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Science subject that you studied and liked

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 276 with Model Answer:
Talk about a science subject that you studied and liked.You should say:
what it waswhy you chose ithow can you use it in your life and explain what you liked the best about this subject.

[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:
In my school days, I studied chemistry as a subject of science. I liked the subject much than any other subjects for some special reasons. In fact, I was fascinated with chemistry. It provided me with a great pleasure amid the other science subjects.

Chemistry mostly deals with some specific scientific issues like the composition and properties of matters, molecules, atoms and crystals, how they change in different situations, how chemical reactions take place or what the combinations of the matters are and more other related issues. The subject also deals…

Describe a time when you were very busy

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 275 with Model Answer:
Describe a time when you were very busy.You should say:
when it waswhat you had to do during that timehow you managed it and explain how you felt about being much busy.

[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 part-time sales executive at a multinational computer hardware selling showroom. I had to remain busy last month, on 24th to be more specific, as there was a huge pressure on sales. In fact, it was the greatest sale of the year as the company declared a 50 percent off with all of its products marking its 50th anniversary.

The sale began from the morning after the shop was opened. People rushed into the showroom. As I am a part-timer, I came in the afternoon and the sales pressure began. I have never seen such a rush in the shop before. A wide number of people arrived…

An incident from history that has influenced you

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 274 with Model Answer:
Describe an incident from history that has influenced you.You should say:
when and where it happenedhow you heard about this incidentwhat it was and say how this event influenced 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 was overwhelmed by the news that my country, Sri Lanka, has become free of Malaria. Earlier, it was one of the most prevalent health issues that claimed lots of lives. But now the declaration of the state being free from the disease was a historical event for the nation.

The declaration came in September of 2016 that Sir Lanka is free from Malaria. This was the certification from the World Health Organization. This was really a remarkable achievement for the nation. In the mid of 20th century, Sri Lanka was one of the most malaria-affected nations in the wo…

Clothing you have that was given by someone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 273 with Model Answer:
Describe a piece of clothing you have that was given by someone.You should say:
what it waswho gave it to youwhen you got that and say whether you liked this piece of clothing or not.

[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:
This is a great topic to discuss. I have recently received a special gift and it was a Kashmiri shawl. The shawl was brought for me from India.

This is a local shawl produced in the region of Kashmir which has a border both in India and Pakistan. Actually, a shawl is a kind of chador which is used to cover up the body in winters. The Kashmiri shawl is very useful during winter as it provides a mild heat that is required to protect people from the cold. I am glad that the shawl is comfortable and comes with a unique and attractive design. The length of the sha…

Describe a special trip you would like to go in the future

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 272 with Model Answer:
Describe a special trip you would like to go in the future.You should say:
where would you gowho would be with youwhen are you planning to take this trip and explain why you want to take this trip and why this is 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:
I am a girl of 18 and just have crossed my higher secondary. Now it is time for me to get a graduate admission. I am planning a very special trip outside of Pakistan once I am done with the admission.

I am planning to visit the neighbouring countries like India, Nepal and Bangladesh. There is a good number of visiting places for the tourists. Besides, the natural views are also priceless in those places. Always I have heard that travelling expands the outlook and broadens our mind. I had chances to visit the entire…

Describe a traditional meal

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 271 with Model Answer:
Describe a traditional meal that you prepare in your country on special occasions.You should say:
what it ishow you prepare itwhat ingredients are used to prepare it and explain why you enjoy 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 1:
South Africa is a country enriched with a good number of beautiful landscapes and most importantly the foods of the country are adorable. Cape Malay Curry is one of the favourite food items in the country and served on different occasions.

In fact, this is a distinctive curry that mostly depends on spices for aroma and taste. Some colourful fruits and vegetables are also used with the curry to make it more attractive and sometimes it is served with yellow rice instead of plain rice. The curry is less hot than the other curries of the country. The e…

Describe a stressful day

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 270 with Model Answer:
Describe a stressful day at school/ university/ work.You should say:
how the day startedhow things went wrongwhat you did to reduce the stress and explain why it was a stressful day.

[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:
Working as a school teacher is really troublesome if you are to take the class of the small kids. I am a Mathematics teacher at a local school here in Chiang Mai in Thailand. Being a teacher, I have to undergo several other responsibilities as well. Yesterday was a really hefty day for me.

Describe a life-changing experience you have had

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 269 with Model Answer:
Describe a life-changing experience you have had.You should say:
where it took placewho was with youwhat happened & how you feel about it and explain how it changed 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:
Telling a lie is always considered as an evildoing that only brings disasters in life and when it begins, it does not stop until the man who told the lie is ruined completely. Thereby, it is imperative to get rid of the habit.

I had the experience on my college and I was the student of the beginning year. In fact, I used to tell lies and have survived the situations but this was the greatest learning of my life and has changed the directions of my life as well. I did not bring the homework and falsified the information to the teacher. But I was unable to understan…

Describe a worth enjoying theatrical performance

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 268 with Model Answer:
Describe a worth enjoying theatrical performance.You should say:
what the performance was aboutwhere it took placehow fine the acting and plot were and explain why it was a worth watching and enjoying theatrical performance.

[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 annual drama festival of my colleges is worth enjoying and every year, different classes stage their productions in the annual drama festival of the college. Hamlet by Shakespeare was the theatrical performance of my class this year.

The plot of the drama is known to everyone and thus it was the widely accepted one this year and for the extraordinary performance, it got the first prize in the theatrical performance category. The entire performance was enjoyed by the audiences present at the venue and there was pin-d…

Describe a recent sporting event you have attended

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 267 with Model Answer:
Describe a recent sporting event you have attended.You should say:
what kind of sporting event it waswhen you attended itwhat you did there & who was with you and explain whether you consider this event to be interesting.

[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:
Sports always attract me since my childhood and I always try to participate in the events available within my range. Last Monday, I attended the annual sporting event in my college in Pakistan.

I am an intermediate student of Ghazali Inter College in Pakistan and have been studying here since my early childhood. In fact, I got my elementary education from the school and now attending the colleges of the same institution. I took part in the annual sporting event of the colleges and enjoyed participating in several compe…