IELTS Cue Card # Describe an expensive activity that you enjoy doing occasionally
Describe an expensive activity that you enjoy doing occasionally
You should say:
– What it is
– Who do you do it with
– Why is it expensive
And explain how you feel about it
It would not be wrong to say that it’s the adventure, which attracts us towards the activity and not the price. Our financial condition may or may not allow us to savor it, but deep down we all want to cherish it.
I would like to mention about one such activity which I love doing erractically and that activity is shooting. Actually, we have an Olympic size shooting range in our city wherein all types of shooting facilities are available like 50m, 25m, 10m rifle and pistol shooting, trap and skeet for shotgun.
I developed love for this sport from my dad. Seeing my dad shooting during my childhood days made me want to do it. Now that I’m a grown up and eligible to play this sport old, it’s a perfect weekend activity for me. I go for shooting with my dad, both of us love to spend time together at the shooting academy. We both love the bullwhip like crack sound made by the bullet piercing the air and the competitive spirit shown by others in the range .
I would say that it is quite an expensive sport to play because of it’s high priced tools and equipments. One gets limited rounds to fire in the range and once exhaunsted the refill is quite hefty. In fact, it is one of the most expensive sports here in my town.
Shooting is the perfect activity to learn to stay calm and steady. It helps to keep your mind focused.
Follow Up Questions:
Q1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of being rich?
Answer: The biggest advantage of being rich is that you don’t have to work just to earn money and you can explore the beauty of work-life balance. Whereas the biggest disadvantage of being wealthy is that people get much more influenced by the wealth you have accumulated and not the person which you have become.
Q2. Why are some of the sports expensive? Are they for everyone?
Answer: There are always things made for the elite class, not everything is made for everyone. But yes most of the sports require good level of fitness something which even the richest can’t buy.
Q3. What is the most expensive professional sport to play?
Answer: In professional terms Lawn tennis is undoubtedly an expensive sport played across the globe as it requires a lot of different equipments to play.
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