Một trong những tiêu chí đánh giá của giám khảo đối với bài thi IELTS Writing của các thí sinh chính là sở hữu vốn từ vựng phong phú cũng nhưng biết cách vận dụng chúng một cách linh hoạt. Các bạn hãy cùng NGOC ANH IELTS tham khảo 17 prepositions sau và áp dụng chúng trong quá trình ôn thi IELTS Writing nhé!
|1||As opposed to||Used to make a contrast between two things|
(dùng để chỉ sự đối lập giữa hai điều được nhắc tới)
|This exercise develops suppleness as opposed to strength.|
|2||In addition |
|Used when you want to mention another person/thing after something else||In addition to these arrangements, extra ambulances will be on duty until midnight.|
|3||On top of||In addition to something||He gets commission on top of his salary.|
|In control of a situation||Work tends to pile up if I don’t keep on top of it.|
|4||With a view to (doing) something||With the intention or hope of doing something||He is painting the house with a view to selling it.|
|5||With regard to/In regard to||Concerning somebody/something||The company’s position with regard to overtime is made clear in their contracts.|
|6||In place of somebody/something||Instead of somebody/something||We just had soup in place of a full meal.|
|7||In case of something||If something happens||In case of fire, ring the alarm bell.|
|8||For the sake of (doing) something||In order to get or keep something||The translation sacrifices naturalness for the sake of accuracy.|
|9||At the behest of|
|Because somebody/something has ordered or requested it||At the behest of the King|
|10||By means of||With the help of something||The load was lifted by means of a crane.|
|11||In accordance with something||According to a rule or the way that something should be done||We acted in accordance with my parents’ wishes.|
|12||By virtue of/In virtue of||By means of or because of something||She got the job by virtue of her greater experience.|
|13||In order to do something||With the purpose or intention of doing or achieving something||In order to get a complete picture, further information is needed.|
|14||In respect of something||Concerning||A writ was served on the firm in respect of their unpaid bill.|
|In payment for something||Money received in respect of overtime|
|15||On behalf of somebody||In order to help somebody||They campaigned on behalf of asylum seekers.|
|16||Thanks to||Used to say that something has happened because of somebody/something||It was all a great success – thanks to a lot of hard work.|
|17||In lieu of||Instead of|
They took cash in lieu of the prize they had won.
Một trong những bí quyết giúp bạn nhớ những cụm từ trên một cách nhanh chóng và “mãi không quên” chính là thường xuyên luyện tập và áp dụng ngay sau khi học.
Chúc các bạn học tốt!