Describe a new skill you want to learn.
You should say:
- What it is?
- Why would you like to learn this skill?
- How would you learn this skill?
Selection: Drive a car
A: To take up a new skill, driving, practical skill.
B: Study abroad, convenient, comfortable, the freedom of being able to travel independently, avoid the hassles of catching public transport (bus, train) with fixed route. You can also discuss a couple of the drawbacks of owning a car e.g. the rising cost of fuel and maintenance.
C: With a driving instructor, basic (reversing, checking the mirrors, changing gears), complex (parking, driving on highways), it would take about 6 months to complete the course and years to master the skill. However, practice makes perfect.
Grammar: mainly second conditional tense (would and could)
Part 3 possible follow up questions.
What do you think of the traditional skills?
What skill do you think the university has provided for your job?
What skills can you learn in school?
What kind of skills have your parents learned?
What do you think of the role of family for children to learn skills?
What is the most popular skill that people want to learn?
What kind of school would you send your children to? Why?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of school education and family education?