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Describe a part of the world you would like to visit

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 330 with Model Answer:
Describe a part of the world you would like to visit.You should say:
where it iswhat you know about it and howwhat you would like to do thereand explain why you would like to visit this part of the world.

[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: The European states are considered as the most attractive places and if I have the chance, I would like to visit the European parts and to be more precise, I would like to visit the countries like the UK, Germany, Spain, Greece, France, Italy, Turkey, Cyprus etc. These are the lands which are considered as the most beautiful part of the world. A wide number of cultural diversities are also available here. This is a special cue card task for me and I am glad about it.

A place you know that has a beautiful environment

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 329 with Model Answer:
Describe a place you know that has a beautiful environment.You should say:
where it is locatedwhat it looks likewhen you first went thereand explain why you find this place beautiful.

[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 surrounding areas of the Mount Maunganui have a beautiful environment. The place is located in New Zealand and the locality is locally known as only The Mount. This is a great area for living and spending leisure hours. Despite being a place of various activities like commercial, industrial and even contains residential areas too, this is a nice place with a beautiful environment. This is a good cue card for me and I will describe the area in brief.

Occasion when you couldn't pay for something you wanted

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 328 with Model Answer:
Describe an occasion when you couldn't pay for something you wanted.You should say:
what you wanted to pay forwhy you were not able to paywhat you didand explain how you fell about the situation.[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 recent trip to India was interesting and provided me with some of the memorable experiences of my life. I went there with my family and visited almost all the notable tourist spots. But I could not pay for after dining at a local restaurant. It was a troublesome matter for me and my family. But somehow I managed to control the situation. This is a nice candidate task card and I will describe the event by answering the questions. I feel lucky to have the card in my share.

A popular musical instrument in your country

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 327 with Model Answer:
Describe a popular musical instrument in your country.You should say:
what it ishow it is playedwhat sort of music can it playand explain why is it so popular 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:
A notable number of musical instruments are popular in India and flute is one of them. It is a cylindrical tube with holes in the tube for passing air which actually creates the tune. The use of flute has long been present in the history of Indian music and almost all the music composers apply it while music composition. There are various types of flutes are available and India proudly owns a couple of greatest flutists.

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.

Describe the best holiday you have had

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 325 with Model Answer:
Describe the best holiday you have had.You should say:
where you wentwhat it was likewhat you didand explain why it was the best holiday you have had.

[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 family went to Kuwait last summer to spend a vacation. It was the most memorable experience for me and the other family members. During the visit, we went to a beach named Messilah and enjoyed a lot. In fact, that was the best holiday I ever have had. This is a great cue card task for me and I would like to thank you for the opportunity to let me talk about it.

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.