IELTS Cue Card 124: Describe A Historical Place You Went To

Describe A Historical Place You Went To

IELTS Speaking Cue Card with Sample Answer. Describe A Historical Place You Went To. IELTS Speaking Part 2 With Model Answer. Also Sample answer for Part 3 discussion.

Describe A Historical Place You Went To

You should say:

  • when you went there
  • how you went there
  • what you saw

and explain why that is an important place.

Model Answer:

I have been to an interesting building in Yunnan. It is called Three Pagodas. and it is also commonly known as Dali Three Pagodas. It is located in the northwest of Dali City. This building was made of bricks and it was constructed about a thousand years ago. The main pagoda has 16 storeys and a height of 70 meters. In the central part of each facade. a shrine was built and 3 Buddha statue of white marble was installed. The two other pagodas are about 50 meters high. They are solid and beautiful. and in different shape. The three pagodas were all coated with white mud, and carved with a shrine, Buddha statue. lotus flowers, etc. on each story. The pagodas look elegant and stately. On top of the pagodas, there are three bronze gourds, representative of the ethnic style. This place plays an important role in that city, and many visitors would like to go there with their family. Sometimes. they pray for good luck in future; sometimes. they visit the pagodas just for fun.

IELTS Speaking Part 3 Question and Sample Answer:

Are there any ancient buildings in your hometown?

Yes. there are many buildings of Qing dynasty in my hometown. There are ancient temples, palaces and tombs.

What is your recommendation to historical places?

The government should take measures to protect these historical places. The wall should be painted regularly.

Do people want to take a trip outside their hometown in their vacations? Why?

Yes. People can experience something that is different and their life is going to be full.

Can you say something about the tourism facilities that have changed in the past few years?

In the past. it was very difficult to find a place to stay at for the night, but nowadays. hotels can be seen everywhere. Tickets are easier to buy.

What do you think of the future of historical places?

More and more people will come to historical places in their vacations, but the buildings should be protected.

Do you think that the government will increase the strength of protection or not?

I think the government will be aware of the significance of protecting these ancient buildings because they are the witnesses of history.

What are the changes brought about by the historical place?

It helps increase the tourism. The local economy has been developed and construction can be seen in the city. Local people know more about the life in other places and people have increased their income.

What’s the effect of tourism on the historical places?

Pollution is the outcome brought about. Some tourists scribble their names on the buildings. They also litter.

What’s the meaning of history to our present society?

It’s necessary to know something about history because it is the basis of a country.

Why do we study history?

It’s a kind of lesson. Without history, a country couldn’t develop at all and people would have no roots.

What impression do you have when you visit ancient buildings?

I will remember our ancestors and think about what happened in those buildings.

Will the future generation value the ancient buildings?

Maybe, it is hard to say. Ancient buildings are part of history. and they will be there for thousands of years.


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