Describe an activity that you do after school/work IELTS cue card

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe an activity that you do after school/work.

You should say
What it is?
When and Where you do it?
Who you do it with?
And how you feel about 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 an activity that you do after school/work IELTS cue card:

Introduction: and What it is?

  • Due to study pressure and long sitting, my life is very sedentary.
  • Therefore, to keep me physically fit, I do yoga after school.

When and Where you do it?

  • I just started it two months ago, so right now I can only do the beginner level poses (asanas).
  • But I am getting better day by day and I believe that I will be able to move on to the advanced ones soon.

Who you do it with?

  • Actually, my mother used to do yoga when she was a child.
  • So, when I was thinking about improving my physical fitness, she suggested that I try yoga.
  • She also wanted to do it again and we thought because of each other’s company, we would be more regular.
  • Another reason for picking yoga was that it doesn’t require any special equipment.
  • We just had to order two yoga mats.
  • We have a huge veranda in our house.
  • We normally spread the mats there.
  • However, when it is raining, we do it inside the house, in our living room.
  • Typically, we do it for about 40 minutes, in the evening.
  • And we try to do it at least 5 days a week.

And how you feel about it?

  • Yoga has changed my life considerably.
  • I not only feel physically fitter but also mentally more composed.
  • And it wasn’t easy, in the beginning, I wanted to give up.
  • The first week was especially tough and I had severe body ache and soreness.
  • But by the second week, I felt a lot better.
  • I think if it wasn’t for my mother pushing me, I would have given up.
  • Now, I am the one, pushing her.
  • I really look forward to doing it.
  • It has become a part of my routine and if I do miss it, I feel guilty somehow.

Conclusion:

  • I think everyone should definitely try yoga once in their life.

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 an activity that you do after school/work”.

1. Why do some people enjoy extreme sports?
I think the thrill of extreme sports comes from the risk involved. People know that they may lose their lives. Moreover, I think it’s also about doing something that not many other people will try and do.

2. Are men more likely to do adventure sports than women?
I don’t think it depends upon gender. Some people are just more adventurous. I think it does depend upon a person’s economic status though. Adventure sports are quite costly and thus I feel rich people are more likely to do them.

3. What are some popular outdoor activities in India?
I think the most popular outdoor activities are sports and especially cricket. I think nearly all the youngsters in India play cricket. Besides sports, a lot of people also like to go for walk or jog. In fact, even in my neighborhood, most of the people go for a walk in the morning.

4. What do young people do in groups?
Young people do many things in groups, first, they go to shopping malls and cinema theatres. Also, many of the youth like to play outdoor activities and sports like cricket, hockey and so on. Another trend that is coming in big cities is going out and partying at clubs.

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Describe an activity that you do after school/work IELTS cue card

Describe an activity that you do after school/work IELTS cue card

Introduction: and What it is?
Due to study pressure and long sitting, my life is very sedentary.
Therefore, to keep me physically fit, I do yoga after school.
When and Where you do it?
I just started it two months ago, so right now I can only do the beginner level poses (asanas).
But I am getting better day by day and I believe that I will be able to move on to the advanced ones soon.
Who you do it with?
Actually, my mother used to do yoga when she was a child.
So, when I was thinking about improving my physical fitness, she suggested that I try yoga.
She also wanted to do it again and we thought because of each other’s company, we would be more regular.
Another reason for picking yoga was that it doesn’t require any special equipment.
We just had to order two yoga mats.
We have a huge veranda in our house.
We normally spread the mats there.
However, when it is raining, we do it inside the house, in our living room.
Typically, we do it for about 40 minutes, in the evening.
And we try to do it at least 5 days a week.