Describe a large company that you are interested in

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe a large company that you are interested in.

You should say:
Which company is it?
What it is like (what kind of business it does)?
How you know about it?How you feel about it?
Why you have interest in this company?

Note: You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.

Model Answer


There are many large and successful corporations all over the world, like reliance, tata, Amazon Google.

Which company is it?

Here I am going to talk about a company in which I want to work, and that is Reliance industries. It is a multinational company, headquartered in Mumbai.

What it is like (what kind of business it does)?

Different types of businesses run under reliance corporation like energy, textile, natural resource, retail telecommunication and so on. On 18 October 2007, Reliance Industries became the first Indian company to exceed $100 billion market capitalization. Dhirubhai Ambani co-founded the company in 1960. In 1985 the name of the company was changed to reliance industries from reliance textile industries. Approximately 13 significant subsidiaries are under these industries.

How you feel about it?

Reliance industries are not only famous for its business, but its members like Nita Ambani do a lot of social work. She donates money to NGO and motivates sports. She provides educational accessories to needy children.

Why you have interest in this company?

One of my friends work under this industry, and she told me about the management rules and regulations many other things of this company which I like, so that’s why I am interested in joining this company. For that, I also uploaded a resume on the company’s website.

IELTS Speaking Part 3 : Follow up Questions

Here some examples of follow up questions that you may asked during your speaking part 3 by examiner related to cue card “describe a large company that you are interested in”.

1. What are the differences between a big company and a small company?

Big companies work at the international level, so it is a status symbol to work in these companies. The second advantage is that the company offers an excellent salary to its employees and provides extra facilities like traveling and health insurance.
Small companies: there are many small scale business which is only limited in a single city or state. These companies offer small package and do not provide extra facilities.

2. Are there many big companies in your country?

Yes, there are many big companies in my country. Like Reliance, Tata. Many international companies also open their branches in India.

3. What are the good things about working for a big company?

Same as answer 1

4. How can a small company grow big?

There are many methods through which a small company becomes a big one. First is that the company can employ skilled and professional workers. Second is the right market strategies very helpful in growing business.

5. Should big companies donate more to charities?

Yes, they should donate more to NGOs. Ordinary people can provide small help like food and clothes, but only big firms can provide financial support to charities through which poor children get proper education and life.

6. Should big companies be punished more seriously if they break the law?

No, I think the law is equal for all, so it does not matter how big or small the company is.

7. Are there any big companies in your hometown?

I belong to a small city/ village, so there is no big company in my hometown.

8. Is it difficult to get a promotion in a large company?

Yes, it is tough to get promotions in a big company because many skilled and professional people work there, so it is tough to beat them. Moreover, it is possible only when a person works very hard and has the right patient level.

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