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    56. Should the Government Spend More Money on the Arts or on Health and Education?

    56. Should the Government Spend More Money on the Arts or on Health and Education?

    In many countries, governments like to spend more money on the arts. Some people agree with this. However, others think they should spend more on health and education. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
     
    allocate money to sth
    budget money for sth
    invest in sth
    investments in sth
    to increase expenditure/spending on sth
     
    medical/health care and education systems
     
    student loans
    a good social welfare system
    standards of living
     
    economic growth
    a stronger economy
    help an economy to grow
     
    artworks
    draw visitors
    in turn
    inject vast sums of money into the local retail, accommodation and catering sectors
    exhibit
    the Ming dynasty
    brought in 20 million dollars in tourism revenue to the local economy

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    55. IELTS Writing Task 1: Electricity Production and Consumption

    55. IELTS Writing Task 1: Electricity Production and Consumption

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    electricity production
    electricity generation
    electricity output
    the amount of electricity produced/generated
    the quantity of
     
    electricity consumption
    electricity use
    the amount of electricity consumed/used
     
    power
     
    lead:
    China led in both power production and consumption.
     
    more than:
    China produced and consumed more electricity than any other country did.
     
    electricity producer:
    China was the largest producer and consumer of electricity.
     
    The bar graph displays the ten nations which produced and consumed the largest amounts of electricity in 2014.

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    54. Is It Important to Protect the Countryside From Housing Development?

    54. Is It Important to Protect the Countryside From Housing Development?

    In many places, new homes are needed, but the only space available for building them is in the countryside. Some people believe that it is more important to protect the countryside and not build new homes there. Do you agree or disagree?
     
    there is demand for
     
    new homes
    new housing
    new housing estates
    new apartment buildings
    new apartment complexes
     
    the countryside
    rural areas
     
    a higher priority
     
    prosperity
    the agricultural sector/industry
     
    the homelessness crisis 
    grow crops
    raise animals for slaughter
    lose their farmland to real estate development
    agricultural activities
    food supplies
     
    slow climate change
    minimize climate change
    reduce global warming
     
    plant life
    absorbs large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
    a main contributor to global warming
    annual carbon emissions
    offset
    is cleared to make room for
    the planet will be warming at a much faster pace

    • 4 分鐘
    53. IELTS Writing Task 1: Different Modes of Transport

    53. IELTS Writing Task 1: Different Modes of Transport

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    the quantity of:
    the amount/volume of
     
    goods:
    cargo/freight
    products
     
    transport:
    ship
     
    shipments by road
    road freight shipments
     
    modes of transport:
    means/methods/ways of transport
     
    Road transport was the primary means of transport, with road freight shipments increasing from about x to y million tonnes over the 28-year period.
     
    the least commonly used method of transport

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    52. Is History More Important Than Subjects Like Science and Technology?

    52. Is History More Important Than Subjects Like Science and Technology?

    Some people say History is one of the most important school subjects. Other people think that, in today’s world, subjects like Science and Technology are more important than History. Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.
     
    History:
    courses in history
    history courses
     
    subjects like Science and Technology:
    science and technology courses
    courses in science and technology
    subjects/disciplines related to science and technology
     
    a top priority in the school curriculum
    are of greater importance
     
    foster patriotism in the young
    become more patriotic
    turn students into patriots
     
    equip students with
    hard skills
     
    put effort into
     
    secure high-paying positions
    high-paying jobs
    well-paid jobs
    develop a high-paying career
     
    bring innovation to
    in turn
    reward them with
    entry-level software engineers

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    51. One Country's Exports in Different Categories

    51. One Country's Exports in Different Categories

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    the most valuable exports:
    Petroleum products and engineered goods were the most and the second most valuable exports respectively in both 2015 and 2016.
     
    Earnings (generated) from the export of agricultural products increased.
     
    Earnings from agricultural product exports increased.
     
    Earnings from textile and agricultural product exports both increased.
    ->Earnings from exports of textiles and agricultural products both increased.
     
    The value of textile exports showed the greatest/biggest/largest percentage increase.
     
    Textile exports showed the greatest increase in value.
     
    The bar graph displays how much one nations' exports in 5 different categories were worth in 2015 and 2016, while the table illustrates how much the value of each category of exports changed in percentage terms in 2016 as compared to 2015.
     
    in percentage terms 

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