IELTS không đòi hỏi chúng ta phải dùng các từ vựng khó "trên trời", thay vào đó, IELTS chỉ yêu cầu các từ vựng mang tính học thuật, trịnh trọng hơn các từ vựng chúng ta thường sử dụng trong giao tiếp thường ngày. Trong bài viết dưới đây, WESET sẽ mang đến cho các bạn 9 ví dụ trực quan về từ vựng/cụm từ thông dụng trong giao tiếp thường ngày và từ vựng/cụm từ thay thế để phù hợp cho ngữ cảnh bài thi IELTS.
Normal English: Sorry I can't make it to our company's Year-end party tonight. My Mom has been sick.
IELTS: I am afraid that I will not be able to attend our company's Year-end party tonight. My Mom has been under the weather.
Normal English: "Can I read this book?" "Definitely."
IELTS: "Do you mind if I have a look?" "By all means."
Normal English: Everyone's attention, please! Say hello to our new colleagues.
IELTS: Can I have you all's attention, please! Please give your regards to our new colleagues.
Normal English: I fell asleep in class.
IELTS: I nodded off in class.
Normal English: As soon as you can, I want you to submit your assignment.
IELTS: At your earliest convenience, I would like you to have your assignment given in.
Normal English: Don't forget to bring the laptop with you.
IELTS: I would like to remind you that you must bring your own laptop.
Normal English: I have something to tell you. Let's meet today.
IELTS: I would like to inform you something. Let's catch up today.
Normal English: "Hey! What's up, man?"
IELTS: "Good morning! How do you do?"
Normal English: "I have been very busy recently. Even don't have time to meet my friends"
IELTS: "I have been swamped for the time being. I even don't have time to hang out with my friends."