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Describe a life-changing experience you have had

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 269 with Model Answer:
Describe a life-changing experience you have had.You should say:
where it took placewho was with youwhat happened & how you feel about it and explain how it changed your life.

[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:
Telling a lie is always considered as an evildoing that only brings disasters in life and when it begins, it does not stop until the man who told the lie is ruined completely. Thereby, it is imperative to get rid of the habit.

I had the experience on my college and I was the student of the beginning year. In fact, I used to tell lies and have survived the situations but this was the greatest learning of my life and has changed the directions of my life as well. I did not bring the homework and falsified the information to the teacher. But I was unable to understan…

Describe an accident

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 257 with Model Answer:
Describe an accident you have seen or heard about.You should say:
where it occurredwhat harm it causedhow you felt about the accident and explain how dangerous this accident was.

[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:
Accidents are always unwanted and cause several damages to the lives and properties. There are different types of accidents and all of them are unwanted. In the past week, I heard about a road accident which took place right before my college.

Describe a time when you were very afraid

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 253 with Model Answer:
Describe a time that you can remember when you were very afraid.
You should say:
what happenedwhere you were thenwho was with you and explain why you were so afraid.

[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 child, I was afraid of some supernatural entities as I experienced something unusual. When I encountered the unusual thing, I was afraid for next few days. I am going to share the event here now.

Describe a surprise that made you happy

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 245 with Model Answer:
Describe a surprise that made you happy.You should say:
when it waswho/ what surprised youwhere you were then and explain why this surprise 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: Surprises are always pleasant and often we dream of it. But when the surprises appear from the dearest people, it becomes more enjoyable. I was surprised with my baby boy which was supposed to be a baby girl in the beginning.

Describe a pleasant surprise you had

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 242 with Model Answer:
Describe a pleasant surprise you had.You should say:
when it waswhy you were surprisedwho was/were there with 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: Surprises are always pleasant and in fact, the surprises are made to make the people feel amazed. Commonly the surprises are made by the near and dear ones and for my case, it was the same. I was given a bicycle on my success in the year ending exam.

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 waswhy you went therewhy 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.

Conversation you had with someone you didn't know

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 229 with Model Answer:
Describe an interesting conversation you had with someone you didn't know.You should say:
what the conversation was aboutwho you had this conversation withwhere the conversation took place and explain why you found the conversation 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: Humans cannot live alone and hence the society has emerged as a large institution to keep people united. But it is impossible always to get familiar with all the people of the society. A few days ago, I had some talks with an unknown person and it was highly interesting.

Positive experience that you had as a teenager

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 227 with Model Answer:
Describe a positive experience that you had as a teenager.You should say:
what the positive experience waswhere you were thenwho you were with and explain why you think this was a positive experience.

[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 filled with different experiences and everyone has to go through it. When I was a teenager, I also had many experiences while some of them were positive and some others were regretful for. I went to a friend’s house and found that he was caring his pet dogs and that was a positive experience for me.

Describe a prize you have won

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 214 with Model Answer:
Describe a prize you have won.You should say:
what it waswhat you had to do to win ithow many other competitors were there and explain how you felt after winning 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: Winning a prize is always exciting and the winners are adored as well by different quarters. I also had won a prize in my college’s annual sports competition last week. I won the first prize and became the champion on the table tennis match in the indoor games category.

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.

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 important change in your life

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 202 with Model Answer:
Describe an important change in your life.You should say:
what it was aboutwhy the change was requiredhow it affected your life and explain why this was an important change in your life.

[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 filled with numerous desired as well as sudden events. People are to form different habits in different parts of their life and changes in life are inevitable. I would like to talk about a great change in my life that I consider as one of the best things to happen in my life. I was quite idle and highly inactive and liked to sit idly always. Now my idleness has been removed.

Describe a typical day in your life when you were a child

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 196 with Model Answer:
Describe a typical day in your life when you were a child. You should say:
who looked after yousome of the people you sawwhat you ate and say what you most enjoyed doing.

[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 part of our life and there is none but wants to go back in the childhood. The days were awesome and magical. People realise the days when the childhood is gone. I also dream to go back to my childhood days which were filled with enjoyment.

Funny text message you have ever received

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 191 with Model Answer:
Describe a funny text message you have ever received.You should say:
what it was aboutwho sent it to youwhen you received this message and explain why you think this was a funny text message.

[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: Sending text messages instead of making phone calls is annoying to me, and I think it wastes time. But I enjoyed a text message from one of my friends and that text message was sent to me marking my birthday.

Describe a hotel you have stayed in

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 178 with Model Answer:
Describe a hotel you have stayed in.You should say:
where it waswhy and when you stayed therewhat facilities it hadand say whether you liked or disliked staying in this hotel.

[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 went to attend a seminar at the City University London and stayed at London City Hotel. That was a great experience for me as I have never been out of my native city, Paris.

Describe a paid job you or someone you know ever did

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 171 with Model Answer:
Describe a paid job you or someone you know ever did.You should say:

    - what the job was
    - how you/this person found this job
    - how long  you or this person worked in this job

and how you feel now about this job. 

[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: Last week my father asked to clean the garden before our house and paint the wooden wall as well. I was paid for the job.

Describe a time when you forgot something important

IELTS Cue Card Question 168 with Model Answer:
Describe a time when you forgot something important.You should say:
when it waswhat you forgothow you managed the situationand 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: It was on the day of my formal interview at a multinational corporation for the post of Market Research Executive (MRE) when I forgot to take my interview invitation card.

Describe a useful website you have visited

IELTS Cue Card Question 167 with Model Answer:
Describe a useful website you have visited.You should say:
what type of website it ishow often you visit this websitewhat services or information it offersand explain why you think this website is useful.

[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: This is the age of technology. The Internet is one of the important aspects of technology and websites are the entrance to the vast virtual world. I have visited www.youtube.com.

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.