Describe a beautiful city IELTS CUE CARD

Describe a beautiful city IELTS CUE CARD

Describe a beautiful city IELTS CUE CARD


Describe a beautiful city

You should say:

Where the city is?

How you knew the city?

What buildings the city has?

What it is famous for?

And explain why you think this city is beautiful?

Sample Answer 1


Well, exploring different locations is imperative in everyone’s life in order to gain knowledge. Although I am familiar with a number of scenic locations like Agra, Jaipur, and many more. But here I would like to talk about a particular beautiful city in my nation that is known for its beauty.

It is none other than Chandigarh. It is also known as a beautiful city. It is located in the northern part of India, on the foothills of Shivalik. It is the capital of two states, Punjab and Haryana. I learned about this city two years ago when I went there for my passport appointment. If I talk about buildings, there are mainly two types of buildings: vertical and horizontal.

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Apart from that, there are some historical buildings. It is well-known because of a variety of factors. The prominent one is its cleanliness and strict rules and regulations, as it is considered the first smoke-free city in India. Another important factor is its tourist attractions, as there are so many tourist destinations to visit, like Rose Garden, Rock Garden, and Sukhna Lake, which are perfect picnic spots.

Moreover, it is famous for its structure and facilities, as this city is divided into 47 sectors, and each sector has its own school, hospital, shops, and park. I believe this city is beautiful because it is surrounded by greenery, so people can easily live a healthy lifestyle there.

Describe a beautiful city IELTS CUE CARD

Sample Answer 2

All people consider their cities and villages beautiful and interesting. Similarly, I would like to talk about my own city, Barnala. It is one of the districts of Punjab state. It is a small city in terms of population and area. People mostly speak here Punjabi to communicate with each other.

If I talk about their behavior, they are really polite, helpful and hospitable. It is famous for its Phulkari Suits and dupattas, the traditional attires of women, which are exported largely from this region. Good transport facilities, hospitals, colleges, stadiums and malls are available here. There is an outlet in the suburbs of it, which has recently been introduced. It is the main attraction of this city. Different branded show rooms, MCD, KFC, Tim Hortons and gaming parlor, everything I would say you will get in this outlet.

Moreover, there are two malls here where people go with their kith and kins(friends and relatives). Interestingly, 3 and 4 star hotels are also located here for the outsiders, and i remember that Anushka Sharma and Diljit Dosanjh stayed in A9 hotel when their film’s shooting was going on in the nearby village.

Apart from this, it has three main markets namely Sadar, Handiya and Farwahi bazar which are often crowded on weekends. Barnala is also popular for its street foods, such as Poori bhaji, Pav Bhaji, Dahi bhallas and many more. This city is beautiful because along with modern buildings some historical buildings too can be seen here.

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Sample Answer 3

There are many beautiful cities in India. But today, i am going to talk about Jaipur, which is popularly known as Pink city of India. It is the captial of Rajasthan. Actually, last year one of my friends visited jaipur. He told me all about this city. It has many famous buildings such as Hawa mahal,Jal mahal,Nahargarh and jaisalmar fort and Jantar Mantar.

The main tourist destination is Hawa mahal which needs no introduction. The beauty of this place captivates everyone, built from red and pink sandstone. One of the main reasons why jaipur is beautiful is due to its vibrant and rich history.Many incredible palaces and temples make it a one of the popular destination in India.

Tourist love to visit this place and enrich their knowlwdge regarding its rich history and culture. Another reason behind its beauty is its stunning architecture and designs. It is a great place for shopping as well. Johari bazaar is very popular among tourists. People love to buy traditional attires and jewellery here.

Jaipur is not only famous for its beautiful buildings but also for traditional food. The famous Rajasthani curry, gatte ki sabji and pakodi are all the traditional dishes you can find in jaipur. These dishes are integral part of the daily meals of the Rajasthan. So, jaipur is a must visit place due to its beauty.

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Follow up

Question 1. What are the differences between modern towns and modern cities?

Answer – As every nook and corner of the world is developing these days, so, there are few distinctions between modern towns and modern cities. When it comes to modern towns, they are small and have a low population; on the other hand, modern cities are massive and have a high population, which causes excessive traffic.

Question 2. How can people preserve historical buildings?

Answer – There are ample things that can be done by people to protect the historical buildings. First and foremost, individuals can visit these places on weekends with their friends and relatives which will generate revenue for the government that will be helpful to maintain these buildings. Apart from this, they also have a moral responsibility not to spread litter there as well as not to write on the walls. They should also teach their children about the importance of historical buildings and treat them as a sacred place.

Question 3. Why do some people like to visit historical places?

Answer – Actually, it varies from person to person. Some people love visiting historical places because they want to gain knowledge about historical events, cultures, traditions and many more while some people love to visit historical buildings because they treat them as picnic spots. Aside from that, some professionals visit historical sites in order to gain cash by producing vlogs on their channels and shooting musical videos there.

Question 4. Why do people go to modern cities?

Answer – There are various reasons behind this. There are countless people who visit modern cities for personal reasons like jobs or studies. Apart from this, some people travel to modern cities to have entertainment, as there are a plethora of recreation centres and historical monuments available, which are perfect picnic spots for them.

Question 5. What are the problems caused in maintaining historical cities?

Answer – Maintaining historical cities faces a variety of problems. First and there is a lack of funds because there are so many recreational centres that people love to visit rather than historical monuments. Moreover, there are some tourists who visit these historical locations and damage the property and due to tourism, cities face high level of pollution and shortage of resources.

Question 6. Do you think having too many tourists is a positive thing for historical attractions?

Answer – As every coin has two sides, having many tourists is both positive and negative. If I talk about the positive side, if there are many tourists, they will gain more and more income, and there will be more name and fame for the historical attractions. On the negative side, having many tourists will cause a lot of pollution as well as affect the artefacts of the historical sites.

Question 7. What can we do to stop visitors from damaging historical places?

Answer – There are several steps that can be taken to stop visitors from visiting the amazing historical places. The first and foremost is that there should be stringent punishments for those who do harm to the artefacts. Moreover, there should be more security guards who will try to protect these historical places from the tourists who visit them. Furthermore, more cctv cameras should be installed in order to supervise the visitors’ activities.

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