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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 was
  • what you taught
  • who this person was
and 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:
Thank you very much for this nice cue card topic. To get to the details, it was all about creating a presentation and a subordinate of mine appeared before me. He was a fresh graduate from a local university in Greece. He was told to make a presentation on strategic planning for the next six months for the company. And he was unable to make a presentation using MS PowerPoint.

So, I had to teach him how to make presentations using PowerPoint slides. But he was new to this and it took a long time for me to teach him the entire process. I had to repeat the same thing over and over again. Finally, after spending around two and a half hours, he understood how to make presentation slides with the software.

Nicholas Andrew, the nephew of the managing director of the company in which I work in, was the person whom I taught the presentation. He looked smart in outlook but he was an empty vessel inside. In fact, he was arrogant and considered everyone as his subordinate – though he was the most junior in the office in all terms. Therefore, nobody liked him.

Later, I came to know that Andrew completed the presentation. Though the base of his presentation was not so firm, he was able to make the matter clear. I suggested him to keep practising and he did so. In fact, he paid heed to me this time for his own betterment. And I was happy that I could have taught something to someone.

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