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When you were friendly to someone you didn’t like

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 388 with Model Answer:
Describe a time when you were friendly to someone you didn’t like.You should say:
when and where it happened
who this person waswhy you didn’t like this personand explain why you were friendly to this person on that occasion.

[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:

Generally speaking, it is actually quite a challenging task to become friendly to someone if we don’t like him or her. I also faced such a challenge about a year ago, and today, I would like to share that story with you.

This not-so likeable person was a senior nurse at a public hospital in my town. I needed to visit this nurse because I needed to get an oral vaccine for my little cousin from that public hospital. But, as I visited him, he told me in a very harsh and authoritative tone that I missed the scheduled vaccinati…

When someone did not tell you the complete truth

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 377 with Model Answer:
Describe a situation when someone did not tell you the complete truth.You should say:
when it waswho did not tell you the complete truthhow you later learned about itand explain how you felt about 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: 
I was always taught to tell the whole truth, as opposed to the partial truth, as it always minimises the possibility of a misunderstanding. But, still, some people often go for this kind of partial truth, just as it happened to me a few years ago.

It happened about 5 years ago, when I had just graduated from the university, and I was desperately searching for some kinds of internships or jobs. But, unfortunately, things were not looking too bright for me as my country was going through some kind of recession back then. But, still, I kept trying.…