Birds: IELTS Speaking Part 1 Model Answer
Speaking Part 1
1 Do you like birds? OR How do you feel about birds?
I take a very keen interest in nature, so I love to learn about different species of plants, animal kingdom, and yes, birds. They are truly fascinating creatures, and they come in all shapes and sizes. Bird watching is one of my favorite things to do.
2 Have you seen many kinds of birds?
Well, living in the city, birds are a rare sight. Most of the stuff about birds that I’ve seen is on documentaries of the great outdoors. I mean, I’ve seen some common breeds in real life like pigeons and such, but nothing too exotic.
3 How do people in your country feel about birds?
Overall, they are not very into birds. Only elderly people are fond of keeping birds. Most of people only like to eat them especially game birds like pheasants. People in remote areas often hunt for birds in the wild and roast them over an open fire. They are considered a delicacy where I come from.
4 Have you seen many different kinds of birds?
I have only seen a few, I am not much of a bird watcher The ones I have seen are pretty common, like pigeons and sparrows. I haven’t sighted any exotic breeds.
- Develop a keen interest In: to be very interested in something
Eg: Lately I have developed a keen interest into paintings
- Animal kingdom: the world of animals
Eg: Humans should not disturb the natural habitats of the animal kingdom
- Great outdoors: the woods, the wilderness, the wild
Eg: “After crossing this narrow pathway, you will find great outdoors”
- Exotic: originating in or characteristic of a distant foreign country
Eg: “Let’s plan an exotic trip somewhere”
- Game birds: a bird that may be legally hunted according to the laws
Eg: The game birds were perfect entertainers
- Delicacy: a choice or expensive food
Eg: This restaurant serves some exotic delicacies