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A special day in your country's history

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 372 with Model Answer:
Describe a special day/date in your country's history.You should say:
what day/date it iswhat happened on that day/datehow this day/date is observedand explain why this is a special day/date in your country's history.

[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer 1: 
Japan, as a nation, has a long history which has helped us become the strong “Japan” as we are today. Anyway, while there are a number of special dates in the history of my country, I would like to specifically mention one of them here.

It is called “The Hiroshima Day”, which is being observed on 6th of August every year since the year of 1947, in order to commemorate the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, a major Japanese city in the southwestern Honshu region. People in Japan consider this day as one of th…

Describe life in a particular period of history

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 326 with Model Answer:
Describe life in a particular period of history.You should say:
which period you have chosenwhat were the benefits of life thenwhat were the drawbacks of life thenand explain if you would like to have lived then.

[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 in the Middle Ages was completely different than we see it today. Some reflections of life of that period are found in cinemas but most of them are unrealistic. They are filled with fantasies. The real life in the Middle Ages was filled with classifications and the feudal system dominated the entire society. And most importantly, people were superstitious to a great extent. This is a very smart candidate task card and I am happy to have it in my share.