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Describe a person who leads an exemplary life

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 296 with Model Answer:
Describe a person who leads an exemplary life.You should say:
who is he/ shehow old is he/shewhat he/ she does for a living.And explain why you think he/she leads an exemplary 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:
Leading a very simple life is not possible for everyone. It requires a lot of patience and mental strength. Sometimes such a life becomes an example to many. Mr. Peter Strauss is one of such man who leads an exemplary life. I will describe him here.

I live in a small apartment in the new part of Nafplio in Greece. Mr. Peter Strauss is my neighbour and lives in the opposite door of mine. He is a retired university professor and lives with his wife. In his early age, he joined the army but could not adjust to the hard rules and regulations. So, he left the job an…

Something your friends have but you do not

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 295 with Model Answer:
Describe something your friends have but you don't.You should say:
what it ishow many of your friends own itdo you want to own itAnd say what you would do once you own 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:
The necessity of a smartphone cannot be denied at present. Almost everyone is using the smartphones in my surrounding. Unluckily, I do not have a smartphone of my own while rest of my friends have it. My family is against the view for me to have a smartphone. Thank you for the question.

Presently we are at the peak of science and technology. Getting in touch with the latest updates, maintaining virtual social profiles, correspondence, capturing moments with phone cameras etc. are the most usual tasks of the day. With the support of a smartphone, an individual can per…

A restaurant that has recently opened in your town

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 294 with Model Answer:
Describe a restaurant that has recently opened in your town.You should say:
where it iswhat types of food it offershow it looksand explain what you think about this new restaurant.

[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:
Paris is a multicultural city. People of various nations live here in harmony. As a result, the number of cafes and eateries is on the rise in this city. I live in a corner of the city and a new Asian restaurant has opened its branch here. I will describe the event now.

The restaurant belongs a South Asian country named Bangladesh. The restaurant is titled as Sonar Bangla Restaurant. It sells various types of traditional Bangladeshi foods. The restaurant is located on the south corner of Paris. This is a residential and semi-commercial area, and there are potent…

Describe a rainy day you can remember

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 293 with Model Answer:
Describe a rainy day you can remember.You should say:
when it waswhat you did on that dayhow long it rainedand explain how you felt about the day being rainy.

[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 the mid of November last, I experienced a rainy day throughout the day. I cannot exactly remember the day but it began with dark clouds in the sky. It rained all the day long. In fact, it was an interesting day for. Thank you for asking the question. I am glad to have a chance of describing the day here.

Usually, it does not rain here in Mozambique. And this was unusual. But it rained. It rained cats and dogs. In November, we feel chill here and sometimes the cold is acute. So, nobody expects a rain at this time as it will boost the coldness of the season. Further, when it rains, …

Describe an animated movie you recently enjoyed

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 292 with Model Answer:
Describe an animated movie you recently enjoyed.You should say:
what it waswhen you watched itwith whom you watched itand explain why you liked this animated movie 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:
Watching movies is one of my hobbies. To be more specific, I enjoy the animated movies more than any other types of movies. The stories and plots of such movies are great and enjoyable. Besides, I also enjoy the making of such movies – they require more focus and attention from the makers. I am happy to discuss the movie that I have recently watched.

The movie I watched was Kung Fu Panda 3. This is the latest instalment of the series and the two earlier series were heavily successful. This instalment has a different plot than the earlier parts. This movie shows that Po m…

Describe a day you stayed home all day

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 291 with Model Answer:
Describe a day you stayed home all day.You should say:
when it waswhy you didn't go outsidewhat you did at homeand 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:
Staying at home is not an easy task. In fact, this is one of the toughest tasks so far I have encountered. The similar thing happened to me in the last week of December. I got stuck at home for the excessive snowfall.

Currently, I live in Montreal, Canada, though my origin is in Columbia, and my family lives there. I am an undergraduate student and execute the expenses by working at a local computer selling and servicing shop as a part-timer. Working as a part-time sales executive, I have to maintain a notable number of responsibilities. I have to attend office almost every day but it was the …

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 waswho the child washow long you playedand 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 but the attitudes and acts …

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 iswhich country the song comes fromwhat story the song tellsand 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 another language upon them. T…

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 waswhy you needed to use imaginationwhat the difficulties wereand 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 story. In fact, the attempt w…

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 wentwho you went withwhat you didand 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 this is a short trip, often it …

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 waswhen you learned ithow you learned itand 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:
I learnt to cook various types of meals from my childhood. It was my mother who inspired me to learn and in fact, this is a real-life skill that everyone needs to know. Thank you for asking the question and I am also pleased to describe my skill here.

Cooking is considered as an art form but not everyone is the artist here. I am proud to inform you that I can cook different dishes very well, especially the local dishes of India. But this is a bit unusual for a boy like me to be an expert cook. The credits are for my mother. She was my mentor in this case and I learn…

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 itwhat the item waswho gave it to youand 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 organised there were only a few peo…