CUE CARD – Describe a course that impressed you a lot.

Speaking -Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe a course that impressed you a lot
You should say:

    • What the course was about ?
    • Where you took the course ?
    • What you did during the course ?
    • And, explain why it impresses you a lot


Sample Answer

To stand out from the crowd one has to keep upgrading their skills. Especially, in this modern epoch where cutthroat competition has become a vital aspect of people’s lives. So to enhance my skillset, last year I enrolled myself in an art course. The name of the institute was Minerva Painting Classes which was one of the renowned institutes in my city. It had various art courses to offer like sketching classes, oil painting or drawing courses, and painting courses. Since childhood, I had a keen interest in painting so I went on a painting course which was for a month. Throughout the course, I learned various painting techniques. The course provided a foundation in visual arts concepts with an emphasis on the elements of art and principles of design. My trainer was experienced and motivating. After the course, the evaluation was conducted based on efforts done by students, which I cleared with flying colors. The course impressed me because it led to a paradigm shift in my life, I felt rejuvenated after attending the course. It was a self-discovery program that helped me in developing my artistic voice. Especially the way it was delivered.

Speaking -Part 3 (Follow up questions)
Here are some examples of follow up questions that examiner may ask during your speaking (part 3) related to cue card ‘Describe a course that impressed you a lot’.

Q1. Why do some people have a better memory?
Genetics however I believe that one can become better at memorization with the help of training. Nowadays, there are numerous techniques or courses available that help to sharpen the brain. For example, at an early age of the child, parents take a session of the intellectual course that helps them to train their child with good memory.

Q2. Which can help people remember things better words or photos?
Undoubtedly photos leave a great impact on a person’s mind as compared to words; that’s why it is rightly said that a Picture Speaks a Thousand Words. In addition to it, even a child at an early age can easily comprehend photos instead of words, that’s why Flashcards are being used to teach them in pre-schools.

Q3. Can Technology help people remember things better, and how?
Certainly it is true technology can help individuals to remember things through different software mediums. It is easy to connect with anyone irrespective of their physical presence, we can save good memories on our smartphones it is possible because of technology. Relying too much on technology can lead to harmful effects both physically and mentally.


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