Describe your favourite weather IELTS cue card

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe your favourite weather

You should say
What kind of weather it is?
When this weather usually occurs?
What you usually do during this weather?
Explain how this weather affects you?
And explain why you like this type of weather.

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 your favourite weather IELTS cue card:

Model Answer 1:

Introduction:
Well, I feel lucky to be living in this part of the country where I enjoy all the five different seasons in a year: summer, winter, autumn, spring, and the monsoon.

When this weather usually occurs?
However, my favorite season is the winter season; it lasts for just 2 to 3 months. It starts in November a continues till January, and it is my favorite due to so many different reasons. 

What kind of weather it is?
First of all, generally, the weather remains scorching, and I anxiously wait for this season because the weather gets delightful and cold, and I could enjoy wearing the woolen clothes that are my favorite. Besides, it is also the festival season in my country. Perhaps most of the important festivals like Diwali, Christmas, New Year all come during this period. 

What you usually do during this weather?
I always have a lot of fun and enjoyment with my family and friends, at the same time, this season is the wedding season too, so people often organize parties and weddings at this time, so I often get invited to different parties and have much fun, yet another fact is that I could also enjoy traveling during this time.

Explain how this weather affects you?
Because I get the Christmas holidays and this is the best time to visit the Shimla, which is hardly 200kms from my home town, and there I could enjoy the snowfall as well. Another reason I like winter is that I enjoy outdoor activities, especially sports, and enjoy my favorite food items that are only available at this time of the year.

However, people Face few troubles at this time of the year; for example, there is always a very dense fog that often becomes the reason for road accidents. Moreover, the days are a little dull and gloomy, and people lethargic and find it difficult to get out of their beds.

And explain why you like this type of weather.
But, overall, it is the best part of the year that I like most because I can enjoy a wide range of activities and have a lot of fun and excitement.

Model Answer 2:

Introduction:

In India, there are five primary types of weather: Winter, Spring, Summer. Monsoon and Autumn. These all have their significance. Just because of these climate conditions, India can produce different crops and is one of the world’s leading agriculture producers.

When this weather usually occurs? and What kind of weather it is?

However, if I talk about my choice of weather, then it is winter. This season starts in December in my region and lasts till January. At this time, the climatic conditions become cool, ranging from about 2*- 20’celsius.

What you usually do during this weather? and explain why you like this type of weather?

There are various reasons that why I like this season. First and foremost, in these climatic conditions, the electricity bills reduce to more than half as the usage of different electrical appliances takes the edge off.

Secondly, I can wear my favorite clothes comfortably and eat my favorite dishes, which is not possible in summers due to scorching weather.

Explain how this weather affects you?

Most importantly, this is a season which is also preferred by Indian’s for weddings, and this gives me a chance to meet my relatives and have fun with them.

Apart from this, there is also one downside of this weather, and it is that I generally gain 1 or 2kg weight in this season, which I do not like at all.

Conclusion:

So, this is the weather that I like the most.

Model Answer 3:

Introduction:

  • Weather is a short-term atmospheric condition
  • It keeps changing every now and then.
  • We enjoy many types of weather in India
  • We have hot weather in summers and cool weather in winters.
  • The weather in spring and autumn is generally pleasant.

What kind of weather it is? and When this weather usually occurs?

  • The weather I am going to talk about here is the pleasant weather we have during the spring, that is March and the beginning of April.
  • This is a very welcome weather because it brings great relief from the intense cold of winters.
  • The flowers are in full bloom everywhere, and you can hear the happy chirping of the birds.
  • Spring season gives you a reason to smile.
  • It infuses colour in your life.

What you usually do during this weather?

  • The spring season is important for farmers.
  • Crops ripen in the fields.
  • Farmers store wheat and barley at home.
  • Everybody feels a sense of joy and happiness.

Explain how this weather affects you?

  • Besides, spring is a season of festivals for the Hindus.
  • Holi is a festival of eating and drinking.
  • I enjoy it the most.
  • Holi adds to the glory of the spring season.
  • Days and nights are neither too long nor too short.
  • I hate the cold wind of winter.
  • I do not like the hot sun of summer.
  • I dislike mud and dirt caused by the rains.

Conclusion:

  • So spring is my favorite season, and its weather is my favourite weather.

Favourite Season

Introduction:

  • India is a diverse country. We namely enjoy four seasons i.e. summer, winter, autumn, and spring.
  • Because of global warming summer season is extended and we have summer for almost six months a year.

What kind of weather it is? and When this weather usually occurs?

  • My favourite season is however winter.
  • Winter lasts from December to February.
  • The climate is pleasant, energetic, soothing, and dry.

What you usually do during this weather? and Explain how this weather affects you?

  • Another reason to like the winter season is that there are a lot of seasonal fruits and vegetables which can be healthy and tasty.
  • I also like to wear woolen clothes, which I can wear during this season only.

explain why you like this type of weather.

  • I generally go to visit different places during winter vacation.
  • I also look forward to the New year celebrations with my friends.
  • Nights are very long in the winters and I love to sleep till late in the morning especially at weekends.
  • In summers we sweat a lot and there are so many power cuts, so I don’t like summers.
  • Trees shed of their leaves in autumn,
  • So, autumn is a very gloomy season.
  • Spring is also a wonderful season.
  • Everywhere there are blooming flowers and the weather is also generally very pleasant.
  • But, spring is very short-lived.
  • It only lasts a month and a half.
  • In spring generally, my exams are near and so my favourite season remains winter.

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 your favourite weather”.

1.Do you often pay attention to the weather forecast? (Why?/Why not?)
Yes, I check the weather but not regularly. Whenever I plan to go out on vacations, I check the weather because it is necessary to be prepared in advance.
OR
Yes, I pay attention to the weather forecast on a regular basis. The reason is I travel a lot and it becomes necessary to know about the weather to be prepared in advance. Also, climate change has made the weather unpredictable. It sometimes rains even in the dry season as such knowing the weather on a day-to-day basis has become a necessity.

2. How does the weather (or, the weather forecast) affect what activities people do?
Weather affects us in several ways. Climate influences the crops because it affects their growth. Moreover, the weather affects transportation. Temperature strongly controls what fruits and vegetables can grow. It also affects our eating habit, such as most people like to eat snacks on rainy days. In addition to this people wear loose dresses in hot weather and wear warm dresses in cold weather.
OR
People prefer to stay indoors on hot sunny days or rainy days and go out for picnics on pleasant days. Also, there are things we like to eat in certain weather – for example, fritters on rainy days, ice creams on warm days, etc. It also affects the clothing patterns. People wear light-colored loose cotton dresses in summers and dark warm clothes in cold weather.

3. (Similar to above) How does the weather affect people’s daily lives?

4. Why do some people dislike some kinds of weather?
I think it’s because the weather can limit people’s activities. If the weather restricts people from enjoying their favorite activity, it can make them dislike that weather. My friend hates rainy days because he likes to play cricket and he can’t do that because of the rain.

5. Do people wear different clothes in different types of weather (or, different seasons)? ( Same as 2)

6. Does the weather have an effect on the economy?
Yes, weather affects the economy. For example, in some countries, people cannot do work because of snow, which affects the company and economy of that country. Moreover, some fruits and crops do not require much rain, but due to much rain, crops spoil in the rainy season.
OR
Yes, the weather affects our economy. For example, due to milder winters, a lot of people from cold northern countries visit us during that time. Thus it promotes tourism. Also, certain weather like hot sunny days boosts the earning of local ice cream vendors. Similarly, winters boost the jackets and sweaters industry.

7. (Similar but different) (In your country), are there any differences in economic activity in the different seasons?
Yes, economic activities are different in different seasons in India. For example, people love to visit the northern part of India in summer, such as Shimla, which increases that area’s economic level. Moreover, people wear and purchase warm clothes in winter and cotton and loose clothes in summer. Weather does not only affect people living style, but different crops are grown in different seasons.
OR
There are differences in certain economic activities. For example, warm clothes’ industry gets a boost in the winter season. Similarly, farming is also dependent upon seasons – certain crops like rice are grown in summers whereas others like wheat in winters.

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Describe your favourite weather IELTS cue card

Describe your favourite weather IELTS cue card

Introduction:
Well, I feel lucky to be living in this part of the country where I enjoy all the five different seasons in a year: summer, winter, autumn, spring, and the monsoon.
When this weather usually occurs?
However, my favorite season is the winter season; it lasts for just 2 to 3 months. It starts in November a continues till January, and it is my favorite due to so many different reasons. 
What kind of weather it is?
First of all, generally, the weather remains scorching, and I anxiously wait for this season because the weather gets delightful and cold, and I could enjoy wearing the woolen clothes that are my favorite. Besides, it is also the festival season in my country. Perhaps most of the important festivals like Diwali, Christmas, New Year all come during this period. 

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