This is a two minute talk for IELTS or TOEFL to talk about a bus journey which you make regularly or have made at some time in your life.
Even if you do not use a bus to travel between places in your daily life, the content of the material can easily be adapted to meet the ability of the speaker.
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I regularly travel by public bus from my home to my office.
The distance is about six miles and the journey takes twenty minutes more or less.
I find using the bus more convenient than going by car or other means of transportation.
My home happens to be on a bus route.
I wait at the bus shelter for the bus to come.
There is a timetable displayed and a bus is scheduled to come every twenty minutes.
The service is fast and reliable.
I stand in line to board the bus.
I get on the bus at the bus stop only after passsengers getting off have alighted.
I pay the correct fare to the driver who issues to me a ticket.
I am reminded by a sign that all passengers must be seated while the bus is in motion.
The bus is usually crowded in the early morning and late afternoon.
The bus is a red double-decker and I like to sit upstairs at the front.
When it’s time to get off, I must first press the bell to give a warning to the driver to stop in plenty of time..
Travelling by bus is the way to go.