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CAPTAIN BEAR
#1 Posted : Saturday, July 18, 2009 3:48:46 PM(UTC)
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Hôm nay, Bear xin nói 1 chút về thi WRITING của IELTS.
 
Phần thi WRITING của IELTS (60 phút) được chia làm 2:
TASK 1: Viết 1 bài REPORT (20 phút): ít nhất là 150 từ
TASK 2: Viết 1 bài ESSAY (40 phút): ít nhất là 250 từ
 
Khi phát đề WRITING ra, bạn phải ngay lập tức làm phần ESSAY liền, vì phần này chiếm số điểm nhiều hơn. (70%)
 
Nên Bear xin được nói trước về CHIẾN LƯỢC viết ESSAY để đạt điểm cao.
 
Trước tiên, cũng phải biết qua tiêu chuẩn chấm điểm của giám khảo:
 
1/ TASK FULFILLMENT: tức là mình có làm đầy đủ những gì đề yêu câù hay không. Ví dụ: đề yêu cầu phân tích cái lợi và hại của việc đi xe buýt, mà bài essay của mình chỉ phân tích cái lợi mà thôi, tức là mình chưa đáp ứng được cái gọi là: TASK FULFILLMENT này.
 
2/ ESSAY STRUCTURE: tức là phần này người ta sẽ chấm xem cấu trúc nguyên bài văn của mình thế nào. Đoạn văn có mạch lạc ý hay không. Đoạn này , đoạn trước và đoạn sau đó, có match nhau hay không. Rồi nhìn tổng quát thì bài ESSAY của mình có đẹp không. Đẹp ở đây là thế này, ví dụ:
a/ mở bài 3 dòng,
b/ thân bài 2 đoạn (mỗi đoạn 10 dòng)
c/ kết luận 3 dòng
Tức là nhìn vào bài ESSAY, thấy bài cân đối,
 
chứ không phải:
a.1/ mở bài 10 dòng
b.1/ thân bài 2 đoạn (mỗi đoạn 4 dòng)
c.1/ kết luận 2 dòng
Nếu bài essay mà nhìn vào thế này thì xấu lắm và cũng không đạt điểm ESSAY STRUCTURE
 
3/ ACADEMIC VOCABULARY (click here): Là phần TỪ VỰNG DẠNG ACADEMIC mà Bear đã nói đến. Chỉ cần bài essay của mình có khoảng 5 từ như thế, là cũng đủ để đạt khoảng 7.0 rồi .
 
4/ GRAMMAR – SENTENCE GRAMMAR: phần này người ta chấm xem trình độ grammar của mình thế nào. Nếu sai grammar nhiều (he do not..) thì không thể nào qua nổi 5.0.
 
Vậy Bear tóm tắt lại tiêu chuẩn chấm điểm của giám khảo nhé:
1/ TASK FULFILLMENT
2/ ESSAY STRUCTURE
3/ ACADEMIC VOCABULARY
4/ GRAMMAR – SENTENCE STRUCTURE
 
VÀ TUYỆT CHIÊU LÀ Ở ĐÂY:
NHỮNG CẤU TRÚC PHẢI CÓ ĐỂ BÀI ESSAY ĐẠT ĐIỂM CAO:
A.   RELATIVE CLAUSE (who, whom, which..)
B.    PASSIVE (dạng bình thường hoặc phức tạp đều ok)
C.   IF: nên sử dụng IF lọai 2, 3, 4, 5. Càng phức tạp càng tốt. Nhưng nếu không biết rõ cách dùng thì thôi nhé. Sử dụng lọai 1 là được, chứ lo mà suy nghĩ phức tạp rồi lại mất thời gian.
D.   EMPHATIC SENTENCES: là dạng câu nhấn mạnh. Ở đây có thể sử dụng dạng câu đảo ngữ (Seldom do I write essay) hoặc 1 loại câu mà trong mấy sách IELTS khuyên dùng : What I want to emphasize is that / What I want to say is that / What this will lead to is that..
E.    IELTS WORDS (trong quyển 22.000 từ)
 
Khi đi thi, nên viết nháp 5 mục này để nhắc nhở mình. Nếu mình đã có phần nào rồi, thì tick lên 1 cái, nếu làm sắp xong mà vẫn chưa có câu IF nào thì kết luận phải ráng cho vào chẳng hạn. Sao cho đủ 5 mục trên, thì.. thi xong.. khỏi xem kết quả.. vì biết chắc là điểm cao rồi Wink
 
Đi thi, phần lớn là bị tâm ly về vấn đề thời gian: 1 tiếng đồng hồ cho 2 tasks. Nên, phải chăm chỉ luyện tập ở nhà. Lúc nào làm cũng phải xem đồng hồ. Canh làm sao phải finish bài essay trong vòng 40 phút. Phải luyện như vậy thì nhịp tim của mình mới làm quen với áp lực phòng thi được.
 
Khi luyện tập, 1 món mà bạn nên.. mua là: KẸO COOL AIR Wink kẹo này the the giúp bạn tập trung cao độ cho bài làm (bạn nào ăn không được kẹo the thì.. tìm cách khác nhé Wink Bear chưa nghiên cứu ra cái gì có thể tập trung hơn cái này. Lúc đi thi, Bear cũng đã sử dụng lọai kẹo the (ngậm vô rồi tan luôn, quên tên rồi!), nên tập trung rất cao độ.
 
Ah, có bạn sẽ hỏi: Làm sao canh được bao nhiêu chữ? Câu trả lời là: khi viết xong 1 dòng, bạn phải đếm ngay xem dòng đó bạn viết được bao nhiêu chữ. Ví dụ, nếu dòng đó bạn viết 10 chữ, thì bạn phải ngay lập tức, đếm 25 dòng (25 dòng x 10 chữ = 250 chữ) và chấm 1 cái chấm nhỏ ở dòng thứ 25 đó, để nhắc nhở bạn là đến đó là xem như ok. Viết quá cũng được, nhưng cũng vừa phải thôi, chứ nhiều quá thì cũng không đủ thời gian đâu.
 
Đọc nãy giờ, chắc là bạn mệt rồi Wink Nghỉ ngơi chút nhé. Thư giãn chút và nghiệm lại 1 số ly thuyết mà Bear mentioned.
 
Lần sau, bạn và Bear sẽ cùng áp dụng l‎y thuyết này vào 1 bài ESSAY mẫu để bạn rõ hơn và Bear sẽ hướng dẫn bạn cách làm mở bài, thân bài và kết luận.


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#2 Posted : Saturday, July 18, 2009 4:18:20 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
 
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#3 Posted : Saturday, July 18, 2009 4:23:42 PM(UTC)
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Như Bear đã nói ở những phần trước, muốn đạt điểm cao phần WRITING không khó. Chỉ việc đọc nhiều bài mẫu, bắt chước cách người ta viết, cấu trúc, từ vựng, cách người ta argue, etc. (học thuộc lòng luôn bài mẫu trong sách càng tốt, vì khi gặp những đề khác, mình có thể ‘phăng’ ra câu tương tự mà chỉ việc thay thế 1 vài từ cho hợp với đề bài).
 
Và nhớ học từ vựng IELTS mỗi ngày đều đặn 3 từ nữa nhé! Click here để biết sự lợi hại của IELTS WORDS này.
 
Hôm nay mình cùng xem bài mẫu này. Bài này Bear trích từ sách Academic Writing Practice for IELTS (Tác giả Sam McCarter, chú giải tiếng Việt: Nguyễn Thành Yến, Nhà Xuất Bản Tổng Hợp Thành Phố Hồ Chí Minh)
 
WRITING TASK 2:
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Write about the following topic:
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.
+ What is your opinion?
+ Do you think rich countries should pay poorer countries for the people they encourage to come?
+ What other measures could rich countries take to encourage qualified people to stay and help develop their own countries?
You should write ate least 250 words.
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
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The so-called ‘brain drain’ from poor to rich countries is now robbing poorer countries of essential personnel like doctors, nurses, engineers, and the trend is set to continue, if not to get worse.
          Some people say this movement of people around the world is not a new phenomenon. Migrant workers have always been attracted by the wider choice of employment and greater opportunity in major cities in their own countries and abroad. Recently, as the technological age has advanced and as richer countries find themselves with not enough workers to feed their development, they have had to run to other parts of the world to find the necessary manpower. Many richer European countries, for example, are now trying to attract skilled IT workers from my home country India by offering higher salaries than they could hope to earn at home. With the globalisation of the world economy, many people feel that the process cannot be stopped.
          Others, myself included, are of the opinion that measures should be taken to address the problem, by compensating poorer countries financially for the loss of investment in the people they have trained, like doctors and nurses. Admittedly, this may be cumbersome to administer, but an attempt could be made to get it off the ground. Another step, which in part has already begun to happen, is to use the forces of globalisation itself. Western countries could encourage people to stay in their own countries by direct investment in projects like computer factories or by sending patients abroad for treatment, as is already happening.
It is obviously difficult to restrict the movement of people around the world and it is probably foolish to try to stop it, but attempts should be made to redress the imbalance.
Word count: 291 words.
Possible band: 9.0
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#4 Posted : Saturday, July 18, 2009 4:46:36 PM(UTC)
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So sorry.. Hom kia, post bai , khong biet mắt nhắm mắt mở thế nào mà click nhầm nút DELETE, làm delete nguyên 1 topic và mất tiêu hết comments của mọi người.. Cho Bear xin lỗi nha Sad

Hôm nay Bear post lại. Mọi người enjoy nhé.

 

CAPTAIN BEAR
#5 Posted : Sunday, July 26, 2009 9:06:25 AM(UTC)
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WRITING TASK 2:
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task:
Write about the following topic:
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.
+ How far do you agree with this latter statement?
+ What possible benefits do the alternative energy sources bring? OR What damage do they cause?
You should write at least 250 words.
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
(Academic Writing Practice for IELTS (Tác gi Sam McCarter, chú gii tiếng Vit: Nguyn Thành Yến, Nhà Xut Bn Tng Hp Thành Ph H Chí Minh; TRANG 115)
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The criticism that alternative energy sources such as wind power etc cause as much environmental damage as fossil fuel has some justification. Some people, for example, are strongly against the use of wind power. Indeed, the large wind farms in some European countries have come in for strong criticism and not just from environmentalists. They are very ugly, even if they are in the sea far away from the coast. Burning household waste for fuel also causes problems, because of the harmful fumes that are the by-product of the process. So while the amount of waste put into landfill sites is reduced thus preserving the environment, the air is being polluted instead! However, in my opinion, such sources need to be encouraged as a means of replacing fossil fuel as they have considerable advantages.
First of all, as the technology for using alternative sources of energy is becoming more and more sophisticated, any harmful by-product will be minimised. Moreover, the cost of producing the necessary equipment will decline. Take solar energy, for example. In the past, the panels that were needed to utilise energy from the sun were huge and not very environmentally friendly. Now, however, the same pannels are small enough not to be noticed or are made to look like say roof tiles or normal parts of vehicles. The same will apply to wind farms as the giant turbines become smaller and less obvious.
Energy from water also comes in for a lot of criticism. This has come about from the many high profile dam projects around the world where huge areas have been destroyed both for people and local flora and fauna. However, it is a safer alternative to nuclear energy and a price that has to be paid.
Whilst any form of energy that we seek to utilise is going to cause some damage, I feel that wind, sun and water have to be harnessed for the good environment.
Wordcount: 325
Possible band: 8
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#6 Posted : Sunday, July 26, 2009 9:09:39 AM(UTC)
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Thanks for the task. Will always be looking forward to your new posts, dear !

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#7 Posted : Sunday, July 26, 2009 3:55:27 PM(UTC)
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WRITING TASK 2:
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Write about the following topic:
Only formal examinations, written or practical, can give a clear picture of students’ true knowledge and ability at university level. Continuous assessment like course work and projects are poor measures of student ability.
+ How far do you agree with this latter statement?
You should write at least 250 words.
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
(Academic Writing Practice for IELTS (Tác gi Sam McCarter, chú gii tiếng Vit: Nguyn Thành Yến, Nhà Xut Bn Tng Hp Thành Ph H Chí Minh; TRANG 117)
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The debate about how to assess students at university has been raging as long as such institutions have existed. In one group are those who believe that the only sure way to test the ability to study or achievement is through formal examinations.
The increased use of the internet has shown the difficulty that teachers have in assessing their students’ course work. Students can download vast amounts of material from the web. In fact, it is impossible for a teacher to know whether the student did, in fact, do the work himself. The student may have done part of the work for a project, but it is difficult for the tutor to assess the student properly. The problem then is that if the teacher ignores the possibility that the student stole the ideas from somewhere else, a body of workers will be produced who are not really up to the jobs.
In the other group are those who feel that normal written exams are wrong and that assessment should be continuous throughout a course. There are students who do not perform well under pressure in exams. They may know the information that they are asked to write about very well, but may not be able to perform. So it would be wrong to destroy someone’s career just because of this. Furthermore, the numbers here are not insignificant, so the effect on the job market would be high.
The answer, I feel, lies in somewhere in the middle. A university degree should be based on a combination of both forms of assessment. The proportion of marks given to each type of assessment could depend on the nature of the course. For example, a particular course, say an MA, may be more research based work, which would be better assessed by course work like essays etc. In this case, however, it is still wise to have an examination like an oral or a viva where the student is examined in detail about the content of what they have written.
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WRITING TASK 2:
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Write about the following topic:
Although tourists in many countries are a significant source of revenue, they are frowned upon for various reasons. For the tourist, however, travelling is supposed to broaden the mind and be an educational experience.
+ In what ways do you think travelling does this?
+ And in what ways do you think travelling does the opposite, i.e. narrows people’s mind?
You should write at least 250 words.
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
(Academic Writing Practice for IELTS (Tác gi Sam McCarter, chú gii tiếng Vit: Nguyn Thành Yến, Nhà Xut Bn Tng Hp Thành Ph H Chí Minh; TRANG 119)
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Travelling like everything has two sides. For some people, it only serves to confirm their prejudices, whereas for others it acts as a means of education and broadens the mind.
First of all, visiting other countries abroad can help people of all ages learn languages, so that they broaden their experiences. For example, learning a language in the country in which it is spoken is very different from studying it in one’s home country. For myself, coming to this country has enabled me to improve my English and meet my new friends. Similarly, while moving around a country, travellers can learn about the geography and local culture rather than relying on books or other media as sources of information. For my own part, having first hand knowledge of the United Kingdom has been invaluable. I understand the culture more and can make decisions for myself rather than have them made for me by other people.
Unfortunately, there is a downside to travelling. People frequently feel nervous when they travel, either through excitement or through anxiety about what is to come. In such circumstances people tend to be more critical of the treatment they receive. How often has one heard: where I come from, it isn’t done like this or we do it this way? It is hardly surprising that this happens when the same thing occurs with people visiting others in different parts of their own country. Think what happens when people get married!
Travelling will continue to enrich the minds of some, but, unfortunately, it will confirm the prejudices of others. This is human nature.
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#9 Posted : Thursday, August 06, 2009 11:03:55 PM(UTC)
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Bạn làm ơn tổng hợp lại Writing Task 2 có bao nhiêu dạng bài, và cách làm từng dạng bài bạn nhé. Thanks in advance!

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#10 Posted : Friday, August 07, 2009 4:55:41 PM(UTC)
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1. Writing task 2 .. chỉ có vậy thôi : tuc la: neu len y kien cua minh ve 1 van de nao do'.  Nen topics rất đa dạng.

2. Do do', quan trong la hoc cach lap luan , su dung cau, từ diễn đạt rõ ràng ý mình muốn nói + Doc nhiều bài mẫu để lấy ý + bắt chước cách viết academic.

3. Ban nen doc ky từ đầu, sẽ hiểu.

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#11 Posted : Tuesday, August 11, 2009 7:07:34 AM(UTC)
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Bear oi ...post may bai speaking nua di ....con listening nua ?... ko biet co bi kip gi ko .... noi cho ba con hoc hoi voi nha!

tks ......!!!!!!

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#12 Posted : Friday, August 28, 2009 8:35:47 AM(UTC)
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rất cảm ơn bạn Gấu Trùm đã create topic cực kì hữu ích này

 

1 lần nữa xin cám ơn và nếu có thể đc bạn lập luôn cái topic hướng dẫn Strategy Of Listenning luôn đc hem,  hihi

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Gấu Trùm? My new name? Thanks Wink Hy vọng không bị chêm thêm chữ .. 'Đầu' trước chữ 'Gấu' Wink

Bear sẽ post những kỹ năng còn lại soon(ish).

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#14 Posted : Sunday, October 04, 2009 6:58:30 AM(UTC)
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Tu ngay mai, ngoai be thanhtruc_panda, se co' them 5 bears nhi' support cho Bear post bai mẫu ve 4 ky nang thi IELTS.

1. Yen Anh

2. Quynh Huong

3. Minh Ngoc

4. Thanh Thao

5. Thu Van

Neu cac ban co thac mac gi, Captain Bear se giai dap.

Cảm ơn thanhtruc_panda và 5 bears nhí.

Chuc moi nguoi cuoi tuan vui ve..

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#15 Posted : Saturday, October 17, 2009 3:29:31 AM(UTC)
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thanx chị bear bear, hix e ao ước dc học thầy Nick quá mà chưa có cơ hội h phải học gián tiếp qua chị hihi

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#16 Posted : Tuesday, October 20, 2009 1:27:48 AM(UTC)
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chi Bear oi chị giúp em fần task 2 với. Em đang thắc mắc về các dạng của writing task 2. Hình như là có các dạng cơ bản sau: Discuss, Agument, Solution. Và em thườg ko thể fân biệt đc Discuss với Agument sẽ viết khác nhau ra làm sao, nên triển khai thế nào, vì em thường hay làm rập khuôn kiểu Advantages and Disadvantages.

24/10 em đã thi rôi. Mong mọi ngươi giúp em sớm nhé!

Thanks a lot!

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#17 Posted : Friday, October 23, 2009 5:49:29 AM(UTC)
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1. Sorry vi tra loi tre (moi sua xong vi tinh). Hy vong em con doc kip gì do' de mai di thi that tot.

 

2. Tra loi cau hoi cua em:

Thuong thi` de bai se keu minh trinh bay 1 cai argument, va cau nguoi ta hoi la "TO WHAT EXTENT DO YOU AGREE OR DISAGREE WITH THIS OPINION'.

Va` thuong thi` bat ky van de nao cung co' 2 mat cua no.

Cho nen, em chi can: chia PHAN BODY ra lam 2 doan: 1 doan em noi minh AGREE vi nhung ly do gi, 1 doan em noi minh DISAGREE vi nhung ly do gi..

Hoac, neu doi voi 1 topic na`o ma` em thay tam dac, AGREE hoa`n toan`, hoac DISAGREE hoa`n toa`n thi` em co' the chia PHAN BODY lam 2 or 3 doan, moi 1 doan, em present 1 ly do tai sao em lai agree/disagree voi opinion do'.

Neu trong ba`i co`n keu mi`nh sugesst cai solution thi` minh them vao solution o cuoi moi doan hoac cung co' the cho phan SOLUTION vao trong doan CONCLUSION cung duoc.

Neu em phan tich de bai theo kieu nhu vay, em se thay easy hon.

Chuc em thi tot!

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#18 Posted : Thursday, October 29, 2009 9:09:26 AM(UTC)
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thanks chi bear nhieu lam! su nhiet tinh va kinh nghiem quy bau cua chi la dong luc cho tui em. em co de nghi nhe: sao chi khong to chuc mot lop day tui em nhi??? chac IELTS test skill cua tui em improve veo veo!

 

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@myrubsa:

1. Welcome, em.

2. Thì.. myrubsa đang được học.. online nè Wink Ráng chăm chỉ 'làm theo hướng dẫn', chăm chỉ học từ vựng, idioms, luyện giải đề trong những quyển sách mà Bear suggested, thì kết quả sẽ cao thôi.

Ngày xưa, Sư Phụ của Bear có câu hỏi thế này:

'Tại sao có những người ngày xưa, thi rớt trạng nguyên, về làng làm ông đồ, mà học trò của những người đó lại đỗ trạng nguyên?

Câu trả lời là: Vì Thầy chỉ đóng vai trò 1% mà thôi, còn lại 99% công lực phải do sự nỗ lực của học trò.

=> Chỉ cần có motivation cao, siêng năng luyện tập thì mục tiêu gì cũng đạt được.

3. Chúc myrubsa học tốt, thi tốt.

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#20 Posted : Sunday, November 08, 2009 11:01:58 AM(UTC)
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chi Bear ui mot essay thi` co' it' nhat' va` nhiu` nhat' la` bao nhiu tu` ah?

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#21 Posted : Sunday, November 08, 2009 4:03:10 PM(UTC)
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nho diz wrote:

chi Bear ui mot essay thi` co' it' nhat' va` nhiu` nhat' la` bao nhiu tu` ah?

=> Ở trên có nè bé.

Phần thi WRITING của IELTS (60 phút) được chia làm 2:
TASK 1: Viết 1 bài REPORT (20 phút): ít nhất là 150 từ
TASK 2: Viết 1 bài ESSAY (40 phút): ít nhất là 250 từ

 

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#22 Posted : Sunday, November 08, 2009 4:20:11 PM(UTC)
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 chao Bear, minh thay may bai viet cua ban ve IELTS rat hay, minh rat thich. Bear co the cho minh xin nick Yahoo de minh co the trao doi them duoc khong? Vi minh cung sap thi IELTS nhung chua co nhieu kinh nghiem lam ^^". thanks.

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#23 Posted : Wednesday, November 11, 2009 4:27:16 PM(UTC)
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Hi guys, I do not know if I am allowed to post anything here. Anyway, I am currently in an IELTS course and I want to share what I am studied as well as learning something from you guys. Well, here is my essay, feel free to evaluate it.

Some business now say that no one can smoke cigarettes in any of their office. Some governments have banned smoking in public places. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

As we know, smoking is harmful to health. Nowadays, some business disallow smoking in any of their offices. In many countries, smoking has been forbidden by governments. Although it is a good idea, smokers suppose that it violates their freedom. In my opinion, this is to take more care of people rather than restrict their freedom.

First of all, in most countries, people are informed about the dangers of smoking. Smoking can lead to respiratory diseases, including serious diseases such as lung cancer. Although smokers are aware at the dangers of smoking that could harm their health, they are not willing to give up smoking. Hence, restriction on smoking in public places can reduce their cigarett consumption. This measure is more advantageous for passive smokers. It is said that the risk of developing lung cancer of passive smokers are higher than active smoker's. The fact is that the smoke is clearly carcinogenic when inhaled directly. Second-hand smoke can also aggravate asthma and causes respiratory illness and ear infection in children.

In addition, nonsmockers regard smoking as an antisocial behavior. For example, if you were in a crowded bus which had smoky atmosphere, you would be extremely annoyed, especially for women. Moreover, smoking could also cause fire accidents. That is why smoking is always forbidden near gas stations. Furthermore, smoking is banned only in public places. Thus, this is does not intrude on people's privacy. Smokers could smoke at home or in private places, where their habit does not harm other's health.

In conclusion, the measure of restriction of smoking in public places has more advantages than disadvantages and should be taken by the government for protecting the community's health.

 

 

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#24 Posted : Saturday, November 14, 2009 11:41:11 AM(UTC)
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Welcome to ETF.

I am just a learner.  I take this opportunity to practice rewriting.

 

Smoking in public places and workplaces has been forbidden in many countries.  Except for tobacco representative, there is no dispute about the damage done to us from cigarette smoke, yet some smokers still do not want to give up their bad habits without a fight; they claim that this prohibition violates their right.

 

Nowadays, people are well informed about the danger of smoking.  Smoking can lead to serious diseases such as emphysema and lung cancer.  Although all smokers know the damage of the tobacco done to them and the people around, some of them are still not willing to give up smoking.  It is clear that restricting smoking in public places and workplaces leads to a decline in the number of smokers and for those who do not quit, a decrease in the amount smoked every day.  This will not only result in better protection for non-smokers, especially pregnant women and children, but also serve as an inducement to smokers to quit and reduce their consumption.

 

In addition, non-smokers regard smoking as an antisocial behaviour.  For example, when you are on a crowded bus, you will be extremely annoyed if you see someone polluting the stuffy air with smoking.  Smoking is also one of the major causes of fire.  That is why it is not allowed at gas station.  Furthermore, smoking is banned only in some places.  Thus, it is merely a restriction.  Smokers still can smoke at home or in their own private places, where their habit does not harm others.

 

In conclusion, banning smoking in public places and workplaces is necessary.  Public health and safety should take priority over personal freedom of choice.

 

I rewrite it by paragraph, not by sentence.  Ideas are the same.  Your writing is fine.  I just re-present this essay in my way.

 

The important thing about any word is how you understand it. (Publius Syrus)
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#25 Posted : Sunday, November 22, 2009 8:14:16 AM(UTC)
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@bear: lập thêm cái topic hướng dẫn về emphatic sentences đi bạn

à có yh cho mình xin, mình cần hỏi mấy vấn đề

thx bạn Smile

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Mi`nh ko co' pm go~ da'u TV nen mong ca'c ba.n tho^ng ca~m.

Ban Captain Bear co' the la`m 1 ba`i ma~u ve` kieu de` ba`i sau ko?
 

Some people prefer to work for lagre company, some like to work for small company. Which one do you think is best. Write an essay to supprort your idea.

Mi`nh ca`n ban Bear giu'p ca'ch vie't da.ng de` ba`i nhu the' na`y.

Thanks so much

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Romeo 9x cứ mạnh dạn viết theo cách hướng dẫn của Bear, Bear sẽ sửa giúp.

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Emphatic sentences:

Ngoài những cấu trúc đơn giản như dùng do/does/ did + V1 để nhấn mạnh:

·        You do look nice.

·        I did go to school yesterday.

thì trong quyển Instant IELTS trang 95 có đề cập cấu trúc sau đây (và Thầy Nick cũng có nói là phải sử dụng cấu trúc này để đạt điểm cao):

Thay vì nói:

1.     These people are suggesting that women nowadays should not go out to work.

2.     Teachers come up with frequent stories of parents simply too busy for their children.

Thì emphatic ways of saying là:

1.     What these people are suggesting is that women nowadays should not go out to work.

2.     What teachers come up with are frequent stories of parents who are too busy for their children.

Thử làm vài câu nha:

1.     Adults enjoy complaining about the behaviour of their children.

2.     Parents often demand that schools take responsibility for bringing up their children.

3.     Schools discover that many people make very parents.

4.     Teachers think that they should just teach children their subject.

5.     Parents find that badly-behaved children are often given lower marks.

 

 

P/S: Sorry vì 'vắng bóng 1 thời' (busy bài vở quá ) và 'hứa thật nhiều ..quên thật nhiều'

 

=> Sorry seems to be the hardest word..

 

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cho em hoi, khi lam bai writing Task2 cua IETLS, neu' dung nhung tu nhu " I ", "my" de the hien y kien cua minh thi co dc ko a.? Vi du nhu :" I strongly believe that " hoac la " I think" .. v..v...? Mot so thay co giao cua em noi la dung dc. Mot so lai noi ko? Em k biet phai ntn Sad ? Em sap thi IETLS nen mong dc su giup do cua moi. ng. Thx !

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May mắn là Bear chỉ học có 1 Thầy, mà Thầy đó lại nói 'được' nên Bear làm theo.

 

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CHi Bear ơi!

Chi có thể giới thiệu cho em vài cuốn sách văn mẫu được ko ạ

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Bear ui, sao e k thay bai post cho 2010, hay la e chưa tìm ra, bear chỉ dùm new member này hen, voi lai chị Bear có thể bày cách làm sao phát âm tên of ng ta k : Massachusetts. Thiệt tình e ở lớp reielts còn chập chững lém,thanks chị Bear nhìu nhìu lun!!

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nhunghoang wrote:

Bear ui, sao e k thay bai post cho 2010, hay la e chưa tìm ra, bear chỉ dùm new member này hen, voi lai chị Bear có thể bày cách làm sao phát âm tên of ng ta k : Massachusetts. Thiệt tình e ở lớp reielts còn chập chững lém,thanks chị Bear nhìu nhìu lun!!

 

Thử đọc nghen: Mas·sa·chu·sett(ms-chsts) Abbr. MA or Mass.

A state of the northeast United States. It was admitted as one of the original Thirteen Colonies in 1788. The first European settlement was made by the Pilgrims of the Mayflower in 1620. Governed by the Massachusetts Bay Company from 1629 until 1684, the colony was a leader in the move for independence from Great Britain and the site of the first battles of the Revolutionary War in 1775. Boston is the capital and the largest city. Population: 6,450,000.

 

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Cho e hoi tí, c Bear hiên h di lam rùi dug hok?c day English o trung tam nao zay?nói nhỏ e nghe zoi

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Chị BEAR ui, giờ em cần luyện thi cấp tốc IELTS đầu tháng 5 này phải có bằng nộp, em đang luyện, giờ muốn học thêm thầy Nick nữa cho kịp, em hỏi ở An Dương Vương họ nói dạy được phân nửa rùi, nếu em muốn học giữa chừng cũng được (lớp advanced), em cần khoảng 5.5. Vậy ổn không hả chị, nghe thấy kinh doanh sao đóa.Chị tư vấn giúp em với.

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