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Khóa Tiếng Anh Giao Tiếp (Level 4)
Thời lượng : 4 tháng
Bài học: 45 bài
Đầu vào: IELTS 5.5
Đầu ra: IELTS 6.0 – 6.5
Thời gian học: 3 buổi/ tuần; 90 phút/ buổi
Học phí: 2 triệu/ tháng
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Tiếng Anh Giao Tiếp (Level 4)
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WORKING 9 TO 5
Topic 1: Neighbors
– How important is it to get along with your neighbors for peace of mind?
– What is the best way to resolve a difficult problem with neighbors?
– Would you consider moving if relations with neighbors became too difficult?
Points of View: Neighbors need to find a compromise.
– Dogs and other animals can be…
– If something disturbs me when I’m trying to study, I…
– It’s important to inform your neighbors about what you’re doing because…
Discussion Strategies: Using language of mediation
Speeches: Advice to neighbors
Topic 2: Tourism
– How responsible do you feel you are for the impact you have as a traveler?
– Do tourists have a big impact on your community? Think of some examples and discuss them.
– Would you pay more to stay in a resort hotel that is “environmentally friendly”?
Points of View: New developments are good for the community.
– If people plan a new resort, they should think about…
– Tourism is/isn’t necessarily…
– Tourists do/don’t have a responsibility to…
Discussion Strategies: Asking critical questions
Speeches: A new development model that works
Topic 3: Media Violence
– What kinds of things in movies might people find offensive?
– How can you choose a broad range of movies without offending anyone?
– What is acceptable and unacceptable in movies for young adults?
Points of View: PC games are too violent.
– Excuse me, but I think there’s a big difference between … and …
– What I mean is, even books can be …
– You need to … when buying video games for children.
Discussion Strategies: Asking for clarification
Speeches: A book festival
Topic 4: Body Image
– What kinds of things do people dislike about their appearance?
– What might they do to change their appearance? Should they?
– What are the health/personal consequences of changes in appearance?
– What kind of advice might be useful? Who can give this advice?
Points of View: Dieting is a waste of time
– I’m not saying it’s wrong to look good, but…
– I wouldn’t touch… for anything in the world
– I can’t believe people would…
Discussion Strategies: Taking exception (casual)
Speeches: Being positive about your body
Topic 5: Cybersafe
– What can you do to make using the Internet safer?
– Should more be done to protect young people using the Internet?
– Will cybercrime become easier to detect? Why?
Points of View: It’s too dangerous to use the Internet.
– The Internet is a dangerous place, for example,..
– … is a good example of how computers make it easier commit crimes.
– There are many ways of being careful using a computer such as …
Discussion Strategies: Supporting statements
Speeches: A presentation on Internet safety
Topic 6: Modern Families
– How has family life changed in the last 20-30 years? What changes have helped society?
– How do you imagine the trends continuing in the future?
– Would you rather experience family life as it is today or as it was 20 years ago? Why?
Points of View: Divorce is harmful for society.
– I think that mixed-race marriages…
– I’m sure that couples who divorce too easily…
– Children brought up by relatives or siblings…
Discussion Strategies: Prompting for more information
Speeches: My ideal relationship
Topic 7: Medicine
– How much input do you have in the treatment you get?
– Does your doctor/therapist actually listen to you when you talk about your symptoms?
– How much responsibility do you take for your own well-being?
Points of View: Conventional medicine can be dangerous.
– Acupuncture can/cannot really help things like…
– It’s…for a baby to be born at home.
– I don’t know enough about…
Discussion Strategies: Agreeing
Speeches: A presentation on health treatments
Topic 8: Phobias
– Think about the kind of situations in which phobias can create difficulties.
– How would the person with the phobia try to avoid doing something?
– How can you convince someone who has phobia to overcome it?
Points of View: You can get over phobias.
– The best way to overcome a fear of…
– I know someone who is afraid of…
– Their fear of…started when…
Discussion Strategies: Convincing and suggesting
Speeches: It’s safe to fly
Topic 9: Life’s Luxuries
– What kind of luxury products are the most popular in your country with your age group?
– How has the attitude towards luxury changed in your country in the last few years?
– What is one ‘luxury’ that you allow yourself everyday?
Points of View: It isn’t necessary to have a luxurious wedding.
– Big weddings can he a problem because…
– Getting into a lot of debt for something you don’t absolitchy need is…
– The best kind of luxury is…
Discussion Strategies: Avoding questions
Speeches: A radio commercial
Topic 10: Good Service
– What approach do you think you will take when complaining in the future?
– What are some of the difficulties when complaining in a different country? What are ways of overcoming these?
– Is the customer always right?
Points of View: You have to fight for your rights.
– When I complain, I …
– If someone complains to me, I …
– The last time I complained about something …
Discussion Strategies: Complaining
Speeches: Know your consumer rights
Topic 11: Fans
– What do you think of fan behavior generally? Is there anything that bothers you about it?
– Do you ever worry about people becoming too obsessed with celebrity? How important is it to be famous anyway?
– Is being a devoted fan something that people “grow out of”?
Points of View: If fans get out of control they should be punished.
– Fans who are out of control should/shouldn’t…
– Anti-social behavior such as…is…
– Real sports fans enjoy…
Discussion Strategies: Acknowledging emotions
Speeches: Keep cool
Topic 12: Strange Weather
– How can individuals influence a business’s policies on environmental issues?
– Should less developed nations have the same environmental protection policies as developed nations?
– What will you do to reduce your carbon footprint?
Points of View: Don’t leave a big carbon footprint.
– I’m not concerned about my carbon footprint because…
– I think/don’t think that I can…
– When people talk about global warming, they usually,…
Discussion Strategies: Expressing concern
Speeches: A debate about the environment
Topic 13: Getting Older
– When do you think you will plan your retirement?
– How/Where do you think you will live when you are old?
– How do you think you can help old people that you know?
Points of View: Growing old doesn’t have to be bad.
– Growing old can be a more positive experience if…
– People should treat old people…
– One way of improving things for old people is…
Discussion Strategies: An alternative point of view
Speeches: What’s best for an elderly relative
Topic 14: Bullying
– What actions can you take if you are unhappy about a situation at school or at work?
– Do you think that enough help/support is available to people who have problems with bullying or group conflicts? Should more help be available?
– How can you help someone who is having a hard time at school or at work?
Points of View: You have to stand up to others.
– You can tell that someone is a bully because…
– Some of the reasons children bully other children are…
– It’s important to stand up to others because…
Discussion Strategies: Constructive criticism
Speeches: Reporting an incident
Working 9 to 5
Topic 15: Working 9 to 5
– How do you imagine your career will develop in the next 20 years?
– Do you think that you will have more than one career in your life?
– How do you think that you will be able to manage your work/life balance?
Points of View: You have to accept any job you can get.
– When looking for a job, you need to…
– If you haven’t got much work experience, you…
– Looking for a new job is difficult because…
Discussion Strategies: Ending a conversation
Speeches: Present yourself