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Describe your favourite shop

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 323 with Model Answer:
Describe your favourite shop.You should say:
where it iswhat things it sellswhat sort of people are its customersand explain why you like the shop 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:
Thank you very much for this nice cue card topic. Zara Home is my favourite shop. This is an international brand and has its branches in different parts of the world. It is specialized in home decoration stuff. The shop is located in a shopping mall named Mall of Arabia in Juhayna Square, Cairo. I like the shop for some specific reasons and a wide variation of the products are really adorable. This is the shop which sells a good number of products to decorate a home with a modern look. This is a nice cue card for me and I will answer the remaining questions here.

Describe a serious environmental problem in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 322 with Model Answer:
Describe a serious environmental problem in your country.You should say:
what it iswhat the effects of this problem arewhat causes that problemand explain what can be done to solve this problem.

[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:
Air pollution in Qatar is one the serious environmental problems, and the major cities are affected seriously by this pollution. This is a shocking issue that the cities of this country are severely polluted by carbon emission and other particles produced in various ways like burning oil, fuels, smelting plastic materials etc. This is a great candidate task card topic and I will answer the questions in brief. 

Describe a family event you are looking forward to

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 321 with Model Answer:
Describe a family event you are looking forward to.You should say:
what the event iswhere it will be heldwhat you will do at this eventand explain why you are looking forward to this family event.

[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 celebration of the Christmas Day is the largest event in Russia and I have been looking forward to celebrating the event with my family. This is also the largest family gathering and marking this day, all the family members get together at my grandparent’s house. Actually, we wait for the day eagerly. This is a smart candidate task card and I will answer the remaining questions in brief.

Describe a particular event in which you were successful

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 320 with Model Answer:
Describe a particular event in which you were successful, eg. an exam, sports event etc.You should say:
what the situation waswhen and where it happenedwhat preparation was involved in itand explain how you felt about achieving this success.

[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 succeeded to get the chance for admission at the University of Tokyo last year as an international student with a full bright scholarship, and it was a great achievement for me. In fact, I was the only member of my family in India who had the chance to move for a higher study in outside of the country. I applied to various universities and finally got the scope to be in this university. This is a nice cue card for me and I am in love with the questions. I will explain the event in brief and thank you …

Describe a dream you remember well

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 319 with Model Answer:
Describe a dream you remember well.You should say:
what it was about how you felt about thatwhat it could indicate and explain why you remember it so well.

[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:
A couple of days ago, I had a dream about missing a train. It was something indicative to me. But I could not get the meaning clearly right that moment and later I realized that it was a sign of my negligence to my study. Later, I started focusing on my academic studies. This is a nice cue card for me and I will explain the matter in brief here.

Talk about a pet that you once had

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 318 with Model Answer:
Talk about a pet that you once had.You should say:
what kind of animal it waswhat type of care it neededwhat you liked/didn't like about itand say whether it is a popular pet to own or not and why.

[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 had a cat and its name was Tom. I loved it much for its nature. Tom was filled with soft fur and often I liked to touch the furs to get a soft feeling. Tom was a calm and quiet pet and did not have any bad habits like the other pets in my area. This is a great candidate task card and I will answer the remaining part, in brief, to describe my pet.

Advertising photo you have seen and you think was effective

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 317 with Model Answer:
Describe an advertising photo/image/banner you have seen and you think was effective. You should say:
where you saw itwhat it was advertisingwhat it showedand explain why you think this photo/image/banner was effective.

[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 saw an advertising banner of a newly released movie on the street before my college. It was an effective advertisement from the movie maker and a good number of students were attracted to the banner and went to watch the movie at a theatre hall. That was a blockbuster movie of the year. I think this is a pretty nice cue card for me and I am happy to have it in my share. Now I will describe the entire event in brief.

Describe a minor accident that you had in the past

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 316 with Model Answer:
Describe a minor accident that you had in the past.You should say:
how the accident happenedwhat you did about ithow long it took you to recoverand explain how you felt about the accident.

[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 riding a bicycle on a small street inside my apartment block and some other boys were also playing on that street too. They suddenly stopped playing when a car was entering the apartment block compound but I did not notice the car. There was a head-on collision with the car and my bicycle. I had fallen on the ground. Luckily it was a minor accident and I did not get seriously wounded in this event. But there were some minor injuries that I could not avoid at all. This is a great cue card task for me and I am going to describe the event in brief here…

Describe your favourite pastime activity

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 315 with Model Answer:
Describe your favourite pastime activity.You should say:
what it iswhy you enjoy ithow long you have it as a pastime activityand say why this is your favourite pastime activity.

[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:
Thank you very much for this great cue card topic and I would be very happy to share my favourite pastime activity with you.

I love to collect stamps. Some people find it very difficult to believe that I have this hobby as an adult as they consider it a childhood hobby. In fact, I started collecting stamps when I was only 9 years old and the memory is still very lucid to me. My grandfather went to the UK and brought gifts for all of us. My share of this gift was a very attractive looking stamp album. This was an inspiring event for me to become a philatelist in my l…

When you waited for a bus or a train

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 314 with Model Answer:
Describe a situation when you waited for a bus or a train.You should say:
when it waswhere you waitedhow long you waitedand 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:
I am a student of the University of Allahabad in India and graduating in Journalism. Recently, I had to wait for a bus to reach my university and that was a horrible experience for me. I will remember the event for long days. Thank you for the question and I will describe the event now.

It was last Monday when I had to attend a class at the university in the afternoon. In fact, it was a weird timing for me. It is difficult for me to get out in the afternoon. Besides, the sun is bright at that time which is another issue for me. I like to stay at home at this time of the day but had to set o…

Describe a challenging profession you know about

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 313 with Model Answer:
Describe a challenging profession you know about.You should say:
what profession it iswhat challenges it involvesdo you want to have this professionand explain why this is a challenging profession.

[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:
Umpiring in cricket is one of the most challenging profession I have ever known. In fact, this is one of the toughest profession I have ever seen in my life. Thank you for such a smart question and here are the answers.

Umpires are those people who are set to play the role of referee in sports, particularly in cricket. The man who stands behind the wicket with a distance wearing hat is known as the umpire of the game. He is responsible to run the game smoothly and provide important decisions like responding to the appeal of out, declaring the end o…

Describe a story popular in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 312 with Model Answer:
Describe a story popular in your country.You should say:
what it ishow you heard itwhat lesson or moral it teachesand explain why possibly this is a popular story 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:
Telling lie is never appreciated and to prevent people from lying to each other, a good number of stories are found across the world. The story of a tiger and a cowhand is a popular one around the other nations and this is the same here in Ghana. In fact, this is a great story that inspires people from telling lies.

The story is about a young cowhand who used to tell lies to other people, particularly the other cowhands in his surroundings. He used to shout about tigers and the remaining cowhands rushed to help him. They got prepared with tools and arms available to…

Describe a fruit popular in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 311 with Model Answer:
Describe a fruit popular in your country.You should say:
what it ishow popular it isdo you like itand say why possibly this is a popular fruit 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:
Greece is a land of diversity. People love to take various types of fruits after almost each of their meals. So, a large number of fruits are available and most of them they appear in seasons. But some of the fruits are available round the year. Watermelon is one of the seasonal fruits that is loved by all. Thank you for the question.

In fact, every Greek loves to take fruits as desserts and thus there are a number of fruits are available in the land. The seasonal fruits are more popular than the other types of fruits. Watermelon is one of the seasonal fruits that is available during s…

New year celebration that you still remember

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 310 with Model Answer:
Describe a new year celebration that you still remember.You should say:
when it waswhat you didwho was with youand explain how you celebrated this new year. 

[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:
Usually, the new year is celebrated amid great festivity in Australia. A good number of people get out of their home to witness the departure of a year. They also welcome the next year and hope for the best. I can remember the new year of 2013 when I was an undergraduate at University of New South Wales in Sydney. Thank you for the question and I will describe the event now.

Experience you had with a type of foreign food

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 309 with Model Answer:
Describe an experience you had with a type of foreign food.You should say:
when you first ate itwhere you ate this foodhow you felt about itand say if you liked or disliked 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:
Usually, I do not take foods out of the home. But sometimes I have to take the foods when I am travelling abroad. And the experiences are sweet and sour. Thank you for the question. Recently I went to Mexico for attending an international conference and I will describe the experience with foods in Mexico now.

Describe something you do to help others

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 308 with Model Answer:
Describe something you do to help others.You should say:
what you dohow long have you been doing ithow you started doing itand explain why you think this is helpful for others.

[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:
I actually provide technological support to people and some people have opined that it has greatly helped them. To make it clear, I help other people with their needs related to computer and technology. Actually, I am not quite enthusiast doing it and not sure how much it helps others, but for this cue card topic, I would like to talk about it.

I live in a joint family in India. And thus the number of family members is more than the other ordinary families. So, most of them are in need of various types of supports and I try to help them when they fall in trouble with t…

A sport that you would like to learn

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 307 with Model Answer:
A sport that you would like to learn.You should say:
what sport it ishow you would learn ithow difficult you think it would be to learn and explain why you would like to learn this sport.

[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:
There are a good number of indoor and outdoor sports are available. And the preferences to sports are different based on people’s choice. I love to take part in indoor sports and considering to learn table tennis. This is a charming sport and requires a special set of skills and movements to master the skills and play it. Thank you for the question and I will describe it now.

Describe a natural calamity that you fear

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 306 with Model Answer:
Describe a natural calamity that you fear.You should say:
what it iswhy do you fear ithow it affects people’s livesand explain how you think the damage can be reduced.

[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:
Often we are to fall victim to natural calamities. It may happen for a good number of reasons. I fear earthquake most for many reasons. I have seen the devastating impacts of the earthquake from an early age and thus I am afraid of it. Besides, there are some other natural disasters are also available on my land but this is one of the most terrible ones to me.

Earthquake is a natural disaster that may occur at any time of the day or the year. In Indonesia, there is a fewer number of natural disasters but I think this one is more frequent than any other disasters. When it appear…

Describe a gift you gave to a child

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 305 with Model Answer:
Describe a gift you gave to a child.You should say:
what it waswho you gave it toon what occasion you gave this giftand explain why you chose this gift. 

[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:
Recently, I went to the birthday party of a little child living the opposite door of mine. I was invited as a guest at the party, and so I took a gift for the child. It was a nice Lego set. In fact, I picked the Lego set for some special reasons. Thank you so much for asking the question, and I will describe the entire event now.

Usually, Lego sets are used to make different structures and play with them. This is a perfect set of toys for the kids under years of old. Besides, the toy set also helps to make the kids smart and intelligent. They can exercise their ideas and intelligence in ma…

Describe a game you play on your cell phone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 304 with Model Answer:
Describe a game you play on your cell phone.You should say:
what is ithow long have you been playing itwhat type of game it isand explain why you play this game on your cell phone/ mobile phone. 

[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:
Playing games on a cell phone is really interesting. It also helps to pass leisure hours. So, I often play games on my cell phone. Thank you for the question. I will describe the game now.

This is a 3D game named ‘Sniper Assassin’. I came to know about the game when I was browsing the App Store to get some suitable apps for my iPhone 6S. I was seeking an action game and suddenly the recommendation for the game appeared. This is an action game and about to kill criminals in different environments. By eliminating the criminals, the player achieves po…