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Describe your favourite furniture at home

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 213 with Model Answer:
Describe your favourite furniture at home.You should say:
what it ishow it looks likehow often you use it and explain why it is your favourite furniture.

[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 large apartment with my parents in France and our apartment is filled with different adorable furniture. Among the all other furniture, I like my bedside sofa set most for some reasons. The sofa set looks stunning and has raised the beauty of my bedroom.

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.

Describe your favourite flower

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 209 with Model Answer:
Describe your favourite flower.You should say:
what it iswhere it is grownif it is common in your country and explain why it is your favourite flower.

[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 is hard to find a man who does not love flowers. Everyone loves it for different reasons. I also love flowers and prefer sunflower most than the other flowers for some specific grounds. This is the flower that is highly beneficial for the humans and sunflower is my favourite flower.

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.

Describe an advice you gave someone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 205 with Model Answer:
Describe an advice you gave someone.You should say:
what advice it waswho you gave this advicewhy you advised this person and explain how this advice helped 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: Usually, people need advice from others, especially from the seniors or superiors, so that they could have something better or improve their performance. I am not an exception here and if I see someone struggling with something, I deliver some advice to them.

Describe a feature of your personal character

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 199 with Model Answer:
Describe a feature of your personal character that you find important.You should say:
what it iswhy is it important to youWhat difference it makes in your life and explain why it is important 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: Human beings are subject to imperfection. They will not be perfect despite numerous attempts. This is natural. But they might be able to own some special qualities which make them great. I am humbly proud of my honesty. This is the best feature that I possess.

Describe a book that influenced you

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 197 with Model Answer:
Describe a book that influenced you.You should say:
what it was aboutwhen it was writtenwhy you decided to read it 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: I like to read books since my early childhood and have read a large number of books so far from different writers. But I did not get inspiration from all of the books, some of them made me amazed while the rest others entertained me to some extent. I was influenced by the book of Mark Twain with the title – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

Describe your favourite family tradition

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 194 with Model Answer:
Describe your favourite family tradition.You should say:
what the tradition iswhen it occurswhat you do and explain why it is your favourite tradition.

[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 born and brought up in a Muslim family in Malaysia and found that my family follows different tradition related to Islam and my country. Obedience to the superior is the tradition of my family and I think this is a great virtue as well. Most of the people follow the similar tradition as well across the country.

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 traditional meal

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 188 with Model Answer:
Describe a traditional meal you enjoyed recently.You should say:
what the meal waswhere you ate this mealwhat occasion it was and explain how much you enjoyed this meal.

[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: Singapore is the country where people of different races and nations come together and pass their days. As a result, the foods of the country are also featured with variations. I have tested two of its traditional foods and the tastes are splendid!

Film/movie that you watched and did not enjoy

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 182 with Model Answer:
Describe a film/movie that you watched and did not enjoy.You should say:
what the film/movie waswhen you watched itwho you watched it with and explain why you did not enjoy 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 watching comedy movies most than any other movie genres and try to watch at least a movie in a day. I watched ‘Sex Tape’, a comedy movie of 2014 and was highly frustrated.

Describe a photograph that you remember

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 180 with Model Answer:
Describe a photograph that you remember.You should say:
what is in the photographhow old it iswho took it and whenand explain why you remember this photograph.

[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 was assigned to clean the personal library of my father, and there I found a photograph of mine where I was sitting in the middle of my grandparents.

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 TV documentary you watched

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 177 with Model Answer:
Describe a TV documentary you watched that was particularly interesting.You should say:

- what the documentary was about
- why you decided to watch it
- what you learnt during the documentary

and explain why the TV documentary was particularly 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: Owing to my occupational engagement, I am unable to manage much time to enjoy television documentaries but in last December of 2015, I had watched a documentary on becoming an astronaut.

A house/ apartment that someone you know lives in

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 174 with Model Answer:
Describe a house/ apartment that someone you know lives in.You should say:

    - whose house/apartment this is
    - where the house/apartment is
    - what it looks like inside

and explain what you like or dislike about this person’s house/apartment.

[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: My maternal uncle lives in a large house in Noida, in India. The house is considered as one of the splendid edifices of the modern architecture in his locality.

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 song you like

IELTS Cue Card Question 169 with Model Answer:
Describe a song you like.You should say:
what the song iswho is the singerhow often you listen to itand explain why you like this song so much.

[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 song is known as ‘Shape of My Heart’. The song is by Sting, an English rock musician who is most popular for the song Desert Rose.

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.

Describe your favourite season

IELTS Cue Card Question 165 with Model Answer:
Describe your favourite season.You should say:
what season it iswhat the weather is like at that time of yearhow that season is different from other seasonsand explain why it is your favourite season.

[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, there are four seasons in South Africa, namely - summer, winter, fall and spring. To me, spring appears as the best season. It usually lasts from September to November each year in the country.

Talk about your favourite colour

IELTS Cue Card Question 164 with Model Answer:
Talk about your favourite colour.You should say:
what colour it ishow this colour is different than other colourshow you feel about using this colourand explain why this is your favourite colour.

[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 world is filled with colours. Everything we see is colourful and usually, people are attracted to bright coloured things. I also have a preference regarding colour and that is white.