IELTS Cue Card: Describe a shop that recently opened in your hometown

Describe a shop that recently opened in your hometown

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 348 with Model Answer:

Describe a shop that recently opened in your hometown/area.


You should say:
  • what type of shop it is
  • what type of people go there
  • what it sells
and explain whether you will shop there or not.

[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:
Recently, a shop, named – The Shoppers, has been opened in my area, Perth, Australia, where I live in. This shop mainly sells perfumes, cosmetics and toiletries. It appears to me that this is a super shop in small scale. I was happy to see it in my block and planned to get the necessary things for my baby, and will suggest others to get their necessaries as well. I like this candidate task card and I will answer the remaining questions in brief now.

This is a shop that is suitable for all types of people but people who care about their skin health and have a sense of luxury are the key clients of this shop. This shop has also become popular among the local females. People come here to have their regular cosmetic products. Though I am not an admirer of cosmetics products, I visit the shop to get some branded perfumes and toiletries for my family.

The shop is enriched with various types of products. Almost all the products belong to reputed local brands and some of those are imported as well. The shop deals with perfumes, different types of cosmetics, toiletries, bathing accessories, make up accessories and much more. The most important thing is that you will be able to get the products with a reasonable price. And if there are defects with any of the products, the shop owner will refund you or change you the product. 

Of course, I will shop there. The price is reasonable and there is no overcharging here for their products which are a usual matter with the other local stores. Frequently, I need cosmetics and toiletries products for me and my family members. So, if I need anything like those, I will get them from 'The Shoppers'.