Describe a rule that you don’t like IELTS cue card

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe a rule that you don’t like.

You should say:

What it is?
Why you don’t like it?
How others feel about the rule?
And explain whether you’ve followed the rule?

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 rule that you don’t like IELTS cue card:

Model Answer 1:

Introducation:
Well, every school enacts hundreds of rules to discipline the students and my school was not an exception.

What it is?
Though most rules were defined to benefit us in some way yet I found one rule extremely unfair and that was of no half-day and no color dress on Saturday.

Why you don’t like it? and How others feel about the rule?
The fact it that in almost every school in my city Saturday is always a half-day at school and students wait for this day eagerly as they get released for school around 12 instead of 3 pm. But, It was not in the case of my school. We had to attend the school as other days on Saturday too.

And explain whether you’ve followed the rule?
On top of it, there was an additional fine for not attending the school on Saturday as teachers used to take surprise on this day. As a result, I could never go out on a weekend break with my family. In addition, we had to wear school uniform all 6 days of the week. Where other school children could wear clothes of their choice on this day we again had to wear uniform only which always gave them a reason to laugh on us and annoy us. I was in uniform all the time and for that reason my parents rarely got me new clothes.

I can never forget that sometimes, after school on Saturdays sometimes my parents used to pick me to watch movie in cinema and I used to be the only person at cinema in uniform which used to be quite embarrassing but for movie I could manage that.

Conclusion:
Overall, like most other students I was not happy at all with this rule at my school.

Model Answer 2:

Introduction:

  • Rules and laws are made to create a peaceful and harmonious society.
  • If we all obey the rules and laws then we would all be benefited.
  • There are rules everywhere.
  • Schools are the first place where children learn about the rules and codes of conduct.

What it is?

  • Every school/college/office has rules, like wearing the prescribed uniform, coming in time, doing tasks on time and so on.
  • My school/college/office also has rules about the uniform that we have to wear.
  • It was navy blue trouser and white shirt on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
  • However, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, we have a totally white uniform.

Why you don’t like it?

  • All students/colleague and I do not like this rule.
  • I think we should follow the developed countries and everyone should be allowed to wear the clothes of their choice and according to one’ personality
  • Everybody can express their creativity and style by wearing different clothes.

How others feel about the rule? and whether you’ve followed the rule?

  • Uniforms should be for certain professionals only like doctors, lawyers or those in military/police
  • At my place, if anyone breaks this rule, and doesn’t come in uniform, they are fined.
  • The fine for the first offence is 100 Rs but if we break the rule more than twice then the fine goes upto 1000 Rs
  • Luckily, I have never broken the rule and have always ensured that my uniform is neat and clean but I still hate this rule.

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 rule that you don’t like”.

1. Why do schools make rules?
Schools make rules to maintain discipline. They are the centres of learning, where children are moulded into responsible adults. We all have to follow rules, imposed by the government, as adults. So, schools start that process of obeying rules in childhood only

2. What’s the importance of obeying law?
Without law, we would be living in utter chaos. There would be crime everywhere and life would be difficult for the common man. For example, if we don’t obey traffic rules, we would have many accidents. If there were no property rules, people would make their houses anywhere and the whole city would be unplanned.

3. What can parents and teachers do to help children follow rules?
Parents and teachers can be good role models for children. Children are copycats. If they see their elders following rules, they will do it automatically. Just telling them to do something will not have that much effect.

4. Is it a good thing to break rules sometimes?
It is definitely not good to break rules, but sometimes in case of emergencies, for example, if we have to make way for an ambulance to pass, we may need to break rules. Sometimes, it is a matter of life and death.

5. Why do some people say that rules are made to be broken?
Some people say so because they have a very callous attitude to life. They do not understand the importance of rules. They are lazy and do not care about things.

6. Do you think children should follow all kinds of rules?
Yes, children should follow all kinds of rules. They should be made to understand that rules are for their own betterment. Willingness to follow rules should be instilled in them.

7. Do you think it is necessary for children to wear school uniforms?
Yes, it is important for school children to wear uniforms. Uniform instills a sense of discipline in children. It provides an identity to the school. Uniform is also a social leveler. All rich and poor students came at the same level. Uniform also provides security. If any miscreants come in the school, they can be recognized from afar.

8. What are the rules students should follow at school? 2 Are the rules at school good or bad? Why?

9. What rules should children follow at home?

10. How are people punished when parking at a wrong spot?

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Describe a rule that you don’t like IELTS cue card

Describe a rule that you don't like IELTS cue card

Introducation:
Well, every school enacts hundreds of rules to discipline the students and my school was not an exception.
What it is?
Though most rules were defined to benefit us in some way yet I found one rule extremely unfair and that was of no half-day and no color dress on Saturday.
Why you don’t like it?
and How others feel about the rule?
The fact it that in almost every school in my city Saturday is always a half-day at school and students wait for this day eagerly as they get released for school around 12 instead of 3 pm. But, It was not in the case of my school. We had to attend the school as other days on Saturday too.
And explain whether you’ve followed the rule?
On top of it, there was an additional fine for not attending the school on Saturday as teachers used to take surprise on this day. As a result, I could never go out on a weekend break with my family. In addition, we had to wear school uniform all 6 days of the week. Where other school children could wear clothes of their choice on this day we again had to wear uniform only which always gave them a reason to laugh on us and annoy us. I was in uniform all the time and for that reason my parents rarely got me new clothes.
I can never forget that sometimes, after school on Saturdays sometimes my parents used to pick me to watch movie in cinema and I used to be the only person at cinema in uniform which used to be quite embarrassing but for movie I could manage that.
Conclusion:
Overall, like most other students I was not happy at all with this rule at my school.