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Talk About An Interesting Lecture - IELTS Speaking Cue Card
Talk About An Interesting Lecture – IELTS Speaking Cue Card

Talk About An Interesting Lecture – IELTS Speaking Cue Card

Talk about an interesting lecture

You should say:

  • When did you hear?
  • Where you heard it?
  • What was it about?
  • Who was the speaker?
  • Explain why you think it was interesting?

Sample Answer

In the past few years, I have been hearing a lot of lectures. However, here, I would like to discuss the one that I lately heard on the topic of the environment while scrolling through YouTube. Almost two weeks back, tired of insomnia, I was mindlessly scrolling through my phone when I stumbled upon a link somewhere that led me to YouTube, and eventually to this lecture.

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This lecture was none other than Greta Thunberg – a young climate activist and she was speaking on the occasion of the Climate Action Summit back in 2019. In the video, she seemed aggressive because of the fact that people are suffering because of environmental changes. The pain was visible on her face.

Also, in the video, she seems to be questioning the audacity of those claiming to accomplish economic growth while the world has started toward mass extinction. After watching the entire video, I realized how humans are walking down the wrong path.

Everywhere, be it because of the pandemic, forest fires or any other reason, the world is giving us grave signs, but we are ignoring them consistently. If everything continues, the day is not far behind when there will be no human species left on the earth.

I understood the value of mother nature and how we must preserve it. I guess it’s high time people should understand the same.

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Vocabulary

  • Insomnia:being unable to sleep
    Eg: Due to insomnia, I feel tired and exhausted the whole day.
  • Mindlessly: without thinking
    Eg:I wish to travel mindlessly and collect memories.
  • Aggressive: angry
    Eg: His aggressive nature is stopping him from moving forward in his profession.
  • Collapsing: to fall or break
    Eg: We saw a building collapsing with naked eyes.
  • Audacity: boldness
    Eg: His audacity resulted in the job loss for him.
  • Accomplish: to succeed in something
    Eg: I would like to accomplish a lot in my life.
  • Grave: serious
    Eg: Leaving this city was a grave mistake of his life.
  • Preserve: to keep safe
    Eg: It’s high time we should think about preserving nature.

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