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.

there is little agreement on an appropriate retirement age. Overpopulation of urban areas has led to numerous problems. (Ielts Foundation) 2. A country’s first duty to its citizens is to protect them. important for learning and taking responsibilities. Some people prefer to stay in the same job for the same company. travel. Clearly. have been criticized for trying to turn prisons into “holiday camps” and “wasting taxpayers’ money”. “Money can not buy happiness” it is often claimed. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 8. (China writing) 9.WORK AND JOBS 1. Identify one or two serious ones and suggest ways that governments and individuals tackle these problems. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (IELTS Practice tests with answers) 4. Some employers reward members of staff for their exceptional contribution to the company by giving them extra money. Until what age do you think people should be encouraged to remain in paid employment? (Model tests for the IELTS) 5. As there is increasing unemployment in the world. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Focus on Ielts) 7. and so to create more jobs. But with money you can buy most of the things that are necessary for happiness: good food. The idea of having a single career is becoming an old fashioned one. Future plans which is to design prisons for learning and working. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) POLITICS 1. children are engaged in some kind of paid work. it is logical that defense should take up a significant proportion of the national budget. They believe this is the best way of using public money to reduce the problem of unemployment. Some people regard this as completely wrong. quality health care… No wonder most people want to make as much money as possible. Therefore. while others consider it as valuable work experience. entertainment. Discuss. Some people argue that the government should give every unemployed person a mobile phone and should make sure they have access to the Internet. In some countries the average worker is obliged to retire at the age of 50. Discuss. 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. success can be achieved or measured in other ways. People today move to new cities or new countries more than ever before and experience many challenges. while in others people can work until they are 65 or 70. Meanwhile. with bigger cells containing computers that will enable study and communication. we see some politicians enjoying power well into their eighties. (Cambridge IELTS 3) 3. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module) 2. it would be better to have a four-day working week for everyone. Many people judge success solely by money and material possessions. but others prefer to change jobs frequently. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 1) 2. This practice can act as an incentive for some but may also have a negative impact on others. In many countries. 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. Discuss. What strategies are there to meet these challenges? (Ielts on Track) 6. To what extent do you agree or . while at the same time those who have jobs are working harder and harder. (Ielts Foundation) 3. However. The new fashion will be to have several careers or ways of learning money and further education will be something that continues throughout life. accommodation.

To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) HEALTH CARE 1. The search for alternative energy sources like wind power. and so on. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 7. Nuclear energy is the only practical and clean source of energy for the world. daily all around the globe. If we want to protect the environment. All other services (education. and it will eventually run out. environmental problems are too big to be managed by individual person or individual country. In other words. 2003) 10. solution (China writing) 11. Climate change is now an accepted threat to our planet. effect. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 9. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Passport to Ielts) 8. “Prevention is better than cure”. Out of a country’s health budget. but governments are not doing enough about it. social security) should be provided by private groups or individuals in the community. The best way to solve the world’s environmental problems is to increase the cost of fuel. However. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? (Cambridge IELTS 2) 2. Therefore. 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) . especially in urban areas. health. a large proportion should be diverted from treatment to spending on health education and preventative measures. To what extent do you agree with this statement? (Model tests for the IELTS) 2. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (October 4th. it is an international problem. The world is consuming natural resources faster than they can be renewed. but there is not enough political action to control excessive consumerism and pollution. it is important that products are made to last. Many people feel that they as individuals can do nothing and that only governments and large companies can halt the destruction. Governments should discourage people from constantly buying more up to date or fashionable products. Damage to the environment is an inevitable consequence of worldwide improvements in the standard of living. we should make factories and other forms of industry pay of all the pollution that they cause. Most pollution. 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? (Insearch prepare for Ielts) THE ENVIRONMENT 1. The environment is one of the most important issues in the world today. water supplies…). Trees are essential for the existence of the human race as they provide the oxygen that we need to survive. One day the world’s oil and gas reserves will run out. is caused by industry. To what extent do you agree with this? (Academic writing practice) 5. oil is a fossil fuel and causes air pollution. A number of different medical traditions are now widely known and used: Western medicine (using drugs and surgery). Cause. herbal medicine (using needles at certain points of the body). especially air and water pollution. homoeopathy (using minute doses of poisons). Yet. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 4. Waste disposal presents increasing problems. Nowadays. large areas of woodland are being destroyed. A government’s role is only to provide defense capability and urban infrastructure (road. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts on Track) 6. burning waste and water power are causing as much environmental damage as the oil and nuclear power sources they are intended to replace.disagree? (Ielts Foundation) 4. At present we rely on oil for most our energy needs. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Academic writing practice) 3. solar power.

Tourism is a modern form of colonialism. Some people think that it is more important to have one language to be adapted as the official . Over the past fifty years. Some people claim that using tobacco has brought several social problems and smocking should be banned. This money should be spent instead on health education to keep people well. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 3. To what extent do you agree? (IELTS Practice tests with answers) 2. (China writing) 6. What are the possible effects of living long on an individual and on the whole society? (July 5th. 2006) 4. Discuss. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (September 3rd. Most developed countries spend a large proportion of their heath budgets on expensive medical technology and procedures. Should citizen take out private health insurance? 7. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 2. 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. This will have serious results for the continued use of these languages. We need to develop a whole new set of values. This does not matter. Most of the world’s poor live in countries where tourism is a growing industry. Multicultural society brings more benefits to the country than drawbacks. 2006) TRAVELLING AND TOURISM 1. the nature of the average holiday is changing. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts Foundation) 8. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts on Track) 4. However.3. because the old values have no relevance in the modern world. The issue is that tourism does not benefit the poorest. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 7. According to those in the travel business. Some people think visitors to other countries should imitate local custom and behaviors. 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. Will the popularity of English and tourism harm the minorities and minor language? Discuss (China writing) 8. What is the cause and is it a good development or bad? (China writing) 5. Currently there is a trend towards the use of alternative forms of medicine. (Focus on Ielts) 3. at best these methods are ineffective. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Insight into Ielts) LANGUAGE AND CULTURE 1. 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. Rather than seeking a relaxing break in a far away place. Others think the host country should welcome cultural diversity. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module) 5. and of their cultures. and at worst they may be dangerous. The increasing role of English in the world today means that the learning of other languages is being neglected. causes environment damage and ruins the places it exploits. people now want excitement on their holidays and are keen to participate in unusual and challenging activities. young people began to gain status and power lost by old people. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 6. It distorts local economies. Young people are said to have lost many of the traditional values of the older generation.

The use of CCTV (close circuit television) cameras in streets. Whilst there are obvious benefits for the elderly in these developments. some people are opposed to their use. 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 to . Under British and Australian laws a jury in a criminal case has no access to information about the defendant’s past criminal record. Cause. CRIME AND LAWS 1. “Telecommuting” refers to workers doing their jobs from home for part of each week and communicating with their office using computer technology. some people are uneasy about the social consequences. (Insight into Ielts) 7. perhaps. When a country develops its technology. acts as interactive entertainment. solutions. Recent statistics show that the crimes by the young people in the major city of the world are increasing. Should criminals be sent to prison or should they do something else as a punishment? (China writing) 4. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts practice plus) 8. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Focus on Ielts) (Model tests for the IELTS) SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1. Young women crime has become more and more prevalent in recent years. (China writing) 6. Crime is nearly always related to the environment in which it occurs. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? (Model tests for the IELTS) 3. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 3) 2. and as a means of voting… These functions have obvious benefits. Discuss the benefits this will bring and also the problem it will cause. one day robots as companions. Should they be made illegal? Or should all drugs be legalized? (Essay Writing) 3. Although we are told that these cameras help in the fight against crime. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Academic writing practice) 6. Causes. In the future. Telecommuting is growing in many countries and is expected to be common for most office workers in the coming decades. rather than benefits. Tobacco and alcohol are drugs that cause addition and health problems. Technology can bring many benefits. but it can also cause social and environmental problems. This protects the person who is being accused of the crime. international laws and international law courts are unrealistic and will not succeed in reducing crime levels in different countries. Discuss. In relation to new technology. The Internet is becoming more central to our lives. It is pointless to try and keep them alive. They believe that everyone has a right to privacy. (China writing) 5. we will have more and more leisure time as machines replace many of the tasks we do at home and work. but there are dangers involved in the control the Internet is exerting over our lives. as it provides more information. For this reason. Others say that this will lead to the loss of culture and identity of their country. (Academic writing practice) 5. effects and solutions. the traditional skills and ways of life die out. tracking and. (serve more as an invasion of our privacy than as a protection of our safety). High technology is now being harnessed to help the elderly by providing monitoring. stations. the primary duty of governments should be to focus on potential problems.international language. Capital punishment is essential to control violence in society. Discuss. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 2) 2. shops and other public places has increased rapidly in recent years. Without capital punishment (the death penalty) our lives are less secure and crimes of violent increase. How do you think society will be affected by the growth of telecommuting? (IELTS to success) 4. effects.

However. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts Foundation) 12. Some people however believe that it has caused more problems for us. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 15. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (March 9th. Others believe other subjects contribute more such as language and business. In the last 20 years there have been significant developments in the field of IT. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 18. Is it possible to control some of these problems? (Essay Writing) 14. the less time they spend with real human beings. There is no better time to be alive than now. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (June 1st. We live today in an electronic information age. Technology has fascinated our life so much and given us a lot of freedom. However. scientists can not find effective solutions to the problems the created.2002) 16. According to a recent study. Modern technology has increased our material wealth. We live in a technological age. The computers are widely used in education. and some people think teacher are not play important role in the classroom. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 21. people who can not work with computers will be disadvantaged. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module) 11. (China writing) 24. their usage has a negative effect on both the physical and mental development of young people. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion? (Focus on Ielts) 9. future developments in IT are likely to have more negative effects than positive. 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. Modern technology has influenced people’s entertainment and made people less creative. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages. Some people claim such technology can provide us cheap food and also have some negative effects. Discuss. (Ielts on Track) 8. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 25. In what extent do you agree or disagree. the more time people use the Internet. but not our happiness. Intelligent machines such as robots are widely applied to take the place of human beings. (China writing) 23. Some people think scientists contribute the society more. On the contrary. 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. 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. Discuss. for example the www and communication by e-mail. Earlier technological development brought to more benefits and changed the life of ordinary people than the recent technological developments ever will. The internet will bring about a new freedom of information and so narrow the technology gap between developed and developing countries.you agree or disagree? (Academic writing practice) 7. Modern technologies such as fertilizers and machinery have feed our world. Computers do not help children to learn more effectively. but at the same time it has also created new problems and inequalities. (China writing) 22. The Internet has provided great benefits. 2003) 17. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 13. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 19. However. It is easier to be connected by technology yet many people seem no closer to feeling happy in their lives. The development of science and technology benefit our life. technology can not solve all the world’s problems. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) FOOD AND DIET . Soon. (Focus on Ielts) 10. Therefore some people argue that we need to place less emphasis on technological solutions and more on other values.

(IELTS to success) 4. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 9. It is often argued that children must be protected from unsuitable material on TV and the Internet by government censorship. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 5. The private motor vehicle has greatly improved individual freedom of movement. How can we make everyone satisfied? (China writing) . To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 3. Many children do not get as much attention from their parents as children did in the past. Taxation on petrol and diesel fuel should be increased to very high levels to discourage the use of private cars. Discuss possible ways to encourage the use of public transport. Should old man live with young people together or should they live in the clubs for the elder? Discuss. individuals should share this responsibility. Individuals and governments should ensure that public transport plays a more important role in modern life in order to tackle these problems. Others say that it is the parents’ responsibility to control what their children do and watch. The burning oil for transport. many gardens have to make way to highways or expressways. Besides. Yet the use of private motor vehicles has contributed to some of today’s most serious problems. Should a child is brought up in a village or a city? TRANSPORTATION 1. which is very dangerous for cyclists and pedestrians. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? (IELTS Practice tests with answers) 3. The only way to improve the safety on the roads is to give much stricter punishments for driving offences. is wasteful and environmentally irresponsible. How can the use of private motor vehicles be reduced? (China writing) 10. There are more and more vehicles in the city. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module) 6. Many modern children spend a great deal of time sitting in front of a television or computer screen. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 4. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 8. Therefore. Moreover. parents should strictly limit the time that children spend in this way.1. attempts must be made to encourage people to use their cars less and public transport more. This is extremely harmful to their development. It is time to reduce the number of cars in our cities and to encourage other means of transport. especially in private cars. Young drivers are careless and overconfident. In every city the car is killing the road. A balanced diet or eating balanced meals is the key to a healthy life. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts Foundation) 7. Cars cause death and injury and air pollution. If countries are serious about solving traffic problems. we could teach children the skills of safe driving while they are at school. Modern lifestyles mean that many parents have little time for their children. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) CHILDREN AND THE FAMILY 1. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Passport to Ielts) 5. 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. and they make life difficult and dangerous for others. and too many are killed in accidents. In order to reverse this decline in the quality of life in cities. (China writing) 2. they should tax private cars very heavily and use the money to provide free or very cheap rail travel. the automobile has become a status symbol. There are an excessive number of cars on our roads today and this leads to many problems. Governments should not be expected to take sole responsibility for reducing the number of road accidents. To what extent would you support or reject this idea? (IELTS Practice tests with answers) 2. To eliminate this problem.

However. Pop music vs classic? 10. To be labeled a “Work of Art”. Causes. we often find ourselves confronted with the old building problem. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts practice plus) 9. There should be no government restrictions on what they do.11. This is a huge sum to spend on minority interests. Creative artists should always be given the freedom to express their own ideas (in words. MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT[/size=5] 1. a painting. Why do we need music? Is the traditional music of a country more important than the international music that is heard everywhere nowadays? Discuss. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 5. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 6. 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 . In the course of urban development. effects and solutions. others argue that it is a very rash decision to tear them down without full consideration. instead of taking part in more productive activities? Discuss. 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. Should people have the same amount of leisure time? Discuss. artists. Some people think we should pull down the old houses and buildings in the way. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Focus on Ielts) 4. (Cambridge IELTS 1) 2. actors and drama companies. opera and paintings. (China writing) GLOBALIZATION 1. 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. Some people think that strong tradition can civilize a country and the government should subsidize musicians. music or film) in whichever way they wish. The government should control the amount of violence in films and on television in order to decrease the violent crimes in society. but instead should spend money on construction of public facilities. The private motor vehicle has greatly improved individuals freedom of movement. Do young people today make good use of their leisure time? Or do they spend too much time watching television and playing video games. To what extent do you agree or disagree?(Cambridge IELTS 4) 3. Moreover. the automobile has become a status of symbol. People doing different kinds of work enjoy different amount of holiday time. Yet the use of private motor vehicles has contributed to some of today’s most serious problems. historic buildings. The gap of living in cities and the country side is larger and larger. (China writing) 2. In what extent do you agree or disagree? What should the government do? (China writing) 7. Some people say the government should not put money in the Arts. pictures. There are many different types of music in the world today. such as music. However. (China writing) 8. Discuss. How can the use of private motor vehicles be reduced? (Insearch prepare for Ielts) THE ARTS. (Focus on Ielts) TOWN AND COUNTRY 1. 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. sculpture or other art form should display certain qualities that are unique. and we have to preserve our old.

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? (China writing) 9. Many of the problems young people now experience. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module) 6. Others feel that this is only part of the natural movement of workers around the world. and that these differences inevitably have an impact on student life. while other argue that the aid money is misspend by the government that receive it. Discuss. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? (IELTS Practice tests with answers) 5. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (IELTS Practice tests with answers) 4. Give your opinion. More and more women go out to work. 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. such as juvenile delinquency. Some people believe that by encouraging the movement of such people. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 3) 3. The position of women in society has changed markedly in the last twenty years. the government of richer nations should take more responsibility for helping the poorer nations in such areas.nations to look after their citizens themselves? (Cambridge IELTS 1) 2. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module) 7. Every country needs to remember its past. Fatherhood ought to be emphasized as much as motherhood. (Insight into Ielts) . rich countries are stealing from poor countries. The international community should reduce or eliminate the debts of the world’s poorest countries. (China writing) 8. so the international aid should not give to the poor countries in the world. One solution to decline in moral values in today’s world would be for men and women to return to their traditional roles. Others insist that there are big differences such as organization. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 2) 3. They should spend money to help the citizens in poor and disadvantaged countries. 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. computing and medicine. Most countries spend a large amount of money in weapons to defend themselves though they are not at war. Many people think that countries should have a moral obligation to help each other. (Academic writing practice) 6. Should the government encourage a certain % of these jobs to be reserved for women? (China writing) (also in equal % in universities’ major) 8. Discuss. education and trade are essential for the development of poorer nations. Improvement in health. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Reading and Writing module) 7. More and more qualified people are moving from poor to rich countries to fill vacancies in specialist areas like engineering. Discuss. attitude and ambition. (IELTS to success) 4. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Cambridge IELTS 2) 2. Most high level jobs are done by men. Women will pay an increasingly important role in the workplace of the future. However. Write an essay expressing your point of view. (China writing) MEN AND WOMEN 1. As most foreign aid often benefits the donor more than the receiver. The government should subsidize them and provide free staff and facilities to care for their children. Others claim that men are just as good as women at parenting. developing countries should refuse to repay their debts. arise from the fact that many married women now work and not at home to care for their children. Some people argue that there are no fundamental differences between the way men and women approach academic study.

Discuss. Some people think killing animals for food is cruel and unnecessary. Professional sports involve large sums of money and receives enormous media coverage. (Ielts on Track) 2. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 7. 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. (China writing) NATURAL DISASTER AND HUMANITARIAN ORGANIZATION . Meanwhile serious culture. It is necessary to keep animals in zoos. Wild animals have no place in the 21st century. including music. Sports encourage competition rather than cooperation. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (IELTS Practice tests with answers) 3. sports should not be encouraged at school. such as boxing and wrestling. is badly neglected. What message does this send to young people and how does this attitude to sport affect the sports themselves?(Ielts practice plus) ANIMALS 1. Others think that it is essential for daily diet. 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? (Reading and Writing module) 4. National feelings can be expressed in friendly competition. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of pet ownership for the animals involved and for the community as a whole. Some people regard animals as the source of food or clothes. rather than fighting and sports heroes are better role models than fighters. sporting champions used to be motivated primarily by the desire to win a match or to break world records. Some people think that preventing these wild animals from dying out is a waste of resource. It is better for a few animals to suffer than for human life to be placed at risk by untested products.SPORTS 1. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 6. unless there is evidence that the animals do not suffer in any way. Many people keep dogs and cats as companions. Other thinks that they should be treated like pets. they are more likely to be motivated by prize money and the opportunity to be famous. sports and entertainment people earn higher salaries than professionals like doctors. Is it fair that sports professionals earn a great deal more money than people in other important profession? Discuss. In the past. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 5. Sports which depend on violence for their entertainment. it is often necessary to test new products on animals. (China writing) 9. These days. Why do you think this happens in some societies and do you consider it is good or bad? (China writing) 6. Animals should not be used for the benefit of human beings. Zoos are sometimes sees as necessary but poor alternative to a natural environment. Some people think that the Olympic Games will not play a role in 21st century. International sports competitions are the best way to prevent conflict. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 8. Therefore. art and theatre. In some countries. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 7. nurses and teachers. This is making our society shallower. have no place in a civilized society and should be banned. As public safety is one of the highest importances. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 5. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Passport to Ielts) 3. In what extent do you agree or disagree? (Essay Writing) 4.

In what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) CHỦ ĐỀ ESSAY EDUCATION. Some people say that tell the truth is not always essential. “Failure is proof that the desire wasn’t strong enough.traditional vs modern family ENTERTAINMENT/ THE ART/ THE MEDIA . In achieving personal happiness. Should all ads be banned? (China writing) UN-CATALOGED 1. Government should concentrate their resources on educating people about the risk they face nearer to home.study aboard .book vs technology in classroom . and colleagues) are more important than anything else. We are surrounding by advertising. friends. It’s necessary to tell lies sometimes. In some countries. Issues such as work and wealth take second place.parents as teacher . Advertisements are getting their way into people’s lives. Causes.1.” To what extent do you agree or disagree?(Ielts practice plus) 7. Some people think that this is good. (Insight into Ielts) 6. Too much attention is given to headline-grabbing disasters like earthquakes and floods.working mothers . our relationships with other people (family. Do you think that there should be less advertising? (Essay Writing) 3. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (China writing) 2. Discuss the effects of advertisements of people. because it gives us a choice as consumers. Discuss. It is said that people’s life now is becoming more and more stressful. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this opinion.Gender roles/ equality in the home .benefìts of studying a foreign language . 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. . (China writing) 4.co-education vs single sex school. effects and solutions. Happiness is considered important to people. marriages are arranged by the parents but in other cases. which can cost far more lives.technology in education . Why are the definitions of happiness different? What are the factors in achieving happiness? (China writing) 3. To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Insight into Ielts) 5.aranged marriage . But others argue that it makes people selfish and greedy for more and more goods. Some of the methods used in advertising are unethical and unacceptable in today’s society.school unifỏrrm .role of teachẻr . To what extent do you agree or disagree? (Ielts Foundation) 2. (Focus on Ielts) ADVERTISING 1.disciplining school students FAMILY AND PARENTING.

historical places .poverty.architecture .corruption.cultural activities LANGUAGE/ CULTURE/ TRAVEL .youth problems .globalisation and culture .capital punishment .animal rights .over population .important of art ..modern forms of entertainment . unemployment .smocking.traditional vs modern medicine .environment impact .presevation of old building CRIME/ SOCIAL PROBLEMS/ ETHICAL ISSUES . the elderly .role of newspaper. addiction .violence in society .juvenile delinquence HEALTH .health awareness education BUSINESS/ DEVELOPMENT .drug abuse. bribery .tourism''s impact on the environment .urban planning .english as the international languge .road safety and driver education .exercise/ healthy lifestyle .censorship/ media influence .diet and nutrition .globalisation . journalist .loss of traditional culture .lessons to be learnt from travel .metal health/ happiness .pollution of environment . passive smoking .cultural differences .roles of museums.disadvantaged group : the disable.hygiene and sanitation .internet vs old forms of media .HIV/AIDS .multi-nationals .eco-tourism .

climate change . Do you agree or disagree? Give reasons. consumerism . land clearing. erossion.GM food . Some businesses now say that no one can smoke cigarettes in any of their offices.computers/ the internet . . 'Telecommuting' refers to workers doing their jobs from home for part of each week and communicating with their office using computer technology.mobile phone communication .agricuture.exploitation of natural resources . What things will they be used for in future? Is this dependence on computers a good thing or should we be more suspicious of their benefits? 2.recyling. Telecommuting is growing in many countries and is expected to be common for most office workers in the coming decades. hospitals. Some governments have banned smoking in all public places. but at the expense of personal contact as many people choose to work at home in front of a computer screen. crime detection and even to fly planes. They are used in businesses.global warming.ENVIRONMENT .depletion of fossil fuels .e-crime Argument Essay Topics 1.privacy .deforestation.medical research . Technology is making communication easier in today's world. How do you think society will be affected by the growth of telecommuting? 4. In what ways has information technology changed work and working practices in the past 10 years? 3.space research . logging .alternative energy .role of government/ individuals TECHNOLOGY .urban planning . What dangers are there for a society which depends on computer screens rather than face-to-face contact for its main means of communication? 5.private vehicles vs public transport . We are becoming increasingly dependent on computers. .communication .human gene technology .

14. Damage of the environment is an inevitable consequence of worldwide improvements in the standard of living. The rising levels of congestion and air pollution found in most of the world cities can be attributed directly to the rapidly increasing number of private cars in use. 9. 19. To what extent is the use of animals in scientific research acceptable? 8. Write a report to your sponsoring agency describing the accommodation problems faced by foreign students in Britain/US/Australia. Destruction of the world's forests amounts to death of the world we currently know. Discuss. 15. Make any necessary recommendations. But while it may offer some advantages. attempts must be made to encourage people to use their cars less and public transport more. A vegetarian diet is as healthy as a diet containing meat. To what extent do you agree or disagree this statement? Give reasons for your answer. 20. Discuss some of the arguments for and/or against keeping animals in zoos. etc. Make any recommendations you feel are necessary. What kind of listening challenges do overseas students face in tertiary education? What recommendations would you offer? 21. Write a report to your sponsoring agency describing the English-language skills overseas students require. Do the benefits of study abroad justify the difficulties? What advice would you offer to a prospective student? 18. 12. . Discuss possible ways to encourage the use of public transport. it is probably better to stay home because of the difficulties a student inevitably encounters living and studying in a different culture. The idea of going overseas for university study is an exciting prospect for many people. Do you agree? 16. Education is the single most important factor in the development of a country. Human beings do not need to eat meat in order to maintain good health because they can get all their food needs from meatless products and meatless substances. Should the same laws which prohibit the sale and consumption of heroin be applied to tobacco? 7.6. In order to reverse this decline in the quality of life in cities. To what extent do you agree or disagree? 10. Zoos are sometimes seen as necessary but not poor alternatives to a natural environment. What are factors which are related to academic success in high-school students? 17. To what extent should economic planning be influenced by the need of environmental conservation? 13. 11. Are our zoos cruel to wild animals? Discuss. Forests are the lungs of the earth. Argue for or against the opinion above.

Governments throughout the world should make education compulsory for all children between the ages of 5 and 15. while in others people can work until they are 65 or 70. 36.22. Should wealthy nations be required to share their wealth among poorer nations by providing such things as food and education? Or is it a responsibility of the governments of poorer nations to look after their citizens themselves? 29. Children learn best by observing behavior of adults and copying it. What do you think? 37. In your opinion should government intervene in the rights of the individual with regard to family planning? 34. The dominance of black people in US sport is due to sociological rather than physiological factors. Sometimes the government has to pay for this care. To what extent should university courses be geared to the economic needs of society? 28. Discuss. Many people believe that women make better parents than men and that this is why they have the greater role in raising children in most societies. . Alternative forms of transport should be encouraged and international laws introduced to control car ownership and use. To what extent will migration from the developing world to the developed world become a social and political issue in the 21st century? 30. Others claim that men are just as good as women at parenting Write an essay expressing your point of view. 33. By the year 2000 there may be as many as 29 million vehicles on British roads. Children should never be educated at home by their parents. The first car appeared on British roads in 1888. To what extent has the traditional male role changed in the last 20 years? 35. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? 23. Give reasons for your answer. To what extent should universities function as training grounds for employment? 27. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? 26. Education is recognized as vital to the future of any society in today's world. when someone gets old. 32. 31. In Britain. 24. Who should be responsible for our old people? Give reasons. The best way to reduce the number of traffic accidents is to make all young drivers complete a safe driving education course before being licensed to drive. Until what age do you think people should be encouraged to remain in paid employment? Give reasons for your answer. Discuss. Foreign language instruction should begin in kindergarten. they often go to live in a home with other old people where there are nurses to look after them. In some countries the average worker is obliged to retire at the age of 50. Do you agree or disagree? 25.

including TV. Are famous people treated unfairly by the media ? Should they be given more privacy. 44. Should the government encourage a certain percentage of these jobs to be reserved for women? 56. Should money be spent on space exploration? 48. Does foreign aid helps donor countries more than the recipients? 51. Are zoos are necessary for education? 52. To what extent do you agree or disagree this statement? Give reasons for your answer. Should rich countries should forgive all debts for poor countries? 49. 39. The benefits of nuclear technology far overweigh the disadvantages. or is the price of their fame an invasion into their private lives? 57. Will the Internet will bring people of the world closer together? 50. Should rich countries should pay more for environmental damage? 54. radio and newspapers. Tourism is becoming increasingly important as a source of revenue to many countries but its disadvantages should not be overlooked. The mass media. Nuclear power provides cheap and clean energy. The rising levels of congestion and air pollution found in most of the world cities can be attributed directly to the rapidly increasing number of private cars in use. have great influence in shaping people's ideas. Should children should be taught sex education in schools? 47. Discuss possible ways to encourage the use of public transport. What factors do you think influence their decisions? 41. The threat of nuclear weapons maintains world peace. Do we become used to bad news? Would it be better if more good news was reported? 42. 40. Do you agree or disagree? Give reasons for your answer. Safety standards are important when building people's homes. What are some of the problems of tourism? 45. Most high level jobs are done by men.38.. Is animal testing necessary? 53. Are women are better parents than men? 46. Should developing countries concentrate on Improving industrial skills or should they promote education first? 58. Should retirement be compulsory at 65 years of age? 55.the government or the people who build the homes? . 43. TV: could you be without it? Discuss. Who should be responsible for enforcing strict building codes . News editors decide what to broadcast on TV and what to print in newspapers.

The introductory paragraph begins with an interesting sentence.should their parents accept responsibility and also be punished? 64. 8. For example: . Do our children need to learn more languages in the future? “How to write Essay 1.59. 5. body and summary paragraphs. using community service programs for instance. For example: Technological innovation has thus made the traditional workplace obsolete. Should criminals be punished with lengthy jail terms or re-educated and rehabituated. 4. of your essay. In your opinion what factors contribute to a good movie? 61. Computers can translate all kinds of languages well. add your thesis statement from above. Finish the introductory paragraph with a short summary or goal statement. such as the internet ever replace the book or the written word as the main source of information? 68. Maybe they should not focus on profitable activities such as plastic surgery or looking after rich patients and concentrate more on patients health. 7.000 to over 12 million in the past 5 years thanks to the wonders of the computer. If children behave badly . For example: Information technology has revolutionized the way we work. Should sports classes be sacrificed in High School so students can concentrate on Academic subjects? 66. before being reintroduced to society? 70. In each of the body paragraphs (usually two or three) the ideas first presented in the introductory paragraph are developed. Will modern technology. 2. For example: The Internet has made this possible by extending the office into the home. 69. Develop your body paragraphs by giving detailed information and examples. 9. Use one sentence to introduce every body paragraph to follow. or was life better when technology was simpler? 60. Choose the central idea. Outline your essay into introductory. or was life better when technology was simpler? 62. 3. or thesis. After this first sentence. no matter how rich they are? 67. Does modern technology make life more convenient. Does modern technology make life more convenient. Discuss the advantage and disadvantage of giving international Aid to poor countries. 6. What should a government do for a country to become successful? 65. Nowadays doctors can become very rich. Does travel help to promote understanding and communication between countries? 63. For example: Home workers have grown from 150. Select the topic of your essay.

có thể đưa ra một cái prediction cho vấn .. Begin the summary paragrah by quickly restating the principal ideas of your body paragraphs. it is clear that if children'' television viewing is sensibly supervised. sau đó lồng câu trả lời vào trong mỗi đoạn thôi. therefore. For example: The next step: The complete disappearance of the workplace.. Your final statement can be a future prediction based on what you have shown in the essay. clearly.chỉ cần 2 câu kết luận thôi. .” “VIÊT CONCLUSION Viết conclusion tớ được dạy ở acet dựa theo quyển essay writing của tác giả gabi duigu.ngoài đưa ra lời khuyên. on the whole. For example: The Internet in the home. bán rộng rãi phổ biến . 10.. giá bìa 18k. vd : Therefore. finally. it will allow them to enjoy certain programs as well as to develop the skills that they need. Body paragraphs should develop the central idea and finish with a summary of that idea..When the Internet was first introduced it was used primarily by scientists. 12. dạng có nhiều câu hỏi nhỏ thì đa số vẫn structure như thế này được. benefits and ease of use of modern computer systems. now it is common in every classroom. để nêu ra luôn nhé. it is clear. “ “dạng cause-effect-solution thì cứ chia 3 đoạn mà viết (dạng này cũgn ko nhiều lắm). 13. 14. consequently. ko cần phải re-thesís như hồi trước được học . The summary paragraph summarizes your essay and is often a reverse of the introductory paragrah. . There should be at least two examples or facts in each body paragraph to support the central idea. .bắt đầu bằng in conclusion.mốt mới là dùng mệnh đề if hoặc cái j đấy gần nghĩa với mệnh đề if để đưa ra recommendation của mình về vấn đề được hỏi trogn bài. bìa nó như sau ạ hơi khác với những cách viết conclusion đã được dạy hồi trước. For example: We have now passed from the industrial revolution to the information revolution. The penultimate sentence should restate your basic thesis of the essay. 11.

vd: therefòre. nắm chắc được phân bố ý của bài đọc. thế là được 2 câu ngon lành. thay if bằng otherwíse . children may surely be harm by unsuitable materials widely available in the Internet. Otherwise.đề được hỏi (cái này theo kinh nghiệm bản thân tớ là khó hơn nhiều so với khuyên đại một cai j đấy ) vd: The Internet has already become widespread and almost indispensable. mọi người cần j thì cứ hỏi nhé” “kinh nghiệm sure nhất mà tớ có thể khuyên mọi người là.. hết ý kiến rồi. rồi từ đó câu hỏi hỏi ở phần nào.hehe) ok. should be applied in .. khi đọc hoặc scanning bài text. but tớ ko dùng mệnh đề if. xong đoạn nào. ví dụ như providing that. để mình ko bị lạc trong cái bài đọc đấy (bình thường reading texts của ielts có rất nhiều đoạn nhỏ)..but tớ ko thể nhớ nổi tất cả các thông tin cần tìm trong khoảng 15 câu hỏi cho một bài đọc. tức là câu trả . sai ngữ pháp cũng đuợc. tớ thấy rất có ích: . dù cảm thấy là bản thân ko áp dụng được lắm).. mà tách đôi câu đấy ra. phải nhớ này : CÂU HỎI SẼ ĐI THEO DÀN BÀI CỦA BÀI ĐỌC. sung suớng quá.. vì thế phải chia nhỏ thông tin ra thế này nhé. tớ được dạy mà. rồi đảo ngữ về sau (tớ dùng được kiểu này trong bài thi vừa rồi. Kinh nghiệm bản thân tớ là . it is clear that some laws.. mỗi reading text có khoảng 3 dạng câu hỏi đúgn ko (nếu cần trick cụ thể cho từng loại câu hỏi thì bảo tớ nhé.đọc câu hỏi trước khi nhào vào đọc bài đọc vì rõ ràng là mình phải biết là mình đang cần thông tin j. bằng tiếng việt cũng đuowc). thì dò lại phần đó mà trả lời. and it can be expected that in the future access will become cheaper and easier for everyone in the world.” “à. rồi viết sang ngay ngoài lề cái đoạn đấy ý chính của nó (viết bằng tiếng anh cũng được.. mọi người nghĩ xem theo ý của mình đoạn đấy có nội dung j.. tớ kết luận bằng recommendation.. có thể dùng mệnh đề if kiểu cao cấp . còn nữa. . nếu muốn cao cấp hơn. hoặc only when.

lại phải đọc cả bài để tìm ra (hoặc hớt ha hớt hải scaning.wỏrd count: thường là "no more than 3 wỏrds". but thật sự chú ý vào. sở hữu cách phải có dấu phẩy trên.Đơn vị đo lường có cần hay không. nguy hiểm lắm. ..có "s" hay ko có "s" : singular/ plural verb form .dạng câu hỏi multi choice ý. nhất là với ai luyện đề nhiều rồi thì lại càng nguy hiểm. nên cũng ko rõ lắm là phải như thế nào..Wỏrd form : người ta có thể nói một động từ. chứ ko chỉ là một .2 _ cái này nghe có vẻ ngu ngốc.chú ý ngữ điệu của giọng để đoán judgêment của người nói. tạm kể ra vậy . nếu ko làm như trên. từ đó cố gắng đoán câu trả lời. 6-10 là gap filling. lại phải đọc lại lần nữa nên quan trọng là nắm được mình đang ở đâu trong bài đọc. đây là công đoạn quan trọng. ai cũng phải làm được. .Câu hỏi lựa chọn. trả lời hết mấy câu hỏi đó. lost là thôi xong. . đơn vị tiền tệ phải để trước số. vì ghi sai loại là toi luôn cả mấy câu ngay.” “READING: TYPE YES/NO/NOT GIVEN ỎR TRUE/FALSE/ NOT GIVEN Đầu tiên là phải chú ý đề nó ra là Y/N/NG hay là T/F/NG nhé..phải nắm rõ trình tự của bài nói bằng cách đọc kỹ câu hỏi. đừng có để trống nhé. cần rất chú ý kiểm tra những gạch đầu dòng sau: . bằng mọi cách. thì rất dễ xảy ra tình trạng như thế này : làm từ câu 1-5 T/F/NG phải đọc cả bài để tìm ra.. another. vì nhiều khi cứ vô thức . cứ thử làm theo cách trên mà xem” “LISTENING listening cũng là phần tớ kém nhất. ở part 3. gạch chân key wỏrd. trừ 5% một số dạng đặc biệt ra nhé). nếu có câu nào không trả lời được thì cứ đoán đại . rồi lại tiếp tục xử lý những câu sau. => thế cho nên: đọc 2 câu hỏi đầu tiên của mỗi dạng câu hỏi. but trong câu hỏi mà yêu cầu trả lời bằng danh từ thì mình phải đổi theo câu hỏi.lời của câu 1 tìm được ở đoạn 2 thì câu trả lời của câu 2 sẽ ko ở đoạn 1 (à. phải nắm được trong băng người ta đang nói đến đâu.có "ed" hay ko . scaning để tìm ra thông tin) câu 11-13 là trả lời no more than 3 wỏrrds chẳng hạn. but cũng có nhiều trường hợp chỉ là "no more than 2 wỏrds" hoặc thậm chí 1 từ thôi. cuối cùng là đến khi còn 10p transfẻr vào answẻrr sheet. nhiều khi người ta bắt chọn 2 trong số 5 đáp án từ A-E chẳng hạn.chú ý từ để liệt kê : first. .spelling : đuơng nhiên rồi . .4 và chú ý khi đổi người nói ở part 1.punctuation: chỗ nào tên riêng là phải viết hoa. đọc và tìm. cố nhớ xem mình phải tìm loại thông tin j. .nên tập : đọc thật nhanh và nhiều lần thì càng tốt câu hỏi để nhớ được nội dung câu hỏi.

đọc kỹ nhé. ko có cãi j nữa Key wỏrds: location. im .Adverbs of frequency : always. theo đúng nguyên tắc toán học: sai một bộ phận là sai luôn.Expression of proportion: some. not. hic Rồi. Then. hardly . date . To conclude Công thức : Style 1.phải thể hiện sự phong phú của 2 language chính sau đây: (dùng linh hoạt. no negative pref: un. in.negativity: none. name. most. còn trong câu hỏi có thể đảo là B is smaller than A. Style 2: . ko ai hiểu là cái j cả . thay đổi kiểu. sau đó xét với câu trong text.Modal verbs : might khac voi will . To begin with ..Firstly. In the subsequent step .mục tiêu là cần làm nổi bật quy trình và report một cách hợp lý tất cả những thông tin có trong hình . In the following stage..chủ yếu viết ở thời bị động hiện tại . theo gợi ý của các gạch đầu dòng dưới đây. few/a few.Tense/ time refrences: already/ yet . 2. mọi người chia nhỏ ra thành nhiều phần.quen tay ghi xuống T/F/NG chẳng hạn.The next/ following/ subsequent step is .Comperative language: trò phổ biến nhất là trong bài text thì là A is bigger than B. Next.Secondly.ko panic khi nhìn thấy những hình vẽ quái gở.In the next stage/ step.” PROCESS Básic: . the majority. Style 1: . với mỗi câu statement của dạng câu hỏi này.numbers . Subsequently. After this . water is boiled.The first step/stage is . little/ a little . show off trình độ ) SEQUENCING LANGUAGE 1. trong khi đề nó bắt điền Y/N/NG.In the final stage.

....Before/ After being boiled...Nếu lap có rẽ nhánh. 2.structure and tricks 1. 4.. PROCESS . chỉ có một vòng như produce của mưa chẳng hạn. Style 3: The leaves are fed into a rolling machine with the purpose of/ for the purpose of realeasing the juices.. . 2.. thành 1. thì phải . rồi các đoạn sau mới bắt đầu process (có nghĩa là mình có thể viết ít hơn khi bắt tay vào cái process thật sự) . Structure Para 1: the diagrams/ flow chart/ process shows the process of.Chia đoạn tiếp theo thì tuỳ vào đề. Style 4: The water is firstly/then/ lastly/ subsequently/ boiled. 3...5-2 quy trình khác nhau . Style 3: .3 para rồi.The last step is Công thức: Style 2 + to boil watẻr/ boiling watẻr 3. LANGUAGE OF LINKING WORDS OF PURPOSE 1. nếu lap đơn giản. có nêu tên sẵn gần như tất cả các thành phần máy móc cấu tạo nên cái process đấy. thì chỉ cần 1 para của đoạn thân này thôi. Style 2: The leaves are fed into a rolling machine so that the juices are released.. ./ how sthg is made or produced.Nếu đề ra một process khá phức tạp.. Tricks . . Style 1: The leaves are fed into a rolling machine to/ so as to/ in order to realease the juices. water is boiled.Nếu lap có rẽ nhánh dù thành quy trình mới hay không. ..Before/ After that. thì dành ra 1 para để tả cái máy đấy trước...Before/ After it is boiled./ how to make. thì rõ ràng là phải chia ra làm 2.

. come go through/ flow như bình thường Hello chào các bạn tớ xin đóng góp 1 số kinh nghiệm thi IELTS đơn giản hiệu quả. chủ đề viết. và mình đã chuẩn bị cho nó. Nhưng tớ có cảm giác. tốt nhất là ko nên nghe thời sự. bạn sẽ biết phải viết gì. Chỉ cần nắm 1 quy tắc là nói cái gì cũng phải 1 là nói nó ra một cách rõ ràng.. Tớ thấy mọi người học vất vả và có những công thức.5 reading 9 speaking 6 writing 7. Thời gian chuẩn là dành 1 phút đọc nhanh câu hỏi. 8 đến 9 phút đọc nhanh bài đọc (đọc hiểu chứ ko phải scan). đi ngược lên trên ống thì nó phải được pump/ push/ force chứ ko chỉ run. Task 2. thỉnh thoảng nhét điểm đáy. overall 7.. phải nói gì hay cả khi gặp 1 topic lạ hoắc. thời gian nhớ công thức và mẹo đó để dành practice có khi còn hiệu quả hơn. Cứ chân chất đọc câu hỏi trước 1 lượt. rồi trả lời theo những gì mình đã hiểu qua bài đó. listening 7. kết thúc là .Đầu tiên phải làm việc với tinh thần của mình. but rõ ràng là watẻr chẳng hạn. Các liên từ giữa các đoạn văn phải rõ ràng ý 1 là.nói nhánh ít thông tin hơn. như viết văn việt nam.Reading: cách thủ công của tớ là ko bao giờ làm kiểu scanning skimming. vd như lap rẽ nhánh để tạo ra 2 sản phẩm.. tớ đã làm ielts được điểm tối đa và toelf thì chỉ sai 1 câu. mẹo làm bài rất công phu. ý 2 là. 2 là kiếm nhiều hơn 1 cái ví dụ (bịa cũng được) để minh hoạ cho nó. ko phải cái gì khủng khiếp. . list từ. Động từ gần đúng cũng được. phim ảnh. . 3 là kết luận khép góc phải tóm tắt và nâng cái chuyện "nói" lên 1 tầm cao mới thành "khẳng định".Mỗi ngày làm 1 test. Cái tớ rút ra là: Task 1. Có thể với nhiều người scanning và skimming tiết kiệm thời gian nhưng khi đó mình sẽ ko hiểu kĩ bài đọc và trả lời ko dám chắc là đúng. rồi đọc và hiểu bài từ đầu đến cuối.. rồi dành 10 phút để trả lời câu hỏi. .. Dành khoảng 1 phút để hiểu thật kĩ hình vẽ nói gì đặc biệt phải nhìn ra TREND của nó. mình sẽ làm ngon lành. Tớ nghĩ là như vậy sẽ tốt hơn thủ thuật scanning và skimming.Fải chú ý về thứ tự sản phẩm làm ra. Theo cách này. nâng cao điểm bằng sự phong phú của động từ (đương nhiên là cùng với 2 loại language cơ bản kể trên nữa). chính tả.Giáo trình: 5 quyển cambridge (tớ chỉ học quyển 1 và 3) . IELTS chỉ là 1 bài thi dài 3 tiếng.Writing: mình cứ logic mà táng thôi. ví dụ đăng ký thi là 2h chiều thì hàng ngày practice test cũng vào đúng 2h chiều khoảng 1 tuần trước ngày thi để your body physically adapts to the timeframe. để bài văn mạch . có bao nhiêu đồ thị thì có bấy nhiêu đoạn (cộng thêm mở bài kết luận nữa). Chú ý các lỗi nhỏ như số nhiều hay số ít.Listening: no choice ngoài practice. but một trong 2 nhánh rẽ đấy là để tạo ra ingredient của sản phẩm kia chẳng hạn. và như đời sống. ko cần phải chính xác 100%. làm vào đúng giờ mà bạn định thi và under test conditions như là thi xịn. . Mỗi ngày 1 đề. thời gian học 1 tuần mỗi ngày khoảng 3 tiếng. Nội dung viết là thấy cái trend gì thì trút hết vào bài viết. tin tức lung tung ở ngoài mà kiếm luôn những bài test ielts mẫu hoặc năm trước để học luôn kĩ năng trả lời trong khi đang nghe. kết thúc trước trước (kiểu như get it out of ur way to focus on the main process ý) . điểm đỉnh và điểm ở giữa của cái trend đó cho nó thuyết phục.5. nếu ko chán thì 2 3 đề cũng được. Cũng ko cần thiết phải đi học thêm vì cuối cùng cũng là mình tự học thì mình mới nhớ được lâu. viết hoa . và 1 chục bài mẫu cho task 2 rồi rút ra kinh nghiệm cho riêng mình. Khi bạn tự tin và làm chủ tình huống.ăn điểm. Đọc khoảng 1 chục bài mẫu cho task 1. Tớ cũng vừa có điểm ielts. . vì nhiều khi cũng ko ai hiểu rõ về quy trình công nhiệp nào đấy. dành nửa phút để sắp xếp những gì bạn hiểu từ đồ thị/hình vẽ sau đó đặt bút viết.

. mong mọi người bớt vất vả khi phải học những cái "word lists" dài dằng dặc hay học chiến thuật viết bài 2+3+5+2 hay luyện viết đến 100 cái topic chỉ cho part 2 thì tội nghiệp quá. tớ lại trả lời thẳng tưng vào câu đó và sau đó nghĩ lại thấy mình ngu quá đi mất . but tốt nhất là cách đấy. ko nói lung tung ra ngoài.. Cách của tớ thích hợp để đạt 6 đến 7 điểm một cách ko khó khăn. ah. chả biết ngừng nghỉ để (tỏ vẻ) suy nghĩ j cả ... Speaking: xác định rõ là mỗi câu hỏi của người ta anh phải trả lời bằng 3 câu chẳng hạn. Điều 3 là nên nói chậm ngay từ đầu. 2 câu sau là giải thích tại sao anh lại đưa ra câu trả lời như thế.. thái độ tự tin” “Đợt trước tớ thi. Chúc mọi người may mắn và đạt đủ số điểm mình cần nhé.. Quan trọng chỉ là tự tin.blah blah.Speaking: Điều đầu tiên là bình tĩnh... 2 phút kết luận. . Hi vọng đừng ai dẫm vào con đường lầm lỗi này Có vài điều đơn giản muốn chia sẽ với các bạn vậy thôi. Điều thứ 2 là "answer the question"..). Làm chủ thời gian.Rất quan trọng này: rõ ràng có nhiều câu ng ta hỏi bẫy mình. câu đầu tiên trả lời thẳng vào câu hỏi.). . giải thích tại sao lại có câu trả lời là mình thích hay ko thích cái j. Speaking để được 6 thì cần phải có độ lưu loát: nói tốc độ vừa phải. 3 đoạn mỗi đoạn 5 phút. chịu k sửa đc.. Speaking này tớ cũng đọc format bài thi rồi chẳng có ai practice cùng chỉ lỗi sai cho nên bỏ đó. nhưng thay vì việc phải phân tích / hỏi rõ / hỏi lại câu hỏi của người ta.. “4. cười vào mặt cái bài thi IELTS mình "làm" bài thi chứ không phải để nó "hành hạ" mình. mọi thứ đều ổn chỉ có cái khoản speaking thì đúng là đau lòng !!! Mặc dù speaking là kĩ năng tốt nhất của tớ. để bạn có thời gian sắp xếp ngữ pháp và expression cho hoàn chỉnh chứ đừng nói nhanh dù bạn có khả năng nói nhanh. vừa viết vừa sửa lỗi chính tả/ngữ pháp ngay tại chỗ. hihi. sau đó thêm 1 2 câu chế tác gọi là "phát biểu cảm nghĩ" để thể hiện là mình có khả năng diễn đạt nhận định của mình cho vấn đề người ta hỏi chứ ko chỉ máy móc trả lời. nhưng kết quả là đc thấp nhất (6điểm).. bạn cần vận dụng mấy kĩ năng như: phân tích câu hỏi (do you mean that .. nên khi thi sai lầm của tớ là tớ nói nhanh và nói bằng tiếng anh đời sống nên ngữ pháp sai be bét và mất điểm. phát âm rõ ràng đủ để người ta hiểu từ đấy là từ j. bình tĩnh và logic.lạc.Bị hỏi về cuộc sống gia đình ---> thiếu kinh nghiệm nên trả lời nhiều câu hơi ngu ngu <---cái này khách quan. em cũng chả biết nói thế nào. Sau khi tớ rút ra xong kinh nghiệm thì cũng lười.Nói liến thoắng. Như vậy chắc sẽ k bị trừ điểm đâu!!!” . nếu bạn muốn điểm cao hơn thì mới nên "chiến thuật" và đi học các lớp luyện thi vì nó bài bản hơn. Bạn có thể làm được bằng chính sự cố gắng tự học của mình. ko viết thử bài nào trước khi đi thi... Trong trường hợp này.uh quá nhiều.. nhưng lúc viết bài thì mình đã biết cách rồi nên ko lạ lẫm gì. và nguyên nhân tớ có thể rút ra như sau: . .. ko bị ngắt quãng. câu h (such a difficult question! How say!. ví dụ bài văn có 3 đoạn thì hợp lý là: 2 phút mở bài..

5 for Listening. chỉ là để dễ tìm lại thôi (VD tên những nhà khoa học hay những người đưa ra fát biểu trong bài. the therapy should be carefully tested before used. On the other hand. đọc toàn bài và trả lời dần dần. a candidate achieving 6. Nếu đọc theo keyword nhiều khi mình k nghĩ 1 câu fải có nhiều keyword chứ k chỉ 1 nên rất dễ chọn (VD) true trong khi câu này fần sau thì đúng nhưng fần người nói lại k chuẩn. Fần này bao h cũng là fần mình score khá nhất. and if it ends in .. 6. it is rounded up to the next half band. Band scores . it is rounded up to the next whole band. Mình sẽ rất vui đc chia sẻ tài liệu (thực ra cũng toàn sách ngoài thị trường ) và tips cho các bạn. 5. Reading.“Fần reading trước khi thi mình cũng được nhiều người khuyên là nên đọc theo keyword nhưng theo mình thì ietls khó xài cách này lắm. Cho nên mình đọc theo nhiều bạn trong này. Listening and reading IELTS Listening and Reading papers contain 40 items and each correct item is awarded one mark. Nhưng 9.5 for Listening.. Nhiều khi keywords xuất hiện ở 2.0 for Listening. Hoặc fần đọc kiểu matching headings với paragraph nhiều khi keyword xuất hiện khắp nơi và headings thì khá tương tự nhau dẫn đến nếu k hiểu cả đoạn sẽ match nhầm. Morgan.. k để cái gì cũng mang máng qua qua.25 = Band 6.0 for Speaking would be awarded an Overall Band Score of 6.0 thì lúc nhận điểm mình vẫn bất ngờ. Overall Band Scores are reported to the nearest whole or half band. a candidate achieving 6. Khi đọc vẫn khoanh những keyword quan trọng nhưng k quá fụ thuộc vào nó..0).” Overall Band Score Candidates receive a Test Report Form setting out their Overall Band Score and their scores on each of the four sub-tests: Listening.0 for Speaking would be awarded an Overall Band Score of 4.75.5 for Reading.0 for Speaking would be awarded band 6 (24.5 for Reading.0 for Writing and 4. Fần nghe thì mình k chia sẻ đc gì vì mình nghe theo bản năng.5 for Reading. Cám ơn các bạn đã chia vui với mình. if the average across the four skills ends in . the maximum raw score a candidate can achieve on a paper is 40. For more information on how IELTS test material is produced. Làm đến đâu chắc đến đấy. a candidate achieving 4.). 4. ngó qua câu hỏi trước. Thus.25. click here ..5 for Writing and 6.0 for Writing and 7. Writing and Speaking. 6. Likewise. TOEFL thì ok. thời gian. nhưng ielts thì full of big traps.0 (15. The Overall Band Score is calculated by taking the mean of the total of the four individual sub-test scores..875 = Band 4. 3.. Vậy nhé.5 ÷ 4 = 3.5).5 ÷ 4 = 6.. For the avoidance of doubt. Each of the sub-test scores is equally weighted.125 = Band 6). 5. 3 chỗ mỗi chỗ 1 ý khác nhau làm mình rất dễ lẫn. the following rounding convention applies. hix hix. Nhất là fần true false not given.5 (25 ÷ 4 = 6. Hoặc đôi khi họ hỏi kiểu này: According to Dr.

ranging from Band 1 to Band 9 are awarded to candidates on the basis of their raw scores. Listening Band Score Raw score out of 40 5 16 6 23 7 30 8 35 Academic Reading Band Score Raw score out of 40 5 15 6 23 7 30 8 35 “3. The tables below indicate the mean raw scores achieved by candidates at various levels in each of the Listening. muốn đạt điểm cao thì quan trọng nhất là phải bao quát được topic và trả lời hết câu hỏi trong đề bài. Academic Reading and General Training Reading tests during 2006 and they provide an indication of the number of marks required to achieve a particular band score. Nên nhớ. In order to equate different test versions. there are inevitably minor differences in the difficulty level across tests. for example. the band score boundaries are set so that all candidates’ results relate to the same scale of achievement.” . người ta yêu cầu bạn phải nêu 2 vấn đề: 1 là pros and cons và 2 là What things will they be used for in future? Bạn mới nói được 1 ý. Bài này bạn chưa trả lời hết câu hỏi. Although all IELTS test materials are pretested and trialled before being released as live tests. Trong topic. that the Band 6 boundary may be set at a slightly different raw score across versions. This means.

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