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Clothing you have that was given by someone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 273 with Model Answer:
Describe a piece of clothing you have that was given by someone.You should say:
what it waswho gave it to youwhen you got that and say whether you liked this piece of clothing 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:
This is a great topic to discuss. I have recently received a special gift and it was a Kashmiri shawl. The shawl was brought for me from India.

This is a local shawl produced in the region of Kashmir which has a border both in India and Pakistan. Actually, a shawl is a kind of chador which is used to cover up the body in winters. The Kashmiri shawl is very useful during winter as it provides a mild heat that is required to protect people from the cold. I am glad that the shawl is comfortable and comes with a unique and attractive design. The length of the sha…

Describe a traditional meal

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 271 with Model Answer:
Describe a traditional meal that you prepare in your country on special occasions.You should say:
what it ishow you prepare itwhat ingredients are used to prepare it and explain why you 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:
South Africa is a country enriched with a good number of beautiful landscapes and most importantly the foods of the country are adorable. Cape Malay Curry is one of the favourite food items in the country and served on different occasions.

In fact, this is a distinctive curry that mostly depends on spices for aroma and taste. Some colourful fruits and vegetables are also used with the curry to make it more attractive and sometimes it is served with yellow rice instead of plain rice. The curry is less hot than the other curries of the country. The e…

Describe a worth enjoying theatrical performance

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 268 with Model Answer:
Describe a worth enjoying theatrical performance.You should say:
what the performance was aboutwhere it took placehow fine the acting and plot were and explain why it was a worth watching and enjoying theatrical performance.

[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 annual drama festival of my colleges is worth enjoying and every year, different classes stage their productions in the annual drama festival of the college. Hamlet by Shakespeare was the theatrical performance of my class this year.

The plot of the drama is known to everyone and thus it was the widely accepted one this year and for the extraordinary performance, it got the first prize in the theatrical performance category. The entire performance was enjoyed by the audiences present at the venue and there was pin-d…

Describe a river or a sea you have visited

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 266 with Model Answer:
Describe a river or a sea you have visited.You should say:
where the river/ sea is locatedwho was with youwhat you did there and explain whether this was a good experience 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 love to travel and as a German student,  I have travelled some parts of Asia as part of my academic activities. In fact, I am a student of geography and to earn practical knowledge, I need to travel in different countries. So, I met with the Ganges in last month.

A pet or an animal common in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 265 with Model Answer:
Describe a pet or an animal common in your country.You should say:
what it isdescribe it brieflywhy you like/ dislike the pet or animal and describe something interesting about this pet or animal you know about.

[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:
Almost every Russian has his/her own pet inside the home and they take a great care of those animals. Most of the times wild animals are preferred as pets but there are some exceptions as well. Russian Blue Cat is one of the preferred pets in the country.

The cat is different from the other cats available in the country and considered as a robust breed for their outstanding muscular structure. They usually look good than the other breeds and thus have gained popularity among the people to be adopted as their favourite pets. The thic…

Describe a famous library in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 264 with Model Answer:
Describe a famous library in your country.You should say:
what it iswhere it ishow large it is and explain why it is a famous library 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:
People say that a library is the storehouse of knowledge and the saying is perfect. Libraries are the places to earn knowledge and I frequently visit the National Library of Malaysia to get knowledge over different issues. I read different types of books for one hour in the working days in the library.

The National Library of Malaysia is a public library and anyone can enter here to read books. The library is enriched with a large number of books on varied interests. The library has been set to provide knowledge to the present and the upcoming generations on diversified issues of the country…

Describe the best gift or present you have received

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 260 with Model Answer:
Describe the best gift or present you have received.You should say:
what the gift waswho gave it to youwhen you received it and explain why it was the best gift/ present you have ever received.

[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 I turned 19 and my parents celebrated my birthday. I got some of the best gifts of my life on this birthday and I think the books were the best of the bests.

I have received two books by my maternal uncle naming – ‘The Chocolate War’ by Robert Cormier and ‘Life As We Knew It’ by Susan Beth Pfeffer. Both the writers have beautifully illustrated some of the issues on the books which were unknown to me before reading them. In fact, the books have opened my eyes and I have learnt to think in some newer perspective.

Describe your study room

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 259 with Model Answer:
Describe your study room.You should say:
how large it ishow much time you spend there dailywhat things this room has and give details of your study room.

[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 have a study room of my own at my home and I like it most for several reasons. This is the room that is filled with different books and reading materials. Everyone who comes to my home likes my study room.

Describe a shop near where you live

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 252 with Model Answer:
Describe a shop near where you live that you sometimes go to.You should say:
where it is locatedwhat items it sellshow often you go there and explain why you go 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: Living in Singapore is really expensive as this is one of the commercial cities and a small country with a huge population. The residential areas are located in the corners of the city. I live near the Orchard Street and there is a large store just right beside of my place.

Describe an antique piece at your home

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 250 with Model Answer:
Describe an antique piece at your home.You should say:
what it ishow long your family has itwhere you got it from and explain why your family has kept 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: Most often, people keep the antiques that they derive from their ancestors. In my family, we have a large antique wall clock in the living room. My great-grandfather had brought the clock home during the 1940s.

Describe a tourist attraction that you have visited

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 249 with Model Answer:
Describe a tourist attraction that you have visited.You should say:
where it waswhen you went therewho were with you what you saw and did there as a tourist.

[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: Greece is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world and a large number of global people visit the country for enjoyment. In last summer, I went in Lindos in Greece for some business purposes and enjoyed my stay there.

Describe a novel that was interesting

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 248 with Model Answer:
Describe a novel that was particularly interesting to you.You should say:
what it was aboutwhen you read itwhat was the main story and explain why it was interesting 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: I am not a big fan of reading and love to spend my leisure hours by chatting with my friends or by playing video games. But suddenly one day I found a novel and started reading the book for the illustrations and then found it interesting than the most other books. The novel is named – Treasure Island.

A piece of clothing that someone bought for you

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 240 with Model Answer:
Describe a piece of clothing that someone bought for you.You should say:
what it waswho bought it for youwhy s/he bought it for you and explain how you felt about learning this good news.

[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: Receiving a gift is always pleasant and when it is from someone dear, the enjoyment turns double. My fiancée, Nina Nikita presented me a stunning leather jacket on my last birthday. It was really an outstanding gift for me.

Describe your favourite drink item

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 238 with Model Answer:
Describe your favourite drink item.You should say:
what it isdo you buy it or prepare it at homewhat type of people drink it and explain why this is your favourite drink.

[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: Generally, people in Malaysia drink water to meet their thirst and sometimes they take some soft drinks as well like Kickapoo, Fruit Tree, Ice Mountain, and Freedom Cola etc. But I prefer to have chocolate milk as my soft drink.

Describe something you have bought recently

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 235 with Model Answer:
Describe something you have bought recently.You should say:
what you've boughtwhere you've bought it fromhow much it has cost you and explain why you've bought it and how you use 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 am a trendy girl here in India and want to keep pace with the modernity. So, I do not miss the chances to be in track of the modern age. Recently I have bought a smartphone for my personal use by replacing the old mobile phone set I had.

Describe a modern building

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 234 with Model Answer:
Describe a modern building.You should say:
where it iswhat it looks likewhat it is used for and explain why you like/dislike 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: China is one of the most developed countries in the world and to keep pace with the advancement, different newer buildings and structures are being made in the country. The Piano House, in China, is one of the most attractive buildings in the country.

Describe an old building that you like

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 231 with Model Answer:
Describe an old building that you like.You should say:
where it ishow old it iswhat it is used for and explain why you like/dislike 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: India is a historical country and proudly owns different relics of the past. A large number of buildings have been constructed across the country in different periods. Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata is one of them. This is one of the old buildings in the country.

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.

Something special you brought home

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 217 with Model Answer:
Describe something special you brought home from a holiday.You should say:
what it waswhere you got ithow much it cost and explain why you think it is special.

[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: Knives are often dangerous for us if we do not know how to handle them and if we have the know-how to use a knife perfectly, it can make the impossible to possible. I bought a set of six knives of different sizes, shapes and designs for my home use.

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.