IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS speaking Cue card by IELTSKING
7. Describe a place where there was a lot of noise
You should say:-
– When this happened?
– Where it was?
– Why there was a lot of noise
– Explain what you did when you heard the noise
Note: you have to talk for 1 to 2 minutes. You have 1 minute to take a look at the main points and prepare some notes which you can use while speaking.
Sample answers (1) Describe a place where there was a lot of noise from Jan to Apr 2023 along with Follow-ups
It was a hot summer evening in August, and I was at Drake’s concert in the O2 Arena in London. As I made my way to my seat, I could already hear the buzz of excitement and anticipation from the crowd. But it wasn’t just the chatter of excited fans that filled the air – there was also a lot of noise coming from the stage.
The place where there was the most noise was definitely the front row of the concert. This is where the VIPs and special guests were seated, and it was also the closest to the stage. The noise came from the loud music, the lights and the sound effects that Drake and his team had put on for the concert.
The reason for the noise was that Drake had put on an incredible show for his fans. He had a full band, dancers, and even pyrotechnics that added to the excitement of the concert. The music was blasting, the lights were flashing, and the sound effects were so loud that they could be felt through the floor.
When I heard the noise, I was initially a bit taken aback. I had never been to a concert quite like this before, and it was definitely a lot louder than I had expected. But as I got used to the noise and started to enjoy the concert, I found myself dancing and singing along with the crowd. I even got up and danced in my seat, feeling the energy and excitement of the concert all around me.
Overall, the noise at Drake’s concert was intense but it was definitely worth it. The concert was an unforgettable experience and I would definitely go to another one. The noise was just a small part of the excitement and energy that filled the arena that night, and it added to the overall experience of the concert. If you ever have the chance to see Drake live, I highly recommend it – just be prepared for a lot of noise!
Sample answers (2) Describe a place where there was a lot of noise from Jan to Apr 2023 along with Follow-ups
On a warm summer evening, I found myself at a Sidhu Moosewala concert in a large outdoor arena. The concert had been highly anticipated by fans of the Punjabi singer and the energy in the crowd was palpable.
As the concert began, the noise level in the arena quickly rose to a fever pitch. Fans were singing along to every song, shouting out Sidhu Moosewala’s name and cheering wildly as he performed on stage. The energy was electric and the noise was almost overwhelming.
The reason for the high level of noise was clear – the fans were having an incredible time. They were fully immersed in the concert experience and were expressing their joy and excitement through their voices. The crowd was made up of people from all over the world, united by their love for Sidhu Moosewala’s music.
As the concert progressed, I found myself getting caught up in the energy of the crowd. I couldn’t help but sing along and shout out Sidhu Moosewala’s name. The noise was so intense that I could hardly hear myself think, but it didn’t matter. I was having the time of my life.
When the concert finally came to an end, the noise level in the arena slowly began to dissipate. Fans were still singing and dancing, but the energy had shifted from wild excitement to a sense of contentment. I left the concert feeling exhilarated and already looking forward to the next time I would have the opportunity to experience such an incredible noise.
Sample answers (3) Describe a place where there was a lot of noise from Jan to Apr 2023 along with Follow-ups
The place where there was a lot of noise was at a Diljit Dosanjh concert. This event took place on a warm summer evening in a large outdoor concert venue.
The concert was held in a spacious field surrounded by tall trees and a large stage was set up for the artist to perform on. The stage was adorned with colorful lights and decorations, making it a visually stunning spectacle.
The reason for the loud noise was due to the large crowd that had gathered to see the popular Punjabi singer and actor perform. The energy of the crowd was electric, and as soon as Diljit Dosanjh stepped onto the stage, the crowd erupted in cheers and applause.
As I made my way through the crowd, I could hear the loud music and singing coming from the stage. The crowd was dancing and singing along to the songs, adding to the noise level. The atmosphere was lively and upbeat, and everyone seemed to be having a great time.
When I heard the noise, I immediately made my way towards the stage. I wanted to be close to the action and see Diljit Dosanjh perform live. I found a spot near the front of the stage and enjoyed the concert with the rest of the crowd.
Despite the loud noise, I had an amazing time at the concert. The energy and atmosphere were contagious, and I couldn’t help but dance and sing along to the songs. I will definitely be attending more Diljit Dosanjh concerts in the future.
Sample answers (4) Describe a place where there was a lot of noise from Jan to Apr 2023 along with Follow-ups
A place where there was a lot of noise was at a construction site I walked by on my way to work one morning. It was about 8am on a Monday, and the sun had just risen over the horizon. The location was on the corner of Main Street and 5th Avenue, in the heart of the city.
The reason for the noise was that a new building was being constructed on the lot. The construction workers were using heavy machinery such as bulldozers, excavators, and jackhammers to clear the land and begin laying the foundation. The noise was deafening, with the constant beeping of trucks reversing, the roar of engines, and the clanking and banging of metal on metal.
When I heard the noise, I knew immediately where it was coming from and what it was. I had walked by the construction site many times before, and I knew that the noise would be loud. However, I was still surprised by how loud it was that morning. I put in my earbuds and listen to music to block out the noise and continued on my way to work.
In conclusion, the noise from the construction site on Main Street and 5th Avenue was loud and constant, but it was to be expected due to the nature of the work that was being done. I put in my earbuds and listen to music to block out the noise and continued on my way to work. The construction work is a sign of progress and development in the city, and it is important to bear with the temporary inconvenience of the noise for the long-term benefits of the new building.
Sample answers (5) Describe a place where there was a lot of noise from Jan to Apr 2023 along with Follow-ups
• Noise pollution has become an inevitable part of our life.
• Whether we like it or not, we have to tolerate it. We can’t escape it.
• Here, I’m going to talk about a situation when there was too much noise.
• A religious function, which we call jagrata or jagran, was held last Sunday in my neighborhood.
• In such functions people sing hymns and chants in praise of Gods and Goddesses the whole
• The function started at 8 PM and went up to 5 AM.
• There is a law against using loudspeakers after 10 PM but people don’t abide by the law in the
name of religion.
• They do not realize that some people might be suffering from excessive noise.
• I was not able to sleep the whole night.
• I closed all windows of my house to reduce that sound, but it did not make any difference.
• Then I put earplugs in my ears but that too did not work.
• There might have been many other people who suffered like I did that night.
• I am not against any religious event, but I’m definitely against using loudspeakers after 10 PM.
• Such laws should be implemented more strictly, and I believe that the use of pressure horns
also must be restricted.
• Noise pollution has a negative effect on our mental health as well as physical health.
• It can lead to hearing impairment, Fatigue, Heart problems, Insomnia, Anxiety, Depression, and
• It can also reduce work efficiency.
• One of my uncles has come from Canada and he tells me that in Canada people are not using
horns unnecessarily and still the traffic runs very smoothly.
• I hope we all realize the menace of noise pollution and do our bit to reduce it from our lives
Part 3 Follow-ups Questions “Describe a place where there was a lot of noise Jan to Apr 2023 “
1. Is noise pollution serious in India?
Yes, it is. We have noise all around us, most of which can be avoided. There is unnecessary honking
of pressure horns from vehicles. Industries are making noise. People use loudspeakers for personal
functions, and neighbors are forced to bear the noise.
2. Do you like to live in a noisy place?
No, definitely not. But, unfortunately, it is difficult to find places in cities, which are noise free.
3. Do you like to go to noisy places?
Once in a while, I like to attend parties and functions where DJ is playing loud music and I can dance
and enjoy with my friends and relatives.
4. Where can you hear a loud noise?
We can hear loud noise all around us. There is unnecessary honking of pressure horns from
vehicles. Industries are making noise. People use loudspeakers for personal functions, and
neighbors are forced to bear the noise.
5. Do you think that there is more noise in people’s lives today than in the past?
Yes, I think so. The number of vehicles is growing day by day. All these are making noise. Industries
are also growing in numbers. These are also making too much noise. As these sources of noise are
increasing, so definitely we are suffering from more and more noise these days.
6. Do you think that cities will become noisier in the future?
Yes, I suppose so. Whether we like it or not, the noise-producing things are increasing and so it is quite probable that cities will become noisier in the future.
7. What is the noise in life?
The noise in our life means the distractions that do not let us focus on the goals in our life.
For example, nowadays, people do not concentrate on their studies or work and are often busy
scrolling unimportant feeds/updates on their mobile phones. The loads of data that they consume
every day becomes the noise in their life.
8. How is the noise level in your city?
My city is an industrial city and on top of that, it is on the national highway. So, the noise levels are
9. Where does noise in urban areas come from?
The noise in urban areas comes from the pressure horns of vehicles, industries, and loudspeakers.
10. Do you think it is important to be alone sometimes?
It is very important to be alone sometimes. Everyone needs to introspect at times. One needs to
know about one’s likes and dislikes and everyone needs time for one’s personal work which can be
best done in solitude.