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Describe a polluted place - IELTS Speaking Cue Card Sample 41
Describe a polluted place – IELTS Speaking Cue Card Sample 41

Describe a polluted place – IELTS Speaking Cue Card Sample 41

Describe a polluted place

You should say: 

  • Where the place is? 
  • When you visited this place? 
  • What kind of pollution you saw there? 
  • And explain how this place was affected? 

Sample Answer

Here is the sample for “describe a polluted place” topic:

(Where the place is?) There are very few places in the world that are pollution-free. Almost everyone acknowledges the fact that pollution is rising continuously at an alarming rate all over the world. (When you visited this place?) A couple of weeks ago, I visited Kanpur, the former Manchester of India, for my cousin’s wedding. Although I stayed there for only three days, I had an awful experience because of the pollution and huge traffic jam. (What kind of pollution you saw there?) On our way to the wedding venue, we got stuck in the traffic for more than 2 hours. The accumulation of vehicular emissions and dust has polluted the air in Kanpur so much that it has alarming AQI levels. (And Explain how this place was affected?) Said to be one of India’s most populous cities, everyone owns a car or a motorbike and is always commuting back and forth. Whilst lorries, buses, and trucks ply on the road release higher levels of pollution far more than its capacity. A majority of the city people have become prone to asthma and respiratory diseases due to air pollution. Thus, Kanpur needs utmost attention in reducing the AQI levels. 

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Vocabulary

Here are the vocabularies for “describe a polluted place” with examples:
  • Alarming rate: Something negative is happening very fast
    Eg: The price of petrol is increasing at an alarming rate.
  • Accumulation: Gathering or increase of something over time
    Eg: It is said that Talent comes from diligence, and knowledge comes from accumulation. 
  • Populous: Having a large number of people in a place; densely populated
    Eg: Delhi is the most populous city in India. 
  • Back and forth: Backward and forward; to and fro. 
    Eg: The chair rocked back and forth. 
  • Commute: To travel regularly to and from a place.
    Eg: Rosy commutes to work every day by car.

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