Castles In The Air – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

idiom of the day - castles in the air

Castles In The Air – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS Speaking.


plans that have very little chance of happening


“I really want to become a famous Hollywood actor, but I realize that it’s just a castle in the air and that I shouldn’t quit my day job.

Sometimes you feel that your hopes and ambitions are just castle in the air. But hold on to your dreams; one of them will soon come true.

Before you start building castles in the air, just think how much all this is likely to cost.


  1. Choose the suitable idiom to complete the sentence below.
    She tells me she’s planned out her whole career, but as far as I can see it’s all just ____________________.
    A. the silent majority
    B. castles in the air
    C. made my hair stand on air
    D. second-class citizens
  2. Describe the dream job you want to do . Try to use this idiom in your speech. You should say:
    – What the job is
    – How you could apply for this job
    – What you need to do for this job
    And explain why you want to do this job

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