, and hardly does every body in a family have enough time to listen to each other. (81 words)
Some customs are also being lost because the majority of the young generation have been focusing on lastest things. Music is a good example of this. while the elder like listening to Cai Luong, the younger want to listen to pop, rock music. Some of the adolescents even do not have any knowledge of Cai Luong. What this will lead to is that Cai Luong will naturally not exist in the future. (71 words)
 
III.             CONCLUSION:
Nên dùng những từ sau: In conclusion / In summary / To sum up / Over all
ð     Xem thử phần CONCLUSION của bài này:
In conclusion, if the subject like ‘the value of protecting the cultural identities’ is taught at both school and family, it will affect the young generation and we still can have a comfortable life without losing any thing. (38 words)
 
Bear post lại nguyên bài này để bạn xem cho dễ nhé:
 
In our contemporary life, people are trying to earn as much money as they can to buy more things. It is argued that these things have created a chance for people to have a comfortable life. However, it is unfortunate that many traditional values and customs have also been lost on the way. This essay will take a closer look at the issue. (63 words)
 
There are some traditional values which are in danger of being lost. One of them is the bond of the family. People in a family nowadays do not spend time having lunch or dinner together. Most of the time is spent on working and studying in order to acquire some social status. A delicious meal with the whole family is being replaced by fast food, and hardly does every body in a family have enough time to listen to each other. (81 words)
Some customs are also being lost because the majority of the young generation have been focusing on lastest things. Music is a good example of this. while the elder like listening to Cai Luong, the younger want to listen to pop, rock music. Some of the adolescents even do not have any knowledge of Cai Luong. What this will lead to is that Cai Luong will naturally not exist in the future. (71 words)
 
In conclusion, if the subject like ‘the value of protecting the cultural identities’ is taught at both school and family, it will affect the young generation and we still can have a comfortable life without losing any thing. (38 words)
TOTAL: 253 words.
Marks: 7
 
Như vậy, bài này có đủ:
1.     Relative Clause
2.     Passive
3.     If
4.     Emphatic sentence
5.     IELTS words
 
Đặc biệt : do not / is not.. hẳn hoi, không được viết tắt : don’t / isn’t..
Cũng dễ phải không nào. Ai cũng nghĩ WRITING của IELTS là cái gì đó ghê gớm lắm. Chứ thật ra, cũng dễ thôi à. Chỉ cần mình diễn đạt ‎y cho rõ ràng, là ok.
 
Tất cả những gì Bear trình bày ở đây đều là học được từ Thầy Nick, ở lớp luyện thi 90 An Dương Vương , Q5. Thầy dạy cực kỳ hay và rất tận tâm. Học phí ở đây tương đối ok (so với mấy chỗ khác) mà chất lượng giảng dạy thì TUYỆT VỜI! Có 3 cấp độ cho lớp IELTS. Nếu muốn học, bạn sẽ thi xếp lớp, rồi tùy trình độ mà người ta sắp lớp cho mình. (Bear nhớ học phí của lớp ADVANCED là khoảng: 2, 300,000VNĐ, Học 6 tuần, 1 tuần 5 buổi, 1 buổi 2 tiếng.) 
 
Và bây giờ, bạn chỉ việc mua sách luyện IELTS, tập viết thử những đề trong đó là ok. Đọc những bài mẫu, và bắt chước những kiểu câu hay của người ta, cũng là 1 cách tốt. Thi IELTS, không phải như viết ESSAY của trình độ thạc sĩ.. , nên không sợ người ta bắt chuyện mình plagiarism (đạo văn) Wink
 
Have a nice day!

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#73 Posted : Saturday, November 20, 2010 6:38:09 PM(UTC)
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#74 Posted : Sunday, November 21, 2010 9:11:32 AM(UTC)
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 Topic : A large number of deaths are caused by road accidents. Why do so many road accidents occur? Make recommendations that would help to reduce the number of road accidents.

..............................................

Seriously, the mass of deaths are causing by transportation accidents. Is the number, size of the road or attitude of people. This examine will take a closer look about this problem.

Nowadays, the speedy of life make society must be faster. This is the causing of road accidents. First of all, the undeveloped streets in developing countries is the most source of this argument. Politicians do not have enough money to expand and create more road to community. This lead to the controller of vehicle must drive in small street, it make accidents come easier.Secondly, the attitude if controller is very fundamental.

Many people always use their vehicle in terrible status.The most of man who drink too much beer in restaurants still come back home by drive his care by their care by themselve. My father is the same as the man in previous example.Now he can not walk by his foot because of his awful mistake.

Untill now, the government is trying their best in reduce this issue. They create many expanded roads with modern facilities. For example: the sign of using transportation is put on any streets, that is a great try of them. Moreover, the increase of public transportations is necessary. The more people do not use their private vehicle, the lower accident come. The rule of banning motorcycle is possible because this unsafety. Finally, make a cost for people who is out of law is essential too.

In conclusion, the death of transportation accidents will decrease of society together try their best. Be safe for yourself and for the world



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#75 Posted : Sunday, November 21, 2010 9:12:39 AM(UTC)
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#76 Posted : Saturday, November 27, 2010 3:37:00 PM(UTC)
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Writing essay-test 2(ielts 5)



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In some countries young people are encouraged to work or travel for a year between finishing high school and starting university studies.

Actually, we often have the trend that retains to learn university. Subsequently we can apply for a vocation. However, it is argued that young adults should work or travel for a year which intervenes between completing high school and attend in the university. There are some advantages as well as disadvantages for this argument. This essay will take a closer look at the issue.

There are advantages galore for young people working or traveling immediately graduating from high school. Firstly, though they take time for working or traveling, they can collect many experiences that are essential for your future studying and vocation. Beside that young adults can also expand their relationships. Secondly, if they have a job, they can earn money which will help them pay the tuitions at the university as well as they can be self-supporting. Thirdly, if young people travel around, a year can be seen as a period of relaxing after many years in compulsory mass education.

On the other hand, there are also some disadvantages. First of all, young people have just graduated from high school. Therefore, they can not only receive a low salary but also be blocked in that job. Second, one year is a long time. Therefore, they work or travel simultaneously their study will be procrastinated. As a result, they will forget their knowledge and fail in the university entrance exam. Last but not least, nowadays, society always requires credentialed professionals. Therefore, what young people have to do to achieve credentials is that they must finish university courses.

In conclusion, every problem has a negative as well as positive aspect and what I want to say is that young people should base on their favourites as well as abilities to choose the right way.

 



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WRITING TASK 2

(Page 53, IELTS 5)

TOPIC:

In some countries young people are encouraged to work or travel for a year between finishing high school and starting university studies.

 

In some countries people encouraged their children to take a year off called a gap year to experience life in a strange new place before entering university. Why do people want to take a gap year? Perhaps to gain work experience or to become more mature. No matter what the aim is, in my point of view there are both pros and cons for getting it. This essay will take a closer look at the issue.

For supporting the idea of taking a gap year, there are advantages galore. First of all, traveling around the world for a year can definitely broaden young adults’ horizons. The things that they see, people that they meet and the experience they have during the journey can teach them something that they cannot learn in the lessons. Second of all, taking a gap year may help young people gain their working experience in different fields. They can earn money by taking a job to pay rent, buy clothes or visit some special place. Finally, one main benefit they cannot cut dead is that they may find some potential that they have never discovered before. Young adults may find out that they are talented in cooking when they need to prepare meals every day; or something like that.

On the other hand, there are also problems that are worth considering when young adults decide to have a gap year. Firstly, they have to think about money to pay for traveling cost, hotel fee, etc because their parents may not support them financially. Secondly, having a gap year also means leaving their study for a year that may have a great influence on their life in different areas. For instance, they have to accept the changes in the educational system and the foundation that  they built before. Finally, getting a gap year may be a great waste of time because when having a gap year they may be lonely. Therefore, they can do everything you want and some of the things may be non-sense but they spend the lion’s share of time doing them, and there is nobody stopping them, which means young adults cannot extricate themselves from their desire for doing leisure.

In conclusion, my attention is that I support this way of getting a break for a year and try a different life-style. This is fresh and challenging. However, young people have to soberly consider before making the decision because there are no coins having one side.



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WRITING TEST 2, PART 2, IELTS 5


In some countries young people are encouraged to work or travel for a year between finishing high school and starting university studies.

Discuss the advantages and disavantages for young people who decide to do this.

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In many nations, young adults are stimulated to work or travel for a year between graduating from high schools and preparing for university studies. This essay will examine the issue in details.

In my opinion, working and travelling have their own advantages galore. Firstly, there is a big gap between the knowledge studied at school and how to use them in genuine life. Therefore, if the students work immediately after graduating from high schools, they can practice effectively what they have learned. Secondly, working gives them the chances to cope with difficulties and after that, they achieve many experiences, which they cannot gain if they just sit in classroom. Thirdly, if people have more money, they can do retention and choose travelling for a year before attending universities. Travelling helps students relax after a period of learning in pressure-cooker schools and pre-college cram schools. It gives students the chances to discover the world and upgrade their knowledge.

On the other hand, notwithstanding having many outstanding good points, this fact also has its drawbacks that should be taken notice of. Firstly, as the society is moderner and moderner, the knowledge we learn at high schools cannot help us get good vocations with high salaries. Therefore, it is necessary for you to continue studying at colleges or universities. Secondly, I concur with the confirmation that travelling helps us relax. However, my contention is that in many circumstances, overwhelming relaxation can have its bad reaction. The reason is that if you are deeply relaxed, you will loose the hope of coming back to schools, which is very awful. In addition, you can waste lots of money travelling instead of spending much less money studying at universities.

In conclusion, what I want to say is that each fact has its own good and bad points. Therefore, before choosing working, travelling or continuously studying, young adults should base on their specific conditions to make the judicious decisions. 

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@ tonitruong:

Bài này tonitruong chỉ được khoảng 4.0 - 4.5 vì sai ngữ pháp quá nhiều. tonitruong cần ôn lại tất cả các điểm ngữ pháp (phối hợp S V, danh từ số ít, số nhiều, mệnh đề quan hệ...).

Nên mua quyển UNDERSTANDING ENGLISH GRAMMAR (quyển bài tập [có đáp án, có thể tự học] và quyển bài học), làm nhiều bài tập trong đó sẽ giúp cải thiện ngữ pháp.

 Topic : A large number of deaths are caused by road accidents. Why do so many road accidents occur? Make recommendations that would help to reduce the number of road accidents.

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Seriously, the mass of deaths are causing by transportation accidents. Is the number, size of the road or attitude of people. This examine will take a closer look about this problem.

 

Nowadays, the speedy of life make society must be faster. This is the causing of road accidents. First of all, the undeveloped streets in developing countries is the most source of this argument. Politicians do not have enough money to expand and create more road to community. This lead to the controller of vehicle must drive in small street, it make accidents come easier.Secondly, the attitude if controller is very fundamental.

 

Many people always use their vehicle in terrible status.The most of man who drink too much beer in restaurants still come back home by drive his care by their care by themselve. My father is the same as the man in previous example.Now he can not walk by his foot because of his awful mistake.

 

Untill now, the government is trying their best in reduce this issue. They create many expanded roads with modern facilities. For example: the sign of using transportation is put on any streets, that is a great try of them. Moreover, the increase of public transportations is necessary. The more people do not use their private vehicle, the lower accident come. The rule of banning motorcycle is possible because this unsafety. Finally, make a cost for people who is out of law is essential too.

 

In conclusion, the death of transportation accidents will decrease of society together try their best. Be safe for yourself and for the world

 



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#80 Posted : Friday, December 03, 2010 5:23:52 AM(UTC)
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Học thuộc lòng những bài mẫu 9.0 có thể giúp mình 'thiên biến vạn hóa' cho những bài khác. Mọi người có thể ghi âm, nghe mỗi ngày, giúp mình dễ thuộc, và còn hỗ trợ cho cả phần speaking.

IELTS Writing Task 2: full essay

Usually I suggest writing 4 paragraphs for task 2. However, sometimes it might be better to write 5 paragraphs. The following essay question has three parts, so I've written three main body paragraphs (5 paragraphs in total).

 

Explain some of the ways in which humans are damaging the environment. What can governments do to address these problems? What can individual people do?

Humans are responsible for a variety of environmental problems, but we can also take steps to reduce the damage that we are causing to the planet. This essay will discuss environmental problems and the measures that governments and individuals can take to address these problems.

Two of the biggest threats to the environment are air pollution and waste. Gas emissions from factories and exhaust fumes from vehicles lead to global warming, which may have a devastating effect on the planet in the future. As the human population increases, we are also producing ever greater quantities of waste, which contaminates the earth and pollutes rivers and oceans.

Governments could certainly make more effort to reduce air pollution. They could introduce laws to limit emissions from factories or to force companies to use renewable energy from solar, wind or water power. They could also impose ‘green taxes’ on drivers and airline companies. In this way, people would be encouraged to use public transport and to take fewer flights abroad, therefore reducing emissions.

Individuals should also take responsibility for the impact they have on the environment. They can take public transport rather than driving, choose products with less packaging, and recycle as much as possible. Most supermarkets now provide reusable bags for shoppers as well as ‘banks’ for recycling glass, plastic and paper in their car parks. By reusing and recycling, we can help to reduce waste.

In conclusion, both national governments and individuals must play their part in looking after the environment.

Note:
This essay is exactly 250 words long. I've tried to make it as simple as possible, but it's still good enough to get a band 9.

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WRITING TEST 2, IELTS 2

TASK 2:

 “Prevention is better than cure”

Out of a country’s health budget, a large proportion should be diverted from treatment to spending on health education and preventive measures.

To what extent do you agree or disgree with this statement?

 

It is argued that prevention is better than cure. Therefore, a country’s health budget should spend a larger percentage on health education and preventive methods than on cures. This essay will examine the issue in details.

In my opinion, the confirmation that “Prevention is better than cure” has its own reasonable points. Firstly, there are many diseases that are totally beyond our control. We are unable to avoid them by operating preventive therapies. It is the reason why the governments should spend a lot of money on educating their civilians about health protection and prophylactic. “Don’t let the grass grow under our feet”, which is also the reason why the governments should be astute enough to make adequate preparation for their citizens for treating illnesses. Secondly, we know that there are many illnesses that are treated by extremely giant money, which leads to a result that a larger number of money to cure them is spent more than to prevent them. This is very wasteful. Take the H5N1 fever, which used to spread rapidly in Vietnam, for example. At that time, our governments diverted a big proportion of health budget for preventing this epidemic such as demolishing ill domestic birds and propaganda about the bad effects of this disease. These efforts result in a successful consequence in mitigating the spread of this fever.

On the other hand, it will be a problem if the governments just focus on health education and preventive measures and forget to concentrate on treatment. My contention is that there are many diseases that cannot be forecasted so that we can avoid it. Therefore, therapeutic medicines and  physical therapies to treat diseases is necessary to be invested with a suitable scale. In addition, preventive measures do not always succeed., which means that the illnesses still happen notwithstanding our efforts to restrain them. As a result of it, it is indispensable for the governments to take reasonable notice of cures.

In conclusion, what I want to emphasize is that a big percentage should be diverted to health teaching and preventive methods. Besides, treatment is essential to be paid adequate attention to.

 

 

 



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WRITING TEST 3 IELTS 5

Some people think that a sense of competition in children shoul be encouraged. Others believe that childdren who are taught to co-operate

Discuss both these view and give your own opinion

Nowadays, some children are taught to have a sense of competition while others are encouraged to co-operate with people. Every pedagogy has it own strengths and weaknesses. This essay will take a close look at the issue

Firstly, people wonder that what can a child get when they are taught to have a sense of competition. Life gives us many chalenges; we have to compete for everything that we need. When we were young,we tried to have good grades to be admired by classmates, to let our parents proud of us and to get scholarship as well. Many years later, our targets are good jobs, high salaries, success in careers and others; If the children were taught to be competitors, they would become stronger and always have a positive outlook on life. They know that it is no use blaming on themselves. The best way to extricate them from the bad situation is taking the bull by horns. They always try to improve themselves and do their very best to get the best result. However, everything has two sides. The down side of this opinion is children always cope with the pressure. They are mesmerized  by the victory and do not want to become a loser. For that reason, they do everything with the scare about failure. Moreover, the children can forget how to work with a team and how to persuade other who have different points of view. Independent characteristic can help them at work but can make them become a lonely person in life

Many people, including me, think that children with the co-operation spirit have many chances to reach the success easily. No one is perfect so every person needs help from others. When they work in a team, they know exactly how to connect people to get the best result. Work can be shared and pressure can be mitigated. They get well on people. Fortunately, people who receive their help can become their cronies and help them back certainly. On the other hand, they still have some disadvantages. What the problem is that they are too kind to realize that sometimes they are exploited. Some lazy people do not need help. Actually, they just want to exploit the kindness of others. A co-operative person can have a little mistake. They want to please everybody and for that reason, they are called “brown nose”

Overall, this is still a  complicated problem. People have their contention about how to educate their children. However, we should have a sober consideration and scientific point of view to get the best choice.



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IELTS 5 - TEST 3

Some people think that a sense of competition in children should be encouraged. Others believe that children who are taught to co-operate rather than compete become more useful adults.

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Children nowadays are taught many things about contending and co-operating. Some people encourage children to have a sense of competition. However, there are opinions which believe that teaching children to co-operate with others is better and will make them useful adults. This essay will take a closer look at the issue.

Competition is a good environment for children to learn many helpful things. If a child takes part in a contest early and frequently, he will become more self-supporting and self-confident than their peers. Besides, they absolutely do not want to suffer a defeat as well as always want to be second to none, so they always try their utmost to be a winner. However, if adults force children to esteem competition too much, they may be pressurized and become astute to win at any cost. This will make children lose purity and innocence. That is the most serious consequence for them.

The opposite side of competition is co-operation. It also has something to discuss. Firstly, it brings to children a concept of solidarity, which is a vital factor to be in society. Secondly, they know how to make concessions, share and listen attentively when they are in a group. Co-operating will help children profusely if their works subsequently require skills of team-work. Yet, it also has drawbacks. If we let children presume on co-operation too much, they may not be responsible for what they do but lay the blame on others if they find someone working effectively. They are not only little avail in both society and future but also deterring factors for the others in a group.

In conclusion, what I want to emphasize is that competition or co-operation depends on pedagogy. Parents and teachers should balance between these two things to make children develop with their best and have their identity formation, not an outlook of self-deception. It is the best way to be a useful adult in the future.



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IELTS 5 - WRITTING TEST 2:  Task 2 – page 53

-         In some countries young people are encouraged to work or travel for a year between finishing high school and staring university studies.

-         Discuss the advantages and the disadvantages for young people who decide to do this.

In recent years, there is a trend that young people are encouraged to have a break after graduating from high school. This phenomenon is happening in some countries which have developed background education. This essay will take a closer look to the advantages and the disadvantages of this phenomenon.

On one hand, a break for working or traveling before starting university studies could offer students opportunities to get more experiences in both life and work. Therefore, they could widen their minds and their ways of looking to things, which is a very important factor in academic study and research. Moreover, if they work on this break, they are also given chances to earn money and to identify their future career.

On the other hand, students might find many difficulties to readapt with studying environment after a long break. It has been recorded that a number of students were swept in the circle of money and they forgot studying in this break. With a high school degree, they might face obstacles in finding a suitable job. Their salary is much lower than well-qualified ones and it is always accompanied by physical abuse. Definitely, this trend is not restricted to rich students who have money to travel, but is also evident among poorer students who choose to work for economically independent.

My opinion is that young people should take a break before taking university entrance exam. This is a good time for them to know clearly what they aim to do in the future. Students with identified objectives are usually the most effective and motivated ones and taking a year off may be the best way to gain this.



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WRITING TEST 3, TASK 2, IELTS 5

Some people think that a sense of competition in children should be encouraged. Others believe that children who are taught to co-operate rather than compete become more useful adults.

Discuss both sense views and give your own opinion.

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It is thought that people should encourage a sense of competition in children. However, others suppose that the co-operation which is taught to children is what makes them become useful adults. This essay will examine the issue in detail.

As far as I am concerned, people have their own reasons for the confirmation that sense of competition had better be stimulated in children. Firstly, competition is a motivation which helps children upgrade themselves to achieve the best results. Therefore, it also helps the society be improved. Secondly, as the technological age advances, the moderner the society is, the more competitive it is. As the result of it, it is essential for children to be taught a sense of competition when they are young so that they can adapt themselves to face competitions in genuine life. Notwithstanding having many good points, competition has its own shortcomings. It makes children become mean and warlike adults. They can do everything to gain what they want. My contention is that how awful the society is if most of their civilians are competitive and selfish people.

On the other hand, let’s talk about co-operation. The first good point is if children are taught to be co-operative, it will considerably help them in building their characters, studying and future vocations. The reason is that in the society where socialisation is an inevitable trend, the sense of co-operation plays a vital role. They cannot survive if they do everything alone and too competitively. If children just think about themselves, they will kill themselves by their own sense of competition. Secondly, the children who are taught to co-operate will easily succeed. The reason is that they know how to help others and afterwards are given helps by others. Nevertheless, every coin has two sides. If the society has only co-operative citizens, it will be boring and not have the best sources to develop. Despite the fact that the sense of co-operation has certain drawbacks, I am of the opinion that children should be taught to co-operate rather than compete to become useful adults. In my opinion, it is better for children to improve their sense of co-operation.

In conclusion, each confirmation has its own reasons. The children who are taught just co-operationor competition cannot become useful adults. I suppose children should be taught both senses. However, it is indispensable for co-operation to be encouraged more than competition.

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IELTS 7 TEST 1

TASK 2

It is generally believed that some people are born with certain talents, for instance for sport or music, and others are not. However, it is sometimes claimed that any child can be taught to become a good sports person or musician.

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

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         People believed that some children possess talents since they are born, for example music or sport while others do not. However, there is another debate which claimed that any child will become a good sports person or musician if they are taught  to. This essay will take a closer look at the issue.

         It can be denied that people are born talented. The typical instance is Mozart, a mussical genius. He could listen to music and play piano when he was four years old. He started composing music at the age of five and wrote symphonies when he was six. Although  Mozart passed away, he left many good symphonies for people to enjoy.

        However, there are only a few geniuses in thousands of people around the world. Therefore, we can easily find out that children can acquire good skills if they are taught seriously. Practice makes perfect and some people believe in this. Firstly, there is a saying " Only one percent is natural talent and the rest is praticing". Therrfore, whether children can be good at any fields or not depends on how frequently they practice. Not only are children taught but also they have to like to learn these kinds of music or sport. It is very essential because the passion will help them to develop their talents. Secondly, we can recognize that all famous people succeed because of both good training and natural talent. Therefore, if children want to be successful, the only way is trying to pratice as much as possible.

         In conclusion, what I want to emphasize is that children should be taught particular skills and they will really be good in some fields such as music or sport.

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“It is generally believed that some people are born with certain talents, for instance for sport or music, and others are not. However, it is sometimes claimed that any child can be taught to become a good aports person or musician.”

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

 

TASK 2:

People generally suppose that some people are born with their latent talents, for example sport or music while others are not. However, there is another debate which claims that we can teach children to play sport or music well. This essay will examine the issue in detail.

In my opinion, we cannot deny the fact that natural talents play a vitally important role in making good sports or musicians. In the past, when the society was not as developed as now, a few children were taught to play sport or musical instruments. Therefore, in the contemporary society, people who had innate talents would become famous. Take Mozart, for example. He could listen to and understand music at the age of 3, play the piano and organ when being 4, compose music when being 5 and compose symphonies when being 6. My contention is that notwithstanding the fact that his father’s teaching was very momentous, what made him become genius was his talents. If it had not been for his excellent inborn abilities, he could not have become an outstanding symbol of music all over the world.

On the other hand, it does not mean that the people who do not possess any born talent do not stand a chance of becoming eminent sports players or musicians. There is a saying, “Practice makes perfect”, which I usually use as an attitude of my life. The people who are not born with certain good abilities still can play sport or musical instruments out of the world if they are patient enough to follow their training. Year in year out, their abilities will be upgraded and their dreams of becoming celebrities in sport or music is totally possible. It is also the reason why nowadays many parents send their children to musical or sports institutions with the hope that their children will be given good training at the very early ages to play sport or music well despite not possessing latent talents.

Personally, I am in favor of the idea that both born talents and training play significant parts in making a person become famous in sport or music. If a person is born with latent talents, good training can illuminate their abilities and help them not be sunk. Otherwise, a person who is not lucky enough to own natural abilities can be a genius with effective teaching and working hard. In conclusion, we should depend on our specific conditions and take time for reflection to give our children the astute ways of teaching to improve their abilities.

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 Ielts 7 - Test 3 - Task 2

            Nowadays, many adults’ time are taken entirely by jobs. The reason for that is job satisfaction which is an essential factor of individual wellbeing.

            Job satisfaction may be created by a variety of elements. Firstly, mony is what people nowadays are trying to earn as much as they can from their jobs. It has given a chance for them to have a comfortable life. It is argued that money can not buy the happiness but it can help you to have the best things in life. Secondly, it is the social standing. The person who has a stable job will be appreciated more than the others who do not. Although our forefathers had a good advice “Clothes do not make a man” but almost all their children have done against. What I want to emphasize is that employees try their best to work to raise their social standing both at work and in life.Thirdly, the craving of having some work to do is a motivation for people to enjoy their jobs. It would be a tragedy if you were at home without doing anything from day to day.       

However, the economic realities conjure up images that many people have little choice in the kind of job they can get. In some cases an employee is working in a job that suits neither their skills nor their personality. Some jobs seem to be repetitive and boring rather than to job satisfaction.

            In conclusion, people will have the optical illusion about job satisfation when they get a job. Therefore, they should consider carefully to make a judicious decision.

 

 



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IELTS Writing Task 2: 'museums' essay

 

Some people think that museums should be enjoyable places to entertain people, while others believe that the purpose of museums is to educate.
Discuss both views and give you own opinion.

People have different views about the role and function of museums. In my opinion, museums can and should be both entertaining and educational.

On the one hand, it can be argued that the main role of a museum is to entertain. Museums are tourist attractions, and their aim is to exhibit a collection of interesting objects that many people will want to see. The average visitor may become bored if he or she has to read or listen to too much educational content, so museums often put more of an emphasis on enjoyment rather than learning. This type of museum is designed to be visually spectacular, and may have interactive activities or even games as part of its exhibitions.

On the other hand, some people argue that museums should focus on education. The aim of any exhibition should be to teach visitors something that they did not previously know. Usually this means that the history behind the museum’s exhibits needs to be explained, and this can be done in various ways. Some museums employ professional guides to talk to their visitors, while other museums offer headsets so that visitors can listen to detailed commentary about the exhibition. In this way, museums can play an important role in teaching people about history, culture, science and many other aspects of life.

In conclusion, it seems to me that a good museum should be able to offer an interesting, enjoyable and educational experience so that people can have fun and learn something at the same time.

(253 words, band 9)


Several languages are in danger of extinction because they are spoken by very small numbers of people. Some people say that governments should spend public money on saving these languages, while others believe that would be a waste of money.
Discuss both these views and give your opinion.

It is true that some minority languages may disappear in the near future. Although it can be argued that governments could save money by allowing this to happen, I believe that these languages should be protected and preserved.

There are several reasons why saving minority languages could be seen as a waste of money. Firstly, if a language is only spoken by a small number of people, expensive education programmes will be needed to make sure that more people learn it, and the state will have to pay for facilities, teachers and marketing. This money might be better spent on other public services. Secondly, it would be much cheaper and more efficient for countries to have just one language. Governments could cut all kinds of costs related to communicating with each minority group.

Despite the above arguments, I believe that governments should try to preserve languages that are less widely spoken. A language is much more than simply a means of communication; it has a vital connection with the cultural identity of the people who speak it. If a language disappears, a whole way of life will disappear with it, and we will lose the rich cultural diversity that makes societies more interesting. By spending money to protect minority languages, governments can also preserve traditions, customs and behaviours that are part of a country’s history.

In conclusion, it may save money in the short term if we allow minority languages to disappear, but in the long term this would have an extremely negative impact on our cultural heritage.

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Some people believe that studying at university or college is the best route to a successful career, while others believe that it is better to get a job straight after school.
Discuss both views and give your opinion.

When they finish school, teenagers face the dilemma of whether to get a job or continue their education. While there are some benefits to getting a job straight after school, I would argue that it is better to go to college or university.

The option to start work straight after school is attractive for several reasons. Many young people want to start earning money as soon as possible. In this way, they can become independent, and they will be able to afford their own house or start a family. In terms of their career, young people who decide to find work, rather than continue their studies, may progress more quickly. They will have the chance to gain real experience and learn practical skills related to their chosen profession. This may lead to promotions and a successful career.

On the other hand, I believe that it is more beneficial for students to continue their studies. Firstly, academic qualifications are required in many professions. For example, it is impossible to become a doctor, teacher or lawyer without having the relevant degree. As a result, university graduates have access to more and better job opportunities, and they tend to earn higher salaries than those with fewer qualifications. Secondly, the job market is becoming increasingly competitive, and sometimes there are hundreds of applicants for one position in a company. Young people who do not have qualifications from a university or college will not be able to compete.

For the reasons mentioned above, it seems to me that students are more likely to be successful in their careers if they continue their studies beyond school level.

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WRITING TASK 2 – TEST 4 – IELTS 7, PAGE 102.

It is believed that graduate students in universities should be provided knowledge and skills, which are necessary in the workplace. Others think that the main function of a university is that it should be to give approach to knowledge for its own sake, irrespective of the course is useful to an employer or not. I completely agree with the former. This essay will take a closer look at the idea.
Nowadays we live in a knowledge-based economy where independent thinking and problem solving combined with some soft skills like team-work, communication, etc. are the most important skills. Many graduated students do not have skills and professional competence enough for their careers. One of the main reasons of the issue is that they have not been taught needed skills in university. Obviously, students go to university to gain knowledge and to develop thinking skills that will be vital for their future careers. If a university cannot provide these requests for students, it is definitely a big mistake.
Providing knowledge and needed skills for graduates, on the other hand, helps them get a job easily because they can quickly get along with working conditions and colleagues as well. Moreover, these skills make them more flexible to adapt to circumstances. It could benefit our country that usually gives a financial support to universities. Furthermore, companies will not waste time training for new employees about
In conclusion, it is necessary for graduates to be given the knowledge and needed skills when they are still in university. And last but not least, it is universities’ basic function.
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Cho mình hỏi là Task 2 Essay này có 1 loại form sẵn nào ko, ví dụ như là mở đoạn phải là topic sen với general idea rồi controling idea, v.v.....?



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THE MEDIA
1. New editors decide what to broadcast on television and what to print in newspapers. What
factors do you think influence these decisions? Do we become used to bad news? Would it be
better if more good news was reported? Discuss. (Cambridge IELTS 1)
2. The mass media, including television, radio and newspapers, have great influence in shaping
people’s ideas. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? (Model tests for the
IELTS)
3. Television is dangerous because it has destroyed the family living and communication. Some
people said that it absorb people’s time too much that they have no time to talk to each other. To
what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
4. Some people said the age of books is past. The information will be presented by video,
computers, televisions, films. Others think the books and the written words will be necessary for
spread information and complete education. Discuss. (China writing)
5. Television has had a significant influence on the culture of many societies. To what extent
would you say that television has positively or negatively affected the culture development of your
society?
6. We can get knowledge from news, but some people think we can’t trust the journalist. Discuss,
what do you think is the important qualities that a journalist should have? (China writing)
EDUCATION
1. In many countries schools have severe problems with student behavior. What do you think are
the causes of this? What solutions can you suggest? (Cambridge IELTS 4)
2. Subjects such as Art, Sport and Music are being dropped from the school curriculum for
subjects such as Information Technology. Many people children suffer as a result of these
changes. To what extent would you support or reject the idea of moving these subjects from
school curriculum? (IELTS Practice tests with answers)
3. Because of the pressure of new subjects such as business studies, many schools have
dropped sport or physical education (PE) from the curriculum. How important is sport or PE in a
young person’s education? (Ielts on Track)
4. Studying the English language in an English-speaking country is the best but not the only way
to learn the language. Do you agree with this statement? (Model tests for the IELTS)
5. The idea of going overseas for university study is an exciting prospect for many people. But
while it may offer some advantages, it is probably better to stay at home because of the
difficulties a student inevitably encounters living and studying in a different culture. To what extent
do you agree or disagree? (IELTS to success)
6. In order to learn a new language well, you should also get to know the culture and the lifestyle.
To what extent do you agree with this idea? (August 22nd, 2006)
7. Only formal examinations, written or practical, can give a clear picture of students’ true
knowledge and ability at university level. Continuous assessment like course word and project are
poor measures of student ability. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Academic writing
practice)
8. Academic achievement at school or university is the only true measure of a person’s
intelligence. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts Foundation)
9. Some people think that university should not provide theoretical knowledge, but to give
practical training benefit to society. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
10. Some people say that universities should be concerned with educating people so that they
will have wide general knowledge and be able to consider important matters from an informed
viewpoint. Other people say that universities should simply train students to do the jobs required
by society and not concern themselves with broader issues. Discuss. (Insearch prepare for Ielts)
11. The wealth of a nation is said to depend on the health of its citizens. Yet, in the modern
knowledge-based economies of the world, education is more and more being seed as the main
force in the development of all countries. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Academic
writing practice)
12. Education is the single most important factor in the development of a developing country. To
what extent do you agree or disagree? (Passport to Ielts)
13. Too much emphasis is placed on testing these days. The need to prepare for tests and
examinations is a restriction on teachers and also exerts unnecessary pressure on young
learners. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Focus on Ielts)
14. Most education systems rely on examinations to encourage children to study, but as a result,
children suffer from too much stress and they never learn to be creative. Therefore, examinations
should be abolished. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
15. All educational facilities should be funded by the government. To what extent do you agree or
disagree? (Passport to Ielts)
16. Who should be responsible for children’s education: the school or parents? Give your opinion
and reasons. (Model tests for the IELTS)
17. Firm discipline is a necessary part of teaching children. To what extent do you agree or
disagree? (Passport to Ielts)
18. Many parents use punishment to teach the different between right and wrong to kids. Many
think punishment is necessary to held children learn the distinction between right and wrong. To
what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
19. Too much education is dangerous. If people receive more education than they need to
function in their job, it only breeds dissatisfaction. In what extent do you agree or disagree?
(Reading and Writing module)
20. Parents and family background have more influence than teachers of a young person’s
learning and academic achievement. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts Foundation)
21. To be successful in education, it is more important to be a good student than to have good
teachers. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
22. Most people think that teachers should teach students how to judge right and wrong and how
to behave well. Some feel that people should just teach students academic subject. Discuss.
(China writing)
23. Some people think that there are benefits in going to private secondary schools. Others feel
that private secondary school can have negative effect on the society as a whole. What is your
opinion? Justify and give examples according to your knowledge or experience. (September 6th,
2006) (China writing)
24. Education is a lifelong task. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (September 12th, 2002)
25. Government should spend more money on education than on recreation and sport. In what
extent do you agree or disagree? (March 7th, 2003)
26. As reading is important for good education, we should encourage children to read whatever
appeals to them. Discuss. (China writing)
27. University graduates receive higher salaries than those who have a lower education.
Therefore, some people say such students should pay for all their tuition fees. To what extent do
you agree or disagree? (China writing)
28. Is education losing its value? (China writing)
29. Some people think educate children of different abilities together will benefit them. Others
think intelligent children should be taught separately and give special courses. Discuss. (China
writing)
30. Some people believe that students who want to go to university after graduation from high
school should have about one year’s time to get a job to obtain work experience or have a travel
to enlarge their vision. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
31. People who have original ideas are of much greater value to society than those who are
simply able to copy the ideas of others well. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Insight
into Ielts)
32. Should there be a minimum school leaving age, or should students and their parents be free
to decide when they leave school?
33. Some say that it is good for children to stay away from their families and go to boarding
school. Others say that children had better live with their families and attend a day school.
Discuss.
WORK AND JOBS
1. The idea of having a single career is becoming an old fashioned one. The new fashion will be
to have several careers or ways of learning money and further education will be something that
continues throughout life. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 1)
2. In many countries, children are engaged in some kind of paid work. Some people regard this
as completely wrong, while others consider it as valuable work experience, important for learning
and taking responsibilities. Discuss. (Cambridge IELTS 3)
3. It has been claimed that workers over 50 are not responsive to rapidly changing ideas in the
modern workplace and that for this reason younger workers are to be preferred. To what extent
do you agree or disagree? (IELTS Practice tests with answers)
4. In some countries the average worker is obliged to retire at the age of 50, while in others
people can work until they are 65 or 70. Meanwhile, we see some politicians enjoying power well
into their eighties. Clearly, there is little agreement on an appropriate retirement age. Until what
age do you think people should be encouraged to remain in paid employment? (Model tests for
the IELTS)
5. People today move to new cities or new countries more than ever before and experience many
challenges. What strategies are there to meet these challenges? (Ielts on Track)
6. Some people argue that the government should give every unemployed person a mobile
phone and should make sure they have access to the Internet. They believe this is the best way
of using public money to reduce the problem of unemployment. To what extent do you agree or
disagree? (Focus on Ielts)
7. As there is increasing unemployment in the world, while at the same time those who have jobs
are working harder and harder, it would be better to have a four-day working week for everyone,
and so to create more jobs. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
8. Some people prefer to stay in the same job for the same company, but others prefer to change
jobs frequently. Discuss. (China writing)
9. Some employers reward members of staff for their exceptional contribution to the company by
giving them extra money. This practice can act as an incentive for some but may also have a
negative impact on others. To what extent is this style of management effective? Are there better
ways of encouraging employees to work hard?(Ielts practice plus)
MONEY AND FINANCE
1. Many people judge success solely by money and material possessions. However, success can
be achieved or measured in other ways. Discuss. (Ielts Foundation)
2. “Money can not buy happiness” it is often claimed. But with money you can buy most of the
things that are necessary for happiness: good food, accommodation, entertainment, travel, quality
health care… No wonder most people want to make as much money as possible. To what extent
do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
POLITICS
1. A country’s first duty to its citizens is to protect them. Therefore, it is logical that defense should
take up a significant proportion of the national budget. In what extent do you agree or disagree?
(Reading and Writing module)
2. Overpopulation of urban areas has led to numerous problems. Identify one or two serious ones
and suggest ways that governments and individuals tackle these problems. (Ielts Foundation)
3. Future plans which is to design prisons for learning and working, with bigger cells containing
computers that will enable study and communication, have been criticized for trying to turn
prisons into “holiday camps” and “wasting taxpayers’ money”. To what extent do you agree or
disagree? (Ielts Foundation)
4. A government’s role is only to provide defense capability and urban infrastructure (road, water
supplies&hellipWink. All other services (education, health, social security) should be provided by private
groups or individuals in the community. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Insearch
prepare for Ielts)
THE ENVIRONMENT
1. The world is consuming natural resources faster than they can be renewed. Therefore, it is
important that products are made to last. Governments should discourage people from constantly
buying more up to date or fashionable products. To what extent do you agree with this
statement? (Model tests for the IELTS)
2. One day the world’s oil and gas reserves will run out. The search for alternative energy
sources like wind power, solar power, burning waste and water power are causing as much
environmental damage as the oil and nuclear power sources they are intended to replace. In what
extent do you agree or disagree? (Academic writing practice)
3. At present we rely on oil for most our energy needs. However, oil is a fossil fuel and causes air
pollution, and it will eventually run out. Nuclear energy is the only practical and clean source of
energy for the world. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
4. Trees are essential for the existence of the human race as they provide the oxygen that we
need to survive. Yet, daily all around the globe, large areas of woodland are being destroyed.
Many people feel that they as individuals can do nothing and that only governments and large
companies can halt the destruction. To what extent do you agree with this? (Academic writing
practice)
5. Climate change is now an accepted threat to our planet, but there is not enough political action
to control excessive consumerism and pollution. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts
on Track)
6. The environment is one of the most important issues in the world today, but governments are
not doing enough about it. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
7. Damage to the environment is an inevitable consequence of worldwide improvements in the
standard of living. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Passport to Ielts)
8. Most pollution, especially air and water pollution, is caused by industry. If we want to protect
the environment, we should make factories and other forms of industry pay of all the pollution that
they cause. That is the only way to make sure that the owners will make a serious effort to reduce
the pollution that they cause. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
9. Nowadays, environmental problems are too big to be managed by individual person or
individual country. In other words, it is an international problem. To what extent do you agree or
disagree? (October 4th, 2003)
10. Waste disposal presents increasing problems, especially in urban areas. Cause, effect,
solution (China writing)
11. The best way to solve the world’s environmental problems is to increase the cost of fuel. To
what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
HEALTH CARE
1. “Prevention is better than cure”. Out of a country’s health budget, a large proportion should be
diverted from treatment to spending on health education and preventative measures. To what
extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? (Cambridge IELTS 2)
2. A number of different medical traditions are now widely known and used: Western medicine
(using drugs and surgery), herbal medicine (using needles at certain points of the body),
homoeopathy (using minute doses of poisons), and so on. How important is the patient’s mental
attitude towards his/her treatment in determining the effectiveness of the treatment? (Model tests
for the IELTS) (China writing)
3. Most developed countries spend a large proportion of their heath budgets on expensive
medical technology and procedures. This money should be spent instead on health education to
keep people well. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts on Track)
4. The quality of health care a person receives should not depend on the size of their bank
balance. The government is responsible for providing a high level of heath care for all its citizens.
To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module)
5. Some people claim that using tobacco has brought several social problems and smocking
should be banned. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
6. Should citizen take out private health insurance?
7. Currently there is a trend towards the use of alternative forms of medicine. However, at best
these methods are ineffective, and at worst they may be dangerous. To what extent do you agree
or disagree? (Ielts Foundation)
8. What are the possible effects of living long on an individual and on the whole society? (July
5th, 2006)
TRAVELLING AND TOURISM
1. Tourism is a modern form of colonialism. It distorts local economies, causes environment
damage and ruins the places it exploits. To what extent do you agree? (IELTS Practice tests with
answers)
2. Most of the world’s poor live in countries where tourism is a growing industry. The issue is that
tourism does not benefit the poorest. How can the income generated by tourism benefit the poor?
And how can we ensure that tourism does not destroy traditional cultures and ways of life?
Discuss. (Focus on Ielts)
3. According to those in the travel business, the nature of the average holiday is changing. Rather
than seeking a relaxing break in a far away place, people now want excitement on their holidays
and are keen to participate in unusual and challenging activities. In what extent do you agree or
disagree? (Insight into Ielts)
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
1. The increasing role of English in the world today means that the learning of other languages is
being neglected. This will have serious results for the continued use of these languages, and of
their cultures. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
2. Young people are said to have lost many of the traditional values of the older generation. This
does not matter, because the old values have no relevance in the modern world. We need to
develop a whole new set of values. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
3. Multicultural society brings more benefits to the country than drawbacks. In what extent do you
agree or disagree? (September 3rd, 2006)
4. Over the past fifty years, young people began to gain status and power lost by old people.
What is the cause and is it a good development or bad? (China writing)
5. Some people think visitors to other countries should imitate local custom and behaviors. Others
think the host country should welcome cultural diversity. Discuss. (China writing)
6. The culture of different countries are becoming similar so there is no point for people to go
traveling abroad for they could have same experience at home. To what extent do you agree or
disagree? (China writing)
7. Will the popularity of English and tourism harm the minorities and minor language? Discuss
(China writing)
8. Some people think that it is more important to have one language to be adapted as the official
international language. Others say that this will lead to the loss of culture and identity of their
country. Discuss.
CRIME AND LAWS
1. Without capital punishment (the death penalty) our lives are less secure and crimes of violent
increase. Capital punishment is essential to control violence in society. To what extent do you
agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 2)
2. Tobacco and alcohol are drugs that cause addition and health problems. Should they be made
illegal? Or should all drugs be legalized? (Essay Writing)
3. Should criminals be sent to prison or should they do something else as a punishment? (China
writing)
4. Recent statistics show that the crimes by the young people in the major city of the world are
increasing. Cause, effects, solutions. (China writing)
5. Young women crime has become more and more prevalent in recent years. Causes, effects
and solutions. (China writing)
6. Crime is nearly always related to the environment in which it occurs. For this reason,
international laws and international law courts are unrealistic and will not succeed in reducing
crime levels in different countries. Discuss. (Insight into Ielts)
7. Under British and Australian laws a jury in a criminal case has no access to information about
the defendant’s past criminal record. This protects the person who is being accused of the crime.
Some lawyers have suggested that this practice should be changed and that a jury should be
given all the past facts before they reach their decision about the case. In what extent do you
agree or disagree? (Ielts practice plus)
8. The use of CCTV (close circuit television) cameras in streets, stations, shops and other public
places has increased rapidly in recent years. Although we are told that these cameras help in the
fight against crime, some people are opposed to their use. They believe that everyone has a right
to privacy. (serve more as an invasion of our privacy than as a protection of our safety). To what
extent do you agree or disagree? (Focus on Ielts) (Model tests for the IELTS)
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
1. When a country develops its technology, the traditional skills and ways of life die out. It is
pointless to try and keep them alive. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge
IELTS 3)
2. Technology can bring many benefits, but it can also cause social and environmental problems.
In relation to new technology, the primary duty of governments should be to focus on potential
problems, rather than benefits. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?
(Model tests for the IELTS)
3. “Telecommuting” refers to workers doing their jobs from home for part of each week and
communicating with their office using computer technology. Telecommuting is growing in many
countries and is expected to be common for most office workers in the coming decades. How do
you think society will be affected by the growth of telecommuting? (IELTS to success)
4. In the future, we will have more and more leisure time as machines replace many of the tasks
we do at home and work. Discuss the benefits this will bring and also the problem it will cause.
(Academic writing practice)
5. The Internet is becoming more central to our lives, as it provides more information, acts as
interactive entertainment, and as a means of voting… These functions have obvious benefits, but
there are dangers involved in the control the Internet is exerting over our lives. In what extent do
you agree or disagree? (Academic writing practice)
6. High technology is now being harnessed to help the elderly by providing monitoring, tracking
and, perhaps, one day robots as companions. Whilst there are obvious benefits for the elderly in
these developments, some people are uneasy about the social consequences. In what extent to
you agree or disagree? (Academic writing practice)
7. We live today in an electronic information age. It is easier to be connected by technology yet
many people seem no closer to feeling happy in their lives. In what extent do you agree or
disagree. (Ielts on Track)
8. Advances in science and technology and other areas of society in the last 100 years have
transformed the way we live as well as postponing the day we die. There is no better time to be
alive than now. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? (Focus on Ielts)
9. According to a recent study, the more time people use the Internet, the less time they spend
with real human beings. Should we worry about the effect this is having on social interaction or
should we see the Internet as a way of opening up new communication possibilities worldwide?
Discuss. (Focus on Ielts)
10. The internet will bring about a new freedom of information and so narrow the technology gap
between developed and developing countries. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading
and Writing module)
11. In the last 20 years there have been significant developments in the field of IT, for example
the www and communication by e-mail. However, future developments in IT are likely to have
more negative effects than positive. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts Foundation)
12. We live in a technological age. However, technology can not solve all the world’s problems.
Therefore some people argue that we need to place less emphasis on technological solutions
and more on other values. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
13. The Internet has provided great benefits, but at the same time it has also created new
problems and inequalities. Is it possible to control some of these problems? (Essay Writing)
14. Modern technology has increased our material wealth, but not our happiness. To what extent
do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
15. Soon, people who can not work with computers will be disadvantaged. In what extent do you
agree or disagree? (June 1st,2002)
16. Technology has fascinated our life so much and given us a lot of freedom. Some people
however believe that it has caused more problems for us. To what extent do you agree or
disagree? (March 9th, 2003)
17. Computers do not help children to learn more effectively. On the contrary, their usage has a
negative effect on both the physical and mental development of young people. To what extent do
you agree or disagree? (China writing)
18. The computers are widely used in education, and some people think teacher are not play
important role in the classroom. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
19. Are computers an essential feature of modern education? What subjects can be better taught
using computers? Are there aspects of a good education that can not be taught using computers?
(China writing)
20. Modern technology has influenced people’s entertainment and made people less creative. To
what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
21. Some people think scientists contribute the society more. Others believe other subjects
contribute more such as language and business. Discuss. (China writing)
22. Modern technologies such as fertilizers and machinery have feed our world. Some people
claim such technology can provide us cheap food and also have some negative effects. Discuss.
(China writing)
23. Intelligent machines such as robots are widely applied to take the place of human beings.
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages. (China writing)
24. The development of science and technology benefit our life. However, scientists can not find
effective solutions to the problems the created. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China
writing)
25. Earlier technological development brought to more benefits and changed the life of ordinary
people than the recent technological developments ever will. To what extent do you agree or
disagree? (China writing)
FOOD AND DIET
1. A balanced diet or eating balanced meals is the key to a healthy life. In what extent do you
agree or disagree? (China writing)
TRANSPORTATION
1. The burning oil for transport, especially in private cars, is wasteful and environmentally
irresponsible. Taxation on petrol and diesel fuel should be increased to very high levels to
discourage the use of private cars. To what extent would you support or reject this idea? (IELTS
Practice tests with answers)
2. Young drivers are careless and overconfident, and too many are killed in accidents. To
eliminate this problem, we could teach children the skills of safe driving while they are at school.
To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? (IELTS Practice tests with answers)
3. The rising level of congestion and air pollution found in most of the world’s cities can be
attributed directly to the rapidly increasing number of private cars in use. In order to reverse this
decline in the quality of life in cities, attempts must be made to encourage people to use their cars
less and public transport more. Discuss possible ways to encourage the use of public transport.
(IELTS to success)
4. Governments should not be expected to take sole responsibility for reducing the number of
road accidents, individuals should share this responsibility. To what extent do you agree or
disagree? (Passport to Ielts)
5. If countries are serious about solving traffic problems, they should tax private cars very heavily
and use the money to provide free or very cheap rail travel. In what extent do you agree or
disagree? (Reading and Writing module)
6. There are an excessive number of cars on our roads today and this leads to many problems.
Individuals and governments should ensure that public transport plays a more important role in
modern life in order to tackle these problems. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts
Foundation)
7. In every city the car is killing the road. Cars cause death and injury and air pollution, and they
make life difficult and dangerous for others. It is time to reduce the number of cars in our cities
and to encourage other means of transport. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay
Writing)
8. The only way to improve the safety on the roads is to give much stricter punishments for
driving offences. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
9. The private motor vehicle has greatly improved individual freedom of movement. Moreover, the
automobile has become a status symbol. Yet the use of private motor vehicles has contributed to
some of today’s most serious problems. How can the use of private motor vehicles be reduced?
(China writing)
10. There are more and more vehicles in the city, which is very dangerous for cyclists and
pedestrians. Besides, many gardens have to make way to highways or expressways. How can
we make everyone satisfied? (China writing)
11. The private motor vehicle has greatly improved individuals freedom of movement. Moreover,
the automobile has become a status of symbol. Yet the use of private motor vehicles has
contributed to some of today’s most serious problems. How can the use of private motor vehicles
be reduced? (Insearch prepare for Ielts)
THE ARTS, MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT
1. There are many different types of music in the world today. Why do we need music? Is the
traditional music of a country more important than the international music that is heard
everywhere nowadays? Discuss. (Cambridge IELTS 1)
2. Creative artists should always be given the freedom to express their own ideas (in words,
pictures, music or film) in whichever way they wish. There should be no government restrictions
on what they do. To what extent do you agree or disagree?(Cambridge IELTS 4)
3. The government spends about $220 million a year supporting museums and galleries in the
UK and a similar amount subsidizing the visual and performing arts. This is a huge sum to spend
on minority interests, and the money would be better spent on more important things. It should be
up to the people who enjoy cultural attractions to pay for them. To what extent do you agree or
disagree? (Focus on Ielts)
4. Some people say the government should not put money in the Arts, such as music, opera and
paintings, but instead should spend money on construction of public facilities. In what extent do
you agree or disagree? (China writing)
5. The government should control the amount of violence in films and on television in order to
decrease the violent crimes in society. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
6. Some people think that strong tradition can civilize a country and the government should
subsidize musicians, artists, actors and drama companies. In what extent do you agree or
disagree? What should the government do? (China writing)
7. People doing different kinds of work enjoy different amount of holiday time. Should people
have the same amount of leisure time? Discuss. (China writing)
8. To be labeled a “Work of Art”, a painting, sculpture or other art form should display certain
qualities that are unique. However, over the past century there has been a decline in the quality
of prize-winning artwork and it is now possible for quite ordinary pieces of art to be labeled
“masterpieces” whilst true works of art pass unnoticed. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
(Ielts practice plus)
9. Pop music vs classic?
10. Do young people today make good use of their leisure time? Or do they spend too much time
watching television and playing video games, instead of taking part in more productive activities?
Discuss. (Focus on Ielts)
TOWN AND COUNTRY
1. In the course of urban development, we often find ourselves confronted with the old building
problem. Some people think we should pull down the old houses and buildings in the way.
However, others argue that it is a very rash decision to tear them down without full consideration,
and we have to preserve our old, historic buildings. Discuss. (China writing)
2. The gap of living in cities and the country side is larger and larger. Causes, effects and
solutions. (China writing)
GLOBALIZATION
1. Should wealthy nations be required to share their wealth among poorer nations by providing
such things as food and education? Or is it the responsibilities of the governments of poorer
nations to look after their citizens themselves? (Cambridge IELTS 1)
2. Improvement in health, education and trade are essential for the development of poorer
nations. However, the government of richer nations should take more responsibility for helping
the poorer nations in such areas. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 3)
3. The international community should reduce or eliminate the debts of the world’s poorest
countries. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (IELTS Practice tests with answers)
4. Every country needs to remember its past. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this
statement? (IELTS Practice tests with answers)
5. More and more qualified people are moving from poor to rich countries to fill vacancies in
specialist areas like engineering, computing and medicine. Some people believe that by
encouraging the movement of such people, rich countries are stealing from poor countries.
Others feel that this is only part of the natural movement of workers around the world. Give your
opinion. (Academic writing practice)
6. As most foreign aid often benefits the donor more than the receiver, developing countries
should refuse to repay their debts. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and
Writing module)
7. Many people think that countries should have a moral obligation to help each other, while other
argue that the aid money is misspend by the government that receive it, so the international aid
should not give to the poor countries in the world. Discuss. (China writing)
8. Most countries spend a large amount of money in weapons to defend themselves though they
are not at war. They should spend money to help the citizens in poor and disadvantaged
countries. Discuss. (China writing)
MEN AND WOMEN
1. Fatherhood ought to be emphasized as much as motherhood. The idea that women are solely
responsible for deciding whether or not to have babies leads on to the idea that they are also
responsible for bringing the children up. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge
IELTS 2)
2. The position of women in society has changed markedly in the last twenty years. Many of the
problems young people now experience, such as juvenile delinquency, arise from the fact that
many married women now work and not at home to care for their children. To what extent do you
agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 2)
3. Many people believe that women make better parents than men and this is why they have the
greater role in raising children in most societies. Others claim that men are just as good as
women at parenting. Write an essay expressing your point of view. (IELTS to success)
4. Woman should give up their jobs and go back to their traditional role of home-maker in order to
reduce world unemployment. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing
module)
5. One solution to decline in moral values in today’s world would be for men and women to return
to their traditional roles. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module)
6. Women will pay an increasingly important role in the workplace of the future. In what extent do
you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module)
7. Most high level jobs are done by men. Should the government encourage a certain % of these
jobs to be reserved for women? (China writing) (also in equal % in universities’ major)
8. More and more women go out to work. The government should subsidize them and provide
free staff and facilities to care for their children. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China
writing)
9. Some people argue that there are no fundamental differences between the way men and
women approach academic study. Others insist that there are big differences such as
organization, attitude and ambition, and that these differences inevitably have an impact on
student life. Discuss. (Insight into Ielts)
SPORTS
1. Popular events like the football World Cup and other international sporting occasions are
essential in easing international tensions and releasing patriotic emotion in a safe way. To what
extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 3)
2. Sports which depend on violence for their entertainment, such as boxing and wrestling, have
no place in a civilized society and should be banned. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
(IELTS Practice tests with answers)
3. Professional sports involve large sums of money and receives enormous media coverage.
Meanwhile serious culture, including music, art and theatre, is badly neglected. This is making
our society shallower. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
4. International sports competitions are the best way to prevent conflict. National feelings can be
expressed in friendly competition, rather than fighting and sports heroes are better role models
than fighters. The large sums of money spent on international sports competition such as the
Olympic Games are therefore justified. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing)
5. In some countries, sports and entertainment people earn higher salaries than professionals like
doctors, nurses and teachers. Why do you think this happens in some societies and do you
consider it is good or bad? (China writing)
6. Some people think that the Olympic Games will not play a role in 21st century. To what extent
do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
7. Sports encourage competition rather than cooperation. Therefore, sports should not be
encouraged at school. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
8. Is it fair that sports professionals earn a great deal more money than people in other important
profession? Discuss. (China writing)
9. In the past, sporting champions used to be motivated primarily by the desire to win a match or
to break world records. These days, they are more likely to be motivated by prize money and the
opportunity to be famous. What message does this send to young people and how does this
attitude to sport affect the sports themselves?(Ielts practice plus)
ANIMALS
1. Many people keep dogs and cats as companions. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages
of pet ownership for the animals involved and for the community as a whole. (Ielts on Track)
2. Animals should not be used for the benefit of human beings, unless there is evidence that the
animals do not suffer in any way. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Passport to Ielts)
3. As public safety is one of the highest importances, it is often necessary to test new products on
animals. It is better for a few animals to suffer than for human life to be placed at risk by untested
products. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module)
4. Zoos are sometimes sees as necessary but poor alternative to a natural environment. It is
necessary to keep animals in zoos. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
5. Wild animals have no place in the 21st century. Some people think that preventing these wild
animals from dying out is a waste of resource. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China
writing)
6. Some people think killing animals for food is cruel and unnecessary. Others think that it is
essential for daily diet. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
7. Some people regard animals as the source of food or clothes. Other thinks that they should be
treated like pets. Discuss. (China writing)
NATURAL DISASTER AND HUMANITARIAN
ORGANIZATION
1. Too much attention is given to headline-grabbing disasters like earthquakes and floods.
Government should concentrate their resources on educating people about the risk they face
nearer to home, which can cost far more lives. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this
opinion. (Focus on Ielts)
ADVERTISING
1. Some of the methods used in advertising are unethical and unacceptable in today’s society. To
what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts Foundation)
2. We are surrounding by advertising. Some people think that this is good, because it gives us a
choice as consumers. But others argue that it makes people selfish and greedy for more and
more goods. Do you think that there should be less advertising? (Essay Writing)
3. Advertisements are getting their way into people’s lives. Discuss the effects of advertisements
of people. Should all ads be banned? (China writing)
UN-CATALOGED
1. Some people say that tell the truth is not always essential. It’s necessary to tell lies sometimes.
To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing)
2. Happiness is considered important to people. Why are the definitions of happiness different?
What are the factors in achieving happiness? (China writing)
3. It is said that people’s life now is becoming more and more stressful. Causes, effects and
solutions. (China writing)
4. In achieving personal happiness, our relationships with other people (family, friends, and
colleagues) are more important than anything else. Issues such as work and wealth take second
place. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Insight into Ielts)
5. In some countries, marriages are arranged by the parents but in other cases. Discuss. (Insight
into Ielts)
6. “Failure is proof that the desire wasn’t strong enough.” To what extent do you agree or
disagree?(Ielts practice plus)
7. Research indicates that the characteristics we were born with have much more influence on
our personality and development than experiences we had in our life. In what extent do you agree
or disagree? (China writing)
EDUCATION- co-education vs single sex school.
- technology in education
- book vs technology in classroom
- benefìts of studying a foreign language
- role of teachẻr
- school unifỏrrm
- study aboard
- disciplining school students
FAMILY AND PARENTING- Gender roles/ equality in the home
- aranged marriage
- parents as teacher
- working mothers
- traditional vs modern family
ENTERTAINMENT/ THE ART/ THE MEDIA
- roles of museums, historical places
- modern forms of entertainment
- censorship/ media influence
- internet vs old forms of media
- role of newspaper, journalist
- important of art
- architecture
- cultural activities
LANGUAGE/ CULTURE/ TRAVEL
- eco-tourism
- tourism''s impact on the environment
- loss of traditional culture
- globalisation and culture
- lessons to be learnt from travel
- english as the international languge
- cultural differences
- presevation of old building
CRIME/ SOCIAL PROBLEMS/ ETHICAL ISSUES
- capital punishment
- corruption, bribery
- drug abuse, addiction
- violence in society
- poverty, unemployment
- animal rights
- disadvantaged group : the disable, the elderly
- youth problems
- juvenile delinquence
HEALTH
- traditional vs modern medicine
- HIV/AIDS
- diet and nutrition
- exercise/ healthy lifestyle
- metal health/ happiness
- smocking, passive smoking
- hygiene and sanitation
- road safety and driver education
- pollution of environment
- health awareness education
BUSINESS/ DEVELOPMENT
- globalisation
- urban planning
- environment impact
- multi-nationals
- over population
ENVIRONMENT
- global warming, climate change
- deforestation, land clearing, logging
- agricuture, erossion,
- recyling, consumerism
- depletion of fossil fuels
- exploitation of natural resources
- alternative energy
- private vehicles vs public transport
- urban planning
- role of government/ individuals
TECHNOLOGY
- computers/ the internet
- communication
- privacy
- medical research
- GM food
- human gene technology
- mobile phone communication
- space research
- e-crime
 



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tkchung
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Dear Captain Bear,

Còn 1 tuần nữa là mình thi IELTS rồi. Thời gian gấp quá nên chỉ còn cách lên mạng học hỏi tiền bối. Rất cảm ơn bạn đã chia sẻ những kiến thức thi IELTS cho tất cả mọi người, trong đó có mình. Page này từ năm 2009, mình cũng không rõ là bạn còn lên forum để đọc những dòng này không, nhưng dấu sao vẫn muốn cảm ơn bạn.

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Zoos are sometimes seen as poor alternatives to a natural environment.

Discuss some of the arguments for and against keeping zoos.

 

Nowadays, there are many precious animals on the verge of extinction. Although it is said that animals should be preserved in zoos, I strongly believe that animals should be raised in their natural environments.

 

The option to keep animals in zoos is attractive for some reasons. First of all, the animals in zoos can receive sufficient nutrition perfectly because there are many available resources of food and water, which they have to find difficultly in their natural environments. Secondly, whenever they are in bad health, they can get prompt health check-ups; as a result, they can lengthen their life expectancy and prevent diseases.  Thirdly, animals in zoos can help children expand their knowledge related to scientific subjects like biography and geography. As we can see, when students visit zoos, they can see how these animals live, which helps them remember and understand their lessons strongly. Finally, zoos can prevent animals from hunting and help raise public awareness of conserving the natural environments.

 

On the other hand, I concur that wild animals should be kept in their natural environments. Firstly, it is generally agreed that wild animals are a group of organisms with symbiotic relationships. They depend on each other to survive, which helps maintain the natural sustainability. Secondly, animals have their own rights; therefore, they need to be free. What I want to imply is that the animals also need their natural environments to naturally grow and develop. I wonder what happens if baby animals are separated from their mothers. They will be short of affection and close treatment. Therefore, people should leave wild animals in their wild environments.

 

In conclusion, it seems to me that animals can only grow and live well as long as they are kept and protected in their natural environments.

 



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truc ngan
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Task 2: Many people believe that women make better parents than men and that is why they have the greater role in raising children in most societies. Others claim that that men are just as good as women at parenting. What is your opinion?

 

There is a common saying in Vietnam that men build house and woman make it home. Although some people think that men can be as good as women in the role of parents, I am inclined to believe that women in reality make better parents based on their natural ability in tuition and compassionate tendencies.

The first factor that makes women better parents than men comes from the invisible connection between a mother and her child. A woman carries her child for more than nine months, during which she has to tolerate and sacrifice much. Besides, the pain of a mother during the child’s birth is known to be incomparable to any other pain. Therefore, it is obvious that a woman would care more for her child than a man.

The second factor is that taking care of children is the natural instinct of women. It is the truth that women, not men, give birth to the babies. Therefore, they have a close relationship from the first day of their pregnancy. Also, in that way, women can observe closely all the features and expressions of their little angels. Thanks to perceiving their children’s psychology, women can have suitable and effective ways to bring up children.

In short, invisible connections with the children as well as natural instinct in parenting are women’s positive characteristics. Even though men are able to try their best, women normally do this in the most natural way. Hence for me, I assert that women play a crucial role which is impossible to replace in raising their children.

 

 


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#97 Posted : Monday, June 04, 2012 8:57:36 AM(UTC)
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Chào chị Bear ! Em muốn photo sách 22.000 từ THI TOEFL/IELTS của Harold Levine, em có thể lấy ở đâu ? 


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#98 Posted : Monday, August 13, 2012 6:58:02 AM(UTC)
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 Chào bạn Bear, mình muốn nhờ bạn giới thiệu cho mấy cuốn sách về hướng dẫn cách viết IELTS writing task 2, ví dụ

về phần mở bài (introduction) có bố cục ra so gồm mấy phần, cách viết từng phần ra sao, rồi phần body gồm những gì, cách viết ntn

đc thì bạn giới thiệu mình. TKS


moon16
#99 Posted : Thursday, August 16, 2012 7:28:41 AM(UTC)
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Mình cũng đang luyện thi IELTS,vào đây đọc bài của chị captain Bear thấy hay quá Very Happy

Mình thấy có mấy bạn hỏi về sách luyện thi IELTS ý,mình thì đang luyện quyển này theo sự giới thiệu của thầy mình nên cũng mún share với mọi người. Quyển này thì rất là chất và chi tiết,hướng dẫn mình làm từng dạng bài và có cả các tips,các bài tập thực hành và các ví dụ.Nói chung là nhiều lắm,tớ cho các ấy đường link tự vào tìm hiểu nhé Smile

http://tailieutienganh.wordpress.com/tai-li%E1%BB%87u-ielts/sach-hoc-ielts-from-icd-hot/


axetank
#100 Posted : Friday, August 17, 2012 4:16:13 AM(UTC)
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link không vào được, bạn gửi link down đi
CAPTAIN BEAR
#101 Posted : Monday, February 04, 2013 12:36:20 PM(UTC)
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DE THI WRITING IELTS VUA ROI - CENTRE VN028 - FEB 2ND 2013

BAN NAO THICH THÌ LÀM CHƠI CHO VUI

TASK 1:
THE PERCENTAGE OF MALE AND FEMALE STUDENTS WHO GOT TOP GRADES IN 1960 AND 2000

BOYS 1960 BOYS 2000
Art 15 Art 20
Science 30 Science 20
Languages 10 Languages 15
Maths 40 Maths 50
Literature 20 Literature 12

GIRLS 1960 GIRLS 2000
Art 30 Art 20
Science 18 Science 12
Languages 60 Languages 70
Maths 20 Maths 30
Literature 30 Literature 60

TASK 2:
Some people say watching TV is bad for children. Others, however, believe that watching TV has some positive effects on children.
Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
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#102 Posted : Monday, September 23, 2013 11:31:24 PM(UTC)
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thầy cucku và các anh chị cho e hỏi 1 chút. e đang viết 1 bài về chủ đề studying in one's own country or studying abroad. e thu hẹp lại topic ở khía cạnh học ở nước ngoài tốt hơn về personality development for students, và đưa ra 3 luận điểm là: independence, sociability, còn luận điểm cuối e đang phân vân quá không biết nên chọn cái gì vì e cảm thấy nó k dc song song ( vd confident thì e nghĩ cũng nằm trong independence ) thầy và mọi người có thể cho e xin ý kiến chủ đề này có dc k? đã hợp lý chưa và luận điểm cuối là gì được không ạ? e cảm ơn ạ!
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