Describe a place/ country in which you would like to live/ work for a short period of time IELTS Cue Card

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe a place/ country in which you would like to live/ work for a short period of time

You should say:

Where you would like to live/work?
What you want to do there?
When would you like to go there?
Why you want to live there

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 Answers and follow up questions to Describe a place/ country in which you would like to live/ work for a short period of time IELTS Cue Card:

Model Answer 1:

Introduction:
When choosing the perfect place to live for a short period, I’ve always had my sights set on a certain country. I’ve daydreamed of the possibilities, culture, and experience I could gain from living in this country. I’ve thought of the places I would visit, the people I would meet, and the knowledge I would gain. This is the country that I would love to live in for a short period.

Where you would like to live/work?
The country I have my sights set on for a short-term stay is Italy. This beautiful country contains history, art, culture, and cuisine. From the rolling hills of Tuscany to the bustling streets of Rome, there is something for everyone in Italy. I’ve always wanted to visit and explore the country, and I would love to have the opportunity to live there for a short period.

What you want to do there?
If I could live in Italy for a short period, I would love to explore the country, experience the culture, and learn more about the language and the people. I would also love to take advantage of the amazing culinary offerings, art, and architecture. I would take time to visit museums and galleries and explore the outdoors. I would also take advantage of the opportunity to learn more about the history and culture of the country, as well as experience the beauty of the Italian landscape.

When would you like to go there?
I would love to visit Italy in the springtime. The weather is mild, and the days are longer, which makes it the perfect time to explore the country. The springtime also brings an abundance of fresh produce and amazing cuisine. The streets and markets are bustling with activity, and the people are friendly and welcoming. Springtime in Italy would be perfect for experiencing the country and its culture.

Why you want to live there?
Italy has always held a special place in my heart. I’ve always dreamed of visiting the country and experiencing its culture and history. I think it would be an amazing opportunity to live there for a short period. I would get to experience the culture, the language, and the people. I would also get to explore the country’s amazing art, architecture, and cuisine. Living in Italy for a short period would be an amazing opportunity.

Conclusion:
I would experience the culture, explore the art and architecture, and learn more about the language and the people. It would be an amazing experience, and I would love the opportunity to do so.

Model Answer 2:

Introduction: and When would you like to go there?

  • I am planning to go abroad for my higher studies.

Where you would like to live/work?

  • My dream country for my further studies is Canada.
  • I would like to work there for the time that I am there.
  • I have heard that students can work part time while studying over there.
  • My friend went to Humber College Canada for his Business Management course.
  • He told me a lot about the education system there.
  • He is working part time in a pizza outlet.
  • He gets 10 Canadian dollars an hour.
  • He can work 20 hours per week but he can be flexible with the number of hours he can work per day.
  • So he works 5 hours on Saturday and 5 on Sunday and two hours per day on weekdays. In this way his study is not disturbed.
  • He is managing his overhead expenses very nicely.
  • I intend to join him soon.
  • He has promised to help me find a job there.

What you want to do there?

  • I would like to work in the library.
  • Part time jobs in the library get filled up very fast.
  • If I don’t get a job in the library, I would like to work in a restaurant or a fast food outlet.
  • I think it would be a very good way to learn about the culture and to meet new people and make new friends.

Why you want to live there?

  • Canada is a beautiful country.
  • My friend is in Toronto and he has told me that he has visited many places there.
  • He told me about the CN Tower and the Niagara Falls.

Conclusion:

  • So, I would definitely like to live in Canada for a short time

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 place/ country in which you would like to live/ work for a short period of time”.

1. What kinds of jobs are easy to get in a foreign country?
My cousin who lives in Canada tells me that there are many jobs that are easy to get for students studying there. The most common ones are the jobs in restaurants or fast food outlets like McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway, and those in the college campus itself, like jobs in the library, etc.

2. Should young adults work abroad?
Yes, young adults should work abroad because of several reasons like, taking care of their overhead expenses, taking the financial burden off their parents’ shoulders, they become more independent and responsible and they gain experience about the work culture, which would help them in their future. It is also a good way to learn about the culture of that country and to meet new people and make friends.

3. If they don’t work abroad, would it be helpful for them to travel in a foreign country?
Yes, travelling is definitely helpful. They would come to know about the culture, meet new people, see new places, and make new connections. However, if they don’t work, they may not be able to afford travelling.

4. Do Indian parents encourage their children to work abroad?
Yes, Indian parents encourage their children to work abroad. They prepare their children well before they travel abroad, about the situations and hardships they may have to face and the importance of working while studying there, so that they can cover their expenses and also gain work experience.

5. If you had an opportunity to live abroad, which country would you like to settle down in?
If I have an opportunity to live abroad, I would like to settle in a developed country, like Canada, Australia, the USA, etc. I have heard form my friends and relatives living abroad that life there is very comfortable, with better facilities and infrastructure. They also tell me that the standard living is very high there, as compared to India. Also, there are a lot of job opportunities available there.

6. Would you like to live in a developed city with a high salary but with polluted air?
If I am in dire need of money for my family, I would go for it, but otherwise I would avoid it. I would use a face mask to filter the polluted air. I would also avoid taking my family there with me.

7. Would you like to live alone or share a room with others?
This would also depend on my financial condition. If sharing a room would save me money, I would share, otherwise, living alone would give me more privacy and independence.

8. What are the advantages and disadvantages of living alone?
Disadvantages are that it would be costly and I would have to do all my household chores myself, but the advantages are that I would have more privacy and I can live according to my wish.

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Describe a place/ country in which you would like to live/ work for a short period of time

Describe a place/ country in which you would like to live/ work for a short period of time IELTS Cue Card

Introduction:
When choosing the perfect place to live for a short period, I’ve always had my sights set on a certain country. I’ve daydreamed of the possibilities, culture, and experience I could gain from living in this country. I’ve thought of the places I would visit, the people I would meet, and the knowledge I would gain. This is the country that I would love to live in for a short period.
Where you would like to live/work?
The country I have my sights set on for a short-term stay is Italy. This beautiful country contains history, art, culture, and cuisine. From the rolling hills of Tuscany to the bustling streets of Rome, there is something for everyone in Italy. I’ve always wanted to visit and explore the country, and I would love to have the opportunity to live there for a short period.
What you want to do there?
If I could live in Italy for a short period, I would love to explore the country, experience the culture, and learn more about the language and the people. I would also love to take advantage of the amazing culinary offerings, art, and architecture. I would take time to visit museums and galleries and explore the outdoors. I would also take advantage of the opportunity to learn more about the history and culture of the country, as well as experience the beauty of the Italian landscape.
When would you like to go there?
I would love to visit Italy in the springtime. The weather is mild, and the days are longer, which makes it the perfect time to explore the country. The springtime also brings an abundance of fresh produce and amazing cuisine. The streets and markets are bustling with activity, and the people are friendly and welcoming. Springtime in Italy would be perfect for experiencing the country and its culture.
Why you want to live there?
Italy has always held a special place in my heart. I’ve always dreamed of visiting the country and experiencing its culture and history. I think it would be an amazing opportunity to live there for a short period. I would get to experience the culture, the language, and the people. I would also get to explore the country’s amazing art, architecture, and cuisine. Living in Italy for a short period would be an amazing opportunity.
Conclusion:
I would experience the culture, explore the art and architecture, and learn more about the language and the people. It would be an amazing experience, and I would love the opportunity to do so.

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