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Describe a time when you played with a child

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 290 with Model Answer: Describe a time when you played with a child. You should say: when it was who the child was how long you played and 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 1: I like to play with children but in most of the cases, the chances are not available. In fact, I cannot manage time to play with them. But I can remember an event when I passed an entire day with a child and played various smart games with the baby. I had to attend a birthday party last month. Luckily the date was on a weekend. So it was convenient for me to move at the home of the baby early in the day. The child belonged to my colleague Mr Robert Perera. I loved the child very much as its activities reminded me of my own childhood days. The child was about four years old

Describe an interesting song you like

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 289 with Model Answer: Describe an interesting song you like. You should say: what it is which country the song comes from what story the song tells and explain why you think it is 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: Last month I heard a song about the 'language'. It was composed marking the language day of a South Asian country named Bangladesh. The song is titled as "Amar Bhiayer Rokte Rangano Ekushey February, Ami Ki Bhulite Pari". In fact, I heard the song for the first time and is in love with it. The song is about the martyrs of language movement. As far as I came to know that there had been a language movement in Bangladesh in 1952. The majority of the people spoke Bengali as the first language while the then government tried to impose anot

A time you needed to use your imagination

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 288 with Model Answer: Describe a time you needed to use your imagination. You should say: what the situation was why you needed to use imagination what the difficulties were and 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 1: When I was in my school, I had to attend literature class. The class was filled with enjoyment. But I had to experience trouble as I was told to narrate a story. In fact, I had to imagine the entire story and it was extremely difficult for me as a young boy to imagine a good number of stories. It was the class of literature. The teacher was supposed to tell us stories, poems and discuss other literary works of different times. So, when she finished each of her lessons, she used to hear from us. So, all of the students had to tell a sto

Describe a short journey that you disliked

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 287 with Model Answer: Describe a short journey that you disliked. You should say: where you went who you went with what you did and explain why you disliked this journey.   [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: Journey inside a city like Mumbai is really troublesome if you do not have any private vehicle. On the other side, the traffic congestion also makes the journeys boring and dull. So, I always have an unpleasant experience while movement in this city. I am happy that I could describe one of such events here. I went to my university located in the central part of Mumbai city. My residence is a bit far away from the university. So, I need to ride on the public transport every day to reach the university in time. But in most of the days, I make late for the class. Though th

Important skill you learned when you were a child

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 286 with Model Answer: Describe an important skill you learned when you were a child. You should say: what this skill was when you learned it how you learned it and explain why you think it was important. [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 our early childhood, we learn many important skills, like walking, talking and so on, without even noticing. And sometimes, when we grow a little bit, we try to learn a lot of skills in order to make ourselves look cool and important to other people around us. Today, I would like to talk about one such skill which, I think, was important. This important skill, I learned, was running a video camera and doing the recording. I became interested in learning this skill when my maternal uncle gave a video camera to my family as a gift about 15 yea

Item that you received and became happy

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 285 with Model Answer: Describe an item that you received and became happy about. You should say: when you received it what the item was who gave it to you and explain why you felt happy upon receiving 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: I have crossed my 20 last week and had a fabulous birthday party where I received the most desired item in my life. My father presented me the item and it was a great event for me. Since the party was arranged on a smaller scale, I was unable to invite everyone related to me. Here is a brief description of the event. And thank you so much for asking me about the matter. I am now 21 and having my post-graduation at a local university in Malaysia. I live with my family which consists of only four members. So, when the event was organis

Describe a sports stadium which is important in your city

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 284 with Model Answer: Describe a sports stadium which is important in your city. You should say: where it is how often you go there what people do there and explain why you think it is important.    [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: Kathmandu is a smaller city than the other modern cities of Asia and rest of the world but it comes with some of the special facilities that are adorable. It has a very special sports stadium and used for several purposes. I have been at the stadium for several times and will describe the structure of my national pride. This is the largest stadium in the country, and the stadium is named the Dasarath Stadium. The stadium is located in Kathmandu. It can accommodate over 17, 000 spectators at a time. The naming of the stadium is a historic issu

Describe a creative inventor or scientist you know

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 283 with Model Answer: Describe a creative inventor or scientist you know about. You should say: who this person is/was what this person does/did how you know this person and explain why you think this person is a creative scientist or inventor.   [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: Mr Yushuki Kawatara is an emerging scientist in Hong Kong. He is reputed for inventing alternative energy for using for various purposes. He is not famous like the other scientist of the world as he does not want to be celebrated. I will describe him now and thank you for asking me the question. We need energy in our everyday life. On the other side, we need to pay for the energy we are consuming. Often the bills are more than our expectation. So, an alternative source of energy is the best soluti

Describe a tall building in your hometown you like or dislike

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 282 with Model Answer: Describe a tall building in your hometown you like or dislike. You should say: where this building is what it looks like what it is used for and explain why you like or dislike this building.   [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 number of high rising buildings is on the rise in my town, Choa Chu Kang in Singapore. This is a residential town in the West Region of the country. It shares its border with some other cities and has a moderate population. But the recent rising trend is a bit troublesome, and I will describe the matter now. Singapore is a country where people of all cultures and ethnicities live in harmony. The majority of them are tourists while the remaining others are native and immigrant from different other countries. To accommodate t

Childhood activity that you used to do after school

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 281 with Model Answer: Talk about any childhood activity that you used to do after your school hours. You should say: what it was how long you did that how often you did this and explain why you no longer do 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: Childhood is the best part of life. Everyone wants to get back in the early days of life for many reasons, and I also own the similar opinion with the statement. I can remember, when I was a kid of 10 or 11 years old, I used to play regularly with my schoolmates after the school hours. We played a wide number of outdoor sports. I am glad to recall the days. I used to take part in some outdoor sporting activities after the school. Most of the times, I used to play cricket in the local school playground. The number of players was mo