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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 was what you did who was with you and explain how you celebrated this 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: Usually, the new year is celebrated amid great festivity in Australia. Many people get out of their homes to witness this grand event and welcome the new year with great expectations and renewed hope. I can remember such a celebration to welcome 2017. I was an undergraduate student at the University of New South Wales in Sydney back then. Thank you for this nice topic, and I will describe the event now. Since we were supposed to graduate from the university before 2018, we thought it was our last chance to enjoy the new year celebration as classmates in Australia. We k

Experience you had with a type of foreign food

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 309 with Model Answer: Describe an experience you have had with a type of foreign food. You should say: when you first ate it where you ate this food how you felt about it and say if you liked or disliked 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: Usually, I do not prefer to eat outside food as I believe homemade food is far more nutrient and hygienic. But when I travel to a different city or an entirely new country, I try outside food as cooking at home is no longer an option then. Almost a year ago, I went to Mexico to attend an international conference where I tried a variety of food. For this topic, I will describe my experience with Mexican food in Mexico. I attended the conference in September last year in Tijuana as a representative from my university. I flew to Mexico city firs

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 do how long you have been doing it how you started doing it and 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 often offer technology-related support to people like troubleshooting a computer or fixing a router, and some people have opined that it has greatly helped them. Actually, I am a tech enthusiast and like to help others whenever possible. For this topic, I would like to tell you how my support to fix people's computers and other electronic devices render great help to them. I have been a passionate computer user since my early school days, perhaps when I was just 6 or 7 years old. Due to my experiments and interest in electronic devices and c

A sport that you would like to learn

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 307 with Model Answer: Describe a sport that you would like to learn to play. You should say: what sport it is how you plan to learn it how difficult you think it would be to learn  and explain why you would like to learn to play this sport.   [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: Thank you for this great topic and the opportunity to let me talk about a sport that I would like to learn to play. Well, I love to take part in different indoor sports and games, and I am considering learning "table tennis" soon. It is an excellent sport, and it requires a set of skills to play well. In my view, table tennis is an exciting sport, and it is a good way of doing daily exercise as an extensive amount of movement is required to play it. I am planning to learn it at the university wher

Describe a natural calamity that you fear

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 306 with Model Answer: Describe a natural calamity that you fear or you are afraid of. You should say: what it is why you fear it how it affects people’s lives and explain how you think the damage of it could be reduced. [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: We often fall victim to natural calamities, and many of us are afraid of such natural catastrophes that can wreak havoc. Personally, I fear earthquakes as I have seen the devastating impacts of the earthquake at an early age. An earthquake is a natural disaster that may occur at any time and claim lives and damage properties on a large scale. In my country, I think earthquakes are more frequent than any other natural disaster. When it appears with a high magnitude, it damages properties and ends people's life to an extent that

Describe a gift you gave to a child

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 305 with Model Answer: Describe a gift you once gave to a child. You should say: what gift item it was who you gave it to on what occasion you gave this gift and explain why you chose this gift.  [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 months ago, I attended a birthday party of a child who lives with her parents just opposite my apartment. I was invited as a guest at the party that celebrated the 5th birthday of the child. I bought a gift for her marking the occasion. For this topic, I'd talk about this event and the present that I gave to this child. After much consideration and several attempts at different gift shops, I finally purchased a Lego set for the birthday girl. The Lego pieces came in a large box, and it contained at least a hundred and fifty Lego pieces.

Describe a game you play on your cell phone/mobile phone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 304 with Model Answer: Describe a game you play on your cell phone/mobile phone. You should say: what game it is how long you have been playing it what type of game it is and explain why you play this game on your cell phone/ mobile phone.  [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: Playing games on a mobile phone is interesting and entertaining, and with the development of technology, mobile phone users, nowadays, have a wide range of options to choose a video game of their preference. So, I often play games on my smartphone. I will describe one of my favourite games here that I've been playing for a while on my mobile phone. The name of this game is "Sniper Assassin", and it is a popular game in terms of its userbase and active players. I learned about this game a couple

Describe an environmental problem

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 303 with Model Answer: Describe an environmental problem you know about. You should say: what it is how it is caused what negative effects it has and explain what can be done to prevent this environmental 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: Air is perhaps the most important element of the environment, and "air pollution" is a severe environmental problem that I know about. Thank you very much for this interesting question, and I will answer it here in brief. Air pollution has become a grave issue for the present world, and the global air index shows that air quality in many metropolitan cities is dangerous to live there. Air gets polluted mainly from burning fossil fuels and we use such fuels extensively to run our cars and continue our productions in factories

Well-paid job that you think you would be good at

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 302 with Model Answer: Talk about a well-paid job that you think you would be good at. You should say: what the job is what qualifications are required for this job how this job is different than other jobs and say why you would be good at this 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: Having a job is really difficult in India as the number of educated youths is on the rise, and having a well-paid job is one of the toughest tasks of the world here. But the jobs of marketing are well-paid and I am good at it. In fact, I am currently executing the role of a marketing manager at a local company and I firmly believe that I am a suitable candidate for the post. Thank you for the smart question. The job of marketing products and expansion of the product market in the local markets

Describe a family picnic or tour you have had

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 301 with Model Answer: Describe a family picnic or tour you have had. You should say: when it was where you went what you did and explain if this was a memorable event 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: Usually, my family makes an annual picnic at the end of the year. But it was a bit late this time for the sickness of my grandfather. So, we made it in the second week of January this year. My family went to Philopappos Hill. Thank you for asking the question. I will describe the event here. It was January 15 of 2017. I can remember the day very clearly. It was a not that much foggy day, instead, the sun was shining brightly above the head. But the environment was cold and we were enjoying the sunlight. We reached the picnic spot within one hour and enjoyed the remainin