Describe a time when you saw a lot of plastic waste (egin a park, on a beach, etc)

Describe a time when you saw a lot of plastic waste (egin a park, on a beach, etc) thuộc nhóm chủ đề Describe a experience (miêu tả trải nghiệm) là chủ đề rất thường xuất hiện trong IELTS Speaking Part 2 .
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describe a time when you saw a lot of plastic waste egin a park on a beach etc

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Bài mẫu chủ đề “Describe a time when you saw a lot of plastic waste (egin a park, on a beach, etc)”

The time that I saw a lot of garbage and plastic waste was when I was living in Hong Kong in 2016. this beach was on an island that I was living on. Next to the beach was actually a Coal Power Plant. When you enter the beach, it was usually quite clean but sometimes, from the ocean, the ocean would bring a lot of plastic waste all over the beach. You could see plastic straws, toothbrushes, cups, even one time I saw a big plastic refrigerator there. It is kind of unsettling to see when you are in the middle of such beautiful nature and you're on such a beautiful beach but then next to you, you feel this feeling of uncomfortableness because it destroys the beauty of the beach with all the plastic bags and everything that is around. When I see that filling, I feel that there is a stark contrast between where we had been and where we are going: from the original nature to how modern industrialization has transformed and made the beach look unpleasant and unnatural. I didn't know what to do when I saw the plastic. I mean I had a thought that maybe I should pick up a couple pieces and maybe bring a garbage bag and deal with the problem a little bit. but I didn't know if that would really make you such a big impact. 

Context (Bối cảnh)

Đã đi qua nhiều nơi ô nhiễm

Vùng xung quanh bị ô nhiễm trầm trọng

Content (Nội dung)

Con sông gần nhà

Chứa đầy rác thải nhựa

Thường xuyên chặn đường ống dẫn nước

Rất khó khăn để tìm ra giải pháp

Conclusion (Kết thúc)

Được đặt tên Toilet River

Mùi hôi tỏa ra từ con sông

Bài mẫu Describe a time when you saw a lot of plastic waste (egin a park, on a beach, etc)


Unfortunately, I have come across places with excessive plastic pollution more times than I can count. My city and the countryside immediately surrounding it are heavily polluted from recent development and increased urban populations. 


In particular, there is a small river near by my house which is constantly chalked full of thrown away plastic bags and bottles that line the edges of the river and consistently block the drains from dealing with flood waters. Over the years I have wracked my brain to figure out a solution to this problem, and I have read sources online about many other much more qualified scientists and engineers trying to do the same, so far also without luck. 


The river I mentioned is named Toi Lich River, not-so-lovingly given the name Toilet River due to the smell emanating from it due to the pollution.

Từ vựng chủ đề “Describe a time when you saw a lot of plastic waste (egin a park, on a beach, etc)”

  • come across / ˈkʌm əˈkrɒs /: tình cờ đi ngang qua

He came across some of his old love letters on his wife's desk.

  • Drain (n)  /dreɪn/: đường ống dẫn nước

She accidentally dropped her ring down a drain in the road.

  • figure out / ˈfɪɡə ˈaʊt /: nghiên cứu, tìm ra

Can you figure out the answer to question 5?

  • Emanate (v) /ˈem.ə.neɪt/: tỏa ra

Her face emanated sadness.

IELTS Speaking Part 3 Sample

Do you think that we should use plastic products?

I think that plastics are so embedded in our current lifestyles that removing them too suddenly could cause real problems in how people do basic things to facilitate their lives. For example, where I live, the vast majority of people get water delivered to their homes in large plastic bottles, as the water piped in by the city is not safe to drink. These bottles in particular are difficult to imagine being changed to glass. Either way, it seems obvious that we need to begin converting away from the use of plastics with the end goal being the complete phasing out of their use.

  • embedded (a)  /ɪmˈbed.ɪd/: ảnh hưởng lớn, chiếm phần quan trọng

A sense of guilt was deeply embedded in my conscience.

  • Phase out / feɪz ˈaʊt /: dần dần loại bỏ

The airlines are phasing out any aircraft that is more than 20 years old.

How can we reduce our use of plastic? What kinds of plastic waste are often seen in your country?

There are many ways that we can reduce plastic use on a personal level, and all that can be reasonably done, should be. Many businesses have been shifting to paper straws instead of plastic ones. I currently have a metal bottle that I carry with me so I no longer need plastic takeaway cups. While all of these small steps, it will make small differences, and those taking the steps should be recognized for doing so, however until large scale industry stops their dangerous practices, our small scale changes will be almost unnoticeable in comparison, that is my opinion from what I have seen, anyway.

  • Shift (v) /ʃɪft/: thay đổi

Media attention has shifted recently onto environmental issues.

  • no longer / ˈnəʊ ˈlɒŋɡə /: không còn nữa

This building is no longer used.

Why do people like to use plastic products?

I think that it mainly stems from convenience. While they are very harmful to our environment after they have served their purpose, they are extremely efficient at providing those initial services. This is why many people and most companies will not give up on their use. Until there is a way to make these groups feel that it is in their interest to stop using them, no change will be made.

  • stem from / stem frɒm /: phát triển từ

Her problems stem from her difficult childhood.

  • initial (a) /ɪˈnɪʃ.əl/: thuộc về ban đầu

My initial surprise was soonreplaced by delight.

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