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IELTS ĐÌNH LONG

ĐỀ ÔN THÁNG 07 – 12. 2018


TỪ VỰNG VÀ IDEAS SẼ LẬP LẠI NHIỀU, NO WORRIES

I. TRÁCH NHIỆM CHÍNH PHỦ - GOVERNMENT’S RESPONSIBILITY

1. Some people believe that everyone has the right to receive university education, so
the government should make it free to all people regardless of their financial
background. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

2. Some people say governments should give priority to health care, while other
believe that taxpayers' money should be spent on other important priorities. Discuss
both views and give your own opinion.

3. Towns and cities are attractive places. Some suggest the government should spend
money putting in more works of art like paintings and statues to make them better
to live in. Do you agree or disagree?

4. Some people think government should be responsible for providing financial support
to old people after they retire, but others believe individuals should save money for
themselves. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

5. In developing countries, some people think the government should introduce new
technology to people in order to improve quality of life, while others believe
governments should offer free education. Discuss both views and give your opinion.

6. Some people think they have the right to use as much fresh water as they want,
while others think fresh water should be tightly controlled by governments because
it is limited resource. Discuss both views and give your opinions.

7. Some people believe countries have moral obligation to help each other, while
others worry about the aid money cannot get to the poor of the world. Discuss both
and give your own opinion.

8. Maintaining public libraries is a waste of money since computer technology is now


replacing their functions. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

II. GIÁO DỤC – EDUCATION


TIỂU HỌC
9. In recent years, the pressure of students in university is increasing and they are
pushed to work hard from a young age. Do you think it is a positive or negative
development?

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10. Children find it difficult to concentrate on or pay attention to their study in school.
What are the reasons? How can we solve this problem?

11. For school children, their teachers have more influence on their intelligence and
social development than their parents. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

12. The best way to teach children to cooperate is through team sports at school. To
what extent do you agree or disagree?

13. Some people believe that some unpaid community service should be a compulsory
part of high school programs (e.g. working in a charity, improving the relationship of
neighborhood or teaching sports to children) To what extent do you agree or
disagree?

14. Schools should teach children good behavior and introduce ideas of 'right' and
'wrong’. It should not only be left to parents. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?

15. In some countries, secondary schools aim to provide a general education across a
range of subjects. In others, children focus on a narrow range of subjects related to a
particular career. For today's world, which system is appropriate?

16. Some people think language should be taught in a small class, but others believe that
the number of students does not matter. Discuss both and present your opinion.

TRUNG HỌC

17. Many young people leave school with a negative attitude. What are the reasons?
How can we encourage young people to study?

18. Some people think governments should invest more money in teaching science than
other subjects in order for a country to develop and progress. To what extent do you
agree or disagree?

19. Some people believe that the purpose of education is to prepare people to be useful
members for society. Others say that the purpose of education is to achieve personal
ambitions. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

20. Some students take one year off between finishing school and going to university in
order to travel or to work. Do you think the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?

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21. It is suggested that all the young adults undertake a period of unpaid work helping
people in the community. Does it bring more benefits or drawbacks to the
community and the young people?

22. Some people say that all young people should be required to stay in full-time
education until they are at least 18 years old. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?

23. Some people think that students should be encouraged to evaluate and criticize their
teachers. Others, however, believe that will result in loss of respect and discipline in
the classroom. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

24. Some believe that those who are not talented in language learning should not be
required to learn a foreign language. Do you think school should require students to
learn a foreign language?

25. Memorization of information by frequent repetition (rote learning) plays a role in


most education systems. Discuss the usefulness of this method of learning and its
demerits, and give your own opinion.

ĐẠI HỌC

26. Full-time university students should take a lot of time to study, but it is essential to
be involved in other activities. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

27. Some people think that studying in a college or university is the best way for
students to prepare for their future career. But others think they should leave school
as soon as possible to develop their career through work experience. Discuss both
these views and give your own opinion.

28. In the past, the main role of the teacher was providing information. Today, however,
we can get access to a wide range of information. Thus there is no role for the
teacher. To what extent do you agree with this opinion?

III. FAMILY.
29. New parents should attend a parenting course to learn how to bring up their
children well.

30. Some working parents believe that childcare centers can provide the best care for
their children. Others, however, think that family members, such as grandparents,
can do it better. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

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31. As countries develop, their populations tend to live individually or in small family
unit. In your opinion, what causes this and what are the effects on society?

IV. LIFESTYLE
32. Towns and cities are attractive places. Some suggest the government should spend
money putting in more works of art like paintings and statues to make them better
to live in. Do you agree or disagree?

33. Nowadays, the traditions and customs relating to the food we eat and the way we
eat are changing. Why is it happening? Do you think this kind of change is positive or
negative?

34. Nowadays, some languages are increasing in use, while many others are declining.
Do you think this is a positive or negative development?

35. Some people think the purposes of museums should be to educate young people
while others think their main purposes should be to entertain us. Discuss both views.

36. Because of the global economy, many goods including what we use as daily basic
goods produced by other counties have to be transported for a long distance. To
what extent do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?

37. Some people think young people should follow the tradition of the society. Others
think young people should be free to behave as individual. Discuss both view points
and give you own opinion.

38. Some people think it is of little use to study history; others think learning history
helps us prepare for our modern life. Discuss both the views and give your own
opinion

39. Being competitive is encouraged and is regarded as an important quality for an


individual. How does competitiveness affect a person?

40. Some people think everyone should be a vegetarian, because we do not need to eat
meat to have a healthy diet. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

41. Traditional food is being replaced by international fast foods. This has negative
effects on family and society. Agree or disagree.

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42. Some people think that success of life is based on hard work and determination, but
others think there are more important factors like money and appearance. Do you
agree or disagree with this statement?

43. In many countries women are allowed to take maternity leave from their jobs during
the first month after the birth of their baby. Do advantages outweigh disadvantages?

44. In many cities an increasing number of people don’t know their neighbors and they
seems no longer develop any sense of community. What are the reasons and
solutions?

45. The movement of people from agricultural areas to cities to work can cause serious
problems in both places.What are the serious problems and what measures can be
taken to solve this problem?

46. the support of famous people for international aid organizations can help draw
attention to important problems. Others argue that celebrities can make the
problems less important. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

47. Some people prefer to provide help and support directly to those in their local
community who need it. Others, however prefer to give money to national and
international charitable organizations.Discuss both views and give your opinion

48. Some people believe that if a police force carries guns, it would cause a high level of
violence in that society. Towhat extent do you agree or disagree?

49. People believe that they should be able to keep all the money they earn and should
not pay tax to the state. To what extent do youagree or disagree?

V. WORKING - LÀM VIỆC


50. Is it a good thing for the senior managers to have better salaries than other workers
in a company or organization? To what extent do you agree or disagree?

51. Countries with a long average working time are more economically successful than
those countries which do not have a long working time. To what extent do you agree
or disagree?

52. Nowadays, older people who need employment have to compete with younger
people. What problems do this cause? And what are the solutions?

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53. Some people say that professional workers such as doctors, nurses and teachers
make greater contributions should be paid more than those sport and entertainment
person. To what extent do you agree?

54. Interview is the basic form of selecting procedure for most large companies. Some
people think it is unreliable and there are some other better methods. Discuss and
give your own opinion.

VI. GENDER – GIỚI TÍNH


55. Some people think that men and women have different qualities. Therefore, some
certain jobs are suitable for men and some jobs are suitable for women. To what
extent do you agree or disagree?

VII. QUẢNG CÁO – ADVERTISEMENTS


56. Consumers are faced with increasing numbers of advertisements from competing
companies. To what extent do you think are consumers influenced by
advertisements? What measures can be taken to protect them?

57. Some people think that advertising aimed at children should be banned. To what
extent do you agree or disagree?

VIII. TỘI PHẠM – CRIMES


58. Young people who commit serious crimes, such as a rubbery or a violent attack
should be punished in the same way as adults. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?

59. Some think most crime is the result of circumstances e.g. poverty and other social
problems. Others believe that most crime is caused by people who are bad by
nature. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.

60. The government should control the amount of violence in films and on television in
order to decrease the level of violent crime in society. What do think about it?

61. Some people believe that parents should take punishments for the crime of their
children. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

62. Many people are afraid of leaving their homes because of the fear of crime. Some
people think that more actions should be taken to prevent crime. Others, however,
believe that little can be done. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

IX. MÔI TRƯỜNG- ENVIRONMENT

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63. Some people think it is more important to plant trees in open areas in towns and
cities than to provide more housing. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

64. Instead of trying to prevent climate change, people should find a way to live with it.
To what extent do you agree or disagree.

65. Some people think governments should focus on reducing environmental pollution
and housing problems to help people prevent illness and disease. Towhat extent do
you agree or disagree

66. Some people think it is important to protect all wild animals. Others think that it is
only important to protect part of them, not all of them. Discuss both views and give
your opinion.

67. Some people argue that too much attention and too many resources are given to the
protection of wild animals and birds.To what extent do you agree or disagree?

68. Nuclear energy is the best source of power in meeting ever-increasing energy needs.
To what extent do you agree or disagree?

69. An increase in the production of consumer goods results in damage to the natural
environment. Why is this case? What can be done to reduce this problem?

70. International community should act immediately to encourage countries to reduce


the consumption of fossil fuels, such as oil and gas. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?

71. Many countries use fossil fuels (coal, oil, natural, gas) as the main source of energy.
However in some countries people are encouraged to develop the alternative
sources of energy (wind energy and solar energy). To what extent do you agree or
disagree with this development?

72. Natural resources, such as oil, forests and fresh water, are being consumed at an
alarming rate. What problems does this cause? Suggest some solutions.

73. Some people think that the amount of noise people make have to be controlled
strictly, while others say that people are free to make as much noise as they wish.
Discuss both and give your own opinion.

74. Some people think they have the right to use as much fresh water as they want,
while others think fresh water should be tightly controlled by governments because
it is limited resource. Discuss both views and give your opinions.

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75. Environmental problems are too big for a country or individual person to address,
and now we have reached the stage where the only way to protect natural
environment is at an international level. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

X. TECHNOLOGY – CÔNG NGHỆ


76. Some people think that communication by using computers and phones will have
negative effects on young people's writing and reading skills. Do you agree or
disagree?

77. The increasing use of mobile phones and computers makes people lose the ability to
communicate face to face. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

78. Scientists believe computers will become more intelligent than human beings. Some
people think this development will have positive impacts. To what extent do you
agree or disagree?

79. With the widespread use of the Internet, more people choose to work or study from
home. Do the advantages of this trend outweigh the disadvantages?

XI. DU LỊCH – TOURISM


80. In some countries, people believe that international tourism is a bad thing for their
country. What are the reasons for this? How to change their views.

81. Foreign tourists should be charged more than local people when visiting cultural and
historical attractions in that country. To what extent do you agree or disagree?

82. Some people think that cultural traditions will be destroyed when they are used as
money-making machines aims at tourists, other people believe that it is the only way
to save such conditions in the world today. Discuss both sides and give your own
opinion.

83. Multicultural societies, where people of different ethnic groups live together, can
bring more benefits than drawbacks to a country. To what extent do you agree or
disagree?

XII. SPORTS – THỂ THAO


84. Some people think that sport has an important role in society. Others think it is only
a leisure activity for some people. Discuss both views and give your opinions