IELTS SpeakingSpeaking Part 2

IELTS Speaking Part 2: Describe a park/garden you have enjoyed visiting

Describe a park/garden you have enjoyed visiting

You should say: 

• When you often go there

• Where it is

• Who you often go there with

And explain what it is like

Ideas for the IELTS Speaking Question:

  1. City Park: A centrally located park in your city.
  2. Botanical Garden: A garden with a diverse collection of plants.
  3. Historical Garden: A garden with historical significance.
  4. National Park: A large natural park with hiking trails.
  5. Zen Garden: A peaceful and serene Japanese-inspired garden.
  6. Community Park: A local park used for various activities and events.

Useful Expressions:

  1. Introducing the Park/Garden:
    • “One place I really enjoy visiting is…”
    • “I’d like to talk about a park/garden that holds a special place for me.”
    • “The place I have in mind is…”
  2. When You Often Go There:
    • “I find myself visiting this park/garden…”
    • “It’s a place I tend to go to…”
    • “I make it a point to visit during…”
  3. Where It Is:
    • “Situated in [city/region], this park/garden is known for…”
    • “It’s located near the heart of…”
    • “You can find it in the [specific area] of the city.”
  4. Who You Often Go There With:
    • “I often go there with…”
    • “It’s a favorite spot for outings with…”
    • “My [friends/family] and I frequently visit together.”
  5. What It Is Like:
    • “The park/garden is characterized by…”
    • “The atmosphere is…”
    • “Visitors can enjoy features such as…”

Sample Answer:

“One place I really enjoy visiting is the Central City Park in my hometown. I find myself going there quite often, especially during weekends or when I need a break from my routine. It’s a place that holds a special significance for me.

Situated in the heart of the city, the Central City Park is a lush green oasis surrounded by tall buildings. The park is beautifully landscaped with a variety of flowers, well-maintained lawns, and walking paths. It provides a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life.

I often go to the Central City Park with my family. It has become a favorite spot for our weekend outings. We spend quality time together, whether it’s having a picnic on the grass, playing frisbee, or simply taking a leisurely stroll around the park. The park also hosts cultural events and concerts, adding to its vibrant atmosphere.

What I love most about the Central City Park is its versatility. It caters to different interests – there’s a playground for children, benches for those seeking a quiet moment, and even a small lake with ducks. It’s a place where people of all ages can find something enjoyable. Overall, the Central City Park is a precious gem in our city, providing a refreshing and rejuvenating experience for everyone who visits.”