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Describe a city you want to go back to

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card   483   with Model Answer: Describe a city you have visited and want to go back to in the future. You should say: which city it was where it was what you did there and explain why you want to go back there. [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 been lucky to visit some beautiful cities around the world where I would just love to go back again and again. But, for the purpose of speaking on this cue card topic, I will pick up Tokyo city and give some fascinating accounts of it. Well, I don’t really think that the city of Tokyo needs any introduction, but in case anybody is wondering, Tokyo is the capital city of Japan as well as the largest metropolitan in the world. With almost 4 million population (I am sure that the population was much less when I visited this city with my uncle as a teenager a

A place where you like to visit but would not live permanently

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card   478   with Model Answer: Describe a place where you like to visit but would not want to live permanently. You should say: where it is what type of place it is what you can do when you visit there and explain why you would not want to live there even if you like to visit that place. [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 been lucky enough to visit some international tourist destinations. However, while I have loved visiting them in the short term, I never really felt like living there in the long term or permanently. Today, I would like to talk about one of those places. The place, I am talking about, is called “Kathmandu” which also happens to be the capital of a country called “Nepal” or the “daughter of the Himalayas”. Now, here I must say that even though I haven’t really had the opportunity

Describe a crowded place you have been to

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card   468   with Model Answer: Describe a crowded place you have been to. You should say: where it was when you went there why you went there and explain how you felt about being in this crowded place.  [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 am one of those persons who hate to be in a crowded place. But it does not mean that I can completely avoid such cramped places especially when our country is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. Before giving further details of my experience of being in a very crowded place, I would like to thank you for this topic and the opportunity to let me talk about it. I had been to many places that were congested with people and where I could not freely move without bumping into other people. But perhaps none of them was as packed as the train station whe

Describe a place with historical significance

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card   459   with Model Answer: Describe a place with historical significance where you have visited. You should say: where it is when you went there what this place is like and explain the historical significance of this place. [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 want to see the world, understand the similarities and differences of various places and learn their history. And to do that, I have started with my own country. I want to visit the most important places in my country, and then explore the rest of the world over time. Thank you, sir/madam, very much for the opportunity and time to let me talk about a place with historical interest where I have been to. A couple of years ago, I visited Bagerhat, a historical district in Bangladesh, and it was a memorable trip for me. I stayed in this famous pla

Describe a place you would like to visit

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card   457   with Model Answer: Describe a place you would like to visit. You should say: what type of place it is when you plan to visit there what you plan to see and/or do there and explain why you would like to visit this place.  [ Instruction:  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'd like to visit many different countries and places if the time and situation allow me to do so. I feel a great lust to wander around to different places with diverse landscapes, cultures, foods, lifestyles, people and architectural variations. However, Geneva, which is a global city, a financial centre, and a global centre for diplomacy due to the presence of numerous international organizations, is the place where I would like to visit. It is a city in Switzerland surrounded by the Alps and the Jura mountains. I'd

Describe a place that has been affected by pollution

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 412 with Model Answer: Describe a place you visited that has been affected by pollution. You should say: where it was when you visited this place what kind of pollution you saw there and explain how this place was affected by pollution. [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: Pollution is a serious threat to the environment that our world is facing today. In fact, there is hardly any place in this world that has not been affected by pollution in one way or another. Today, I would like to talk about one such place which is perhaps one of the most seriously polluted regions in the world. The place, I am talking about, is Indonesia, which I visited about a year ago to meet a friend. Located between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, Indonesia could easily be considered as one of the few mos

Describe a colourful place you have visited

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  397 with Model Answer: Describe a colourful place you have visited and liked. You should say: where it was when you visited this place why it was so colourful and explain how you felt about visiting this colourful place. [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 It can be said that colours are everywhere we look unless, of course, we don’t appreciate the colourful world around us. But, I like visiting beautiful and colourful places, and today I would like to talk about such a colourful place that I visited about two years ago. The place, I visited, is called St. Jones which is situated in the Canadian state of Newfoundland and Labrador. Being one of the most eastern places in North America, St. Jones, the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador, certainly is a very colourful place because

A public facility that has been recently opened

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  373 with Model Answer: Describe a public facility (park, school, theatre etc) that has been recently opened in your locality. You should say: what facility it is when it was opened how important it was to have it and explain how this facility will help people in your locality. [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:  I live in a rather large locality that is shared by people from all walks of life, background and professions. While there is no shortage of civic facilities, including paved roads and streets, sidewalks, sewers, water lines and street lighting, in my locality, it didn’t have any public park facility. But, we got that one too recently. As I've just mentioned, the public park has opened recently, about a couple of months ago, with the help of our local government an

A remote place you wish to visit in the future

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card  371 with Model Answer: Describe a remote place you wish to visit in the future. You should say: where it is when you plan to visit there what you plan to do there and explain why you wish to visit this remote place. [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:  I wish that I had a lot of money and free time to visit the famous and beautiful places of this world, whether they are close to my home or some remote places because they all stimulate our minds and hearts one way or another. However, today, I would like to talk about a remote place which I wish to visit in the next couple of years, if not earlier. The place is called “Dubai”. Located in the eastern part of the Arabian Peninsula and on the coast of the Persian Gulf, Dubai has been considered a major global city and the business

Describe a place that has a special meaning to you

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 331 with Model Answer: Describe a place that has a special meaning to you. You should say: what kind of place it is and where it is what it looks like what memories you associate with it and explain why that place has a special meaning to you. [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: Thank you very much for this great topic. To me, "Riyadh" is a special place, which is a global city and the capital of Saudi Arabia. It has an enriched history beginning from the pre-Islamic era. I have a special attachment to this city, and I consider it very special. "Riyadh" is a spacious city that has several districts and municipalities under its authority. A wide number of commercial, entertainment, shopping and dining facilities are available there. The night view of the city

Describe a part of the world you would like to visit

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 330 with Model Answer: Describe a part of the world you would like to visit. You should say: where you would like to visit what you already know about it and how what you would like to do there and explain why you would like to visit this part of the world. [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: Europe is often considered by many to be the most attractive and beautiful place in the world, and if I have a chance, I would like to visit some of the European countries. To be more precise, I would like to visit countries like the UK, Germany, Spain, Greece, France, Italy, Turkey, Spain, Portugal and a few more countries in the European Union. These countries offer unique cultural features and so diverse lifestyles that I do not want to miss them. What I already know about this place? We

A place you know that has a beautiful environment

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 329 with Model Answer: Describe a place you know that has a beautiful environment. You should say: where it is located what it looks like when you first went there and explain why you think this place has a beautiful environment. [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 surrounding area of Mount Maunganui has a wonderful environment that is stunningly beautiful. The place is located in New Zealand, and it is locally known as "The Mount". This is a great area for people who live there. Besides, spending leisure hours there could always surprise you with new adventures. Despite being a place renowned for a great residential area, and various activities, like commercial, industrial and recreational ones, this is a delightful place with a lovely environment. The white san

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 is what types of food it offers how it looks and 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, and 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 the southeast corner of the city, and a new Asian restaurant has recently opened its branch here. For this topic, I will talk about this newly opened restaurant. The restaurant belongs to a business person from a South Asian country named Bangladesh, and it is his 7th branch of the same restaurant. The owner gave it the name Sonar Bangla (Golden Bangla) Restaurant. It sells v

A place in another country where you would like to work

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 278 with Model Answer: Describe a place in another country where you would like to work. You should say: where you would like to work what kind of work/job you would like to have there when you would like to go and explain why you want to work in that place.   [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: At present, I am undergoing my graduation at Allahabad University in India. After the completion of my graduation, I am planning to get a job in China for some specific reasons. Now I will describe my entire plan here. China is a leading country in the world in terms of everything ranging from agriculture to technology. Shanghai is its capital and so, I am planning to set career of a musician and actor of performing arts in that country. I know very well that at present it is reall

Describe a river or a sea you have visited

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 266 with Model Answer: Describe a river or a sea you have visited. You should say: where the river/ sea is located who was with you what you did there and explain whether this was a good experience or not.   [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 love to travel and as a German student,  I have travelled some parts of Asia as part of my academic activities. In fact, I am a student of geography and to earn practical knowledge, I need to travel in different countries. So, I met with the Ganges in last month.

Describe your favourite restaurant

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 256 with Model Answer: Describe your favourite restaurant. You should say: where it is located what the restaurant looks like what kinds of foods and beverages it offers and explain what makes this restaurant so special to you.   [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: Mistral is a restaurant located in Ibn Battuta Gate in Dubai and this is one of the finest places for dining in the country. The restaurant is located on the side of a busy marketplace and always is crowded by the visitors from home and abroad. The restaurant staffs are welcoming all the visitors and guests cordially. The entire atmosphere is filled with the smells of spices which are alluring for all. People could have their breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner and the meals are prepared with the local cuisine of Arab

Describe a shop near where you live

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 252 with Model Answer: Describe a shop near where you live that you sometimes go to. You should say: where it is located what items it sells how often you go there and explain why you go there. [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: Living in Singapore is really expensive as this is one of the commercial cities and a small country with a huge population. The residential areas are located in the corners of the city. I live near the Orchard Street and there is a large store just right beside of my place.

Describe a tourist attraction that you have visited

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 249 with Model Answer: Describe a tourist attraction that you have visited. You should say: where it was when you went there who were with you what you saw and did there as a tourist. [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: Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and a large number of global people visit the country for enjoyment. In last summer, I went in Lindos in Greece for some business purposes and enjoyed my stay there.

Describe a noisy place you have been to

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 237 with Model Answer: Describe a noisy place you have been to. You should say: where it was why you went there why it was noisy and explain how you felt about being there. [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: Markets are always noisy and if it is a street market on a busy street in the city, the noises are more severe. Usually, the noises are created for the increased crowd around the market. Last week I went to the Chinatown Street Market in Singapore.

Describe a foreign country you want to visit

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 225 with Model Answer: Describe a foreign country you want to visit but haven’t been to. You should say: where this place is what it is like what you can do in this country and explain why you want to visit the country. [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: Travelling is my hobby and I have visited many countries of the world with my dad. But I have never been to the United States of America, better referred as America or the U.S. This is a dreamland for me and I have a plan to visit the USA whenever there will be any chances.