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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 is what happened on that day/date how this day/date is observed and 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 co

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 it is what was so great about living then what were the main drawbacks then and 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 the life of that period are found in history books and TV documentaries but they are just a glimpse, not the whole picture. People often say that the Middle Ages or the medieval period was filled with social classifications and the feudal system, people used to believe in many superstitions, and medical science was not advance at all. From some perspectives, living in the medieval period was advantageous, at least some people think so!