Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts with the label Something Important

When you taught something to someone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 355 with Model Answer:
Talk about a situation when you taught something to someone.You should say:
what the situation waswhat you taughtwho this person wasand explain how this might have helped the person.

[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:
Teaching something to someone has never been my strong forte, primarily because it requires a certain level of patience which I don’t possess. But, still, there had come a situation, when I needed to teach something to someone, about 5 years ago.

Back then, about 5 years ago, I was still a student at my university, pursuing a bachelor degree in Business Administration. With me studying was one of my close friends, who unfortunately was not very good in “Business Finance”, a core subject of Business Administration major. By the way, there is a fair amount of comple…

Describe a useful plant you know about

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 340 with Model Answer:
Describe a useful plant you know about.You should say:
what it iswhere it is availablewhat it looks likeand explain how this plant is useful.

[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: Tulsi (also known as holy basil) is one of the most common plants in India and it is used for various purposes. It is also known as the queen of herbs and is also popular for its healing properties. This is a kind of herbal plant and comes with a huge number of advantages and even people, these days, have this plant in their homes. They use the plant leaves to cure the usual diseases and health disorders. I think this is a great cue card topic for me and I will answer the remaining questions happily. Thank you for this opportunity to let me talk about a useful plant.

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…

Exam that was quite important to you

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 221 with Model Answer:
Describe an exam that was quite important to you.You should say:
what exam it washow old you were when you sat for that examhow long it took and explain why it was an important exam for 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 a student of graduate level and passing my third phase of this level in the University of Malaya. I am studying economics here and recently attended on my year ending exam. It was an important exam for me as the failure on the exam will not allow me to get promoted to the next phase.

Describe an important change in your life

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 202 with Model Answer:
Describe an important change in your life.You should say:
what it was aboutwhy the change was requiredhow it affected your life and explain why this was an important change in your life.

[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 is filled with numerous desired as well as sudden events. People are to form different habits in different parts of their life and changes in life are inevitable. I would like to talk about a great change in my life that I consider as one of the best things to happen in my life. I was quite idle and highly inactive and liked to sit idly always. Now my idleness has been removed.

Describe your favourite family tradition

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 194 with Model Answer:
Describe your favourite family tradition.You should say:
what the tradition iswhen it occurswhat you do and explain why it is your favourite tradition.

[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 born and brought up in a Muslim family in Malaysia and found that my family follows different tradition related to Islam and my country. Obedience to the superior is the tradition of my family and I think this is a great virtue as well. Most of the people follow the similar tradition as well across the country.

Describe a special occasion in your life

IELTS Cue Card Question 163 with Model Answer:
Describe a special occasion in your life.You should say:
what the occasion washow you celebrated itwho was with you on this occasionand explain why it was special 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: Life is filled with occasions but most of them are ordinary. The event of having an iPhone is very special to me as I bought the device with my own earnings.

Describe a fascinating job that you heard about

IELTS Cue Card Question 89 With Model Answer:
Describe a fascinating job that you heard about.You should say:
where you heard about this jobwhat kind of job it iswhat skills are required for this joband explain why you think it is a fascinating job.

[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: Jobs are necessary to live on and meet the expense (in a practical sense) while some of the jobs are highly interesting, inspiring and the performing the assigned responsibilities turn into their pleasure what they always want to execute.

I heard about Google jobs; that is merely not a job, it is a dream for many of the people. The job makes the life easier and comfortable and the authority cares about everything even the family members of the employees are under constant observation lest they are not feeling discomfort in the absence of the family membe…

Describe an important decision you have made

IELTS Cue Card Question 79 With Model Answer:
Describe an important decision you have made. You should say:
what it waswhy you made it and how important it waswhether it was a good decision or notAnd explain what effect that decision had on 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: Smoking is undoubtedly a bad habit and I have given it up for the healthy living of myself and my family around three years ago.

I was a chain smoker and used to smoke around three packets of cigarettes a day. I started smoking from my teenage (I was 17 or 18 at that time) and smoked numerous cigarettes before I quit it in my 32. It was a hefty task for me to give up the attraction of cigarettes. But I came to know that cigarettes contain numerous toxic elements and those create the addiction to the tobacco. Nicotine is the most prominent element contained i…