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A sport that you would like to learn

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 307 with Model Answer:
A sport that you would like to learn.You should say:
what sport it ishow you would learn ithow difficult you think it would be to learn and explain why you would like to learn this sport.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer:
There are a good number of indoor and outdoor sports are available. And the preferences to sports are different based on people’s choice. I love to take part in indoor sports and considering to learn table tennis. This is a charming sport and requires a special set of skills and movements to master the skills and play it. Thank you for the question and I will describe it now.

Describe a natural calamity that you fear

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 306 with Model Answer:
Describe a natural calamity that you fear.You should say:
what it iswhy do you fear ithow it affects people’s livesand explain how you think the damage can be reduced.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer:
Often we are to fall victim to natural calamities. It may happen for a good number of reasons. I fear earthquake most for many reasons. I have seen the devastating impacts of the earthquake from an early age and thus I am afraid of it. Besides, there are some other natural disasters are also available on my land but this is one of the most terrible ones to me.

Earthquake is a natural disaster that may occur at any time of the day or the year. In Indonesia, there is a fewer number of natural disasters but I think this one is more frequent than any other disasters. When it appear…

Describe a gift you gave to a child

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 305 with Model Answer:
Describe a gift you gave to a child.You should say:
what it waswho you gave it toon what occasion you gave this giftand explain why you chose this gift. 

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
Recently, I went to the birthday party of a little child living the opposite door of mine. I was invited as a guest at the party, and so I took a gift for the child. It was a nice Lego set. In fact, I picked the Lego set for some special reasons. Thank you so much for asking the question, and I will describe the entire event now.

Usually, Lego sets are used to make different structures and play with them. This is a perfect set of toys for the kids under years of old. Besides, the toy set also helps to make the kids smart and intelligent. They can exercise their ideas and intelligence in ma…

Describe a game you play on your cell phone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 304 with Model Answer:
Describe a game you play on your cell phone.You should say:
what is ithow long have you been playing itwhat type of game it isand explain why you play this game on your cell phone/ mobile phone. 

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
Playing games on a cell phone is really interesting. It also helps to pass leisure hours. So, I often play games on my cell phone. Thank you for the question. I will describe the game now.

This is a 3D game named ‘Sniper Assassin’. I came to know about the game when I was browsing the App Store to get some suitable apps for my iPhone 6S. I was seeking an action game and suddenly the recommendation for the game appeared. This is an action game and about to kill criminals in different environments. By eliminating the criminals, the player achieves po…

Describe a harmful environmental problem

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 303 with Model Answer:
Describe a harmful environmental problem.You should say:
what is ithow it is harmfulwhat harmful effects it hasand explain what can be done to prevent this environmental problem.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer:
Air is an important element of the environment. And the pollution of air is one of the most crucial environmental degradations in the present day. Due to this pollution, a wide number of people lose their lives and get affected by many respiratory and other disorders. Thank you very much for this interesting question, and I will answer it in brief now.

Well-paid job that you think you would be good at

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 302 with Model Answer:
Talk about a well-paid job that you think you would be good at.You should say:
what the job iswhat qualifications are required for this jobhow this job is different than other jobsand say why you would be good at this job.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1:
Having a job is really difficult in India as the number of educated youths is on the rise, and having a well-paid job is one of the toughest tasks of the world here. But the jobs of marketing are well-paid and I am good at it. In fact, I am currently executing the role of a marketing manager at a local company and I firmly believe that I am a suitable candidate for the post. Thank you for the smart question.

The job of marketing products and expansion of the product market in the local markets and stores is really a chall…

Describe a letter you wrote to someone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 300 with Model Answer:
Describe a letter you wrote to someone.You should say:
when it waswho you wrote towhat the letter was aboutand 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're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
When I was a teenager, I used to write letters to a girl of my age. In fact, I was in love with her. So, to express my feelings, the letter was a great mode for me. Thank you for the question that reminds me the early part of my life.

I was born and brought up in a restrict Hindu family here in Gujrat. At that time, everything was restricted. Actually, the locality I used to live in with my family was more restricted and did not allow such issues. But I survived the days. Now the girl is my better half and we are having a peaceful life in the same place where our love began. I was just crossing the b…

Describe an event you felt unhappy about

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 299 with Model Answer:
Describe an event you felt unhappy about.You should say:
when it waswhat happenedwhere were you thenand explain why you felt unhappy about this event. 

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
Everyone wants a very good score on the examination. But if they cannot get the desired score, they feel unhappy. It is quite natural. The similar thing happened to me. I was unhappy with my academic scores. In the last semester of my academic career, I could not get the desired score and it was really an unhappy event for me. Thank you for the question, and I will describe it now.

It was the end of 2015 when I appeared in the semester final examination of my undergraduate level at Texas State University. But the score was not up to the mark and it was unusual to me. I was unable to cross ev…

Describe an irritating person you know about

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 298 with Model Answer:
Describe an irritating person you know about.You should say:
who is he/shehow you know him/ herwhat he/ she doesand say why you think he/she is an irritating person.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
I work at a multinational computer hardware manufacturing company in Malaysia. Mr Andrew Peterson is my colleague and he appears the most irritating person to me for some reasons. In fact, I have never met a person like him before.

Mr Peterson is a man of less wisdom. He talks much and interferes with almost everything that he listens regardless of importance to him. Many of my colleagues are also irritated by him. As an individual, he is good but for his nosiness, he is disliked by everyone like me. But nobody can protest against him because he is also the manager of the comp…

Time when you were forced to do something against your will

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 297 with Model Answer:
Describe a time when you were forced to do something against your will.You should say:
what it waswhat/ who forced you to do itwhen it wasand explain why you were forced to do it. 

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
I usually do not do anything against my will. But sometimes, I need to do it to keep the honour of others. And at the end, I am to regret the actions I did. It used to happen to me before and now I do not need to do such things. Thank you for asking me the question.

I am an executive at a multinational corporation working in Singapore. When I was at my university, I used to experience such matters. It happened as I could not say ‘No’ directly to anyone. So, most of the time, the students and teachers asked me to help them. Such an event took place during the …

Describe a person who leads an exemplary life

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 296 with Model Answer:
Describe a person who leads an exemplary life.You should say:
who is he/ shehow old is he/shewhat he/ she does for a living.And explain why you think he/she leads an exemplary life.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
Leading a very simple life is not possible for everyone. It requires a lot of patience and mental strength. Sometimes such a life becomes an example to many. Mr. Peter Strauss is one of such man who leads an exemplary life. I will describe him here.

I live in a small apartment in the new part of Nafplio in Greece. Mr. Peter Strauss is my neighbour and lives in the opposite door of mine. He is a retired university professor and lives with his wife. In his early age, he joined the army but could not adjust to the hard rules and regulations. So, he left the job an…

Something your friends have but you do not

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 295 with Model Answer:
Describe something your friends have but you don't.You should say:
what it ishow many of your friends own itdo you want to own itAnd say what you would do once you own it. 

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]


Model Answer 1:
The necessity of a smartphone cannot be denied at present. Almost everyone is using the smartphones in my surrounding. Unluckily, I do not have a smartphone of my own while rest of my friends have it. My family is against the view for me to have a smartphone. Thank you for the question.

Presently we are at the peak of science and technology. Getting in touch with the latest updates, maintaining virtual social profiles, correspondence, capturing moments with phone cameras etc. are the most usual tasks of the day. With the support of a smartphone, an individual can per…

A restaurant that has recently opened in your town

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 294 with Model Answer:
Describe a restaurant that has recently opened in your town.You should say:
where it iswhat types of food it offershow it looksand explain what you think about this new restaurant.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
Paris is a multicultural city. People of various nations live here in harmony. As a result, the number of cafes and eateries is on the rise in this city. I live in a corner of the city and a new Asian restaurant has opened its branch here. I will describe the event now.

The restaurant belongs a South Asian country named Bangladesh. The restaurant is titled as Sonar Bangla Restaurant. It sells various types of traditional Bangladeshi foods. The restaurant is located on the south corner of Paris. This is a residential and semi-commercial area, and there are potent…

Describe a rainy day you can remember

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 293 with Model Answer:
Describe a rainy day you can remember.You should say:
when it waswhat you did on that dayhow long it rainedand explain how you felt about the day being rainy.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
In the mid of November last, I experienced a rainy day throughout the day. I cannot exactly remember the day but it began with dark clouds in the sky. It rained all the day long. In fact, it was an interesting day for. Thank you for asking the question. I am glad to have a chance of describing the day here.

Usually, it does not rain here in Mozambique. And this was unusual. But it rained. It rained cats and dogs. In November, we feel chill here and sometimes the cold is acute. So, nobody expects a rain at this time as it will boost the coldness of the season. Further, when it rains, …

Describe an animated movie you recently enjoyed

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 292 with Model Answer:
Describe an animated movie you recently enjoyed.You should say:
what it waswhen you watched itwith whom you watched itand explain why you liked this animated movie so much.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
Watching movies is one of my hobbies. To be more specific, I enjoy the animated movies more than any other types of movies. The stories and plots of such movies are great and enjoyable. Besides, I also enjoy the making of such movies – they require more focus and attention from the makers. I am happy to discuss the movie that I have recently watched.

The movie I watched was Kung Fu Panda 3. This is the latest instalment of the series and the two earlier series were heavily successful. This instalment has a different plot than the earlier parts. This movie shows that Po m…

Describe a day you stayed home all day

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 291 with Model Answer:
Describe a day you stayed home all day.You should say:
when it waswhy you didn't go outsidewhat you did at homeand 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're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
Staying at home is not an easy task. In fact, this is one of the toughest tasks so far I have encountered. The similar thing happened to me in the last week of December. I got stuck at home for the excessive snowfall.

Currently, I live in Montreal, Canada, though my origin is in Columbia, and my family lives there. I am an undergraduate student and execute the expenses by working at a local computer selling and servicing shop as a part-timer. Working as a part-time sales executive, I have to maintain a notable number of responsibilities. I have to attend office almost every day but it was the …

Describe a time when you played with a child

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 290 with Model Answer:
Describe a time when you played with a child.You should say:
when it waswho the child washow long you playedand 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're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
I like to play with children but in most of the cases, the chances are not available. In fact, I cannot manage time to play with them. But I can remember an event when I passed an entire day with a child and played various smart games with the baby.

I had to attend a birthday party last month. Luckily the date was on a weekend. So it was convenient for me to move at the home of the baby early in the day. The child belonged to my colleague Mr Robert Perera. I loved the child very much as its activities reminded me of my own childhood days. The child was about four years old but the attitudes and acts …

Describe an interesting song you like

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 289 with Model Answer:
Describe an interesting song you like.You should say:
what it iswhich country the song comes fromwhat story the song tellsand explain why you think it is interesting.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
Last month I heard a song about the 'language'. It was composed marking the language day of a South Asian country named Bangladesh. The song is titled as "Amar Bhiayer Rokte Rangano Ekushey February, Ami Ki Bhulite Pari". In fact, I heard the song for the first time and is in love with it.

The song is about the martyrs of language movement. As far as I came to know that there had been a language movement in Bangladesh in 1952. The majority of the people spoke Bengali as the first language while the then government tried to impose another language upon them. T…

A time you needed to use your imagination

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 288 with Model Answer:
Describe a time you needed to use your imagination.You should say:
what the situation waswhy you needed to use imaginationwhat the difficulties wereand 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're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
When I was in my school, I had to attend literature class. The class was filled with enjoyment. But I had to experience trouble as I was told to narrate a story. In fact, I had to imagine the entire story and it was extremely difficult for me as a young boy to imagine a good number of stories.

It was the class of literature. The teacher was supposed to tell us stories, poems and discuss other literary works of different times. So, when she finished each of her lessons, she used to hear from us. So, all of the students had to tell a story. In fact, the attempt w…

Describe a short journey that you disliked

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 287 with Model Answer:
Describe a short journey that you disliked.You should say:
where you wentwho you went withwhat you didand explain why you disliked this journey.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1:
Journey inside a city like Mumbai is really troublesome if you do not have any private vehicle. On the other side, the traffic congestion also makes the journeys boring and dull. So, I always have an unpleasant experience while movement in this city. I am happy that I could describe one of such events here.

I went to my university located in the central part of Mumbai city. My residence is a bit far away from the university. So, I need to ride on the public transport every day to reach the university in time. But in most of the days, I make late for the class. Though this is a short trip, often it …