IELTS speaking part 1 (Introductory questions) : Politeness (topic 18) – IELTS 7 band speaking – Dynamic IELTS
1. Who teaches you to be polite?
My mother taught me how to be polite, and she always emphasized the importance of treating others with kindness and respect. I learned from her examples and her teachings that being polite is essential to build strong and healthy relationships with people.
2. How do Indian people show politeness?
Indian people show politeness in many ways, such as using polite words, gestures, and facial expressions. For example, we greet each other with “namaste” and use respectful language while speaking to elders or people in authority.
3. Has the way people show politeness changed in India?
The way people show politeness in India has not changed much over the years, as our culture places a high value on respect and hospitality towards others.
4. Are you angry with people who are late?
Although I am not always punctual with time myself, I do get upset when others are late, especially if it affects my plans or schedule. However, I try not to let my anger control me and instead communicate with them about the situation.
5. Do you think that people have less free time today than in the past? Why?
Yes, I do think that people have less free time today than in the past due to the fast-paced and demanding lifestyle that modern society has adopted. Technology has made things more convenient, but it has also increased our expectations and workload.
6. Do you think that the quality of living is increasing? How?
The quality of living is improving in some aspects, such as access to healthcare and education, but it is declining in others, such as the deterioration of the environment and social inequalities.
7. Today people use machinery to automate everything, is it good or bad?
Modern technology has its pros and cons. On one hand, it helps to automate many tasks and makes our lives more convenient. On the other hand, it can make people lazy and overly dependent on machines, which can lead to a loss of skills and creativity.
8. How does modern technology help to save time?
Modern technology helps to save time by automating tasks that were once time-consuming and labor-intensive. For example, online shopping, mobile banking, and e-learning save time and make things more accessible.
9. Do you agree that people should let machinery do everything?
No, I do not agree that people should let machinery do everything. While machines can be useful in some aspects, they cannot replace the human touch and creativity that are essential for innovation and problem-solving. We should use technology to complement our abilities, not to replace them.