Describe a time when you were really close to a wild animal IELTS cue card

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe a time when you were really close to a wild animal

You should say
What it looked like?
Where you saw it?
What it likes to eat or do?
Why you like it?

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 time when you were really close to a wild animal IELTS cue card:

Model Answer 1:

Introduction: 
Well, each and every creature on this planet has its own duties and so are the animals. They are the essential part of life chain without which human beings cannot survive. Humanity is hugely dependent on them directly or indirectly. Working with farm animals or keeping pets at home is really common but here I would like to talk about a time when I came extremely close to a wild animal. 

Where you saw it? 
Actually, a year ago I made a plan with my friends to visit a national park in Chandigarh. It was really fun there as the atmosphere was pleasant and the park is immensly huge. We saw a lot of wild animals there, whereas, we were not allowed to go close to the cage where they were kept. Then we decided to go on a Jungle safari where the animals were open and we were in a jeep which was protected with strong metal due to safety reasons.

Why you like it? and What it looked like? 
That was a time when I saw a lion which is my favourite animal due to various reasons. First and foremost is its appearance which includes his long vibrant fur on neck. This makes him completly different from others. Secondly, his strong aura due to which its considered as the king of the jungle. Once this animal came really close th our Jeep due to which all the people got scared as its a carnivores animal and is soo strong that it can even damage the vehicle. 

Conclusion: 
At last we came out safely and enjoyed a lot this trip. So, this is a wild animal that I saw from close and is also my favorite. 

Model Answer 2:

Introduction:

  • Many animals, such as pet animals, domestic animals, and wild animals, are found in India’s different parts. 
  • I am a nature lover l’ always save some time with other natural creatures such as animals, birds, and plants. 
  • Today, I will talk about when I visited a four and went very close to a wild animal.

What it looked like? and Where you saw it?

  • A few days ago, I went to Chandigarh for an exam. After the exam, my friends and I made plans to visit the zoo in Zirakpur. 
  • We visited there at 1 PM. We saw many animals and birds. 
  • First time I saw a wild animal and went very close to it 
  • It is a white tiger.
  • There were three white tigers in the zoo. White tigers are very popular in entertainment because of their distinctive colour.
  • As compared to the common Bengal tiger, whereas tigers grow faster and are heavier at birth and adulthood. 
  • An adult male white tiger can weigh up to 300 kilograms, and they can grow up to 3 meters in length. Female, white tigers, are smaller, averaging about 200 kilograms, and its head to tail length is up to 2.6 meters. 

What does it like to eat or do?

  • I know about that animal’s features because it Witten in the description book that zoo authority provides during each visitor’s ticket collecting time. 
  • They are hunting and feeding at-night because they rest during day time. They can eat as much as 40 pounds (18 kg) of meat at a time. 
  • The zoo officers also take care of them very well and provide proper food on time.

Why do you like it?

  • In zoos, white tigers have always been the centre of attraction for both kids and adults. 
  • The white tiger has blue beautiful blue eyes, which makes them look more exotic. 

Model Answer 3:

Introduction:

  • India is a diverse country
  • There are many types of animals found in India
  • There are pet animals, domestic animals, and wild animals
  • Here I am going to talk about an animal, which I saw for the first time in the mini zoo at Chandigarh.

Where did you see it?

  • I saw it from a distance of eight to ten feet.
  • It is the elephant
  • I like it because even though it is a wild animal, it doesn’t seem intimidating as the lion or tiger.

Why you like it

  • The elephants are the biggest land animals.

What does it like to eat or do?

  • They are herbivorous and can be identified because of their trunk.

What it looked like?

  • The trunk is the projection of their nose and the upper lips.
  • There are two types of elephants, the Indian and the African.
  • African elephants are bigger than their Indian counterparts.
  • They have comparatively larger ears.
  • Among the African elephants, both the males and females have tusks whereas, only the males among the Indian elephants have tusks, and So they are called tuskers.
  • The back of the Indian elephants is convex, whereas that of the African elephants are concave.
  • Indian elephants can be tamed, and they are more beautiful.
  • Elephants are gregarious animals and live in herds headed by tuskers.
  • They have a well-structured family life.
  • The young ones, called the calf, are looked after by the cow elephants.
  • Their cry is called a trumpet.
  • In India, elephants are captured, tamed, and used for various purposes.

Conclusion:

  • Elephants are among the few animals whose existence is not endangered till now.

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 time when you were really close to a wild animal”.

1.Besides the animal you just spoke about, what other wild animals are there in your country (or, around where you live)?
India is home to a large variety of wildlife. It is a biodiversity hotspot with its various ecosystems ranging from the Himalayas in the north to the south’s evergreen rainforests. Most of the wild animals of India are being protected through the numerous national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. Wild animals such as Lion, Bengal tiger, leopard, black bear, blackbuck, camel, elephant.
OR
There are many other wild animals in my country such as tigers, leopards, snakes, camels, deer, giraffes, rhinoceros, lions, hippos, alligators, crocodiles, monkeys, etc.

2. In general, how do people in your country feel about wild animals?
well, people behaviour is different from each other, so their feeling also varies from each other. People who like adventurous activities love to spend time with animals. They visit zoos to see wild animals. On the other hand, some people are scared of animals, so they do not like to see or spend time with wild animals.
OR
People have different feelings for wild animals. Some people are scared of them, some worship them, some like them and especially go to the zoos to see them. Some even hunt wild animals for their body parts.

3. In general, what is the attitude of people in your country towards wild animals?
People have different attitudes towards wild animals. Some people are scared of them, some worship them, some like them and specially go to the zoos to see them. Some even hunt wild animals for their body parts.

4. Do you like (all) wild animals? (Why?/Why not?)
I like wild animals, and my favourite animal is the elephant. I saw an elephant in different locations, such as in the circus and zoo. The elephant is not a dangerous animal, so everyone like it.
OR
Yes, I like all wild animals but from afar. I love to see programs about wild animals on the Discovery Channel and the National Geographic Channel and I even enjoy watching them in zoos.

5. In general, do you think people like wild animals?
yes, people like wild animals. I think it is a wonderful feeling to see these animals. Nowadays many animals related channel is popular which telecast different activities and the living style of wild animals.
OR
Yes, I think they do. The Discovery Channel and the National Geographic Channel are very popular. People even go to zoos to see them. Whenever I went to any zoo, I see a huge rush of people there.

6. Are there any wild animals that you dislike? Why?
I like all animals except Bengal tigers because The Bengal Tiger is one of the most dangerous animals to humans in the world and the most man-eating tigers.
OR
I don’t dislike any wild animal when I see it on TV or in the zoo. But I am sure, I don’t want to be near any wild animal in reality.

7. What about lions and tigers, do you like them?
I like wild animals, but as I said earlier, I am not too fond of tigers because sometimes they eat humans, but they eat only when someone irritates them.
OR
After all, they sometimes eat peopleNormally lions and tigers are happy eating other animals of the wild like the zebras but only when humans provoke them that they eat them.

8. In your country, are people’s attitudes towards wild animals today the same as people’s attitudes in the past?
people’s attitudes towards wild animals are changed as compared to the past. Earlier, people did not go to the zoo and not watched animals related programs on TV, so they did not know their behaviour. That’s why they afraid of wild animals, but now many TV channels are popular that telecast wildlife programs. Moreover, people also visit the zoo on weekends and spend time with animals.
OR
Today, the attitude of people towards wild animals is quite different than in the past. Earlier people were afraid of wild animals and used to worship them. They even used to hunt and kill them in great numbers. However, today people are more aware of the importance of animals. They want to conserve them. Some societies such as the SPCA (Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) are taking steps for animal rights.

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Describe a time when you were really close to a wild animal IELTS cue card

Describe a time when you were really close to a wild animal IELTS cue card

Introduction: 
Well, each and every creature on this planet has its own duties and so are the animals. They are the essential part of life chain without which human beings cannot survive. Humanity is hugely dependent on them directly or indirectly. Working with farm animals or keeping pets at home is really common but here I would like to talk about a time when I came extremely close to a wild animal. 
Where you saw it? 
Actually, a year ago I made a plan with my friends to visit a national park in Chandigarh. It was really fun there as the atmosphere was pleasant and the park is immensly huge. We saw a lot of wild animals there, whereas, we were not allowed to go close to the cage where they were kept. Then we decided to go on a Jungle safari where the animals were open and we were in a jeep which was protected with strong metal due to safety reasons.
Why you like it? and What it looked like? 
That was a time when I saw a lion which is my favourite animal due to various reasons. First and foremost is its appearance which includes his long vibrant fur on neck. This makes him completly different from others. Secondly, his strong aura due to which its considered as the king of the jungle. Once this animal came really close th our Jeep due to which all the people got scared as its a carnivores animal and is soo strong that it can even damage the vehicle.