IELTS Preparation

Science subject that you studied and liked


IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 276 with Model Answer:

Talk about a science subject that you studied and liked.

You should say:

  • what is was
  • why you chose it
  • how can you use it in your life

and explain what you liked the best about this subject.

will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one
minute to think about what you’re going to say. You can make some notes
to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
In my school days, I studied chemistry as a subject of science. I liked the subject much than any other subjects for some special reasons. In fact, I was fascinated with chemistry. It provided me with a great pleasure amid the other science subjects.

Chemistry mostly deals with some specific scientific issues like the composition and properties of matters, molecules, atoms and crystals, how they change in different situations, how chemical reactions take place or what the combinations of the matters are and more other related issues. The subject also deals with some very special theories and concepts as well. Though it may sound simple, the applications are really tough in real-life situations. Besides, a student or a researcher needs to struggle a lot over solving the equations and bring out a new result. The subject is broad and connected with the other fields of science as well.   

When I was asked to take three core courses of science, I picked this one as my first choice. In fact, I had some idea about chemistry and accordingly wanted to apply the ideas to my activities. Besides, I also wanted to know about the chemistry facts. The term despite being simple requires hard efforts to come to a solution of the problem. Chemistry is considered as the science of matter. And I also wanted to know about the formation of matters. There is another reason behind preferring the subject. Once a teacher of mine told me that chemistry is everywhere. He suggested me to study chemistry carefully and it will reveal the inner mysteries of the world to me. As a result, I became more curious than before and wanted to learn the subject. I also wanted to know about the matters, energy and how they interacted with each other in different situations.    

The application of chemistry is interesting in real-life situations. But to comprehend the things, one needs to understand the formation of matters, atoms, molecules and others. The subject shows the interaction of each matter with the others. it also shows how energy emits from its sources and how can we get benefitted from the emitted energy in our life in positive aspects. This is a fascinating subject and shows the relation of the natural world. The subject provides the answers for the things to be odd and unusual. Chemistry explains the inner secrets of nature. It tells us why the colours are different, why the things are not similar, how an insect can fly or can walk on the water and more other questions. When people are aware of such issues, they can take necessary steps to get advantage from the situations if they are in need.    

Chemistry has a vast area to study. It deals with numerous issues. Hence, it is difficult to prefer any specific part of the subject. But I had a preference while studying the subject and I found the organic chemistry as the most attractive part to me. The organic chemistry dealt with the natural matters. It dealt with the living things. In fact, it tells the source of life. How life is created and how it is destroyed again. Biochemistry is the other interesting area to me as it deals with the chemical process inside the living things. Besides, there are some subcategories are also found on the subject but I did not have that much interest in those.

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