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Describe a person who is good at work

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  398 with Model Answer: Describe a person who is good at his/her work. You should say: who this person is what he/she does how you know this person and explain why you think this person is good at his/her work. [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:   We all strive to be good at what we do, especially, when it comes to our jobs. But, unfortunately, not all of us manage to achieve that “gold standard” of “good” for whatever reasons that might be. But, when it comes to my distant cousin, I don’t think that there is anybody else, who I know of, who takes care of his or her job better than my cousin. My cousin is a teacher by profession, and he teaches at a junior high school. But, his “teaching role” started a long time before he actually formally started his career as a teacher. In fact, he

Describe someone you know who has started a business

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  392 with Model Answer: Describe someone you know who has started a business. You should say: who this person is what work this person does why this person decided to start a business and explain whether you would like to do the same kind of work as this 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: Most of my friends, who I have a close relationship with, hold either private jobs or government jobs, and show very little, if any at all, interest in starting and running a business. But, Fernandez, my close university friend, is an exception, and today I would like to talk about him here. Fernandez is a good university friend of mine, but when we were studying at university together, he wasn’t really very much into studying hard and all that like us, simply because he wasn’t exactly interes

Describe a person who is often in the news

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  389 with Model Answer: Describe a person who is often in the news, and who you would like to meet. You should say: who this person is how you know this person why he or she is often in the news and explain why you would like to meet him/her. [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: He is a “Magistrate” by profession, and he runs mobile court in different places, especially, business enterprises and corrupted private and public officials, of my country and punishes them for the irregularities and corruption, they commit. The name of this magistrate is Mr Mir Shekhar, and I wish to meet him one day. Anyway, I saw this magistrate about a few years ago on TV news for the first time, trying to find out about the irregularities of a prominent business enterprise of my country. But, when I saw hi

Describe a person who is helpful to others

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  383 with Model Answer: Describe a person who is helpful to others. You should say: who this person is how you know him/her whether you met him/her and explain why you think this person is helpful to others. [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 would first take the opportunity to thank you for this nice topic. I have someone in my mind whom I consider a great human being who is always helpful to others. This helpful person is Mr Albert and he is a friend of my uncle, Paul. Mr Albert is a businessman but he seems equally interested and engaged in philanthropic works. I admire him because of his dedication to helping homeless children and spending his own money to make sure these homeless children get expected education at night school. In his late 40s, he is still very energetic and a

Describe a film/movie actor from your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  382 with Model Answer: Describe a film/movie actor from your country who is very popular. You should say: who this actor is what kinds of films/movies he/she acts in what you know about this actor’s life and explain why this actor is so popular. [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: There are a number of actors from my country who are very popular among the people, but very few of them is as popular as Keanu Reeves . So, today, I would like to talk about this great actor who has remained a poster boy of the Hollywood film industry for almost three decades. Keanu Reeves is a Canadian actor, producer, director and musician who was born in 1964. After starting his film career in 1984, he soon rose to his fame for his starring roles in several blockbuster films, including comedies fro

Describe a business person whom you admire

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  381 with Model Answer: Describe a business person whom you admire. You should say: who this person is what type of business he/she runs how you learned about him/her and explain why you admire this business 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:  After learning about crony capitalism and the insane profiteering scheme of the business persons, I try not to become too personally close to a businessman. At least, not close enough to admire them. However, just as there always is an exception to the rule or norm, there may be some businessmen also, who deserve our admiration. Mr Zayed Bakht is one such business person. The only reason, for which, I have chosen to talk about this person is that I have known this gentleman for a long time. In fact, I have known him for more than 20

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

Describe a person you would like to study or work with

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 353 with Model Answer: Describe a person you would like to study or work with. You should say: who this person is what this person does how long you have known him/her and explain why you want to study/ work with this 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.]

A couple you know who have a happy marriage

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 342 with Model Answer: Describe a couple you know who have a happy marriage. You should say: who they are how you know them what they usually do together and explain how you feel about their marriage. [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.]

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/she how you know him/ her what he/ she does and 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 al

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/ she how old is he/she what 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 regulatio

Describe a creative inventor or scientist you know

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 283 with Model Answer: Describe a creative inventor or scientist you know about. You should say: who this person is/was what this person does/did how you know this person and explain why you think this person is a creative scientist or inventor.   [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: Mr Yushuki Kawatara is an emerging scientist in Hong Kong. He is reputed for inventing alternative energy for using for various purposes. He is not famous like the other scientist of the world as he does not want to be celebrated. I will describe him now and thank you for asking me the question. We need energy in our everyday life. On the other side, we need to pay for the energy we are consuming. Often the bills are more than our expectation. So, an alternative source of energy is the best soluti

Describe a leader in your country whom you like

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 255 with Model Answer: Describe a leader in your country whom you like. You should say: who is he/she what he/she does for others what leadership quality he/she has and explain why you like him/her.   [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: As a Canadian, I am actually glad that my country has produced some great leaders since the day my country came to existence as “Canada”. Justin Trudeau, the current prime minister of Canada, is one such leader, and today, I would like to talk about him. Also, thank you for this great cue card topic. Justin Pierre James Trudeau, born in December 25, 1971, is a Canadian politician who has served as the 23rd prime minister of Canada since 2015 and has been the leader of the Liberal Party since 2013. Trudeau not only is the second-youngest Canadian pr

Describe an artist or entertainer you admire

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 233 with Model Answer: Describe an artist or entertainer you admire. You should say: who is s/he what s/he does how successful s/he is and explain why you admire him/her. [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: Charlie Chaplin is one of the most popular comic actors of all times. The English actor has won the heart of global audiences with his extraordinary performance even in the age of silent movies. He not only is an actor, rather is a composer and filmmaker.

Describe a person who can use/speak a second language

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 223 with Model Answer: Describe a person who can use/speak a second language. You should say: who this person is what language this person can use/speak how often this person uses/speaks this language and explain how this second language is helpful for this 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: The use of the second language in Vietnam is very important and most of the people are unable to speak a second language properly or they have some sort of pronunciation problem. But I know a man who is able to speak a second language flawlessly and he uses the language to his everyday tasks.

Describe a successful businessman you know

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 216 with Model Answer: Describe a successful businessman you know. You should say: who he/she is what type of business he/she runs how you know him/her and explain why you think he/she is a successful businessman. [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: Business is one of the greatest ways to earn wealth in a legal manner and many of the people are rich by the business. I know a local businessman here in Singapore who has become a millionaire with his hard effort. Mr Andrew Robertson, my neighbour, is a very successful businessman.

Describe someone you know who is a single parent

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 211 with Model Answer: Describe someone you know who is a single parent. You should say: who is he/she what s/he does how s/he takes care of his/her child and explain what difficulties you think s/he faces as a single parent. [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: Family, undoubtedly, is the most important aspect of our lives and people do everything for their families. But sometimes, they families get broken or do not start in a conventional way and the remaining members, especially the parents, are to lead a single life. I know, Augustine, a single mother living in my neighbourhood.

Describe someone’s parents you have met recently

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 208 with Model Answer: Describe someone’s parents you have met recently. You should say: whose parents they are what they do what you talked about and say how they are different from your parents. [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 am a student of the college and passing some hefty days for my academic studies. My year ending exams are ahead and thus I have to take a better preparation for the exams. So, I went to meet my friend Arthur to have a group discussion before the exam. I met his parents at his place.

Member of your family who is most successful

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 193 with Model Answer: Describe the member of your family who is most successful. You should say: who this person is how often you see each other what this person does and explain why he/she is successful. [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 family is the ancient platform of socialisation and everyone has their own families. I live in a nuclear family in Russia with my parents and a younger sister. My father is the most successful of all the family members.

Describe a person you recently met

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 185 with Model Answer: Describe a person you recently met. You should say: who the person is how you met him/her where you met him/her and explain what you liked/disliked about this 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 like to travel and meet new people. As a result, the number of my acquaintance is on the rise. Recently I met Mr Joseph Robertson in Singapore.