Describe something in your country that you are interested in IELTS Cue Card
IELTS CUE CARD TOPIC
Describe something in your country that you are interested in
You should say:
- What it is
- How you know about it
- Why you are interested in it
- And explain whether you would like to know more about it
I am staying in India, and there are unique and exciting things to study.
The most exciting thing I am interested in is knowing about people’s lives. The exciting thing I would like to understand is diversity in unity. When I was a child in our social science period, my teachers explained to me details about how India differs from north to south and how the languages and cuisines differ.
In some parts of India, people love to eat fish; in others, they love vegetarian food. And this is how the country is different. Even sports are different. Calcutta is known for football, whereas the rest of India enjoys playing cricket. So it’s a different country.
And I want to see what the binding factor is in my nation. It binds all the people together when they are different. They speak different languages, wear different kinds of clothes, have different food items to eat, and have different attitudes towards life.
However, when it comes to their country, they are one. So that is what I want to know, and I would like to know more about it. There are two or three reasons for that. People have stayed like this for thousands of years, so that’s why they work collaboratively, but there is more to it.
There are many nations where people stayed for a long time, and there were a lot of partitions. However, in the case of my country, people love each other. So I want to know the reason for that and to know that I would explore more. I will read history-related books, I will read more about anthropology, and there I will come to know more about it.
India is a country which is well known for its culture and tradition.
Various exciting things interest me. However, one of them is very important, and I am interested in knowing more about it: the ancient language Sanskrit. I know about it because I studied it in my formative years and am interested in it for various reasons.
First and foremost, it is a very scientific language, and various Indian languages have inspired it. Moreover, it is a straightforward language which is relatively easy to decipher. The ancient texts of India’s Vedas are also in this language.
By having information about Sanskrit, I could grasp the knowledge of various Vedas, which would enhance my knowledge regarding how ancient India was because it was scientifically advanced. Still, we need people who know more about that because comprehending the Sanskrit language is difficult for them. If I know it, I will be able to grasp the information, and I will be able to translate it into English so that other people also come to know about it.
To know more about it, I will do various things. First of all, I will learn the hundred most used words in Sanskrit and then try to frame sentences based on that; after that, I will gain knowledge under the aegis of the Sanskrit teacher, and every day, I would chat with him for long hours. If I do that, I can learn Sanskrit and not take it too long. I will start this process next month. I have given myself a year to grasp the basics of this language, and then when I read more, I will learn more, and this way, I will grasp it.
Although my country has many exciting things, one is highly inspirational and worth mentioning. It covers the canal with solar panels, and I’ve seen this in Neelon, which is very close to the famous industrial city of India called Ludhiana.
I know about it because the local administration has widely publicized it in the newspapers and social media. There is a big canal in that area, and the area above the canal is not of any use, so the government made the critical decision to cover that area with solar panels.
This initiative has worked like a charm because now that area generates sufficient electricity to supply power to 30 nearby villages. It has also strengthened the state’s exchequer because the government provides free electricity to the agricultural sector in our country. With these solar panels, most farmers in the nearby villages are getting electricity for free, and the government is saving a lot.
I want to visit that place and learn more about it because such kinds of initiatives need to be implemented in other places so that our country has surplus power that we can supply to neighbouring countries as well. Moreover, the sun’s energy is an untapped resource, and we must leave no stone unturned to tap it effectively.
India is a vast country with many interesting things. One such thing is highly recommended, so I’m very interested. It is a Gucci vegetable which grows in the winter months in the upper hills of my country.
I learned about it two years ago when I attended a wedding ceremony there. I ate the Gucci vegetable, and upon close inquiry, I found that it comes at a high price: about $800 per kg. I’m interested in it because of its health benefits. It provides various nutrients to our body.
It is a highly nutritious mushroom, but it is not available in abundance. If you want a Gucci mushroom, travel to different parts of the hills. If one mushroom lies in one place, the other could be 6 km away. So that makes it very interesting because picking it requires a lot of energy and stamina.
Apart from this, the guidance of locals is highly important for this. I want to know more about it because it is a good business. Developing a process through which I can develop this vegetable in a laboratory would bring me a lot of money.
Although I am proud of and interested in many things about my country, one of them is highly special. Hence, the Cricket League by the name of IPL is worth mentioning. I know it because every year, it happens in March when people from different nations like England, Australia, Sri Lanka, West Indies, and New Zealand come to India and play in this League.
Every evening, there is a match, and the best part is that the matches are in a short format, known as T20, and all the matches are exciting. It’s a good game between a bat and a ball, and both bowlers and batters enjoy it a lot.
I would like to know more about it because the public needs to understand various things about IPL. Private franchises manage this League and how they run the operations, conduct parties after the match, and look after the fitness and diet of players. That is a fascinating topic for me to know.
To give more information regarding this League, I would like to start a blog where I would provide in-depth details regarding the whole workings of IPL, and there I’ll explain to the readers how, in the last 15 years, it has become the world’s second most popular League after EPL.
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