CUE CARD – Describe a place you visited where the air was polluted.

Speaking -Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe a place you visited where the air was polluted.


You should say:

    • Where the place is?
    • When you visited?
    • Why the air was not good?
    • And explain how you felt about the place.
Sample Answer 

With 8 Billion people living on our planet Earth, there isn’t much that’s left untouched by all of the humans. We need to exploit the earth’s resources in order to fulfill our daily basic needs. This is one of the main reasons as to why the pollution has grown so much throughout the years. I vividly remember that I went to Delhi, the capital of our nation, a few years ago with my family to meet some of our relatives who live there. As soon as we stepped into that city, we could feel the suffocation in the environment. There were so many people everywhere. The number of vehicles on the road was also enormous. We were stuck in the traffic jam for about 3 hours. To be exact about it, we entered Delhi at 4 pm but couldn’t reach our destination until 7:00 pm. The pollution caused by the rising population was quite evident in this metropolitan city. We couldn’t even breathe properly. Due to the pollution, we were feeling more hot and sweaty. After this trip me along with my family decided to not visit Delhi frequently as it was not our cup of tea. The government needs to consider the pollution there and take preventive measures to secure it from further exploitation.

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 place you visited where the air was polluted’.

Q1. Is there more pollution now than in the past?

Definitely, it is an undeniable fact that the pollution has grown so much ever since humans have advanced in all the aspects of life. There is a huge difference between the older time period and now. Nothing is as fresh and pollution free as it used to be in the older days. Even the population has increased very rapidly.

Q2. In what wats can air pollution be reduced effectively?

According to me there are plenty of ways to reduce the pollution. Firstly, people should avoid using private vehicles and switch to public ones.
People can start planting as much as possible and the factories or power plants must install air and water purifiers.



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