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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: Thank you very much for this nice cue card topic. To get to the details, it was all about creating a presentation and a subordinate of mine appeared before me. He was a fresh graduate from a local university in Greece. He was told to make a presentation on strategic planning for the next six months for the company. And he was unable to make a presentation using MS PowerPoint.

Problem a friend had and you solved

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 354 with Model Answer:
Describe a problem that a friend of yours had and you solved it.You should say:
what type of problem it waswho have had this problemhow you knew about itand explain how you solved it.

[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: The problem I would like to talk about that I solved for a friend was related to the way he used his mobile phone. My friend was experiencing the trouble and almost all the applications were crashing after their launch. Even the phone remained nonresponsive in a regular interval. She was using an iPhone 5S. And it had some issues that she could not bear with. So, she came to me for a solution.

Describe a person you would like to study or work with

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 353 with Model Answer:
Describe a person you would like to study or work with.You should say:
who this person iswhat this person doeshow long you have you known him/herand explain why you want to study/ work with this 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: Mr Robertson is the CEO of my office and a hard worker. I have never seen such an active person like him before in my career. He is a very smart person and has a short beard. But he looks outstanding with his height. He is six feet tall. Mr Robertson has an outstanding skill to impress people with his speeches. And he never argues with people even if they are wrong. Though he works in the same company where I am employed, I would like to work closely with him as I believe it would give a valuable opportunity to learn many things important for a c…

Describe your favourite fruit

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 352 with Model Answer:
Describe your favourite fruit.You should say:
what it iswhere it is grownhow often you can eat itand explain why this is your favourite fruit.

[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: A wide range of fruits are available across Spain and I like orange the most among the other types of fruits. This is one of the most important types of citrus crop that is available in the country. I love the fruit for its tastes. In fact, the taste varies based on their type too.

An experience of teaching your friend or family member

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 351 with Model Answer:
Describe an experience of teaching your friend or family member.You should say:
whom you taughtwhen it waswhat subject you taughtand explain how you felt about teaching this friend or family member.

[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: Recently, I had to teach my younger sister and it was an amazing experience for me. In fact, it was the very first teaching experience of mine in my life. I am a college student in Milan in Italy and been studying science in major. So, my mom asked me to help my younger sister with Physics who is in her ninth grade and was struggling with the subject.

Something that you have achieved and you are proud of

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 350 with Model Answer:
Describe something that you have achieved and you are proud of.You should say:
what you have achievedwhen you have achieved itwhat was difficult about achieving itand explain why you are proud of this achievement.

[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: Before joining as a lecturer in Mathematics at a local college in Spain, I was unable to speak publicly. I felt embarrassed and thought what people might think if I made mistakes and many more issues. But now, I am a good public speaker and have achieved the quality by lecturing in the classroom in the college.

Time you were not allowed to use your mobile phone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 349 with Model Answer:
Describe a time you were not allowed to use your mobile phone.You should say:
when and where it waswhy you were not allowed to use your phonewhat you wanted to use your phone forand explain how you felt about not being able to use your 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: Recently, I went to attend a written test for a position in a multinational company. There I was not allowed to use my mobile phone. Though it was not necessary to ban the use of mobile phone in the exam hall, the authority did not take any risk of breaching the security. The test was held in the regional branch of the company here in Alice Spring in Australia. This is a beautiful candidate task card and I am glad indeed to have this card in my share. I will describe the event below.

Describe a shop that recently opened in your hometown

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 348 with Model Answer:
Describe a shop that recently opened in your hometown/area.You should say:
what type of shop it iswhat type of people go therewhat it sellsand explain whether you will shop there 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: Recently, a shop, named – The Shoppers, has been opened in my area, Perth, Australia, where I live in. This shop mainly sells perfumes, cosmetics and toiletries. It appears to me that this is a super shop in small scale. I was happy to see it on my block and planned to get the necessary things for my baby, and will suggest others to get their necessaries as well. I like this candidate task card and I will answer the remaining questions in brief now.

Decision made by someone in your family that you disagreed with

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 347 with Model Answer:
Describe a decision made by someone in your family that you disagreed with.You should say:
who made this decisionwhat it washow you expressed your disagreementand explain why you disagreed with this decision.

[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 opportunity to let me talk about this topic. I live in a joint family in Haryana, a state in the northern part of India. Recently I experienced a situation when I had to disagree. An uncle made a decision which I could not agree with. But being the senior most person in the family, we all had to follow his orders and it did not matter whether we like that or not. Being an educated individual, I actually could not agree with him and protested against the decision. This is a great cue card topic for me and I will describ…

An enjoyable day that you spent in the countryside

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 346 with Model Answer:
Describe an enjoyable day that you spent in the countryside.You should say:
when and where you wentwho you went withwhat you did thereand explain how much you enjoyed 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: Last year, I went to Salado, a small village in Texas under Bell County. This was a charming place indeed to visit and pass some leisurely moments with family and friends. I enjoyed the day-long trip in Salado and participated in many attractive activities which made the day unforgettable. This is an elegant candidate task card topic for me and here is the detail description of the day.