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When the weather forced you to change your plan

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 396 with Model Answer:
Describe an occasion when the weather forced you to change your plan.You should say:
when it was
how the weather waswhat was your initial planhow you felt when you were forced to change the plan.

[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: Weather can be very unpredictable at times, and because of this unpredictability, we also have to change our plans from time to time. Today, I would like to talk about one such occasion when I was also forced to change my plan.

It happened about a year ago or so when I made a plan in order to take my little 6 years old nephew to do some fishing at a lake for the first time. My little nephew, of course, had requested this to me a number of times in the past, but because of my busy work schedule, I just couldn’t entertain his request. In fact, I was so b…

Describe a goal or ambition you have in life

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 395 with Model Answer:
Describe a goal or ambition you have in your life.You should say:
what this goal or ambition is about
how long you have ithow long it might take you to fulfil itand explain why you want to fulfil this goal or ambition.

[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:
As a third-year university student, I don’t have any shortages of ambitions in my life. So, thank you very much for this interesting cue card topic as I will go ahead and talk about one of those many ambitions I have held in my heart for a long time.

Of course, the ambition or goal, I have in my life, is not anything very unique or glamorous as many students of my age from my country have the same ambition which is to become a teacher after finishing their studies. The difference, of course, here is that I actually want to go ab…

Describe an interesting discussion you had

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 394 with Model Answer:
Describe an interesting discussion you had as part of your work or studies.You should say:
what the subject of the discussion was
who you discussed the subject withwhat opinions were expressedand explain why you found the discussion interesting.
[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: I can remember having many interesting discussions and conversations over the years, especially at my work, but today, I would like to talk about an interesting and stimulating discussion here that I had as a university student.

The discussion, I am talking about, took place about 4 years ago when I was a second-year university student, and was enjoying learning about all the cool things about Physics. In fact, I liked my subject (and of course, it was “Physics”) so much that whenever there was any kind…

When you started using a new technological device

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 393 with Model Answer:
Describe a time when you started using a new technological device (e.g. a new computer or phone).You should say:
what device you started using
why you started using this devicehow easy or difficult it was to useand explain how helpful this device was 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:
I have a habit of checking up on the latest technologies from time to time in order to just keep myself informed. Of course, not that I find all types of technologies useful, as far as my needs are concerned, but when I came to know about “digital security system” about a few years ago, I thought that I could surely use that technology to protect my home someday when I buy my own home.

But, for better or worse, I didn’t really need to wait for my own home in order to use that technology as …