Describe a toy that you received when you were a child
You should say
– What the toy was
– Who gave it to you
– How you used this
– And explain how you felt when you got this toy
(What the toy was)
Although I have received numerous toys, the one I treasure the most was a Lego car. I can’t
(Who gave it to you)
It was a birthday gift from my parents. Even though I lived in a dual-income family, a Lego
(How you used this)
The special thing about this car was that I had to build it myself out of hundreds of pieces of
(And explain how you felt when you got this toy)
As a kid that time, I was on cloud nine to receive such a gift. Honestly, that Lego car was
Vocabulary for IELTS
1. advances in technology
Meaning: improvements or developments in technology
Example: Recent advances in medical technology are making a great contribution to the
2. (to) become obsolete
Meaning: to be no longer used because something new has been invented
Example: Technological innovation is now so rapid, that even the latest electronic devices
soon become obsolete.
3. (to) be superseded by
Meaning: to be replaced by something which is better or newer
Example: The latest technological innovations are usually superseded by new and more
|Family and Children
1. a dual-income family
Meaning: a family where both the father and mother work
Example: Changes in society have resulted in the dual-income family becoming the most
1. (to) treasure [verb]:
Meaning: to highly value sb/sth
Example: Liz treasured all her happy memories of her years at high school.
2. desirable [adjective]:
Meaning: that you would like to have or do; worth having or doing
Example: The house has many desirable features, and lots of people would love to buy it.
3. envious [adjective]:
Meaning: wanting to be in the same situation as somebody else; wanting something that
Example: Minh saw the envious look in the other boy’s eyes when he won the prize.
4. (to) possess [verb]:
Meaning: to have or own something: so him
Example: Belgium was the first European country to possess a fully-fledged rail network.
5. extravagant [adjective]:
Meaning: costing a lot more money than you can afford or is necessary
6. a sense of accomplishment [expression]:
Meaning: a feeling of success in sth or when you complete sth
7. on cloud nine [expression]:
Meaning: extremely happy
Example: Minh was on cloud nine when he heard that he had passed the exam.
8. beyond one’s wildest expectations [expression]:
Meaning: unexpected, unbelievable
Example: Receiving such a prestigious scholarship was beyond her wildest expectations.
9. (to be) grateful to [adjective]:
Meaning: feeling or showing thanks because somebody has done something kind for you or