IELTS CUE CARD
Describe an area of science that interests you.
You should say
What is it?
How did you learn about it?
Why are you interested in it?
Although I have less interest in science, there is a burgeoning field in science that interests me. The name of that field is Artificial Intelligence.
It is a growing field which is a combination of science and engineering. Through this technology, machines become capable of behaving intelligently.
How did you learn about it?
Last year on my birthday my father gifted me an iPhone.Initially, it had looked like an ordinary mobile phone to me, but later on, when I used one of its applications named SIRI, I was perplexed.
When I had learned more about SIRI, I came to know that this application uses the technology of Artificial Intelligence.
Why are you interested in it.?
The fact that SIRI can save me time, and it could take care of some menial tasks performed by me caught my attention.
Being an ambitious person, I would like to carve out a niche for myself by going beyond the conventional domain.
Since the whole world is on a spree of digitalisation, I would like to catch this opportunity with both the hands.
Hence I have taken this bold decision to make a career in this area of science which has the potential of bringing a paradigm shift in the ways we do our work. To have a promising career in this area of science, I will leave no stone unturned.
The day is not far away when this branch of science will perform most of our monotonous and menial tasks.
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 an area of science that interests you”.
1. What’s the best invention in the past hundred years?
Although there are many inventions which have played a key role in transforming our lives, I believe the discovery of the internet has transfigured the whole world. Today, we have a boatload of information at our disposal at the click of a button, and we can make contact with people sitting at for-off places with tremendous ease.
2. What’s the influence of science on human life?
I think science has influenced our lives in two ways. First, science prompts individuals to pay heed to logic and reasoning in their lives. It declines the effect of superstition and turns us more unbiased. Second, the inventions done with the help of science has brought a paradigm shift in our lives by making our lives extremely comfortable.
3. What can individuals do for scientific research?
There is no denying this conviction that a large number of science inventions happen by chance. Based on the research done on the problems faced by people scientists research to come up with a solution. Individuals can provide unabated support to scientific research by providing financial support to the research companies. Additionally, they can provide the services as a volunteer to help in research work.
4. What influence can international cooperation in science bring about?
There is no shortage of learned minds in the world who can contribute significantly in the world of science. With international cooperation, the gap between the intellectuals sitting in different corners of the world would bridge. Hence the research would happen at a swift pace with fewer bottlenecks.
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