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Describe your experience of a stressful event

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 361 with Model Answer:
Describe your experience of a stressful event.You should say:
what the situation waswhat you didhow other people might have behaved in this situationand explain how you felt about it later.

[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: Getting involved in a quarrel with my husband was really a stressful event for me last week. I failed to control my temper. In fact, it was his fault and he tried to trap me as guilty. So, I protested against the unjust attitude and the situations turned worst. It was the perfect example of a stressful situation in my family of two. Finally, he admitted the guilt and then everything went back to normalcy. Both of us went angry on the matter that it created a mess around the home.

When I was blamed, I tried to control my temper. Actually, I am a short-tempered…

Describe an occasion when everybody smiled

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 343 with Model Answer:
Describe an occasion when everybody smiled/laughed.You should say:
what happenedwhen it happenedwho were thereand explain why everyone smiled/laughed.

[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: Thank you for this nice cue card topic. While taking a photograph at a family event, everyone had to smile at me as I pointed the camera at them. In fact, without smiles, photographs remain incomplete. So, to make the photos complete and better, a smile is a must. And the people who posed for the picture smiled at the camera to get happy faces clicked. This cue card questions remind me of the day when I clicked a beautiful picture for some of my relatives. I will describe the matter here.

Describe how you behaved in a stressful situation

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 335 with Model Answer:
Describe how you behaved in a stressful situation.You should say:
what the situation washow you behavedhow other people might have behavedand explain how you felt about your behaviour afterwards.

[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: Recently, I got divorced and it was a stressful situation for me. I think I was not guilty enough that my ex-husband got separated. Actually, he was in love with another woman in a bar in Hong Kong where he worked as the barkeeper. I do not know how everything happened and it was all of a sudden that I got the divorce documents sent from my ex-husband. So, I was worried. This is a smart cue card question for me and I will explain the matter in brief.

A special school or college event that you remember well

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 332 with Model Answer:
Describe a special school or college event that you remember well.You should say:
what the event waswhat happened during itwho was thereand explain why you remember this event so 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: I was the student of the City University located in Hong Kong and I can remember the farewell event of the university which was held marking the closure of the graduation ceremony. This was a beautiful event and each of the students felt honoured on this day. I also took part in the event and can recall the happenings clearly. This cue card questions helping me to remember the day. I will describe my memory regarding this event.

Describe a family event you are looking forward to

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 321 with Model Answer:
Describe a family event you are looking forward to.You should say:
what the event iswhere it will be heldwhat you will do at this eventand explain why you are looking forward to this family 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:
The celebration of the Christmas Day is the largest event in Russia and I have been looking forward to celebrating the event with my family. This is also the largest family gathering and marking this day, all the family members get together at my grandparent’s house. Actually, we wait for the day eagerly. This is a smart candidate task card and I will answer the remaining questions in brief.

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…

An incident from history that has influenced you

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 274 with Model Answer:
Describe an incident from history that has influenced you.You should say:
when and where it happenedhow you heard about this incidentwhat it was and say how this event influenced 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:
I was overwhelmed by the news that my country, Sri Lanka, has become free of Malaria. Earlier, it was one of the most prevalent health issues that claimed lots of lives. But now the declaration of the state being free from the disease was a historical event for the nation.

The declaration came in September of 2016 that Sir Lanka is free from Malaria. This was the certification from the World Health Organization. This was really a remarkable achievement for the nation. In the mid of 20th century, Sri Lanka was one of the most malaria-affected nations in the wo…

Describe a recent sporting event you have attended

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 267 with Model Answer:
Describe a recent sporting event you have attended.You should say:
what kind of sporting event it waswhen you attended itwhat you did there & who was with you and explain whether you consider this event to be 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:
Sports always attract me since my childhood and I always try to participate in the events available within my range. Last Monday, I attended the annual sporting event in my college in Pakistan.

I am an intermediate student of Ghazali Inter College in Pakistan and have been studying here since my early childhood. In fact, I got my elementary education from the school and now attending the colleges of the same institution. I took part in the annual sporting event of the colleges and enjoyed participating in several compe…

Describe a musical event in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 263 with Model Answer:
Describe a musical event in your country.You should say:
what it iswhen and where it takes placewhat kind of music is played and say what type of people participate this musical event mostly.

[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:
Musical events are one of the most impressive things and I never miss chances to attend such event. Recently my college arranged for a musical event here in India and I joined there as an audience.

This event was organised marking the fresher’s reception of the college and it annually does the same thing. The event goes on around the day and since this is aimed to entertain the youths, the participants are from local band groups who perform some special music on the day. In fact, this is one of the most important musical events that many of the studen…

Describe an event when someone apologised to you

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 247 with Model Answer:
Describe an event when someone apologised to you.You should say:
who apologised to youwhen it waswhy this person apologised to you and explain how you felt when this person apologised 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: When I was at my school, a classmate of mine made some quarrels with me over a petty issue. Later he apologised to me for the incident and promised me that such events will never take place between us.

A memorable event from your school days

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 243 with Model Answer:
Describe a memorable event from your school days.You should say:
what class you were thenwhat event it waswhy it is still memorable and explain how you feel about this event now.

[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: To everyone, school days are considered as the best days of their life and they remember the memories for the rest of their life. I also have numerous memories of my school days and I miss the day when I got caught for school bunking.

Describe a big public event that you have attended

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 218 with Model Answer:
Describe a big public event that you have attended.You should say:
what event it waswhen and why it was heldwho attended this public event 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: I love rock music more than anything and accordingly try participating in almost all the live rock music concerts here, in Singapore. But a few weeks ago, I attended a large classical music festival and it was a different experience for me, indeed.

Describe a seminar or workshop you have attended

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 210 with Model Answer:
Describe a seminar or workshop you have attended.You should say:
what was it aboutwho participated in ithow long the seminar/ workshop was and explain why you attended this seminar/workshop.

[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 development studies at Allahabad University in India. Recently, my department had sent me to participate in a day-long seminar on tobacco control issues in New Delhi to get some real-life ideas. It was an exciting experience for me.

Something you were disappointed about

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 207 with Model Answer:
Talk about something you were disappointed about.You should say:
what it was aboutwhen it happenedwhy it disappointed you and 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: Everyone expects something good when they buy any electronic goods but I was highly disappointed with a mobile phone bought from a globally renowned manufacturer. I could not use the cell phone for around two months. It got seriously damaged without any reason.

Describe a national day in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 206 with Model Answer:
Describe a national day in your country.You should say:
what day it ishow it is celebratedwhat the historical significance of this day is and explain how you feel about this day.

[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: Vietnam is one of the countries that were under the domination of French colonies and got independent in 1945 from the French rules. Since then, the country observes the day as the National Day.

Time when you were stuck in a traffic jam

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 204 with Model Answer:
Describe a time when you were stuck in a traffic jam.You should say:
when it waswhere you were goinghow long you had to wait and explain how you felt about this.

[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: India is a populous city and traffic jam is a very common issue for the citizens of the country, especially people living in urban areas. The situation is too irritating that sometimes people cannot control their emotions over traffic jam and start walking leaving their vehicles behind.

Describe an event that made you happy

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 203 with Model Answer:
Describe an event that made you happy.You should say:
what event it was.when it waswhat you did and explain why this event made you happy.

[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 in a nuclear family with my parents and two siblings in Malaysia. A few days ago, I was happy for the success of my elder brother who succeeded in getting admission to a university after several attempts. I was very happy with the matter.

Describe a time when you heard some good news

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 195 with Model Answer:
Describe a time when you heard some good news. You should say:
what it was aboutwhen you heard the newswho else heard this news and say why it had a strong effect on 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: Everyone wants to live a better life and some good news can tremendously change the course of their lives. It is only some good news that can affect the mental faculty of human beings and bring some good luck for them as well. I also heard a couple of good news last month and got relieved on the issues I was worried about.

Describe a time when you got into trouble

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 189 with Model Answer:
Describe a time when you got into trouble.You should say:
what type of trouble it washow you got into ithow you handled it and 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: Life is difficult and often people are to experience some sort of troubles. I also had to face a trouble when I was unable to remember the lines I read on books against a particular question.

Day when you thought the weather was perfect

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 176 with Model Answer:
Describe a day when you thought the weather was perfect. You should say:

   - where you were on this day
   - what the weather was like on this day
   - what you did during the day

and explain why you thought the weather was perfect on this day.

[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: It was a hot summer day. I was planning to move inside the city of Paris in France. The weather was perfect for a stroll in the city.