Speaking Follow up questions Describe a polite person who you know IELTS EXAM

Speaking Follow up questions Describe a polite person who you know

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Question:Do you think you are a polite person?

Ans:Yes, I think I’m a polite person. I don’t speak rudely with anyone. I try to help anyone

who comes to me for help.

Question:How do you show politeness?

Ans :I don’t think anyone can show politeness. It just reflects in one’s behavior.

Question:Do you think politeness is important?

Ans:Yes, politeness is very important. Politeness begets politeness. If we are polite to

others, only then we can expect politeness from them.

Question:In your opinion, why is it important to show respect to others?

Ans:It is important to show respect to others, because it reflects our own nature. If you will

respect others only then you will get respect from others.

Question:Can you give me some other examples of how people show politeness in your


Ans:People show politeness in many ways. Giving an elderly person your seat in the bus

is one method of showing politeness. Standing up when the teacher comes in the

class is another method of showing politeness.  Helping an elderly person cross

the road is also a way of showing politeness.

Question:Are there any differences between urban and rural people concerning politeness?

Ans :Urban people are living a faster life. They have no time for showing politeness. On the

other hand, life in the villages is slower. People help each other, and spend time with

each other. So it can be said that rural people are more polite.

Question:Do young people show politeness in the same way as old people?

Ans: Old and young people to show politeness in different ways. Old people can show

politeness by not being mad at children when they’re  making noise.

Young people can show politeness by giving the elderly their seat

Question:Do young and old people have the same attitude towards politeness?

Ans:I think the attitude of both is the same, but the way of showing politeness is different

Question:Are people more polite with non-family members than they are with their parents?

Yes, people are a lot more polite with non family members, because they take their

family members for granted and expect that they would not mind even if they are not

very polite with them

Question:Do you think there have been any changes in recent decades to the way people show politeness to others?

Ans:As life has become faster, politeness has slipped away from people’s minds. They

are so busy in their own life that they hardly find time to show politeness.

Question :What do you think might happen if the nations of the whole world showed respect to other nations?

Ans :If the nations of the whole world showed respect to other nations, then life would

become very harmonious and beautiful.

Question :In general, what is “politeness”?

Politeness is talking softly with everyone; politeness is sitting with the elderly and

giving them company; politeness is helping a blind man cross the road; politeness is

greeting others with a happy face; politeness is in small good gestures that make

others happy.

Question :Do you think it’s possible to show politeness and friendliness at the same time?

Yes, at times it is possible to social politeness and friendliness at the same time. For

example, one may just help another person out of politeness, and then start a friendly

talk with him.

Question :Do you think it’s possible to be too (= overly, excessively) polite?

It is possible to be too polite, but I personally think it would look very artificial.

Teaching Children about Politeness

Question :How can parents teach their children to be polite?

Parents can teach their children to be polite, by setting an example in front of them. If

parents are polite, children automatically learn politeness.

Question :Can you think of any examples when young children are not very polite?

Children are not polite when they go to the park and don’t offer their swing to the

other children when their turn comes. Children are not polite, when they make too

much noise and disturb people of the neighborhood. Children  not polite when they

go to somebody’s house and mess things up

Question :Do young children learn about politeness at school?

There are no special classes on politeness, but children do learn politeness by

observing their teachers and parents.

Question :Sometimes there are occasions when the government (or some other authority) wants to remind people about being polite. Can you think of any examples of that?

Sometimes, the government has to appeal to the people to be patient and polite. This

happens especially on festivals, when people drink and forget what it is right or wrong.

Question :What methods can the government use to remind people about some aspect of politeness?

The government takes the help of media such as TV or radio to aware people.

Question : Do you always tell the truth to people?

No, not always! Sometimes a white light also has to be spoken. For example, recently

my six-year-old niece drew a flower, which was not very nice, but I told her that it was

very beautiful because I didn’t want to hurt her feelings.

Question : Do you think telling lies is impolite?

No, not always! White lies are not impolite. A doctor might have to tell his patient of

terminal stage of cancer that he will get well very soon, even if it is not correct.

Question : Which do you think is better, to always show your feelings or to sometimes conceal your feelings?

It is always better to be able to conceal ones feelings, especially if it would hurt the other person to know your true feelings.

Question : On the question of expressing what one really thinks (or feels), do you think males and females are the same?

I think there are no gender differences, as far as hiding one’s feelings are concerned. Some men are good at hiding their feelings, and some women are capable of hiding their feelings. So it is not a question of gender.

Question : Do you think pretending to smile is polite?

Yes, at times pretending to smile is polite, especially when you do not want the other

person to feel hurt by knowing that you are sad

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