Category Archives: Topic: Health

IELTS Speaking Part 3: Emotions (Anger)

Here are some sample IELTS Speaking Part 3 questions relating to emotions, specifically anger.

 

1. Do you think men and women feel angry about the same things?

2. When is anger justified?

3. What are the physical and mental effects of getting angry?

4. In your culture, how do people generally respond to anger?

 

Read how to answer IELTS Speaking Part 3 questions. Write your answers in the comments below. I’ll give you a sample answer next week.

IELTS Writing Task 2 – Q.20

Here’s a sample Writing Task 2 question othat falls under the category of Modern life & Technology.

 

Childhood obesity is becoming a serious problem in many countries. Explain the main causes and effects of this problem, and suggest some possible solutions.

 

This is another straightforward agree-disagree type of quesiton. Before you start writing, look at how to organize your answer for this type of question.

Here’s a good, easy-to-read article on childhood obesity – its causes and effects. Have a read, underline or note down the good vocabulary and use it to write the essay above. Share your essay structure ideas in the comments below.

IELTS Listening – Ted Ed No.10

Here’s another video which could loosely be categorized under any of the IELTS sections on this site. It doesn’t talk about any one particular topic but it’s greatest strength lies in the fact that it is full of data – tables, charts, and graphs – similar to ones you would expect to find in IELTS Writing Task 1. For that reason, I’m going to categorize this video as a must-watch. :) Don’t just watch the video, get the most out of ted-ed – develop your listening skills, note down some useful vocabulary, and answer the questions along with the video.

 

The good news of the decade?

Hans Rosling displays 10 years of UN data in visually delicious charts and graphs, showing front-page worthy, mostly unreported good news.

 

Which piece of information did you find the most important? Share your ideas in the comments below.

IELTS Listening – Ted Ed No.5

Here’s an interesting video related to two very popular IELTS topics – health and advertising. Don’t just watch the video, get the most out of ted-ed – develop your listening skills, note down some useful vocabulary, and answer the questions along with the video.

 

Sugar: Hiding in plain sight

In this enlightening talk, Robert Lustig talks about how sugar creeps into our diets even if we skip dessert.

 

Do you think the government should control how much sugar is used by food manufacturers? Share your ideas in the comments below.