IELTS Speaking Part 1 (Introductory questions) : History (topic 19) – IELTS 7 band speaking – Dynamic IELTS
1. Do you like (to learn about) history?
Yes, I enjoy learning about history, especially during the times of Chandragupta, Chanakya, Cleopatra, and Elizabeth Tudor. I find it fascinating to explore the lives and experiences of people from different eras and cultures.
2. What historical event do you find most interesting?
The historical event that I find most interesting is the era of Chandragupta and Chanakya. It was a time of great political and social change in ancient India, and their stories of strategy and diplomacy have always intrigued me.
3. Do you think history is important?
Yes, I believe history is important because it helps us understand the origins of our world, society, and culture. It provides us with valuable lessons from the past that we can apply to our present and future.
4. Do you like to watch programmes on TV about history?
Yes, I enjoy watching TV programmes about history, especially if they are well-researched and authentic. One such show that I watched was on Chandragupta Maurya, and I found it to be informative and engaging.
5. Do you think you can really learn history from films and TV programmes?
Yes, I think films and TV programmes can be an effective way to learn about history if they present accurate and unbiased information. However, it’s important to remember that they may not always provide the complete picture and should be viewed with a critical eye.
6. Do you think the Internet is a good place to learn about history?
Yes, I believe the internet can be a good place to learn about history, provided one uses reliable and trustworthy sources. However, I still prefer books because they offer a more immersive and detailed experience.
7. Can you name a person from history whom you would like to learn more about?
I would like to learn more about Chanakya, an ancient Indian statesman and philosopher who served as the advisor to Chandragupta Maurya. He was known for his expertise in governance, economics, and diplomacy, and his treatise, Arthashastra, is considered a seminal work on political science and administration.
8. Why would you like to learn more about him/her?
I would like to learn more about Chanakya because of his contributions to Indian history and his deep understanding of statecraft. His philosophy and teachings are still relevant today, and I believe that studying his life and work can provide valuable insights into leadership, governance, and diplomacy.