Talk about a Useful Piece of Equipment that you Use at Home- IELTS Cue Card
- 1 Sample Answer
- 2 Part 3 Questions
- 2.1 How do you think modern technology has changed the way we work (compared to the past)?
- 2.2 Do you think that operating equipment at work can ever have some bad effect on the body?
- 2.3 Do you think it’s important for employees (in-industry) to be trained to use the equipment at work?
- 2.4 Do you agree that older people have difficulties in using (advanced) modern equipment? How can we help elderly people to use these modern devices?
- 2.5 Are there any disadvantages of using modern equipment too much in the home?
- 2.6 Vocabulary
Talk about a useful piece of equipment, not the computer that you use at home
You should say:
- What it is?
- How do you use it?
- How often do you use it?
- Why it is important?
Well, life has become quite inexorable without using phones and electronic devices. Hence, one such piece of equipment that I use quite often is my mobile phone. Right from the times when digital pangs skyrocketed and the internet era bloomed to inflorescence, smartphones have been prominent. My smartphone has become an integral part of my life. From managing various tasks to interacting with my friends and family, the smartphone has taken a prime responsibility.
Honestly, I use my smartphone too often. I love to listen to music and that’s where I plugin to my smartphone and groove to the beats. Apart from that, to keep me amused, I watch various entertainment videos on youtube. Even to attend my lessons or to learn something new, I prefer my smartphone over any other device. Predominantly, to check my mails or to get myself updated with the feeds and current affairs, my smartphone is my go-to partner.
These days, hordes of apps and software have made our lives pretty plain sailing. Hence, I ensure to harness its usage to the most optimum benefit. Right from keeping track of my footsteps to my exercise regime, my smartphone has become quite ineluctable. I believe smartphones have become quite an inseparable part of our lives today. At least, for me, it definitely has become one.
Eg.: This trend is inexorable and people will welcome it.
Meaning: A rise in something
Eg.: The prices have been skyrocketing in recent years.
Meaning: Someone/something that is important
Eg.: Shilpert is a prominent personality.
Eg.: We were amused by the performance that we saw yesterday.
Eg.: He has been predominantly targeting top-class institutes.
Part 3 Questions
How do you think modern technology has changed the way we work (compared to the past)?
Well, modern-day technologies have completely revolutionized the way we work. Today, every other thing is being automated with better precision and less consumption time. The energy that used to dissipate on relatively redundant things has now been channelized in optimum ways.
Do you think that operating equipment at work can ever have some bad effect on the body?
Yeah, equipment and especially digital equipment have a lot of rays and energies that are harmful to us. Radiation at times has been proved to be a carcinogen as well.
Do you think it’s important for employees (in-industry) to be trained to use the equipment at work?
Obviously, it is quite imperative for employees to be trained and mentored well to make them adroit at using the equipment. Especially, ones that are principally used should be trained well for.
Do you agree that older people have difficulties in using (advanced) modern equipment? How can we help elderly people to use these modern devices?
I agree with this statement. Elderlies find it quite arduous to use such equipment owing to their age and the era they come from. They should be taught well and trained with patience as it becomes all the more difficult for them to firstly get the hang of it and then use it too.
Are there any disadvantages of using modern equipment too much in the home?
Yes, there are innumerable actually. The health deteriorates owing to such equipment as I said before. Moreover, it gives quite a reason to be distracted from something that requires concentration. Then, it also ramshackle the foundation of human-to-human relationships.
Meaning: To change something for the better.
Eg.: The internet has revolutionized the world today.
Meaning: To make something with the machines and technology
Eg.: Automated cars are about to take over the world.
Eg.: The redundant activities diverge people from the main activities.
Meaning: To train
Eg.: We were mentored by an expert trainer.
Eg.: He is the one who is principally responsible for this loss.