IELTS Talking Half 1 Matter: Flats/Homes/Lodging
1. What sort of housing/lodging do you reside in?
For the previous 21 years I’ve lived in a home with my household. And I believe if I can transfer out and begin making a dwelling by myself, I might attempt my finest to have an impartial place the place I can plan and design a home structure to go well with myself since sharing a room or a flat with strangers sounds so troublesome to me.
To afford (v) to have the ability to financially help/find the money for to pay for Sth
Go well with myself (v) to do precisely what you want/need
Troublesome (adj) inflicting issue or annoyance
To make a dwelling (v) to earn sufficient to help one’s self
2. Do you want a home or a flat/ an condominium?
I imagine most individuals would favor to have their very own home quite than to hire a spot and so do I. Therefore, if I have my means, a home with a small backyard can be my alternative since I don’t benefit from the fixed disturbance from next-door residences and elevator rides everytime coming residence.
Have/ get one’s means (idiom): get or do what one needs despite opposition
3. What do you normally do in your home/flat/room?
Effectively undoubtedly I’ll spend some me-time there. I research, I sit back by studying, drawing and dancing all on my own. Generally I additionally invite one or two buddies to spend time with. We’ll watch some films collectively and inform one another countless tales.
Relax (phrasal verb) calm down
Me-time (phrase) time for one’s self alone
To do Sth all by one’s self (phrase) to do Sth alone
4. How lengthy have you ever lived there?
Though throughout my childhood my household needed to transfer quite a bit, I’ve lived in the newest home for nearly ten years. Evaluating to the outdated homes, I believe this home has been one of the best to this point.
5. Who do you reside with?
I reside with my household. There are 5 of us and all of us have our personal room, which is far more snug because the older we develop, the extra privateness we’d like for ourselves. I believe our home is large enough for us but nonetheless a heat and comfortable place that I name residence.
6. Do you propose to reside there for a very long time?
The reply can be sure if the respondent is my dad and mom, since shifting out and in is just too time-consuming and exhausting. Cleansing and arranging every thing once more can be like torture to them. For me, then again, as I’m pondering of shifting out to begin my grownup life, hopefully quickly I’ll have the ability to afford to reside in a flat or an condominium.
Another time (idiom) used for saying that you simply do the entire of one thing once more ranging from the start, or that the entire of an extended course of occurs once more
Torture (n) nice bodily or psychological struggling
7. Are you able to describe the place the place you reside?/ Please describe the room you reside in
Briefly, my humble home locates in a small and fairly avenue, so coming residence to me is like all of the craziness occurred exterior is left behind. Simply beside my home stands a giant outdated tree. I’ve my very own room with partitions painted violet, which is kinda a peaceable coloration. The air exterior is contemporary. I normally open the window to benefit from the wind and sunshine, which can assist quiet down my room with out an air conditioner. Since I spend most of my time staying at residence, my room means the entire world to me. It’s like a buddy who’s at all times there to share ups and downs with me. So yeah, I might at all times miss my home, my room each time I’m away.
Humble (adj) having or exhibiting a modest or low estimate of 1’s personal significance
To assist (SO) do Sth (v) to make it simpler or doable for (somebody) to do one thing by providing them one’s companies or sources.
To be away (adj) to or at a distance from a selected place, particular person, or factor
To share ups and downs (v) collectively being via good and unhealthy instances
8. What’s the distinction between the place you might be dwelling now and the place you may have lived previously?
As I’ve already talked about my household moved a number of instances after I was youthful. And probably the most present home the place we’ve been dwelling for about ten years is one of the best home to this point. All of us have separate rooms for our want of privateness but a giant eating room the place we will spend the entire evenings collectively watching TV or having dinner.
Want of Sth/doing Sth (phrase) circumstances wherein one thing is critical; necessity
9. Which a part of your property do you want probably the most?
It’s the eating room the place my household spends our time collectively. Not solely lunch or dinner however all our household reunions happen within the eating room the place we will take pleasure in a harmonious environment. We at all times attempt to maintain the household dinner as one thing we can not go a day with out, since for us it’s the household bonding that lies behind.
Reunion (n) a social occasion for a gaggle of people that haven’t seen one another for a very long time
Harmonious (adj) pleasant and peaceable
To go a day with out Sth/doing Sth (v) to really feel not essential to do Sth on a day
10. Ought to we reside in a flat or a home?
It closely is determined by folks’s desire and affordability since every sort of property has its personal perks. If one enjoys the trendy facilities that an condominium complicated can present resembling gyms, swimming swimming pools and comfort shops and, in fact, he has cash, an condominium can be an amazing alternative. In distinction, homes are normally appropriate those that want privateness and a quiet way of life.
Affordability (n): the actual fact of being low cost sufficient that folks can afford to purchase it or pay it; how reasonably priced one thing is
Perk (n): a profit or benefit that you simply get from a scenario
Amenity (n): a function that makes a spot nice, snug or simple to reside in
11. Why do you assume some folks make investments an enormous amount of cash in shopping for homes?
Individuals actually have completely different causes to purchase a property. I imagine crucial one is privateness. You’ll acquire far more independence and freedom to refurbish the place as you please since you’re the proprietor. Moreover, it might create a pleasure of possession. Irrespective of how small or large your home is, it’s yours to renovate or brag about.
Property (n): a constructing or buildings and the encompassing land
Refurbish (v): to scrub and adorn a room, constructing, and so on. in an effort to make it extra engaging, extra helpful, and so on.
As one please (idiom): no matter you want, or in no matter means you favor
Possession (n): the actual fact of proudly owning one thing
Brag (+about) (v): to speak too proudly about one thing you personal or one thing you may have completed
Renovate (v): to restore and paint an outdated constructing, a bit of furnishings, and so on. in order that it’s in good situation once more