IELTS Cue Card 120: Describe A Department Store That You Often Go To

Describe A Department Store That You Often Go To

IELTS Speaking Cue Card with Sample Answer. Describe A Department Store That You Often Go To. IELTS Speaking Part 2 With Model Answer. Also Sample answer for Part 3 discussion.

Describe A Department Store That You Often Go To

You should say:

  • what it is called
  • where it is
  • what is special about it

and explain why you like to go there.

Model Answer:

Nowadays. there are many big department stores in Beijing. I like 8060 best. It’s located in Xuanwu district. near the Xuanwu Men subway station. It’s very convenient to go there from my home. There’s a big parking lot where you can park your car. There’re thousands of commodities that you can choose from. from daily goods to computers and from domestic products to foreign products. The assistants are friendly. The price is high, but when it’s on sale. the price will be reasonable. There’s a big supermarket and snack street, where you can taste many different traditional snacks. And I like delicious food. so I like going there and taste different food. They often hold promotions and they have some giveaway presents. All customers can get one. Besides, the price of consumer products is lower than in other department stores. So I think SOGO is a good place for shopping.

IELTS Speaking Part 3 Question and Sample Answer:

Is the post-sale service of the department stores satisfactory?

I think it depends on how good the department store is. but generally speaking. the post- sale service of some big department stores makes people satisfied.

Is there any difference between the shopping habits of the old and young?

Well, young people like to buy something cute and fashionable although it may not be very useful. The old prefer to buy things that are guaranteed with good quality.

What’s the living standard of Chinese people like nowadays?

Well, with the development of our society. the living standard of Chinese people has been improved significantly. So, nowadays, more and more people can afford to buy some expensive goods.

How can a store attract people?

A good department store should provide customers with various brands of commodity, because people may have different demands. Besides, whether the shop assistants are kind or not is also a very important feature.

What’s the change of department stores in the past years?

The most significant change is that there are more goods available in department stores nowadays. Besides, the service of the shop assistants has been improved greatly. You can always get satisfactory service there. And the shop assistants will sincerely give you some advice when you want to buy something. However, in the past, they were very indifferent and arrogant.

Will shops continue to exist in the future?

Yes. I think so. And I think small stores should be built in neighborhoods. In this way. it will be very convenient for people to buy something that they need urgently. They needn’t drive to a department store which may not be very near.

What’s the difference between shopping malls and shops?

Well. I think you have a wider choice in a shopping mall. but a shop can give you great convenience.

How can a shopping mall develop in the future?

Well, purchasers will ask their goods to be delivered to their homes. Sometimes they will order something in advance.

What do you think of on-line shopping?

Well, consumers are using this way of shopping. but I think we should pay attention to the safety of payment. We should know how to protect ourselves.

What’s important to a department store?

Well, I believe friendly service and high quality are most essential to a store. Customers will not go there again if they have been cheated once.

What do you think of the purchasing ability of Chinese people nowadays?

You know, after the open-door policy. the living standard of Chinese people is higher than in the past. and we can afford the fundamental daily necessities.

What do you think of the after-sale service of the department stores?

Well. I think service is better now. The competence is stronger and every department store is conscious of this. They’re making great efforts to attract consumers.


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