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Describe a long walk you ever had

IELTS Cue Card Question 155 with Model Answer:
Describe a long walk you ever had.You should say:
when this happenedwhere you walkedwho you were withand explain how you felt about this long walk.

[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: During the last summer, in 2015, I went to Greece with my parents and other family members and had a long walk on the Olympus Mountain range. The walking lasted for about three and a half hours.

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 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…

A decision you have made that you feel was wrong

IELTS Cue Card Question 88 With Model Answer:
Describe a decision which you have made that you feel was wrong.You should say:
what the decision was and why you made that decisionhow long it took to realize that it was a wrong decisionwhy you think it was a wrong decision you madeand explain how you would alter that decision if you could.

[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: Learning a language requires some specific set of qualities like patience, willingness, perseverance etc. but my unstable nature lacks the all of those to continue something important for me. I failed to learn the German language.

I have some business relations with Germans and they frequently contact me over different business issues, and unfortunately, it was troublesome to speak English with them. I had to repeat the statements several times during the telephoni…

Describe your favourite way to relax

IELTS Cue Card Question 68 With Model Answer: 
Describe your favourite way to relax.You should say: 
what is ithow effective it is for youwhen and how you relax.and explain why you like this way of relaxation.

[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 this mechanised world, we are stressed out more or less and at a point, we need to relax. I usually meditate when I feel too much stress on the regular days.

When the stress becomes intolerable for me during my work or in any other situations, I usually meditate to remove the stress from my body and mind. It is really helpful for me to rid of the stress within a few minutes. It is also beneficial for the development of mental faculty as I have enough chances to think about different matters in a calm and quiet environment and the solutions I get are amazing. Meditation is not a long-term p…

An interesting story you have read or heard

IELTS Cue Card Question 64 With Model Answer: 
Describe an interesting story you’ve read or heard about recently.You should say: 
what it waswhen you read or heard itFrom whom/ where you learned itAnd explain what was special about the story.

[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: Due to my unstable nature, I did not have a close contact with literature or literary books and recently I have read the story of Romeo and Juliet.

I heard about the long before but could not manage time to read about it entirely. As a result, I did not have the right idea about Romeo and Juliet. The characters are the historic creation of British playwright, William Shakespeare. Basically, this is a drama and also found in the form of a storybook. It is a tragedy and tells the story of a young couple who had to die for their familial reasons. The plot source …

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 important social change in your country

IELTS Cue Card Question 59 With Model Answer: 
Describe an important social change in your country.You should say: 
what it washow it happenedhow long it tookAnd explain the effect it has had on people 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 the country with numerous hopes, potentials and aspirations. But in some cases, the state is lagging behind and improvement on the sectors has already started. The rate of schooling has increased compared to the past.

An interesting conversation you had

IELTS Cue Card Question 52 With Model Answer: 
An interesting conversation you and one of your friends recently had.You should say: 
what the conversation was aboutwho you had it withwhere and how long you had this conversationAnd explain why you think it was an interesting conversation.

[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 Silvia Costa and in my school, I have many friends and classmates. All of them are dear to me but my best friend is named Emmy and she lives beside my apartment. I had a conversation with her a few days ago about the day out we had in the last month.

Describe a success in your life

IELTS Cue Card Question 45 With Model Answer: 
Describe a success in your life. You should say: 
what it ishow you achieved ithow important it was for youand explain how difficult it was to achieve.

[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: Success is the buzz word in the current days and might be the word which is most sought in the world. Success varies from situations and not only limited in material well-being.

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 something kind that someone did for you

IELTS Cue Card Question 41 With Model Answer: 
Describe something kind that someone did for you.You should say: 
who this person waswhere and when it happenedwhat s/he did for youand 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: Since both of my parents are engaged in two different professions, I have to be alone at home for most of the time and during a sudden illness in the absence of my parents, one of my neighbours helped me greatly.

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.

Give your opinion in a questionnaire or survey

IELTS Cue Card Question 26 With Model Answer: 
Describe a time when you were asked to give your opinion in a questionnaire or survey. You should say: 
what the questionnaire/survey was aboutwhy you were asked to give your opinionswhat opinions you gaveand explain how you felt about giving your opinions in this questionnaire/ survey.

[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 questionnaire is one of the best ways to collect data on any specific issue to conduct a research work or improving the current situations. It helps to collect the real information by asking few similar questions and most of the time the information provided are proved accurate and correct.

Once I was interviewed by two people (a male and a female) from a local cell phone operator over the use of cell phone and the facilities I received from my subscribing company. …

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.

Something you did that was new or exciting

IELTS Cue Card Question 18 With Model Answer:
Describe something you did that was new or exciting. You should say: 
what you didwhere and when you did thiswho you shared the activity withand explain why this activity was new or exciting for 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: Bushwalking (formally known as hiking) is a great source of day-long entertainment. When travellers start walking through the stretched landscapes, they feel a different sort of feeling inside. Moreover, hiking is a good way to explore any specific geographical location which is not possible through other travelling modes.