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Describe a festival that is important in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 172 with Model Answer:
Describe a festival that is important in your country.You should say:

   - when the festival is celebrated
   - what people do during this festival
   - what you like or dislike about it

and explain why this festival is important in your 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: Pakistan is considered as an Islamic State and thus there are some religious festivals which are important in my country.

Describe an event that you feel happy about

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 170 with Model Answer:
Describe an event that you feel happy about.You should say:

    - what the event was
    - when it happened
    - where it happened

and explain how you feel happy 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 got promoted to the rank of the senior marketing executive at my office, it was a happy moment for me indeed.

A time when you waited for something or someone

IELTS Cue Card Question 157 with Model Answer:
Describe a time when you waited for something or someone.You should say:
who or what you waited forwhen and how long you waited for the person or thingwhere you waitedand explain why you waited for the person or thing.

[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: Waiting is always unpleasant but we cannot avoid it. Sometimes we are to wait even we do not want to. In last week, I also had to wait for a friend who came to my place for attending my elder sister’s marriage ceremony.

Describe a music concert you have seen

IELTS Cue Card Question 109 With Model Answer:
Describe a music concert you have seen.You should say:
what kind of concert it waswhere and when it took placewho you saw it withand explain whether you enjoyed this music concert 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 had the chance to join at a concert under the Believe Tour by Canadian singer Justin Bieber in Ottawa. It was one of the most wonderful concerts for me I have ever enjoyed.

Describe a situation when you were late

IELTS Cue Card Question 107 With Model Answer:
Describe a situation when you were late.You should say:
what the event was you were late forwhat the reason was for being latehow you felt about itand explain how you managed even after being late.

[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: Time is priceless and once you lose it, you are to pay heavily for the wastage of the moments. I missed a job interview for being late and I feel regret for that late even today.

Describe a happy childhood event you remember

IELTS Cue Card Question 105 With Model Answer:
Describe a happy childhood event you remember.You should say:
what it iswhen it happenedhow you felt at the timeand explain why you remember this particular occasion.

[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: Childhood is the best time of one’s life and most of the adults want to get back on the childhood days. I was given a novel as the first prize in my school in my early childhood which was a happy event for me and I still remember it very vividly.

Describe a wedding you have attended

IELTS Cue Card Question 99 With Model Answer:
Describe a wedding you have attended.You should say:
where it waswho was getting marriedwhy you attended this weddingAnd explain what was special about this wedding. 

[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 Agricultural University of Athens (AUA) and one of my friends have recently got married here with a lady of his own cast.

As an Athenian, I have passed my early days in Athens, the largest city in Greece and had the chance to meet with overseas people for educational purposes. Soumitra Shekhar Chatterjee is such a friend of mine whom I met at the AUA when I got admitted into my graduate level. Soumitra is from India, an Asian country and studies with me. He got married following his local cultures and rituals in Athens. The wedding was an enjoyable event for us all. T…

Describe an importation occasion or event you have attended

IELTS Cue Card Question 82 With Model Answer:
Describe an importation occasion or event (such as a wedding or a celebration) you have attended.You should say:
when and where you attended this occasionwho else attendedwhat you didAnd explain how much 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 1: Social events create the opportunities to get familiarity and interact with unfamiliar people and also the best way to taste traditional foods. I, recently, went to a marriage anniversary celebration of my colleague living in Islamabad and enjoyed greatly.

Mr Abdur Rahman Khan, my senior colleague, invited few of his intimate companions to the celebration. It was his 9th year of togetherness with his wife, two cute kids and other members of the family. The event was set for the evening and ended with a dinner hosted by Mr Khan and his ado…

Describe an activity you recently took part in

IELTS Cue Card Question 62 With Model Answer: 
Describe an activity you recently took part in.You should say: 
what the activity waswhere and when it took placewho organized itand explain your feeling about this activity.

[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, I participate in almost all the activities of my college and recently my classmates organised an outdoor picnic and I participated in that.

An outdoor activity that you would like to try

IELTS Cue Card Question 40 With Model Answer: 
Describe an outdoor activity that you would like to try for the first time. You should say: 
what it iswhen and where you would do itwhat preparations and equipment you would needand explain why you want to try this activity.

[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: Golf is a popular sport all over the world and I have never played it. This time, I am planning to play a mini golf and this is the first time for me to grab the club and hit the ball.

Describe an important conversation that influenced you

IELTS Cue Card Question 36 With Model Answer: 
Describe an important conversation that influenced you. You should say: 
when this happenedwho you were talking withwhat you talked aboutand explain how this conversation 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: In the beginning of my college days, I used to bunk classes, particularly Physics and one day I had a conversation with my teacher and after that, I never missed my classes in the remaining college days.

Talk about a situation when you saved some money

IELTS Cue Card Question 35 With Model Answer: 
Talk about a situation when you saved some money. You should say: 
why you did ithow long it took you to save this moneyhow much you savedand explain what you did with 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: Money matters and considered as the most important thing in this material world, and people are after it (literally) to meet their expenses. But we need to save it too for different purposes. I also had to save some money for buying my brother’s birthday present.

I was 11 and was in my 5th grade when my younger brother was born. He was too cute in his childhood that everyone started caring for him. I also cared for him as his older brother and the sense of brotherhood was raised inside me by my father. Days were passing by and the little kid started maturing. His first birthday was ap…

Describe a time when you got lost

IELTS Cue Card Question 34 With Model Answer: 
Describe a time when you got lost. You should say: 
when and where it happenedwho was there with youhow you felt when you got lostand explain how you eventually found your way.

[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 student of 9th grade, I went to a summer camp in Palo Duro Canyon State Park in Texas and got lost from my team.

It was at the beginning of a summer when the school authority decided to take us to a summer camp in a remote place of Texas. All of us were thrilled to hear that we are going to learn some extraordinary skills to survive in a desert land. When we were taken at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, we found the place with a different form of natural beauty and the camping sites were perfect for us. Following the teachers’ instruction, we pitched our camps and some …

Describe a competition that you took part in

IELTS Cue Card Question 32 With Model Answer: 
Describe a competition (e.g. TV, college/work or sports competition) that you took part in. You should say: 
what kind of competition it was and how you found out about itwhat you had to dowhat the prizes wereand explain why you chose to take part in this competition.

[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 competitions are one the great sources of joy and enjoyment. Both the participants and the spectators enjoy the competitions and sometimes the events are telecast live on television channels and even some multinational and corporate companies sponsor for the program in exchange for their advertisements.

Describe a party that you enjoyed

IELTS Cue Card Question 30 With Model Answer: 
Describe a party that you enjoyed. You should say: 
whose party it was and what it was celebratingwhere the party was held and who went to itwhat people did during the partyand explain what you enjoyed about this party.

[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 party usually refers to a social gathering where some selected or invited people to have fun, take foods and talk over issues of varied range. At times the parties are held marking any special occasion to remember or celebrate.

There are different types of parties are available and bachelor party is one of them. Usually, the bachelor with hid friends attends the party to celebrate the last day as a bachelor. Few of his intimate friends are invited to attend the program and the parties are held outside the home as the activities perfor…

Describe a meeting you remember going to

IELTS Cue Card Question 28 With Model Answer: 
Describe a meeting you remember going to at work, college or school. You should say: 
when and where the meeting was heldwho was at the meetingwhat the people at the meeting talked aboutand explain why you remember going to this meeting.

[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: People meet with the other people over different issues and mostly it is done for socialising or serving some other important purposes. I also meet with people for various reasons and before holding the meeting, I usually set a schedule with them so that we do not have any scheduling troubles during the meet.

But there is nothing amazing than a sudden meeting with the person you are looking for in our mind. I also had such a meeting with a friend of mine while I was my way to work and finally, the meeting was highly fru…

Describe a situation when you had to be nice to someone you dislike

IELTS Cue Card Question 23 With Model Answer: 
Describe a situation when you had to be nice to someone you dislike.You should say:
who this person waswhy you do not like him/herwhat happenedand why you still had to be nice to 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: Humans cannot live alone. A society or community is a must to live in peace and harmony. It is also essential to avoid different disasters or distresses together. But to move on with the society, one cannot have the right person always. There are some people who want to make troubles even in the delicate situations of the other people but to be courteous, we are to remain calm and show respect to them even when it is proved that they are responsible making the mess.

Situation or time when you helped someone

IELTS Cue Card Question 16 With Model Answer:
Describe a situation (or a time) when you helped someone.You should say:
what the situation waswho you helpedhow you helpedand explain how you felt after helping 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 human beings, we are living in a society from an ancient age and need others help to move on in both our personal and social life. It would have been too difficult if there were no friends or helping hands to support in moments of stress, disasters and unfavourable situations.

I am 19 years old and live with my parents on the 8th floor of a rented apartment in Mumbai, a renowned town in India. My parents are service holders and rarely find enough time to stay at home. But I have to be at my home after finishing my college. The classes begin at 8: 00 am and ends at 2:00 pm. In an a…

Time you and your friend had a disagreement

IELTS Cue Card Question 15 With Model Answer:
Describe a time that you and your friend had a disagreement.You should say:
when this happenedwho you disagreed withwhat you and your friend argued aboutand if you two solved the disagreement in the end.

[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 teen of 17 years old, I used to make friends more due to my extrovert nature. But unfortunately, I also had the most misunderstanding with them. However, I have not lost any of my friends for the disagreements.

Once I bought few novels to read in my leisure hours during the summer vacation of the college. During the vacation, one evening two of my college friends reached my home. After having some chats, one of them started looking at my library that I have built since my childhood (I love reading books from my early age and has a huge col…

An exciting competition or sporting event

IELTS Cue Card Question 11 With Model Answer:
Describe an exciting competition or sporting event you have witnessed.You should say:
what the competition or sporting event waswhen and where it took placewho wonand explain why it was exciting.

[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: Participating in sports is one of the best ways to keep fit both physically and mentally. The necessity of sports is immense in human life. It energises people who participate in the events and the pleasures are inexpressible. It also helps to achieve a specific skill and that is also usable in everyday life. There are different types of sporting events are also organised and the key purpose of the events are to create a friendly atmosphere among the players, increasing their intentions to participate more and inspire them to gain skills, expertise and perfectness…