IELTS Speaking practice: Environment
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The topic of Environment often comes up in IELTS Speaking test. To prepare well for it, use this IELTS Speaking sample that contains questions about environment + model answers + useful vocabulary.
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Do you think pollution is a big problem nowadays?
Yes, graveSerious, severe. due to the increasing amount of exhaust fumesGases, ejected from an engine as waste products., which are produced by cars, and result into a poor air qualityThe cleanliness of the air we breathe... Air and water pollution are huge issues in the modern world... The air pollution problem is especially
What do you do to prevent our environment from pollution?
A lot of things... litterTo throw rubbish in inappropriate places.. , my family and me try to buy only environmentally friendlyProducts that do not harm the environment. goods whenever we can... And finally, I try to save trees... I print on both sides of every sheet of paper I use and use any left over white space to scribble notes., I don't
Have you ever participated in any environmental events?
Yes, greenhouse effectThe heating of the atmosphere due to the carbon dioxide and other gases. and I learned about many endangered speciesA category of animals or plans that migh become extinct. in the world.! Last year I participated in an event in my hometown, which was all about preserving nature... We were taught about the
Now, have a look at the card and prepare a monologue.
- What is it
- Where is it happening
- What problems does it cause
I would like to talk about global warmingAn increase in temperature all-over the world, as a result of greenhouse effect.. , it is a big, if not the biggest, problem that we are facing nowadays. The main reason of global warming is the greenhouse effectHeating of the atmosphere due to the carbon dioxide and other gases. ... Nowadays people are producing excessive amounts of greenhouse gases, mostly by burning fossil fuels. These gases let sunlight in, which warms the Earth, and then block that heat from leaving... That breaks the delicate natural balance and causes our planet to warm... As global warming changes the climate on the whole planet, it affects all countries in the world and causes many serious problems... , global warming causes melting of glaciersThe process of icebergs' melting., which raises the sea-level... , coastal areas are flooding and agriculture is damaged unless appropriate measures are taken... As it is a worldwide problem, I think that only joint efforts will help us to overcome this issue.
In which way do people damage our planet?
Er... toxic wastePoisonous rubbish, produced by industrial processes. into rivers and lakes... People destroy a great deal of natural areas in search of fossil fuelsEnergy resources like gas and oil.... poachingKilling animals illegally. and endangering of wild animals., we damage the Earth in many ways. Just take a look at all those factories that empty
Do you think that the environmental situation will improve in the nearest future?
Yes, get back to natureLive a life that is closer to nature. and start caring about our planet more.... People are getting more and more aware of the major environmental issues that we're dealing with nowadays... I hope that we will