IELTS Cue Card Sample 283 - Talk about a new sport or hobby you would like to take up
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IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card.
Talk about a new sport or hobby you would like to take up.
You should say:
- what is it
- how would you start it
- why you have not started it yet
and explain why you want to start it.
If I get the chance and nothing unusual happens, I would like to start playing basketball soon. This is a sport that fascinates me a lot and after 4-5 months when I will finish my graduation, I will start playing this game on a regular basis. In fact, some of my neighbours already play this game every evening in a nearby basketball playground and all I have to do is start playing with them.
They are very close to me and they’ll definitely welcome me to join their team. I will need to buy a pair of sports trousers and shoes and spend some money to start playing it. Actuality the expense is very low and that wouldn’t be a problem for me to start the activity.
Though I often watched this game on television or in our local playground, I never played it myself. Maybe I was a bit anxious about the performance or skill of mine in this game and that’s why I have not started it yet. I planned to start playing it when I was in grade 9, but because my family had to move to a new city, I could not start it.
This is a game that fascinates me and since I often watch it on television, I have a great passion for it. Two of my previous attempts to start playing this game were ruined and I feel somehow that has enhanced my interest in this game even more. I need to shape my body and I found it would be a great game to do so. That’s the most important reason I want to start it as soon as possible.
Part 3: Details Discussion:
Q. Why do you think some people like doing new things?
Q. What problems can people have when they try new activities for the first time?
Q. Do you think it’s best to do new things on your own or with other people? Why?
Q. What kinds of things do children learn to do when they are very young? How important are these things?
Q. Do you think children and adults learn to do new things in the same way? How is their learning style different?
Q. Some people say that it is more important to be able to learn new things now than it was in the past. Do you agree or disagree with that? Why?
Similar Cue Card Topics
Your ability to talk about this Cue Card would enable you to talk about the following Cue Cards as well:
- Describe a hobby you have.
- Describe an outdoor activity you have.
- Describe a plan you have.
- Describe a hobby or activity that you would like to start.
- Describe a game or sports you like to play.
- Describe your favourite sport or game.