Describe a town or city where you would like to live in the future IELTS cue card

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe a town or city where you would like to live in the future.

You should say
Where is it?
How you know about this city?
What it is famous for?
Why you would like 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 town or city where you would like to live in the future IELTS cue card:

Model Answer 1:

Introduction:
Well, just like everyone else I too wish to build my dream house in my dream city.

Where is it? and How you know about this city?
And it would be the city “Dehradun” the capital of Uttarakhand. I have visited this place few times while traveling to mountains as this city is situated in the foothills of Himalayas. I would love to move to this city for good for loads of reasons.


Why you would like to live there?
Firstly, after study I would like to work in a multinational company and there are many international companies where I can easily find a job with handsome salary. In addition, I just love the weather of this place since it is pretty close to the mountain the weather remains pleasant throughout , the year especially in summers.

Actually, love traveling to mountains so while living here I can easily plan weekend trips to Mussorie the queen of hills and other place near by with my family and friends which would more like a stress buster for me. Dehradun is actually a very modern and a well-planned city. It offers all sorts of facilities to its dwellers from educational institutes to shopping malls.

What it is famous for?
There are hundreds of parks that make this city clean and green. That’s why, it is amongest the cleanest cities of the country. Yet another feature of this city is the Doon Valley School which is famous worldwide for its quality education and I would like to enrol my kids in this school to secure their future.

Conclusion:
I would like to build small house in a very peaceful locality in this city where I would like to live with my family in harmony. Since, Dehradun is the place that offers everything I dream of that’s why it is the city where I would like to live in future.

Model Answer 2:

Introduction:
Well, I’m a travel freak I have explored a lot of places which are incredible like Shimla, Manali, Kerala, Jaipur and so on.

Where is it?
But here I would love to talk about a special city which is a dream for numerous. The name of the city is Brampton which is in Canada.

How you know about this city?
Actually, I got to know about this city from One of my friends who is living there since 2008. When he came back to India for the first time I was really curious to know about his lifestyle. Then he told all about Brampton starting from the weather to the abundance of opportunities that this city provides.

What it is famous for?
Honestly, I was really blown when I got to know that the region is so cold in winters that water freezes instantly when exposed to air. Moreover, there are a lot of multinational companies where people can work and earn a hefty amount. Not only this, people who are not very much educated but have some skills like tuckers, welders, Plumbers are also valued over here and can live a luxurious life. Most importantly, he informed me that the overall authorities of Canada are amazing due to which work goes on really smooth.

Why you would like to live there?
Apart from this, the city is famous for its Outstanding design. As mostly the houses over there are Constructed with the help of wood which really excites me. It was my dream since childhood to live in a Cozy house that includes a small indoor born fire. Nowadays, more than 40% population of this city is from Punjab due to which the Second prefered language here is Punjabi.

Conclusion:
Almost all my friends are living there which is also one reason that why I want to migrate to this city.

Model Answer 3:

Introduction:

  • My hometown is Phagwara and I have been living there since my birth.
  • I love many things about Phagwara but there are certain reasons why I would like to move out in the future.

Where is it? and How you know about this city?

  • The city that I dream about living in the future is Chandigarh.
  • It is the combined capital of Punjab and Haryana.
  • Many of my relatives live there and so I know a lot about it.
  • In fact, I used to visit Chandigarh a lot in my childhood to spend time with my cousins.
  • Chandigarh is a modern city. It was built after independence by a French architect Le Corbusier.

What it is famous for? and Why you would like to live there?

  • It is famous for many reasons.
  • First, like I said before it is the capital of Punjab.
  • Secondly, it is known for its well-planned layout.
  • It’s one of the few cities in India, where residential and commercial areas are completely segregated.
  • That’s also one of the main reasons why I want to live there.
  • The separation offers a lot of benefits, but mainly it offers respite from the loud noise, which people suffer from in other big cities.
  • Chandigarh also doesn’t have many industries, so there is comparatively less pollution than other major cities in India.
  • Another thing I like about Chandigarh is the entertainment facilities.
  • There are a lot of big malls, cinema theatres, and discos in Chandigarh.
  • There is a lot to do and people can never get bored in Chandigarh.
  • Finally, the last reason why I want to settle there is that it is very close to hill stations like Shimla and Solan.

Conclusion:

  • I love the mountains and doing activities like trekking, rock climbing and ice-skating.
  • So, on the weekends, I would be able to go on short trips and enjoy the mountains as well.

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 town or city where you would like to live in the future”.

1. Why do more and more people live in the city?
There are many reasons why one would leave the village and move to a city. The main reasons are jobs, education, healthcare and lifestyle. There are more economic opportunities and better infrastructure in the cities.
OR
I think more and more people live in the city because of the comforts offered by city life. There are good education, health, and entertainment facilities available in cities. More city jobs offer a better pay.

2. What are some factors that attract people to settle down in certain places?
Safety first is the rule, and understandably one of the most important aspects people want in the place they live and play. Access to highways and high-quality public transportation at a fair cost are two vital factors for choosing a place to live.
OR
I think the main factors are presence of family members and friends, financial reasons like availability of well paid jobs, facilities like presence of malls, cinema theatres, good schools for children and so on. Nowadays people also consider factors like level of pollution and traffic.

3. What are the differences between the young and old when choosing where to live?
I think both like to live in cities because of job opportunities, health and education facilities. Young people want to live in the towns searching for a good job so that they can secure their future. On the other hand. health is essential for older people. so older adults prefer to live in those places where they can easily reach the hospital in an emergency.
OR
I think the young mostly care about the availability of jobs and entertainment facilities. They prefer places where they can get well paid jobs and where there are bars, restaurants, and shopping malls so that they can enjoy life. On the other hand, old people care about presence of family members so that they don’t feel lonely. Also, for the old, it is about good health care facilities so that they can get timely help in case of emergencies and health issues.

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Describe a town or city where you would like to live in the future IELTS cue card

Describe a town or city where you would like to live in the future IELTS cue card

Introduction:
Well, I’m a travel freak I have explored a lot of places which are incredible like Shimla, Manali, Kerala, Jaipur and so on.
Where is it?
But here I would love to talk about a special city which is a dream for numerous. The name of the city is Brampton which is in Canada.
How you know about this city?
Actually, I got to know about this city from One of my friends who is living there since 2008. When he came back to India for the first time I was really curious to know about his lifestyle. Then he told all about Brampton starting from the weather to the abundance of opportunities that this city provides.
What it is famous for?
Honestly, I was really blown when I got to know that the region is so cold in winters that water freezes instantly when exposed to air. Moreover, there are a lot of multinational companies where people can work and earn a hefty amount. Not only this, people who are not very much educated but have some skills like tuckers, welders, Plumbers are also valued over here and can live a luxurious life. Most importantly, he informed me that the overall authorities of Canada are amazing due to which work goes on really smooth.