Từ vựng IELTS band điểm cao chủ đề Films and Books kèm ví dụ áp dụng trong phần trả lời cho bài thi IELTS để dễ dàng đạt được band điểm cao với những từ vựng học thuật đậm chất IELTS và có hỗ trợ phần hội thoại để thí sinh có thể dễ dàng luyện tập.
• an action movie: phim hành động
• to be engrossed in: hoàn toàn tập trung
• bedtime reading: đọc sách trước khi ngủ
• to be a big reader: người mê đọc sách
• to be based on: dựa vào cái gì
• to be heavy-going: tẻ nhạt, chán chường
• a blockbuster: phim bom tấn
• to catch the latest movie: coi phim vừa mới phát hành
• the central character: nhân vật chính trong phim hay trong truyện
• a classic: chất lượng tốt nhất
• to come highly recommended: được đề nghị nhiều
• couldn’t put it down: không thể dừng đọc
• an e-book:sách điện tử
• an e-reader: đọc giả đọc sách điện tử
• to flick through: đọc lướt qua
• to get a good/bad review: nhận phản hồi tích cực/tiêu cực từ đọc giả
• to go on general release: phiên bản chung
• hardback: bìa cứng
• a historical novel: phim lịch sử
• a low budget film: phim được đầu tư với chi phí thấp
• on the big screen: được công chiếu tại rạp hát
• a page turner: một cuốn sách rất hấp dẫn mà bạn muốn đọc liền
• paperback: bìa mềm
• plot: sự kiện chính của bộ phim hay cuốn sách
• to read something from cover to cover: đọc trọn vẹn một cuốn sách, không bỏ sót trang nào
• sci-fi: science fiction: khoa hoc giả tường
• to see a film: xem phim
• the setting: bối cảnh
• showings: biểu diễn
• soundtrack: âm thanh trong phim
• special effects: hiệu ứng đặc biệt
• to take out (a book from the library): mượn sách của thư viện
• to tell the story of: kể chuyện
• to watch a film: xem phim
Từ vựng IELTS band điểm cao chủ đề Films and Books kèm ví dụ áp dụng cho cả 3 phần với các đoạn trả lời mẫu
Part 1-style questions
Examiner: Do you like to read books?
Marie: Yes … I love reading … I like nothing more than to be engrossed in a good book … I regularly take out books from the library and usually read them from cover to cover in no time … and I can’t go to sleep at night without some good bedtime reading …
Examiner: How often do you go to the cinema?
Jemma: Unfortunately we don’t have a cinema near us so we have to go into the nearest town to catch the latest movie … I usually avoid seeing the big box-office films which I’m not always keen on seeing … I prefer low-budget films … sci-fi especially … and there’s a great cinema I go to that has frequent showings of films like these …
Examiner: Do you prefer reading books or watching films?
Louisa: I’m not really a big reader … I find books quite heavy-going … so I much prefer to see a film … perhaps it’s the special effects or the soundtrack … I don’t know … I just prefer a film …
Part 2-style taskDescribe a book you have read or a film you have seen. You should say:
• what this book or film was
• when you read or saw it
• why you decided to see the film or read the book
• and say if you enjoyed it and why.
Pauline: I like reading … especially English novels … it’s a great way to improve your vocabulary and there are so many fantastic authors to choose from … one book that came highly recommended by my teacher was The Mayor of Casterbridge … I was studying at a school in The UK at the time and she said it would give me a picture of what life was like years ago in the area I was living … well I have to say I absolutely loved it … it was a real page-turner … it’s a historical novel and the setting was a fictional town called Casterbridge … but actually it was based on a town near where I was studying called Dorchester … it had such a great plot … to cut a long story short it tells the story of the downfall of a man called Henchard the central character who lives during a period of great social change around the time of the industrial revolution … the reason I enjoyed it so much … apart from the great story … it gave me a picture of what life had been like in the place I was studying at the time … I really couldn’t put it down … a fantastic story …
Part 3-style questions
Examiner: Is reading as pleasurable in digital format?
Alise: Personally I prefer reading a paperback or hardback … especially if I’m reading a classic which I don’t think feels right as an e-book … but I can see it can be good for others … my grandmother has an e-reader and she loves the way you can enlarge the text …
Examiner: Do you think bookshops will survive the digital revolution?
Thomas: I think so … at least I hope so … I love flicking through books in a bookshop … online shopping is useful … finding out on Amazon if a book you want has got a good review … maybe getting one that is difficult to find … but I still love the experience of being in a bookshop …
Examiner: Statistics show that visits to the cinema are up despite the availability of DVDs and online downloads. Why do you think this might be?
Jamie: I think it’s the whole experience that the cinema offers … going out to see a film when itgoes on general release … and seeing it on the big screen is more exciting than watching the filmat home on TV … especially if it’s an action movie … and watching it with others makes it even more special …