Describe a bag you want to own


Describe a bag you want to own


Describe a bag you want to own.

You should say
What kind of bag is it? 
Where you want to buy it?
How much will it cost you?
Why you want this kind of bag?


  • Being a voracious traveller, I love to purchase a different kind of bags.

What kind of bag is it? 

  • The bag which I would like to purchase soon is a backpack because the one which I have is in abysmal shape.
  • This time I would like to buy a branded backpack.

Where you want to buy it?

  • I would visit the nearest shopping mall to buy this bag
  • Every Friday, they offer amazing offers, I would grab one of those offers.

How much will it cost you?

  • This time I will purchase a heavy-duty branded backpack.
  • I believe it will cost me quite less because due to corona pandemic, there is a tremendous decline in the sale of travel accessories.
  • Most of the places dealing in such products have huge stocks piling up.
  • Therefore, they are in a hurry to dispose of their stock.

Why you want this kind of bag?

  • Since travelling is my hobby, I never miss any chance to go on a journey.
  • Most of the time I travel alone so I need not carry too much of things.
  • Moreover, I have this uncanny knack of visiting off-beat places where finding a taxi or other means of transportation is a daunting task.
  • That is why backpacks are a perfect option for me because first of all, they can carry a lot of things.
  • Secondly, they are comfortable to carry.
  • Lastly, they come handy when you want to sleep, and you don’t have a bed because my backpack works as a pillow in such cases.

IELTS Speaking Part 3: Follow up Questions

Here are some examples of follow up questions that the examiner might ask during your speaking part 3 related to cue card “Describe a bag you want to own”.

1. Why do you think women like to buy bags?

Women have this tendency of buying bags because of two main reasons. Firstly, they have too much stuff to carry with them like mobile phones, makeup kit and other necessities. Moreover, the bag works as a fashion accessory for them.

2. Is the backpack practical in life?

Yes, to a great extent because backpacks are comfortable to carry. Moreover, they occupy less space.

3. Why are some people willing to buy expensive bags?

Some people have this tendency of buying branded bags to have more durability and style. Therefore they focus more on the quality than the price. Usually, branded bags are costly as compared to normal ones.

4. In the future, what changes will bags have?

People of the 21st century are highly concerned regarding the state of animals. There is no denying this conviction that a sizeable number of bags usually have animal skin as a raw material. The bag industry is going through a paradigm shift. In future, we will have bags made from jute, canvas and other materials gaining prominence.

5. Why do children need to carry a uniform schoolbag?

The most prominent reason is that this practice bridges the gap between the students. When all students irrespective of the financial status of their families carry the same bag, they look alike. Moreover, their central focus is more on studies and less on flaunting.

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