Describe an advertisement you remember well.
You should say:
What is it?
When and where you saw it?
What happens in 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.
Well, in my perception, advertisement is the only key for the manufacturing companies to reach out its customer base. And what could be more better than a heart touching or thought provoking adverts. Undoubtedly, we are flooded with a plethora of commercial adds. We see or hear them on television, the internet, radio, newspaper and so on.
What is it? and What happens in it?
However, I personally believe that the advertisement flashing on the television is extremely influential and interesting. Although I have seen several breathtaking or funny adds in my life, one advert which is coming off the top of my head is a detergent powder add, i.e., Nirma, which I saw almost five years ago during a commercial break of a daily soap.
What happens in it?
This add gravitated my attention as it started with four women, nicely dressed in squeaky clean clothes, stopped their car to help the people stuck in an ambulance in a muddy puddle. All four girls jumped in the pit, without giving a second thought to rescue the stuck ambulance and they succeeded in their selfless motive and saved the day. Whereas the men stood and watched as they didn’t want to get stained.
By looking at their incredible effort, everyone applauded, while the strong men were embarrassed as they were of no help when it was need of the hour. Later, in the end, it was revealed that it was a washing detergent add.
Anyways, I was really impressed by this advertisement as it features a strong message of women empowerment.
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 advertisement you remember well”.
1. Why do some people hate advertisements?
Most of the people do not like an advertisement because they think companies show some extra qualities of their products in the add which the products do not contain in reality and another reason of their disliking is ads break the continuity while watching a program.
2. Do people usually buy stuff after watching advertisements?
Yes, many people buy the product after watching an ad because nowadays ads describe all the main features of the product which lure a wide range of people.
3. Is music useful in advertising?
Yes, music is essential in ads. Without it, ads are useless because people do not take an interest in it.
4. What are the advantages of TV advertisements? How about Internet advertisements?
TV advertisement is a reminder which reminds people about the main features of the products. Internet ads also do the same work, but it is optional means the user can skip it while watching a program which is not possible in TV programs.
5. Why does the government allow some inappropriate ads?
These types of ads spend a lot of money which is very beneficial for the nation’s economy. Due to these ads, not only the government take benefit, but people who are working in it also earn much money.
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