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When you felt proud of your friend’s success

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  368 with Model Answer: Describe a moment when you felt proud of your friend’s success. You should say: what the friend achieved when it happened how your friend accomplished it and explain why you thought it was a success and felt proud. [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: We all feel happy and honoured about the success stories of our families and friends, whether they are big or small. But, some success stories make us even more proud because they are achieved under some trying circumstances. Today, I would like to talk about one such success, which was achieved by my friend about 4 years ago. Kim Lee, my college friend, always liked to maintain a “low” profile for as long as I had known him. So, when he told me one day that he would run for the post of a local “Councillor” in

Describe a website you use

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  367 with Model Answer: Describe a website you use that helps you a lot in your work or studies. You should say: what the website is how often you use this website what information the website gives you and explain how your work or studies would change if this website didn't exist. [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:  We should absolutely thank Tim Berners-Lee, a British scientist at CERN, for inventing the World Wide Web (WWW) in 1989. But, we should also be equally thankful to the websites like “youtube.com” which have made the efforts of people like Tim Berners-Lee even more revolutionizing and remarkable. But, here, I would like to talk about youtube.com, saving Mr Tim Berners for another time. Talking about youtube.com, it is one of the most popular video search engines

A person who has interesting ideas or opinions

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  366  with Model Answer: Describe a person who has interesting ideas or opinions. You should say: who this person is how you know this person what interesting ideas/opinions he/she gives and explain why you think that this person has interesting ideas/opinions. [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: We all have our own ideas and opinions. However, not all of us are interested to share them with others. But, some people are never afraid to share their ideas or opinions with others, be them normal or radical. Today, I would like to talk about one such person who never seemed to be short of any ideas or opinions! He seemed to be just a regular guy. I met him rather casually at a book shop when I was trying to buy a storybook for one of my little cousins. He started the conversation with

A piece of clothing that you received as a gift

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  365 with Model Answer: Describe a piece of clothing that you received as a gift. You should say: what it was when you received it who gave it to you and explain if this gift was important to 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: In my “not-so” short life, I have received several gifts from my family, friends and relatives, and all of them seemed to be special in one way or another. Today, I would like to talk about one such gift, a ‘pair of jeans”, which was important to me. Not sure, why people still call it a “pair of jeans” even though it is just one “piece of clothing”, but whatever we choose to call it, I really liked my jeans pant when my uncle offered it to me as a gift after graduating from my high school about 15 years ago. By the way, it was a rather unexpected