Describe a story someone told you and you remember
- What the story was about?
- Who told you this story?
- Why did you remember it? And how do you feel about it?
Sample 1 Describe a Story Someone Told You and You Remember Speaking Cue Card
I was fond of stories in my childhood, and my grandmother used to tell stories to me, especially at night. I had a habit of listening to stories before going to sleep. Today I will let you know about one of the stories I listen to in my childhood.
The story was named thirsty crow. This is a story of a crow who was looking for water to quell his thirst. After searching a lot, he found one pot of water. But the water in that pot was very limited, and the level of water was very low that the crow was unable to drink it. Because of the shape of the pot, it had a very small opening that crow was unable to insert its beak to that low level. After thinking so much, he saw some pebbles near to that pot, and he got an idea. He started picking those pebbles one by one and threw them in the pot.
After throwing a few pebbles, water started rising, and the crow got excited; he continued throwing pebbles inside the pot until the water reached to level which is suitable for drinking. Once the water reached the desired level, he drank that water and flew away. This story tells about the cleverness of crows and how nature gives us so much strength or power to solve our problems.
I still remember this story clearly because I listened to it several times from my grandmother, and it teaches us to fight with our problem and try to search for a solution rather than accepting our defeat. This is a very motivational story and strengthens you to face any problem of life and resolve it.
Sample 2 Describe a Story Someone Told You and You Remember Speaking Cue Card
Usually, I don’t get interested in stories because I find stories very boring we just have to sit at one place and continuously we have to listen to the voice of another person which gets very boring but if I talk about the story which I recently liked and the story was about Independence, and my grandfather told me that storey because my grandfather was just 20 years old at that time and he told me that how we get Independence. At that time and our freedom fighters fought extremely. Moreover, famous freedom fighters such as Shahid Bhagat Singh and Road Kartar Singh Sarabha God punished by foreigners because they more struggled to get Independence. Moreover, my grandfather told me that one day he trains came from Pakistan in which all the Hindus were killed by the Muslims so to take revenge in India, Hindus were sent to train in which train all the Muslims were killed by Hindus and blood was every place and everybody was about to get their place in the country like Pakistan was about to be the country of Muslims and Indians was about to be the country of Indian that’s exactly happened and nowadays Shield that hate exists between the Hindus and Muslims and so that was the story by I got the motivation and obviously I should do something special for my country like freedom fighter did to get Independence, and that was the only story in which I got interested, and I did concentrate on listening to that story through my grandfather.
Part 3 Questions Describe a Story Someone Told You and You Remember Speaking Cue Card
Question 1:- Has storytelling changed over a period of time?
Answer 1:- Absolutely, I believe storytelling has now become obsolete as children are mostly busy on electronic devices and not spending much time with their parents or grandparents. Moreover, parents are also do not having enough time for these activities, and they prefer to play stories on youtube or other websites rather than telling by themselves as done in the older era.
Answer 2:- Yes it is an undeniable factor that way of stories telling has changed over a period like in recent your and past times older people used to tell the stories to their new generations, but nowadays we have computers, and we have laptops, and we listen to the stories by just audios, and we can just read the stories by animations.
Question 2:- Which way is better, traditional storytelling or the use of technology in storytelling?
Answer 1:- I believe that traditional storytelling is much better than technology one. Because in traditional storytelling, you get one emotional connection with the storyteller, which is very much required. The story is about how someone expresses their feelings, and the experience of the listener will largely depend on this.
Answer 2:- According to my perspective modern way of storytelling is better as compared to the traditional method because in a modern way we have computers and we have laptops so people just can go to the Internet and read every type of story but if I talk about the traditional method than people need of another people who get the experience of stories and obviously that person should have a way to tell the stories, but on the Internet, people can see the stories by just animations and just listen to stories by audio.
Question 3:- Do you think that generally, most people are good at storytelling?
Answer 1:- Well, in general, I believe that few people are better at storytelling than others. This is a sort of art and depends on the way how you convey the feeling of that story which majorly impacts the listener experience. Some people are better at this art than others.
Answer 2:- Yes, undoubtedly it is a fact that some people are very good at storytelling because some people have a special way to tell the story to other people, but there are some people as well who do not have a good way to the of storytelling, and they convert interesting story to a boring story, so obviously there are some skills through person become a good storyteller.
Question 4:- What makes storytelling effective?
Answer 1:- As I told you earlier, it is the way to convey story feelings or emotions to the listener. If you are good at transferring those feeling to the listener, then you are achieving the goal.
Answer 2:- There are not many things through people can get effective storytelling because obviously story has to be interesting because there are some people who cannot get interested in stories because they think that they have to sit at only one place and they have to listen to only one voice to long period so in the story it would be interesting and obviously the person who tells the story they have to make the story interesting.
Question 5:- Is it important to tell stories?
Answer 1:- I believe that it is better to tell stories because it gives you learning and teaches you some morals which may be helpful for you in future. Stories are basically a way to pass on and remember best practices of life to get success in every aspect.
Answer 2:- No, I don’t think so that nowadays it is important to tell the stories because nowadays we have modern types of equipment through we can get the stories, and it is an undeniable fact that we want another person to tell the stories and obviously some other person who can make the story interesting and it is not a possible nowadays many people do not have enough time for other people, so I think that the modern types are best.
Question 6:- Is reading books beneficial or watching documentaries better?
Answer 1:- I personally believe that reading books is better than watching documentaries. Firstly it will make you habitual on reading books which will improve your reading skills. Secondly, reading something will have a more lasting impact on your memory rather than watching documentaries.
Answer 2:- My opinion a reading book is the best way as compared to the document is because if we read the books or if we read novels then we get enough knowledge as compared to the document is because from the books we get some words as well and we get some vocabulary as well, and by that books, we can enhance our communication skills.
Question 7:- Do young children like the same stories as older children?
Answer 1:- I guess not because young children do not have much experience of life and they fantasize more compared to older children. While older children are much smart and can not be easily fooled, they know the practicability of stories and can argue, which is not the case for younger children.
Answer 2:- No young children do not like the same stories like the older people because there is a huge gap generation and big thinking difference between the thinking of older people and modern children so if I talk about the modern children, then they like to listen to the thrilling stories by they can get experience adventure, but if I talk about the older people then they like to listen to the stories through they can get peace.
Question 8:- How has technology changed storytelling?
Answer 1:- Well, technology has changed the way of storytelling. Nowadays, traditional storytelling is no more available, and most children prefer to listen to stories online. Earlier children used to listen to stories from their parents or grandparents, which has obsoleted nowadays.
Answer 2:- There are many ways through story storytelling has been changed by Technology if I talk about the Internet then we can just go to the Internet and read every type of stories by every famous people, and there are radios as well on which new stories get broadcast on every weekend, so in this way, Technology has changed the storytelling.
Question 9:- How do people tell stories to children?
Answer 1:- While telling stories to children, we need to feel that story as well. Hence People used to make expressions to allure children and to increase their enthusiasm about the story. People also try to create ambience as per the story background.
Answer 2:- People tell stories in a very funny way to children because as I earlier mentioned that children find stories very boring so people should make stories funny and listen to children a very funny way so that children can get interested and can listen to the story with curiosity.
Question 10:- Why do children like stories?
Answer 1:- Children are full of fantasy, and they see everything with a lot of curiosity. They are eager to learn about this world, and they find this way in stories. They love stories as they are full of surprises and tell them about the world. The story is a journey that children enjoy a lot.
Answer 2:- There are not many reasons that children like stories because as I earlier mentioned that children find stories very boring, but if children find a story interesting, then it is a dependable situation for example if children are not able to sleep then their parents tell the story and the children get the story very boring, or sometimes he gets in a very interesting way and then be able to get the sleep.
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