IELTS Speaking chủ đề Shopping Part 1, 2, 3: Từ vựng & bài mẫu

Trong phần thi đầu tiên, giám khảo sẽ hỏi bạn những câu hỏi chung xoay quanh các chủ đề trong cuộc sống, điển hình là chủ đề Shopping trong bài viết này. Dưới đây là những câu hỏi trong phần IELTS Speaking Part 1 mà bạn sẽ gặp.

Câu hỏi: Do you enjoy shopping?

Yes, I do. Though I’m not a shopaholic, I still enjoy the activity itself so much. I have a taste for wandering around shopping malls and doing some window shopping. Whenever I walk into a grocery store, it’s the instant feeling of freshness that always excites me.

Vocabulary ghi điểm:

  • shopaholic (noun): người nghiện mua sắm

  • have a taste for something (verb phr.): yêu thích cái gì

  • wander around somewhere (verb): đi lang thang quanh đâu đó

  • window shopping (noun): nhìn hàng hóa qua cửa sổ chứ không mua

Câu hỏi: How often do you go shopping?

I suppose on a monthly basis. But usually, I don’t plan ahead. Sometimes, I’m an impulse shopper, and it’s quite compulsive. I don’t usually try to keep abreast of the latest fashion, but whenever I have my eye on an item, I buy it without a second thought.

Vocabulary ghi điểm:

  • plan ahead (phrasal verb): lên kế hoạch trước

  • impulse (adj): bốc đồng, không cần suy nghĩ

  • compulsive (adj): khó có thể kiểm soát

  • keep abreast of something (idiom): bắt kịp cái gì

  • have one’s eye on something: để mắt đến cái gì

  • a second thought (idiom): suy nghĩ lại

Câu hỏi: Pros and cons of online shopping

When it comes to the benefits of shopping on the Internet, I think we can get more inexpensive deals than buying at brick-and-mortar stores because items usually come to us directly from manufacturers without middlemen involved. Besides, shopping online helps us save a great deal of time and energy as we don’t waste time hitting stores or making a bargain. Moreover, online stores are usually high on inventory, so they can offer a far greater selection of colors and sizes. In other words, there is a wider range of options for us to purchase.

However, online shopping brings several great drawbacks. First, we don’t have the experience of actually seeing and touching the item that we consider buying. For example, we can’t try on clothes to see whether it looks good on us or not. So, it might not live up to our expectations. Second, the risk of fraud is quite high when buying stuff on the Internet. Sellers might send an item that doesn’t look like the one in the pictures or description.

Vocabulary ghi điểm:

  • get inexpensive deals (noun phrase): mua được đồ giá rẻ

  • brick-and-mortar stores (noun phrase): cửa hàng ngoài đời

  • middlemen (noun): người trung gian

  • hit the stores (verb phrase): đến cửa hàng

  • make a bargain (verb phrase): trả giá

  • high on inventory (adj phrase): có nhiều hàng trong kho

  • try on something (phrasal verb): thử quần áo

  • look good on somebody: ai đó trông hợp với cái gì

  • live up to one’s expectations (verb phrase): đáp ứng được kỳ vọng của ai đó

  • fraud (noun): lừa đảo