IELTS Cue Card Sample 104 Topic: Describe your favourite park in your city.
IELTS Speaking Part 2 Topic:
Describe your favourite park in your city.
You should say:
- where it is
- how can you go there
- how frequently you go there
- and explain why this is your favourite park.
Sample Answer 1
Although I have an array of favourite spots in the city, the park I prefer visiting the most is the City Park. It is situated right in front of the bus stand in our city. It is located in the middle of the cloth market and is approximately 10 minutes away from my house.
Generally, I visit this park on my scooter. However, I also have other options to reach this spot, including taking an auto and walking through a shortcut.
Lately, the frequency of visits to this park has decreased drastically. Earlier, I used to visit every Sunday. In fact, I used to also plan a picnic with my cousins on a few weekends. However, now that everybody is busy in their lives and the schedules have become stricter, I only manage to visit the park once a month.
One of the best things about this park is that it is surrounded by greenery. Thus, I breathe in fresh oxygen. Also, there is a long walking trail inside the park where I stroll to unwind my thoughts and clear out the exhaustion from the entire week. Also, there is a small area in the park where there are ample rabbits. I spend most of my time there, playing with the rabbits and rejuvenating myself.
Sample Answer 2
Though the city is crowded with a lot of people, there are some places I would like to go to whenever I want to escape for a while. Among those places, I like visiting the Hanoi Botanic Garden, my favorite park in city, which is located near West Lake.
I have to say that there are a number of parks in Hanoi, which are mostly near residential areas. In the evenings or weekends, people often gather there for exercising or chatting. I would prefer a large and peaceful place for a short hibernation. Thus, Hanoi Botanical Garden is always among my short listed ones when it comes to park. It is about 3 kilometers from my house so I often drive there, mostly by bicycle, about 2 times a week. As there are many trees in this park, I can enjoy fresh air and peaceful environment there. It’s like a short escape from a noisy, narrow and busy city outside. I often bring a book to this park, hiding under a tree and getting into the story. This kind of activity helps nurture my soul as well as relax a little bit before coming back into real life.
Honestly, as I am an introvert, I do not prefer the bustle of crowded places like club or bar. Instead, I would prefer a peaceful places, thus, to some extent,I might be considered as boring people, regardless the fact that I’m still on my 20s now. However, it doesn’t matter much to me as I think that everyone has their own lifestyle, which contribute to the variety of personalities in our society.
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- Botanic garden: a garden, usually open to the public, where a wide range of plants are grown for scientific and educational purposes.
Eg: A piece of land attached to the house became, under Mr.Carey’s care, a beautiful botanic garden.
- Be among one’s short listed ones: be of the top of one’s favorite choice
Eg: Reading books is among my short listed leisure activities
- Nurture: to help a plan or a person to develop and be successful
Eg: As a record company executive, his job is to nurture young talent.
- Introvert: someone who is shy, quiet, and unable to make friends easily
Eg: He is an introvert, thus, he finds it hard to make friends with others