Featured Post

Describe A Sport That You Only Have Watched Before But Have Not Played Yourself IELTSCUECARDS-VINODSHARMAIELTS

Describe a sport that you only have watched before but have not played yourself. Introduction. Sports is something that everybody enjoys to play and watch. This really disconnects us from the real world and makes us totally engrossed in the game. Playing sports helps to strengthen our physical and mental strength while watching it also can give an adrenaline rush if the game reaches a tough competition. - What it is Here I am going to talk about football and it's my most favorite game all over the world and people are die hard fans of this game. In my country India people are cricket fans they enjoy playing and watching cricket and football is less played compared to cricket. - When you watched it. I am a cricket fan and I have played this game regularly since my childhood. Recently our city council decided to organize all outdoor games in the sports club and the motive was to promote sports so they included football teams from nearby towns. In summer all this games


Describe a place (city/town) that is good for people to live in

Describe a beautiful city.


Today development is happening everywhere and people are relocating from rural areas to urban areas in search of good life which includes excellent infrastructure in the form of health, education,and entertainment. City also offers job opportunities and a huge market for business so today living in the city is a dream in every eyes.


- Where the city is.- How you knew the city.

Here I am going to talk about Ahmedabad and it's called the Manchester of India in ancient times. It is the economical capital of Gujarat and known for its rich heritage and culture. It's a well developed city in terms of infrastructure with best facilities and amenities. I have known this city since my childhood. My relatives live here and my hometown is at a distance of couple of hours so we visit here very often.

- What buildings the city has.

The city is the best of both worlds. It has rich heritage buildings and modern skyscrapers. One can literally feel timelapse from past to future when they travel from old city to new developed areas. 

- What it is famous for

Recently the Government of Gujarat declared Ahmedabad a heritage city so it's famous and recently the world's biggest stadium was constructed here. The name of this stadium is Narendra Modi stadium. Secondly, The river Sabarmati flows from this city and there is a huge riverfront which makes this city look mesmerizing at night. Ahmedabad is also known for the celebration of Indian festivals like navratri and uttarayan. The street food and market in the old city has no comparison in the whole state. Everything here is on the next level.

- And explain why you think this city is beautiful.

This city is beautiful just because of its rich heritage and excellent infrastructure. The public transport, museums,malls and multiplexes, zoos and temples add more beauty to this city. One who visits this city falls in love with this city.

Model Answer 2

Describe a beautiful city.


India is a diverse country and each and every city has its own identity. Some cities are rich in culture and tradition. These cities have a historical significance and people love to visit these cities on various occasions. In my country metro cities have excellent infrastructure and accommodate a huge number of people while tourist cities are naturally beautiful.

- Where the city is.

Here I am going to talk about Srinagar. It is located in the heart of the Kashmir Valley. It is surrounded by the Nagin and Dal Lakes. The city is a modern waterworld.

- How you knew the city.

I visited this city last year after recommendations from my friends who went there on a tour and they told me things I can only imagine. The beauty of this city is beyond words. It is like heaven on earth. When I visited I felt the landscape and and it was a mesmerizing experience.

- What buildings the city has.

The city has lots of heritage and culture. The development has made it more beautiful. The popular buildings of srinagar are Pari mahal.The architecture is an example of Islamic architecture during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. Jama masjid which is also rich in architecture,It is located in the center of the old city and features Indo-Saracenic architecture. Shankaracharya Temple

This temple is believed to be the oldest shrine in the Kashmir valley. It is located on a hill peak 1100 feet above sea level. And many more All these places are like must to visit for a national or international tourist.

- What it is famous for.

The city is famous for its gardens, lakes and houseboats. It is also known for traditional Kashmiri handicrafts and dried fruits. The city is located on both the sides of the Jhelum River, which is called Vyath in Kashmir.

- And explain why you think this city is beautiful.

Srinagar is beautiful just because of its unique location and landscapes. It's known as the "Land of Lakes and Gardens" because of its Mughal-era gardens, lakes, and Himalayan Mountains. The city is surrounded by lush green valleys, mountain peaks, and glistening lakes. It's also home to Asia's largest tulip garden.

Part 3 Follow Up Questions

1. What are the differences between modern towns and modern cities?

There is no major difference in morden towns and cities. Actually today, modern towns also have morden infrastructure in terms of health, education,and entertainment but modern cities have more options in leisure activities.

2. How can people preserve historical buildings?

People can preserve historical buildings by taking good care of the buildings by regular maintenance and prevention of damage caused by extreme weather conditions. People can also spread awareness regarding littering so visitors do not spoil the place.

3. Why do some people like to visit historical places?

They are interested in our culture and tradition and the rich heritage left behind. We need to know our legacy and feel proud of it. Some people like ancient architecture and craftsmanship done on wood and stones. These things attract modern day tourists and students of architecture.

4. Why do people go to modern cities? 

People go to modern cities in search of jobs and opportunities of business they want better life good health and education infrastructure so they do not have this opportunity in small towns and countryside areas so they move to morden cities.

5. What are the problems caused in maintaining historical cities?

There are multiple problems caused in maintaining such places; the first one is that the same material is not available to repair and the craftsmanship is no longer seen in morden engineers and workers. The ancient workers were legendary in their work.

6. Do you think having too many tourists is a positive thing for historical attractions?

Absolutely yes it is good for the city tourism creates employment in the local market and makes the culture and tradition popular nationally and internationally. When tourists visit historical sites they develop interest in our culture so it's good tourists visit historical attractions.

7 What can we do to stop visitors from damaging historical places?

We can take several steps like installing surveillance cameras and hiring security services. Awareness programs can also have a good effect in making people aware and we can install signboards with instructions to take care in historical places.

8 Do you think too many tourists is a positive thing for historical attractions?

Absolutely yes if the place is well maintained and proper security measures are taken care then it's not a problem. It will take positive image to the world and more people will visit which will result in positive effect on economy and tourism.


Thanks for reading this topic click below 



NOTE – The examiner gives you one minute to plan your answer, and to help you prepare for the topic, the examiner provides you  a pencil and a notepad. You’ll have to answer the questions given on the topic between one-to-two minutes.

Please follow this blog to get email notifications.

Hit Follow button to get email of each cue card.

Subscribe by our email. And always be updated with the best speaking ideas on your email.


Share links with your friends, and make IELTS learning easy for all. For further updates keep visiting. Comment for suggestions.