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

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

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

IELTS CUE CARD TOPIC

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

Where is it?

How you know about this city

What it is famous for?

Why you would like to be there?

Sample Answer 1

Introduction

  • Although I have visited many cities, there is one city which has a special meaning for me.
  • And I have planned to settle over there.

Where is it?

  • The city is in Canada,
  • Its name is Toronto. 
  • It falls under Ontario province.

How you know about this city?

  • My brother stays in this city.
  • He had come here as a student, but now he is settled over here.
  • I visited Toronto city to participate in the convocation ceremony of my brother when he had passed his graduation.
  • During that time, I travelled to every nook and corner of this city.

What it is famous for?

  • Toronto city is famous for its skyscrapers, crowded streets and a popular waterfront skyline.
  • Apart from this, another thing which makes it popular is its cosmopolitan environment.

Why you would like to be there?

  • The prominent reason for settling down in Toronto is its climate.
  • Since my childhood, I love the cold climate.
  • And there is no denying that the temperature in Toronto remains cold for most of the year.
  • The second reason for shifting to Toronto for me is the earning potential in this city.
  • My skill set is in huge demand in this city.
  • That’s why finding a plum job would be an easy task for me.
  • Moreover, the salary package offered over here is better as compared to other big cities.
  • Lastly, I love the layout and cultural environment of this city.
  • Being an extrovert person, I love to interact with people from different cultures.
  • Due to all these reasons, I have planned to settle in Toronto for greener pastures.

Sample Answer 2

Introduction

Being a voracious traveller, I have travelled to various cities. Most of these cities are worthwhile for travelling purposes. However, there is one city that has caught my attention. And I would like to spend the balance of my life over there.

Where is it?

The city name is Thimpu. It is the capital of Bhutan.

How do you know about this city?

Last year I got the opportunity to visit this city on a study tour.

What it is famous for?

This city is famous for its clean and pristine environment. The central focus of the higher authorities of this city is to reduce the carbon footprint. Due to this initiative, it is a city with a lower level of air pollution. Because of this reason, a large no of people visit this place to relax under the arms of nature,

Why you would like to be there?

Being a nature-loving person, I would spend the rest of my life in the natural surroundings of Thimpu city. Instead of a brick and mortar house, I will stay in a wooden accommodation amidst the lush green surroundings.

Apart from this, I will engage in wildlife photography. The forest area in Bhutan is massive. I will make full use of it and click photographs of various wild animals.

Moreover, I will learn about Bhutanese culture and cuisine. As there is no denying this conviction that the best way to get knowledge of a nation is to interact with the native population, therefore I will spend a sizeable portion of my stay in Thimpu, in the company of the locals.

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

1. Why do more and more people live in the city?

Although countryside areas provide innumerable benefits, more people live in the city because of better educational, entertainment and medical facilities. There is no denying this conviction that most of the cities have prestigious schools and colleges for better education. And, malls and amusement parks for entertainment. Last but not least multispeciality hospitals are also there for world-class treatment for various ailments.

2. What are some factors that attract people to settle down in certain places?

Numerous factors attract people to settle down in certain places. The first and foremost is safety. The places with less crime have more people. Apart from this, the climate is also an important factor. People find it extremely difficult to live in a too hot and too cold climate. Therefore places with moderate climates grab more attention from the people. Lastly, earning opportunities too is an important factor. The places with limited avenues to earn many have less population. Whereas cities with higher earning potential have more population

3. What are the differences between the young and old when choosing where to live?

Young people prefer to live in a city with hustle and bustle. They prefer those cities which have higher earning potential coupled with good entertainment facilities like multiplexes, malls, food courts and amusement parks.

On the other hand, old people prefer a life with less disturbance. They find extreme pleasure in spending their life in the arms of nature. Therefore they prefer places with a clean and pristine environment.

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