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When you taught something to someone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 355 with Model Answer:
Talk about a situation when you taught something to someone.You should say:
what the situation waswhat you taughtwho this person wasand explain how this might have helped the person.

[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:
Teaching something to someone has never been my strong forte, primarily because it requires a certain level of patience which I don’t possess. But, still, there had come a situation, when I needed to teach something to someone, about 5 years ago.

Back then, about 5 years ago, I was still a student at my university, pursuing a bachelor degree in Business Administration. With me studying was one of my close friends, who unfortunately was not very good in “Business Finance”, a core subject of Business Administration major. By the way, there is a fair amount of comple…

Problem a friend had and you solved

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 354 with Model Answer:
Describe a problem that a friend of yours had and you solved it.You should say:
what type of problem it waswho have had this problemhow you knew about itand explain how you solved it.

[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:
I wouldn’t exactly like to call “Shaun Lee”, my friend, a “computer illiterate” person, but that’s exactly how he acts sometimes. But, that doesn’t prevent him from using his newly-bought computer 24/7, no matter how “clueless” he sounds at times when he faces any problems with his computer.

So, it happened again. Shaun Lee “very successfully” had managed to shut down his computer again by attracting some “virus”. Of course, this kind of “abrupt shut down” had already taken place a number of times in the past as he made it almost a habit to visit “questionable” w…

Describe a person you would like to study or work with

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 353 with Model Answer:
Describe a person you would like to study or work with.You should say:
who this person iswhat this person doeshow long you have known him/herand explain why you want to study/ work with this person.

[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:
I have been really lucky to have a number of friends, relatives, acquaintances and co-workers who are wonderful people both personally and professionally. While I would like to work with all of them in a professional set up, the name of one particular person should be specially mentioned here.

He is none other than my own uncle. He is in his late 30’s, but, after knowing him for about 25 years, since my early childhood, I have no hesitation to describe him as an “evergreen” person, who never gets tired of working. Of course, some people would say th…