Thursday, April 06, 2017

IELTS Unit 11: Psychology and Sociology


Speaking Task (Link) describe someone in your family
Where's The 'Village' For Our Youth? (link)
NPR Lesson (link)

Breakingnews English:
*Most divorces due to household chores (link)
*Fatherhood lessons to help families stay together (link)
*Spain legalized same sex marriages (link)

Ted Talks: For Parents, happiness is a very high bar (link)

Joseph Kim: The family I lost in North Korea. And the family I gained. (link)

Writing Task 2: Discuss both view and give your opinion
Some people believe that children should be allowed to stay at home and play until they are six or seven years old. Others believe that it is important for young children to go to school as soon as possible. Discuss both views and give your own opinion.
IELTS Advantage for Structure (link)
IELTS Essentials Listening Practise (link)
IELTS Academic Reading practice tests (Link) Task 1
IELTS Letter Writing / GT Writing
Task 1:
You should spend about
20minutes on this task.
You are going to visit New Zealand for an 'English and Homestay' program. You have just received details of your homestay host family.

Write your first letter to the family. In your letter...
Introduce yourself
Ask the family some questions to get information that is important to you
Tell the family about your arrival date and time.
You should write at least 150 words.

http://www.ielts-mentor.com/writing-sample/gt-writing-task-1/1447-general-training-writing-task-1-sample-57-write-your-first-letter-to-the-homestay-host-family

Writing TASK 1: Letter of apology (link)

Worksheet for Letter of apology (link)

Complaints cards (link)

Complaints language (link)

Task 2
You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Present a written argument to an educated reader with no specialist knowledge of the following topic.
Nowadays, families are not as close as in the past and a lot of people have become used to this.
Why is this happening?
Do the advantages of this trend outweigh the drawbacks?
Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own experience or knowledge.
You should write at least 250 words.

http://www.ieltsbuddy.com/family-values-essay.html

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