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Describe a bicycle tour that you took

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 345 with Model Answer:
Describe a bicycle tour that you took.You should say:
when you had this tripwho went on this trip with youwhat you did during this tripand explain how far you enjoyed 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: Last month, I went on a day-long bicycle tour with some of my close buddies from Kandy to Colombo in Sri Lanka. It was a long distance for a bicycle ride, but we really enjoyed the ride. It was an interesting and adventurous experience for everyone at the tour. And it took about over six hours for us to reach Colombo. This is a great cue card task topic and I will describe the event in brief now.

Describe a family picnic or tour you have had

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 301 with Model Answer:
Describe a family picnic or tour you have had.You should say:
when it waswhere you wentwhat you didand explain if this was a memorable event 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:
Usually, my family makes an annual picnic at the end of the year. But it was a bit late this time for the sickness of my grandfather. So, we made it in the second week of January this year. My family went to Philopappos Hill. Thank you for asking the question. I will describe the event here.

It was January 15 of 2017. I can remember the day very clearly. It was a not that much foggy day, instead, the sun was shining brightly above the head. But the environment was cold and we were enjoying the sunlight. We reached the picnic spot within one hour and enjoyed the remaining day. Actually, everyone…

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 …

Describe a place you would like to visit

IELTS Cue Card Question 166 with Model Answer:
Describe a place you would like to visit.You should say:
where it iswhat the main attractions arehow you know this placeand explain why you want to visit this 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: Travelling in historical places always helps expand the realm of knowledge. In fact, this is the way to gain real-life knowledge. So, I love travelling and would like to visit the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt.

Describe a museum you have visited and liked

IELTS Cue Card Question 91 With Model Answer:
Describe a museum you have visited and liked.You should say:
what kind of museum it waswhen you first went therewhat you saw and did thereand explain why you liked this museum.

[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: A museum is an exciting place to learn about the past and histories of numerous issues. A few weeks ago, I went to the War Remnants Museum with some of my friends.

The War Remnants Museum is located in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. This museum is a place of wonderful collections of Vietnam War. The museum also contains relics and collection of the first Indochina war where the participation of the French Colonialists was a notable issue. The museum is currently operated by the state. The museum exhibits mostly the relics of the war associated with the Americans and the French. In t…

Describe a place that you have visited and particularly liked

IELTS Cue Card Question 54 With Model Answer: 
Describe a place that you have visited and particularly liked.You should say: 
When you visited thereWho you went withWhat was most memorableAnd explain what you liked most about this 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: Singapore is a highly charming country and as a Pakistani, I had the chance to visit the country last year. I liked the Botanic Garden most of the other places in Singapore.

My parents wanted to go for a shopping to get clothing and other necessary elements for observing the Eid Ul Fitr last year and they planned to visit Singapore. It was my father’s desire to shop in a foreign country for at least once in his life and accordingly he made the plan. After reaching the country, I was charmed with the extraordinary beauties of the city and streets. It was a lively cou…

Describe a place you went to which was full of colours

IELTS Cue Card Question 43 With Model Answer: 
Describe a place you went to which was full of colours.You should say: 
where it waswhy you went therewhat you did thereand explain why you think that place was made so colourful.

[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 live near the Skagit Valley and the place remains colourful almost round the year, and the colours change with the seasonal changes. But the colours are more flamboyant and attractive during the Tulip Festival in fall.

Describe a journey that you remember well

IELTS Cue Card Question 19 With Model Answer: 

Describe a journey [e.g. by car, plane, boat] that you remember well. You should say:
where you wenthow you travelledwhy you went on the journeyand explain why you remember this journey well.

[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: Journies are always pleasant to people. The trip removes the monotony of daily life. There are several ways of travelling and most of the time people prefer the air journey as it is the quickest and trouble free mode of transportation. But, to me, an air journey appears to be mechanised. I prefer travelling on waterways.

Describe an educational trip you went on

IELTS Cue Card Question 14 With Model Answer:
Describe an educational trip you went on.You should say:
where you wentwhat you did at this placewho you went there withand explain why you thought this trip was educational.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 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: Education is a participatory process and requires the participation of both the teachers and students. But it should also be acknowledged that knowledge is diversified, book pages cannot hold it alone, educational trips are helpful too to gain it.

Describe a journey that you remember well

IELTS Cue Card Question 12 With Model Answer:
Describe a journey that you remember well.You should say:
where you wenthow you travelledwhy you went on the journeyand explain why you remember this journey well.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 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: A journey is always pleasant to me. It not only gives us entertainment, it is helpful to teach over different unknown issues as well. The most important benefit of travelling is the excellent opportunity to gather knowledge. The knowledge earned in first hand experienced cannot be found on books or any other place. So, people like to travel and it a trend for a long past. But sometimes the journeys are not pleasant and the travellers have to undergo different unexpected situation during the trips.

Describe a trip which was not up to your expectations

IELTS Cue Card Question 8 With Model Answer:
Describe a trip which was not up to your expectations. You should say:
where you wentwhat you didwhat happened and explain why it was not up to your expectations.

[You will have to talk about the topic for 1 to 2 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: A study tour is one of the best ways to make students learn about the real-life scenarios and issues. It is the best way to earn knowledge practically. During my college tenure, I went for a study tour in Agra in India to visit the Taj Mahal, one of the World Heritage sites of the world. Agra, located in Uttar Pradesh, is a great tourist spot in India and mostly famous across the globe for the legendary Taj Mahal.