Từ vựng tiếng Anh được chia theo nhiều khung (A,B,C), band (trong IELTS) khác nhau và tùy theo từng ngữ cảnh, việc sử dụng các từ vựng nâng cấp đem lại hiệu quả rõ rệt. Ví dụ như sử dụng hợp lý cho IELTS Speaking sẽ dễ nâng được band điểm của thí sinh lên nhiều.

Dưới đây, mình gửi các bạn tham khảo một số từ vựng tiếng Anh nâng cao theo chủ đề hay mà các bạn cũng dễ áp dụng cho bài thi IELTS nhé. 


Những từ vựng được xếp bài band cao như C1 thường CHỈ được sử dụng trong một số ngữ cảnh, tình huống nhất định. Các bạn nên đọc qua định nghĩa tiếng Anh để hiểu rõ ngữ cảnh của từ để dùng cho đúng thay gì chỉ học nghĩa tiếng Việt nhé. Dùng từ band cao mà sai ngữ cảnh là vẫn điểm thấp đó.

C1-Band Vocabularies Living Rent-Free In My Mind - Part A

Abuse /əˈbjuːz/ Lạm dụng, ngược đãi và hành hạ (American English)

= To make bad use of something, or to use so much of something that it harms your health

Ex: He systematically abused his body with heroin and cocaine.

Accessible /əkˈsesəbl/ :đến được, tiếp cận được

= That can be reached, entered, used, seen, etc.

Ex: The remote desert area is accessible only by helicopter.

Accomplishment /əˈkɑːmplɪʃmənt/: Thành quả, thành tựu

= An impressive thing that is done or achieved after a lot of work

Ex: The series of paintings is quite an accomplishment.

Accumulation /əˌkjuːmjəˈleɪʃn/: Sự tích lũy, tích tụ

= The process of gradually increasing or getting more and more of something over a period of time

Ex: An accumulation of toxic chemicals will be extremely dangerous for flora and fauna.

Acquisition /ˌækwɪˈzɪʃn/: Sự thu nhận, đạt được

= Something that somebody buys to add to what they already own, usually something valuable

Ex: The money will be spent on acquisitions for the university library.

Activist /ˈæktɪvɪst/: Nhà hoạt động xã hội, chính trị

= A person who works to achieve political or social change, especially as a member of an organization with particular aims

Ex: Thousands of environmental activists joined the march to demand action on climate change.

Adjustment /əˈdʒʌstmənt/: Sự điều chỉnh

= A small change made to something in order to correct or improve it

Ex: Some adjustments of vocabulary choice may help improve your assignment.

Administrative /ədˈmɪnɪstreɪtɪv/: Thuộc về quản lý, hành chính.

= ​Connected with organizing the work of a business or an institution

Ex: He got an offer for an administrative assistant position at the computer company.

Adolescent /ˌædəˈlesnt/: Thanh thiếu niên (Từ này có 4 âm tiết nha các bạn)

= A young person who is developing from a child into an adult

Ex: Hey, Grow up and stop acting like an adolescent!

Adoption /əˈdɑːpʃn/: Nhận nuôi, sự thông qua, chấp nhận

= The act of adopting a child; the fact of being adopted

Ex: The number of adoptions has fallen markedly since the 1970s.

= The decision to start using something such as an idea, a plan, or a name

Ex: The committee recommended the adoption of new safety procedures.

Agricultural /ˌæɡrɪˈkʌltʃərəl/: thuộc về nông nghiệp

= Connected with the science or practice of farming

Ex: Agricultural policy on fertilizer uses really makes a positive impact on the environment of this area.

Alignment /əˈlaɪnmənt/: Sự sắp hàng, liên kết

= Arrangement in a straight line

Ex: The door needs to be in alignment with the frame before you start work on it.

Allocation /ˌæləˈkeɪʃn/: Sự phân phối, chỉ định

= An amount of money, space, etc. that is given to somebody for a particular purpose

Ex: We have spent our entire allocation for the year.

Allowance /əˈlaʊəns/: Trợ cấp

= An amount of money that is given to somebody regularly or for a particular purpose

Ex: Do you get an allowance for work trips?

Ambassador /æmˈbæsədər/: Đại sứ

= A person who represents or promotes a particular activity

Ex: The best ambassadors for the sport are the players.

Amendment /əˈmendmənt/: Sự sửa đổi, bổ sung

= A small change or improvement that is made to a document or proposed new law; the process of changing a document or proposed new law

Ex: Parliament passed the bill without further amendment.

Anonymous /əˈnɑːnɪməs/: Giấu tên, ẩn danh

= (of a person) with a name that is not known or that is not made public

Ex: The money was donated by a local businessman who wishes to remain anonymous.

Appreciation /əˌpriːʃiˈeɪʃn/: Sự cảm kích, Sự nhận thức rõ

= Pleasure that you have when you recognize and enjoy the good qualities of somebody/something

Ex: She shows little appreciation for good music.

= A full understanding of something, such as a situation or a problem, and of what it involves

Ex: I had no appreciation of the problems they faced.

Assassination /əˌsæsɪˈneɪʃn/: Cuộc ám sát, mưu sát.

= The murder of an important or famous person, especially for political reasons

Ex: The president survived a number of assassination attempts.

Để học nhiều từ vựng tiếng Anh nâng cao cho IELTS thì các bạn xem hai cuốn sách:

Cambridge Vocabulary for IELTS 

Cambridge Vocabulary for IELTS advanced

Hai quyển này cung cấp nhiều từ vựng hay và nâng cấp cho bài thi IELTS rất xịn.

Từ vựng C1 tạo ấn tượng mạnh

Aftermath /ˈæftərmæθ/ (N): Hậu quả

= The situation that exists as a result of an important (and usually unpleasant) event, especially a war, an accident, etc.

Ex: A lot of rebuilding took place in the aftermath of the war.

Bureaucracy /bjʊˈrɑːkrəsi/ (N): Quan liêu

=A system of government in which there are a large number of state officials who are not elected; a country with such a system.

Ex: We are living in a modern bureaucracy.

Complexity /kəmˈpleksəti/ (N): sự phức tạp

= The state of being formed of many parts; the state of being difficult to understand

Ex: I was astonished (Quá bất ngờ) by the size and complexity of the problem.

Dominance /ˈdɑːmɪnəns/ (N): Vượt trội, thắng thế

= The fact of being more important, powerful, or easy to notice than somebody/something else

Ex: In this situation, one gene has dominance over the other gene.

Enthusiast /ɪnˈθuːziæst/ (N): Người say mê, hăng hái.

= A person who is very interested in something and spends a lot of time doing it

Ex: She was an enthusiast for early Italian art.

Flexibility /ˌfleksəˈbɪləti/ (N): Sự linh hoạt, dẻo dai.

= The ability to change to suit new conditions or situations

Ex: The new system offers a much greater degree of flexibility in the way work is organized.

= The ability to bend easily without breaking

Ex: Exercises help develop the flexibility of dancers’ bodies

Governance /ˈɡʌvərnəns/ (N): Sự cai quản, cai trị (Công ty hoặc quốc gia)

= The activity of governing a country or controlling a company or an organization; the way in which a country is governed or a company or institution is controlled

Ex: He emphasized the company's commitment to high standards of corporate governance.

Humanitarian /hjuːˌmænɪˈteriən/ (Adj): Nhân đạo

= Connected with helping people who are suffering and improving the conditions that they are living in

Ex: They are calling for the release of the hostages on humanitarian grounds.

Instrumental /ˌɪnstrəˈmentl/ (Adj): Là phương tiện để

= Important in making something happen

Ex: They were highly instrumental in bringing the business to Newtown.

Justification /ˌdʒʌstɪfɪˈkeɪʃn/ (N): Sự chứng minh, biện hộ, bào chữa

= A good reason why something exists or is done

Ex: I can see no possible justification for any further tax increases.


- Cultural Understanding (N): Hiểu biết về văn hóa

Ex: Students will gain a broad cultural understanding through the trip to Nepal this week.

- Documentation (N): Tài liệu về giấy tờ (bao gồm vé, hộ chiếu, visa)

Ex: I couldn't enter the country because I didn't have all the necessary documentation.

- Complimentary (Adj): Dịch vụ miễn phí đi kèm

Ex: The hotel offers complimentary breakfast and evening cocktails.

- Satisfaction (N): Sự hài lòng

Ex: He had the satisfaction of seeing his suitcase brought to the room.

- Fussy (Adj): Khó tính

Ex: ‘Where do you want to go for lunch?’ ‘I'm not fussy ? I don't mind).’

- Aggressive (Adj): Bất mãn, gây hấn

Ex: He became increasingly aggressive as his flight to Florida was delayed for the third time.

- Indispensable (Adj): Không thể thiếu

Ex: A passport is indispensable for visitors to enter the security gate.

- Tour Operator (N):Điều phối chuyến đi

Ex: I was pissed because the tour operator gave me a room without any balcony.

- Itinerary (N): Lịch trình chuyến đi

Ex: Visits to four different countries are included in your itinerary.

- Souvenir (N): Quà lưu niệm

Ex: I bought the ring as a souvenir from Greece.

- Specialty (N): Đặc sản

Ex: Eating all the specialties in Taiwan, I gained at least 3kg from this trip.

- Cultural Ambassador (N): Sứ giả văn hóa

Ex: She didn’t only try her best to win the crown for Vietnam but also be a cultural ambassador to spread the Vietnamese culture to the world.

- Breathtaking (Adj): (Rất) đẹp

Ex: OMG, the breathtaking view of this balcony has blown me away.

- Take a troll (V): Đi dạo

Ex: I took a troll to find something for lunch but it’s really hard because everything smells delicious.

- Destination (N): Điểm đến

Ex: Attention, We are about to arrive at the destination in 10 more minutes. Please check your belongings very carefully before leaving the bus.

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