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Something you did that was new or exciting

IELTS Cue Card Question 18 With Model Answer:
Describe something you did that was new or exciting. You should say: 
what you didwhere and when you did thiswho you shared the activity withand explain why this activity was new or exciting for you.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: Bushwalking (formally known as hiking) is a great source of day-long entertainment. When travellers start walking through the stretched landscapes, they feel a different sort of feeling inside. Moreover, hiking is a good way to explore any specific geographical location which is not possible through other travelling modes.

Describe an open-air or street market

IELTS Cue Card Question 17 With Model Answer:
Describe an open-air or street market which you enjoyed visiting.You should say:
where the market iswhat the market sellshow big the market isand explain why you enjoyed visiting this market.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: Vietnam has numerous tourists’ spots to visit by the global people and thus the number of markets has also increased to meet the increasing demands. But the open markets (commonly known as outdoor markets) are the traditional marketplaces in the country for shopping. It is like a culture to go shopping under the open air.

There are few open-air markets available in Saigon (officially known as Ho Chi Minh City) and those are different from the other contemporary markets. Both the natives and the global tourists come here to buy their essentials at a reasonable cos…

Situation or time when you helped someone

IELTS Cue Card Question 16 With Model Answer:
Describe a situation (or a time) when you helped someone.You should say:
what the situation waswho you helpedhow you helpedand explain how you felt after helping him/her.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: As human beings, we are living in a society from an ancient age and need others help to move on in both our personal and social life. It would have been too difficult if there were no friends or helping hands to support in moments of stress, disasters and unfavourable situations.

I am 19 years old and live with my parents on the 8th floor of a rented apartment in Mumbai, a renowned town in India. My parents are service holders and rarely find enough time to stay at home. But I have to be at my home after finishing my college. The classes begin at 8: 00 am and ends at 2:00 pm. In an a…

Time you and your friend had a disagreement

IELTS Cue Card Question 15 With Model Answer:
Describe a time that you and your friend had a disagreement.You should say:
when this happenedwho you disagreed withwhat you and your friend argued aboutand if you two solved the disagreement in the end.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: When I was a teen of 17 years old, I used to make friends more due to my extrovert nature. But unfortunately, I also had the most misunderstanding with them. However, I have not lost any of my friends for the disagreements.

Once I bought few novels to read in my leisure hours during the summer vacation of the college. During the vacation, one evening two of my college friends reached my home. After having some chats, one of them started looking at my library that I have built since my childhood (I love reading books from my early age and has a huge col…

Describe an educational trip you went on

IELTS Cue Card Question 14 With Model Answer:
Describe an educational trip you went on.You should say:
where you wentwhat you did at this placewho you went there withand explain why you thought this trip was educational.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: Education is a participatory process and requires the participation of both the teachers and students. But it should also be acknowledged that knowledge is diversified, book pages cannot hold it alone, educational trips are helpful too to gain it.

A change that will improve your local area

IELTS Cue Card Question 13 With Model Answer:
Describe a change that will improve your local area.You should say:
what it ishow the change would workwhat kinds of problems the change will solveand describe how it would improve your local area.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: Transportation is the most important mode of communication and if the roads are not well constructed, the entire transportation process gets spoiled and development process is hampered.

The main highway of our locality was built around 15 to 20 years ago and it has connected the locality with the main city which is about 20 kilometres away from the countryside we are living in. But now it is almost ruined and there are ditches across the road that has made the road bumpy. When it rains, the rain waters clog on the centre of the road and make it muddy.

Describe a journey that you remember well

IELTS Cue Card Question 12 With Model Answer:
Describe a journey that you remember well.You should say:
where you wenthow you travelledwhy you went on the journeyand explain why you remember this journey well.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: A journey is always pleasant to me. It not only gives us entertainment, it is helpful to teach over different unknown issues as well. The most important benefit of travelling is the excellent opportunity to gather knowledge. The knowledge earned in first hand experienced cannot be found on books or any other place. So, people like to travel and it a trend for a long past. But sometimes the journeys are not pleasant and the travellers have to undergo different unexpected situation during the trips.

An exciting competition or sporting event

IELTS Cue Card Question 11 With Model Answer:
Describe an exciting competition or sporting event you have witnessed.You should say:
what the competition or sporting event waswhen and where it took placewho wonand explain why it was exciting.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: Participating in sports is one of the best ways to keep fit both physically and mentally. The necessity of sports is immense in human life. It energises people who participate in the events and the pleasures are inexpressible. It also helps to achieve a specific skill and that is also usable in everyday life. There are different types of sporting events are also organised and the key purpose of the events are to create a friendly atmosphere among the players, increasing their intentions to participate more and inspire them to gain skills, expertise and perfectness…

Person in your family who you most admire

IELTS Cue Card Question 10 With Model Answer:
Describe the person in your family who you most admire.You should say:
what his/her relationship is to youwhat s/he has done in your lifewhat s/he does nowand explain why you admire this person so much.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: 'Family' is the most precious thing for everyone. One cannot live without a family, and even if we notice deeply, we could see that familial bonding is also found among animals. Thus, the importance of having a family cannot be ignored to live on the planet. A family is a place where anyone could expect to get anything without the promise of return in exchange. In my family, I admire my father most. He is the key person in our family and maintains the family in a solid way. He is my hero in my life. My father is truly an admirable person for his out…

Describe an app you use in your mobile phone

IELTS Cue Card Question 9 With Model Answer:
Describe an app you use in your mobile phone.You should say:
what it ishow you use itwhat benefits do you getand explain why this mobile app is important to you.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: 'Mobile phone' is one of the greatest inventions of the modern science. It appears that without the mobile phone life would not be as easier as it is today. The use of mobile phone is everywhere and it has become an important part of our daily life. We cannot do without it. I have an iPhone and there is a built-in application named compass. But I have also installed another compass which is more functional and attractive than the built-in one of my iPhone. The compass is a great thing for me. It is used to navigate and get directions.

Describe a trip which was not up to your expectations

IELTS Cue Card Question 8 With Model Answer:
Describe a trip which was not up to your expectations. You should say:
where you wentwhat you didwhat happened and explain why it was not up to your expectations.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: A study tour is one of the best ways to make students learn about the real-life scenarios and issues. It is the best way to earn knowledge practically. During my college tenure, I went for a study tour in Agra in India to visit the Taj Mahal, one of the World Heritage sites of the world. Agra, located in Uttar Pradesh, is a great tourist spot in India and mostly famous across the globe for the legendary Taj Mahal.

Describe any law which you like

IELTS Cue Card Question 7 With Model Answer:
Describe any law which you like.You should say:
what law it ishow you follow itwhat benefits it bringswhat you like the most about it.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: The Blasphemy Law in Pakistan is formulated to prevent blasphemous activities inside the state. Blasphemy refers to ignore or criticise any of the recognised religions and spread negative ideas or ideologies, derogatory remarks about those religions or about the preachers of the religions to defame them. The Penal Code has strict penalties for blasphemy and the law violators will be punished severely. The punishment ranges from fine to death penalties. I like it because it allows the member of all religions to perform their respective religious norms.

A present which you were given and that you broken accidentally

IELTS Cue Card Question 6 With Model Answer:
Describe a present which you were given and that you have broken accidentally. You should say:
what is itfor what  occasion it was presented to youhow you have broken ithow you felt when you broke it.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: When I was a grade-schooler, my father bought me a toy robot made of plastic and steel. It was nice looking and I liked it most for the movements and noise it created. The toy robot created some noises resembling of handguns and also said some words like – stop or I will shoot. It appears that the toy robot was made based on any police character. The robot turned into the most intimate companion of mine for next few months.

Describe an old person you admire

IELTS Cue Card Question 5 With Model Answer: 
Describe an old person you admire.  You should say:
who this person iswhere did you meet with him/herwhat characteristics you most like on him/herand explain why you admire this person.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1: I have a senior friend. He is much older than I am and even he is senior to my parents. He is almost in his 60s and passing the retirement days. He is Mr Rodrick – a neighbour living our next door apartment. He is a former police officer and now living his retired life with his family.

Describe a gift you have received that was important to you

IELTS Cue Card Question 4 With Model Answer:
Describe a gift you have received that was important to you. You should say:
who gave it to you and for what occasionwhat it looks like and how you use itwhen you received itand explain why this gift was important to you.  

[You have one to two minutes to talk about this topic. You will have one minute to prepare what you are going to say]


Model Answer 1: When I was a child, I was given a block set on the eve of Christmas as a gift. One of my maternal uncles gave that block set to me because I liked to play with the blocks more in my childhood. I was truly surprised when my maternal uncle came to our home to give me the wonderful gift, although, in the beginning, I did not realise that he was at our home for presenting me the wonderful block set.

Describe a teacher from your past that you remember

IELTS Cue Card Question 3 With Model Answer:
Describe a teacher from your past that you remember.You should say:
who the teacher waswhat class the teacher taught you and how old you werewhat the teacher’s special qualities and characteristics wereand explain why you remember this teacher.
[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1: When I was in my teenage, I had met one of the best personalities and the very best teachers in my entire life. I was in the tenth grade of my secondary education at the high school. I was fifteen when I met him first in my class. One day he entered the class and we greeted the man with the warmth of our heart as we heard many good stories about him earlier. He was our geography teacher and gradually all of the students started being more attentive in the class.

Describe an ambition you have not yet achieved

IELTS Cue Card Question 2 With Model Answer:
Describe an ambition you have not yet achieved.You should say:
what it ishow long you have itwhat you have to do to achieve itand explain why it is important to you to achieve it.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1: I have long been dreaming to become a skilled IT specialist and establish an IT agency that will provide all forms of IT related services. The age is advancing faster than imagination. So, boarding on IT is a useful one and it has made me interested in the arena. Information Technology commonly known as IT is one of the most desired professional arenas for the Asian graduates like me in the current world. I dream of form my own IT firm that will serve the global clients in smooth and professional manner.

Describe something you own which is very important to you

IELTS Cue Card Question 1 With Model Answer:
Describe something you own which is very important to you. You should say:
where you got it fromhow long you have had itwhat you use it forand explain why it is important to you.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1: I have a huge collection of books of different tastes in my own library. I read them and thus have earned knowledge over different interesting issues. Those books are very important for me.

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