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Describe a time when you played with a child

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 290 with Model Answer: Describe a time when you played with a child. You should say: when it was who the child was how long you played 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: I like to play with children but in most of the cases, the chances are not available. In fact, I cannot manage time to play with them. But I can remember an event when I passed an entire day with a child and played various smart games with the baby. I had to attend a birthday party last month. Luckily the date was on a weekend. So it was convenient for me to move at the home of the baby early in the day. The child belonged to my colleague Mr Robert Perera. I loved the child very much as its activities reminded me of my own childhood days. The child was about four years old

Describe an interesting song you like

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 289 with Model Answer: Describe an interesting song you like. You should say: what it is which country the song comes from what story the song tells and explain why you think it is 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: Last month I heard a song about the 'language'. It was composed marking the language day of a South Asian country named Bangladesh. The song is titled as "Amar Bhiayer Rokte Rangano Ekushey February, Ami Ki Bhulite Pari". In fact, I heard the song for the first time and is in love with it. The song is about the martyrs of language movement. As far as I came to know that there had been a language movement in Bangladesh in 1952. The majority of the people spoke Bengali as the first language while the then government tried to impose anot

A time you needed to use your imagination

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 288 with Model Answer: Describe a time you needed to use your imagination. You should say: what the situation was why you needed to use imagination what the difficulties were 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: When I was in my school, I had to attend literature class. The class was filled with enjoyment. But I had to experience trouble as I was told to narrate a story. In fact, I had to imagine the entire story and it was extremely difficult for me as a young boy to imagine a good number of stories. It was the class of literature. The teacher was supposed to tell us stories, poems and discuss other literary works of different times. So, when she finished each of her lessons, she used to hear from us. So, all of the students had to tell a sto

Describe a time when you were very busy

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 275 with Model Answer: Describe a time when you were very busy. You should say: when it was what you had to do during that time how you managed it and explain how you felt about being much busy.   [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 part-time sales executive at a multinational computer hardware selling showroom. I had to remain busy last month, on 24th to be more specific, as there was a huge pressure on sales. In fact, it was the greatest sale of the year as the company declared a 50 percent off with all of its products marking its 50th anniversary. The sale began from the morning after the shop was opened. People rushed into the showroom. As I am a part-timer, I came in the afternoon and the sales pressure began. I have never seen such a rush in the shop before. A wid

Describe a stressful day

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 270 with Model Answer: Describe a stressful day at school/ university/ work. You should say: how the day started how things went wrong what you did to reduce the stress and explain why it was a stressful 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: Working as a school teacher is really troublesome if you are to take the class of the small kids. I am a Mathematics teacher at a local school here in Chiang Mai in Thailand. Being a teacher, I have to undergo several other responsibilities as well. Yesterday was a really hefty day for me.

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 place who was with you what 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

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 occurred what harm it caused how 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 happened where you were then who 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 was who/ what surprised you where 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 have. You should say: when it was why you were surprised who 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 was why you went there why 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 about who you had this conversation with where 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 was where you were then who 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 was what you had to do to win it how 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 about who participated in it how 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 about when it happened why 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 was where you were going how 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 about why the change was required how 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 you some of the people you saw what 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 about who sent it to you when 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.