IELTS Writing Task 2 02/04/2023
Dưới đây là một đề IELTS Writing Task 2 chủ đề Building cũng thường hay xuất hiện. Bài viết dưới đây đã được thầy Gary, cựu giám khảo chấm 8.0.
Money should be spent on creating new public buildings such as museums or town halls rather than renovating the existing ones. To what extent do you agree or disagree?
Chấm bởi thầy Gary, cựu giám khảo
TR 8, CC8, LR 8, GR 8
The heated debate between creating new public buildings versus remodeling existing ones with government funds has been ongoing for years. According to some, constructing new structures such as museums or town halls can better address society’s changing needs. Alternatively, some argue that repairing current edifices is more financially sound and should not be overlooked. Both sides have their own merits, but I firmly believe money should be employed to develop new public structures.
Advocates of utilizing money in establishing new publicly shared constructions contend that it is necessary to keep up with the changing demands of society. Creating new public infrastructure that is specifically tailored to the community’s evolving requirements can be beneficial. The provision of modern facilities and state-of-the-art equipment in those buildings can definitely improve visitors’ overall experience. Also, new constructions can be designed to include environmentally friendly features, making them more sustainable and energy-efficient.
Supporters of refurbishing conventions, however, affirm that it is a more practical and budget-friendly choice. Updating old buildings can preserve their historical and cultural significance while minimizing waste and environmental harm. Additionally, remaking the current structures could be done more affordably than constructing novel ones.
In summary, while the option of renovating already-existing buildings can be more cost-effective, investing in new public buildings such as museums or town halls can offer more long-term benefits. Therefore, governments should prioritize and allocate resources to develop new establishments as long as those buildings meet the altering needs of society and contribute to a more sustainable future.
edifice (n): tòa nhà, dinh thự
remodel (v): tu sửa, sửa đổi
financially sound: hợp lý về tài chính
overlook (v): bỏ sót
employ something/someone (v): tận dụng cái gì/ai
advocate (n): người ủng hộ
keep up with something: theo kịp với, bắt kịp với
tailor something for/ to somebody/something (v): làm cho cái gì thích ứng với ai/cái gì
state-of-the-art (a): hiện đại, tiên tiên tiến nhất
environmentally friendly features: chức năng thân thiện với môi trường
energy-efficient (a) tiết kiệm năng lượng
refurbish (v) tân trang lại
budget-friendly (a) phù hợp ngân sách
novel (a) mới
renovate (v): nâng cấp, sửa chữa, đổi mới
allocate (v): cấp, phân bổ, phân phối