Describe a place/person/home you like to visit but you don’t want to live there

IELTS SPEAKING CUE CARD

Describe a place/person/home you like to visit but you don’t want to live there

Describe a place/person/home you like to visit but you don’t want to live there

IELTS CUE CARD

Describe a place/person/home you like to visit but you don’t want to live there.

You should say
What place is it?
When do you visit that place?
How do you feel about it?
Why don’t you want to live there?

Sample Answer 1

Introduction

  • Being a travel enthusiast, I love to visit different places.
  • But I find the best comfort at my home.

What place is it?

  •  Canada is a place which I like to visit.
  •  But I do not have any plan to stay there for a long time.

When do you visit that place?

  • Every year I visit this place to meet my sister.
  • She is pursuing her degree from Canada.

How do you feel about it?

  • Nature has blessed this place with enticing scenic beauty.
  • Whenever I visit this place, I feel like I am having the best time of my life.
  • The crowd is less going from one place to another place is an easy task.
  • Since people from all the continents come here for work, I get a chance to spend my days in a cosmopolitan environment.
  • Every visit offers me something new to learn.
  • The quality time that I have spent in Canada would always remain etched in my memories.
  •  To sum up, I get into a state of flow whenever I visit this place.

Why don’t you want to live there?

  • Despite these advantages, I still cannot settle in Canada.
  • The primary reason is my unconditional love and support for my parents.
  • Due to old age, my parents feel uncomfortable in the cold temperature of Canada.
  • I have tried umpteen times to convince them, but every time my efforts have gone in vain.
  • Being an obedient son, I consider my parents care as my bounden duty.
  • Although I have decided not to settle in Canada, I will visit this place every year.

Sample Answer 2

Introduction:

  • Well, I am a person who is fond of travelling and love exploring new places,
  •  However, I always have this conviction that home is the most comfortable place in the world.

What place is it?

  • There is a place which I regularly visit every year.
  • But, I do not wish to live there for a long time.
  • That place is my brother’s home, which is on the outskirts of an industrial area in Ludhiana City.

When do you visit that place?

  • Earlier, I would go there every summer to spend vacations with my family, for one month. But nowadays, due to a hectic schedule, I usually stay there for one week.

How do you feel about it?

  • Firstly, I like the street food in Ludhiana. I always try umpteen mouth-watering delicacies to pamper my appetite.
  • Secondly, this place has a big clothing market. There I usually indulge in shopping.
  • This place has numerous markets which have carved a niche for themselves in products like electronics, clothes. I visit these markets to get the best deals.

Why don’t you want to live there?

  • Despite so many advantages, I have decided not to settle at this place.
  • The preponderant reason for not staying there for long is traffic congestion.
  • Ludhiana is a densely populated city accomodating around 4 million people.
  • Sometimes travelling within the city becomes a daunting task. 
  • Apart from this, air pollution is another factor behind my dislike for this place. Being an asthma patient, sometimes I encounter breathing problems while staying over here.

Conclusion:

  • So, going on vacations to this place is fine, but I will never settle over there.

Sample Answer 3

Introduction

  • Being a travel fanatic, I find extreme pleasure in visiting divergent places.

What place is it?

  •  The place that I like to visit in Shimla
  • Though I love this place, I have no plans for living there for a long time

When do you visit that place?

  • Shimla is a hill station
  • During summer vacations, I visit this place to get relief from the relentless heat.

How do you feel about it?

  • God has honoured this place with breathtaking scenic beauty.
  • During my visit to this place, I feel that I am enjoying the best period of my lifetime.
  • Most of the city has less crowd, therefore finding peace and serenity at this place is an easy task.
  • Since people from divergent places come here for relaxation, I get a chance to have discussions with people from different cultures.
  • My regular visits to this place have made me a knowledgeable person
  • Many locals of this place have become my friends.
  • So this place has helped me to widen my friend circle as well.
  •  In nutshell, this place provides me comfort and a much-needed break.

Why don’t you want to live there?

  • Although this place is my favourite, I have no plans to settle here
  • The primary reason is the frigid temperature in winters.
  • Since I have recurrent cough and cold problem, spending winters on the hills is not a worthwhile proposition for me.
  • Whenever I visit this place in the winters, I get unwell.
  • Hence I will keep on visiting this place in the summers,I will not settle over here.

Follow up Questions

Here are some examples of follow up questions that the examiner might ask during your speaking part 3 related to cue card “Describe a place/person/home you like to visit but you don’t want to live there”.

1. What type of apartment do most people in your country like to live in? 

Most of the people in my country prefer low-rise apartments. They do not like to live in high-rise apartments. Because a large section of our society lives in low rise apartments, and according to them having accommodation at too much height is not a worthwhile proposition. In our country power, breaks are a normal phenomenon, and sometimes generator backup doesn’t work. In such cases, people get stuck in the lift. Therefore they prefer an accommodation that is easy to manage without a life. And such option is not available in high rise buildings.

2. Do people in your country like to invite others as guests?

People in my country loves the company of others. They like to share their joys and sorrows with their near and dear ones. That’s why all the celebrations like birthday parties, festivals and wedding anniversaries are usually celebrated by inviting guests.

3. Do people take gifts when they visit each other?

Earlier this used to be a usual trend in my nation. But now most of the people remain bust because of fierce competition. That’s why they have less time at their disposal to get into the formality of buying gifts. Therefore, the trend of giving gifts is losing its sheen.

4. What is the difference between the houses in the city centre and the suburbs?

Since the land is quite expensive in big cities, the houses generally have less open space.On the other hand in suburbs the residential units are usually are big coupled with wide open space.

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