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Một số từ vựng về đề tài "Holiday - Traveling" ở phần thi Writing Task 2 ngày 06/6/2020 các sĩ tử tham khảo nhé.

Source: Sưu tầm, tổng hợp

1. Danh từ về các kì nghỉ

Short break: A short holiday – Kỳ nghỉ ngắn ngày

E.g: I feel so stressed after a hard – working week that I am certainly going to have a short break this weekend.

Sightseeing: Đi tham quan chủ yếu nhằm mục đích đi và ngắm cảnh

E.g: Most primary – school students are really interested in going sightseeing because they will not have to go to school.

Package tour = Package holiday: /ˈpækɪdʒ tʊə(r)/a holiday where you purchase the travel and accommodation together (Kỳ nghỉ trọn gói)

E.g: Booking a package tour will help me to save a huge amount of money because buying foods and drinks outside is very expensive.

Holiday of a lifetime: a special holiday that you are unlikely to repeat (Kỳ nghỉ đặc biệt trong đời)

E.g: Before I am 30 years old, I should have a holiday of a lifetime so that I can enjoy the interesting tastes of life.

Self-catering: /ˌself ˈkeɪtərɪŋ/ – danh từ không đếm được – a holiday where you supply your own food – Kỳ nghỉ tự phục vụ đồ ăn

E.g: If we have self – catering, we will not only save a lot of money, but also have fresh foods and drinks for ourselves.

Tourist trap: Somewhere where too many tourists go and where food, drink, entertainment, etc. is more expensive than normal – Nơi nhiều khách du lịch đến và bóc lột khách du lịch (bằng cách lấy tiền đắt)

E.g: I wonder why tourist traps are such appealing places that visitors can spend a huge amount of money.

Wildlife safari: /ˈwaɪldlaɪf//səˈfɑːri/ – danh từ không đếm được – a holiday, often in Africa, to observe wild animals – Chuyến đi thám hiểm động vật hoang dã

E.g: I am very passionate about animals, so my friends and I are going to have wildlife safari to Africa next week to find out more endangered animals.

2. Danh từ chỉ các thứ cần thiết cho một kỳ nghỉ

Guided tour: An organised group shown around a place of interest by an expert -Chuyến đi có hướng dẫn viên du lịch

E.g: If you want to travel around Da Nang to enjoy all beautiful landscapes there, you really need to have a guided tour.

Youth hostel: A cheap form of accommodation – Nhà trọ thanh niên (phòng giá rẻ)

E.g: Choosing to stay in a youth hostel when having a holiday is a saving – cost option for everyone.

Holiday brochure: a glossy publication with details of holiday packages – Cuốn sách nhỏ về những kỳ nghỉ

E.g: It is very nescessary for tourists to read holiday brochures when they have a holiday.

3. Một số danh từ mô tả các địa điểm tham quan

Places of interest: Sites of interest to tourists – Địa điểm thu hút khách du lịch

E.g: Do you know some places of interest in Da Nang? I am going to have a short break there next week, so I am preparing for this holiday.

Holiday resort: A place where lots of people go for a holiday – Khu nghỉ dưỡng

E.g: I want to go a holiday resort this weekend so that I can reduce stress after a hard – working week.

Breathtaking view of ST: An extremely beautiful view – Cảnh đẹp ngoạn mục

E.g: We are enjoying a breathtking view of Da Nang which attracts tons of visitors each year.

Picturesque village: Very pretty village – Ngôi làng rất đẹp

E.g: When we went to Sa Pa to do some volunteer, we saw a picturesque village where we can’t forget.

Holiday destination: Where you go for a holiday – Điểm đến

E.g: Sa Pa is a quite popular holiday destination for both local residents and foreigners.

Out of season: (adj) Outside of the main holiday period – Trái mùa

E.g: We should not go to Ha Giang out of season because there is no breathtaking view to see at that time.

Stunning landscape: Extremely beautiful countryside – Phong cảnh tuyệt vời của vùng nông thôn

E.g: When standing on the peak of the mountain, we see completely a stunning landscape of Ha Giang.

Far-off destination: Somewhere a long way away – Điểm đến xa xôi

E.g: South Polar is considered as a far – off destination that few visitors want to come there.

Travel agent: A shop that specialises in booking holidays – Đại lý du lịch

E.g: I have just stopped by a travel agent near my office to book a flight to Nha Trang.

Departure lounge: Where you wait for your flight to be called – Phòng chờ khởi hành

E.g: Sitting in the departure lounge makes me excited about this holiday.

  • tourist attractions: places which tourists tend to visit.

->Despite not being a tourist attraction, new fountain is very popular among the locals.

  • hordes of tourists: crowds of tourists.

->Hordes of tourist can be seen during summer near the city park.

  • in the middle of nowhere: in a place that is far away from where most people live.

->My grand-mother lives in the middle of nowhere, but she loves her old little village.

  • go off the beaten track: to visit an uncommon place.

->Unlike my brother, I prefer to go off the beaten track.

  • guided tour: a tour in which a group of people is guided by an expert.

->Guided tours are a great way to learn about different places of interest.

  • head for: go in a direction for.

->I’m heading for France for my next holidays.

  • all-inclusive: a hotel deal where the price includes accommodation, meals and drinks at any time.

->I’ve never thought that hotels with all-incusive service are so comfortable! You can grab a piece of cake at 6 a.m. or get a cocktail at midnight.

4. Động từ chỉ hoạt động khi đi “Holiday”

To get away from it all: To take a holiday to escape a busy or stressful lifestyle – Thoát khỏi tất cả đi du lịch để giảm căng thẳng

E.g: I will take a holiday to …. to get away from it all so that I can work effectively in the next week.

To put one’s feet up/ to let my hair down: To sit down and relax, especially with your feet raised and supported – Thư giãn

E.g: After a hard day’s work, it’s nice to get home and put your feet up.

To do some sunbathing: Tắm nắng

E.g: It is very healthier if you do some sunbathing in the morning than in the afternoon.

To try/ sample the local food: Thử các món đặc sản

E.g: It is really wonderful to try the local food when we have a holiday in Hoi An.

To go out at night: đi chơi buổi tối

E.g: If we go to Ho Chi Minh city, we should spend time going out at night because that is when there are a range of lively activities for the youth.

To dive: Lặn

E.g: My friends are really excellent at diving, so they will teach you to dive when we go to Sam Son next week.

To go sailing: Chèo thuyền

E.g: Going sailing is the most interesting game that I have ever played.

To windsurf: Lướt ván

E.g: Windsurfing is a quite dangerous sport that a few Vietnamese people dare to try.

To waterski: Trượt nước

E.g: Have ever you waterskied when you were at primary school?

To laze around on the sandy beach: Nghỉ ngơi, thư giãn bên bãi biển

E.g: After my friends and I go shopping in Nha Trang, I will spend all afternoon lazing around on the sandy beach.

To enjoy bustling trade: Tận hưởng sự mua sắm nhộn nhịp

E.g: When you come to Ben Thanh market, you will enjoy bustling trade there.

To take a sunset cruise: Đi ngắm mặt trời lặn

E.g: It is very romantic if my boyfriend and I can take a sunset cruise in this holiday.

To dispel the heat of summer: Xua tan cái nắng của mùa hè

E.g: Sam Son is an ideal destination of Ha Noi people in order to dispel the heat of the summer.

To promote tourism image: Quảng bá hình ảnh du lịch

E.g: To promote tourism image for foreigners, the government should enhance the advertisement system.

* Một số cách miêu tả tiếng Anh về 1 kỳ quan hùng vĩ (IELTS Band 7.5+)

- It's a disappearing natural wonder.
(Đó là một kỳ quan đang mất dần đi).

- The place itself is majestic.
(Majestic = hùng vĩ, đồ sộ).

- It's a wonderful scenery.
(Scenery = phong cảnh).

- It's an amazing wonder to see in person.
(Đây là một kỳ quan tuyệt vời khi nhìn tận mắt).

- It's absolutely a must-go place for everyone.
(Đó là một nơi phải đến cho tất cả mọi người).

- It's truly one of the most amazing places I have ever seen.
(Đó thực sự là một trong những nơi tuyệt vời nhất tôi từng thấy).

- It's a breath-taking place.
(Breath-taking = ngoạn mục).

- It's a beautiful scenic spot.
(Đó là một cảnh đẹp rực rỡ).


- Serene (thanh bình)
- Stunning (đẹp đến kinh ngạc)
- Mesmerizing (đẹp quyến rũ, bị mê hoặc)
- Spectacular (đẹp ngoạn mục)

Go on holidays: đi nghỉ dưỡng

watch your back: cẩn thận, chú ý tới những người xung quanh.

Sunday driver: người lái xe hay đi lòng vòng bắt khách dạo

Winter/summer holiday: kì nghỉ đông/hè

Go by car/ by train/ by coach/ by ferry: đi bằng xe ô tô/ tàu hỏa/ xe buýt đường dài/phà

Red-eye flight: chuyến bay khởi hành muộn vào đêm.

Try some local food: thử vài món ăn đặc sản địa phương

Send some postcards: gửi một vài bưu thiếp

travel light: hành lý gọn nhẹ.

Have a thirst for adventure: có niềm khao khát thám hiểm

Unexplored wilderness: vùng hoang sơ chưa được khám phá

Fleabag motel/roach motel: phòng trọ bình dân, tồi tàn.

Intrepid explorer (brave travellers who are not fear of dangerous


A real sense of adventure (an adventurous experience)

Face severe weather conditions: đối mặt với điều kiện thời tiết khắc nghiệt

Backseat driver: những người hay phàn nàn tài xế