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Describe a traditional meal

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 271 with Model Answer:
Describe a traditional meal that you prepare in your country on special occasions.You should say:
what it ishow you prepare itwhat ingredients are used to prepare it and explain why you enjoy 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:
South Africa is a country enriched with a good number of beautiful landscapes and most importantly the foods of the country are adorable. Cape Malay Curry is one of the favourite food items in the country and served on different occasions.

In fact, this is a distinctive curry that mostly depends on spices for aroma and taste. Some colourful fruits and vegetables are also used with the curry to make it more attractive and sometimes it is served with yellow rice instead of plain rice. The curry is less hot than the other curries of the country. The e…

Describe a stressful day

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 270 with Model Answer:
Describe a stressful day at school/ university/ work.You should say:
how the day startedhow things went wrongwhat you did to reduce the stress and explain why it was a stressful day.

[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:
Working as a school teacher is really troublesome if you are to take the class of the small kids. I am a Mathematics teacher at a local school here in Chiang Mai in Thailand. Being a teacher, I have to undergo several other responsibilities as well. Yesterday was a really hefty day for me.

Describe a life-changing experience you have had

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 269 with Model Answer:
Describe a life-changing experience you have had.You should say:
where it took placewho was with youwhat happened & how you feel about it and explain how it changed your life.

[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:
Telling a lie is always considered as an evildoing that only brings disasters in life and when it begins, it does not stop until the man who told the lie is ruined completely. Thereby, it is imperative to get rid of the habit.

I had the experience on my college and I was the student of the beginning year. In fact, I used to tell lies and have survived the situations but this was the greatest learning of my life and has changed the directions of my life as well. I did not bring the homework and falsified the information to the teacher. But I was unable to understan…

Describe a worth enjoying theatrical performance

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 268 with Model Answer:
Describe a worth enjoying theatrical performance.You should say:
what the performance was aboutwhere it took placehow fine the acting and plot were and explain why it was a worth watching and enjoying theatrical performance.

[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 annual drama festival of my colleges is worth enjoying and every year, different classes stage their productions in the annual drama festival of the college. Hamlet by Shakespeare was the theatrical performance of my class this year.

The plot of the drama is known to everyone and thus it was the widely accepted one this year and for the extraordinary performance, it got the first prize in the theatrical performance category. The entire performance was enjoyed by the audiences present at the venue and there was pin-d…

Describe a recent sporting event you have attended

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 267 with Model Answer:
Describe a recent sporting event you have attended.You should say:
what kind of sporting event it waswhen you attended itwhat you did there & who was with you and explain whether you consider this event to be interesting.

[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:
Sports always attract me since my childhood and I always try to participate in the events available within my range. Last Monday, I attended the annual sporting event in my college in Pakistan.

I am an intermediate student of Ghazali Inter College in Pakistan and have been studying here since my early childhood. In fact, I got my elementary education from the school and now attending the colleges of the same institution. I took part in the annual sporting event of the colleges and enjoyed participating in several compe…

Describe a river or a sea you have visited

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 266 with Model Answer:
Describe a river or a sea you have visited.You should say:
where the river/ sea is locatedwho was with youwhat you did there and explain whether this was a good experience 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 1:
I love to travel and as a German student,  I have travelled some parts of Asia as part of my academic activities. In fact, I am a student of geography and to earn practical knowledge, I need to travel in different countries. So, I met with the Ganges in last month.

A pet or an animal common in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 265 with Model Answer:
Describe a pet or an animal common in your country.You should say:
what it isdescribe it brieflywhy you like/ dislike the pet or animal and describe something interesting about this pet or animal you know about.

[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:
Almost every Russian has his/her own pet inside the home and they take a great care of those animals. Most of the times wild animals are preferred as pets but there are some exceptions as well. Russian Blue Cat is one of the preferred pets in the country.

The cat is different from the other cats available in the country and considered as a robust breed for their outstanding muscular structure. They usually look good than the other breeds and thus have gained popularity among the people to be adopted as their favourite pets. The thic…

Describe a famous library in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 264 with Model Answer:
Describe a famous library in your country.You should say:
what it iswhere it ishow large it is and explain why it is a famous library in your country.

[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:
People say that a library is the storehouse of knowledge and the saying is perfect. Libraries are the places to earn knowledge and I frequently visit the National Library of Malaysia to get knowledge over different issues. I read different types of books for one hour in the working days in the library.

The National Library of Malaysia is a public library and anyone can enter here to read books. The library is enriched with a large number of books on varied interests. The library has been set to provide knowledge to the present and the upcoming generations on diversified issues of the country…

Describe a musical event in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 263 with Model Answer:
Describe a musical event in your country.You should say:
what it iswhen and where it takes placewhat kind of music is played and say what type of people participate this musical event mostly.

[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:
Musical events are one of the most impressive things and I never miss chances to attend such event. Recently my college arranged for a musical event here in India and I joined there as an audience.

This event was organised marking the fresher’s reception of the college and it annually does the same thing. The event goes on around the day and since this is aimed to entertain the youths, the participants are from local band groups who perform some special music on the day. In fact, this is one of the most important musical events that many of the studen…

Describe a part-time job you have ever done

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 262 with Model Answer:
Describe a part-time job you have ever done.You should say:
what it waswhen it waswhere you have worked and explain why you have worked there.

[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:
Recently I have returned my native land, India after completing my graduation in Malaysia. Despite being the boy of a wealthy family, I had to bear my own expenses there and for that, I participated in some part-time jobs.

I was engaged in a data entry job and that suited me best among the other jobs. In fact, it was easier than the other available part-time jobs in Malaysia and I used to perform the tasks sitting in the dormitory with my laptop. The payment was standard and the regular payment helped me greatly to live in the country.

A speech that somebody gave and you liked

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 261 with Model Answer:
A speech that somebody gave and you liked.You should say:
when it waswho gave the speech and what it was aboutwho were present there and explain why it was the best gift/ present you have ever received.

[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:
Speeches are often intolerable though aimed for betterment but my point of view about the speech is dissimilar. I am never bored with speeches and if that aimed at improving skills, I gladly accept that. Last day I had to experience such a speech from our college sports instructor.