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Describe a song you like

IELTS Cue Card Question 169 with Model Answer: Describe a song you like. You should say: what the song is who is the singer how often you listen to it and explain why you like this song so much. [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: The song is known as ‘Shape of My Heart’. The song is by Sting, an English rock musician who is most popular for the song Desert Rose.

Describe a time when you forgot something important

IELTS Cue Card Question 168 with Model Answer: Describe a time when you forgot something important. You should say: when it was what you forgot how you managed the situation and explain how you felt about it. [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: It was on the day of my formal interview at a multinational corporation for the post of Market Research Executive (MRE) when I forgot to take my interview invitation card.

Describe a useful website you have visited

IELTS Cue Card Question 167 with Model Answer: Describe a useful website you have visited. You should say: what type of website it is how often you visit this website what services or information it offers and explain why you think this website is useful.   [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: This is the age of technology. The Internet is one of the important aspects of technology and websites are the entrance to the vast virtual world. I have visited www.youtube.com.

Describe a place you would like to visit

IELTS Cue Card Question 166 with Model Answer: Describe a place you would like to visit. You should say: where it is what the main attractions are how you know this place and explain why you want to visit this place.   [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: Travelling in historical places always helps expand the realm of knowledge. In fact, this is the way to gain real-life knowledge. So, I love travelling and would like to visit the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.

Describe your favourite season

IELTS Cue Card Question 165 with Model Answer: Describe your favourite season. You should say: what season it is what the weather is like at that time of year how that season is different from other seasons and explain why it is your favourite season.   [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: Usually, there are four seasons in South Africa, namely - summer, winter, fall and spring. To me, spring appears as the best season. It usually lasts from September to November each year in the country.

Talk about your favourite colour

IELTS Cue Card Question 164 with Model Answer: Talk about your favourite colour. You should say: what colour it is how this colour is different than other colours how you feel about using this colour and explain why this is your favourite colour. [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: The world is filled with colours. Everything we see is colourful and usually, people are attracted to bright coloured things. I also have a preference regarding colour and that is white.

Describe a special occasion in your life

IELTS Cue Card Question 163 with Model Answer: Describe a special occasion in your life. You should say: what the occasion was how you celebrated it who was with you on this occasion and explain why it was special to 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: Life is filled with occasions but most of them are ordinary. The event of having an iPhone is very special to me as I bought the device with my own earnings.

Describe a small and successful company

IELTS Cue Card Question 162 with Model Answer: Describe a small and successful company. You should say: where it is how you know this company who runs this company and explain why you think it to be a successful company.   [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: ‘Unique Design’ is a website designing company headquartered in Delhi. This is a small IT firm that mostly deals with the designing of a website and provides other web related necessary services.

Something you would do if you were given a day off

IELTS Cue Card Question 161 with Model Answer: Describe something you would like to do if you were given a day off. You should say: what you will do where you will do it what you will need to do it and explain why you will need a day off to do it. [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: Day off is a rare thing for me due to my occupational engagement. I am a gymnasium instructor by profession and thus I have to remain busy round the week or month.

Describe a place where you can read and write

IELTS Cue Card Question 160 with Model Answer: Describe a place where you can read and write. You should say: where this place is how you know about this place what you do there and explain why you think it is a good place for reading and writing.   [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: In my rooftop, I usually perform my reading and writing tasks. The place is just above my room in which house I live in Port Elizabeth.

Describe a gift you bought for others

IELTS Cue Card Question 159 with Model Answer: Describe a gift you bought for others that took you a long time to choose. You should say: what it was who you gave it to how you chose it and explain why you spend a long time choosing it.   [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: t was simply a set of tablespoons and forks that took long hours for me to find out. I noticed the spoons at the residence of one of my maternal uncles and asked him about the location where he bought from. But he replied that he had no ideas about the spoons and forks as he received them as gifts. In fact, it was a set of finely made spoons covered with simple designs. The spoons arrested my attention as those were different from the ordinary spoons. The medium-sized silver spoons were a bit heavier than the ordinary ones. The spoons were

Describe a person who likes to travel by plane

IELTS Cue Card Question 158 with Model Answer: Describe a person who likes to travel by plane. You should say: who this person is how you know this person where this person travels to and explain why this person likes to travel by plane.   [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: Travelling is always pleasant, and if it is on a plane the joys know no bounds. Travelling on air has some special benefits and there are some people who prefer to travel on an aeroplane for some specific reasons.

A time when you waited for something or someone

IELTS Cue Card Question 157 with Model Answer: Describe a time when you waited for something or someone. You should say: who or what you waited for when and how long you waited for the person or thing where you waited and explain why you waited for the person or thing. [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: Waiting is always unpleasant but we cannot avoid it. Sometimes we are to wait even we do not want to. In last week, I also had to wait for a friend who came to my place for attending my elder sister’s marriage ceremony.

Describe an electronic machine you want to buy

IELTS Cue Card Question 156 with Model Answer: Describe an electronic machine you want to buy. You should say: what it is how you knew about this machine what specific features you want from it and explain why you want to buy this machine. [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: The computer is one of the latest inventions and we cannot do a day without the help of computers. It is a must in our life and I want to have a laptop computer for me as I have to travel to different places for my occupational purposes.

Describe a long walk you ever had

IELTS Cue Card Question 155 with Model Answer: Describe a long walk you ever had. You should say: when this happened where you walked who you were with and explain how you felt about this long walk.   [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: During the last summer, in 2015, I went to Greece with my parents and other family members and had a long walk on the Olympus Mountain range. The walking lasted for about three and a half hours.

Describe your best friend

IELTS Cue Card Question 154 with Model Answer: Describe your best friend. You should say: who is he/she how long you two are friends what you do together and explain why you think s/he is your best friend.   [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: The human cannot live alone and thus requires friends. The trend has been on since the inception of the civilisation. I also have many friends and have usually pass moments with them. But Jacob Stalin is my best friend.

Describe your favourite movie/film

IELTS Cue Card Question 153 with Model Answer: Describe your favourite movie/film. You should say: what it is when you watched it what it is about and explain why this is your favourite movie.   [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: I love to watch movies in my leisure hours and have watched a wide number of movies. It is a kind of addiction to me and usually, I watch at least one movie a day.

Describe an important conversation that influenced you

IELTS Cue Card Question 152 with Model Answer: Describe an important conversation that influenced you. You should say: when you had this conversation who you had this conversation with what you talked/discussed about and explain how this conversation influenced you. [You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.] Model Answer 1: Travelling is my hobby and I often travel to different parts in India. Usually, I prefer train journey where I have chances to meet with people of different strata. Last week, I went to Kolkata by train and had a fruitful conversation with a stranger. I boarded the train after my supper at the station. Usually, I travel in a chair and avoid berths in order to meet people. A man with a white beard had his seat beside me. After a brief introduction, we started the conversation. The conversation went around the night. We

Describe something healthy you enjoy doing

IELTS Cue Card Question 151 with Model Answer: Describe something healthy you enjoy doing. You should say: what you do where you do it who you do it with and explain why you think doing this is healthy. [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: Running has several health benefits. It helps to build muscles, changes mood and helps bring shape my body. Moreover, it strengthens the bones. Though many of the people argue that it helps to damage bones, they are in fact unaware of the benefits. So, I like to run in the morning.

Describe an unforgettable advertisement

IELTS Cue Card Question 150 with Model Answer: Describe an unforgettable advertisement (that you saw or heard). You should say: what kind of advertisement it was what the content of the advertisement was (or what product or service was advertised) where you saw or heard it and explain why you think this is an unforgettable advertisement.   [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: It was an attractive advertisement of a US-based soft drink commonly known as 7up. It tastes lemon-lime and non-caffeinated as well. The advertisement is about the soft drink and how it is able to attract even a half-drawn cartoon. It shows that a young lady was sitting in a formal situation and she was busy in drawing a cartoon. When she was served the 7up, she stopped drawing the cartoon. But when the cartoon character sees the 7up, it dra