Skip to main content

Posts

Something you bought and was happy about

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 357 with Model Answer: Describe something you have recently bought and felt happy about. You should say: what you have bought why you have bought it how much it cost you and explain why you felt happy about 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 1: There are things, which we buy because we need them and there are things, which we buy, not only because we need them, but also because they make us feel happy. Today, I would like to talk about something, which I recently bought and felt really happy about it. It is a brand new smartphone, which I bought about a few months ago. I bought it at a discounted price, which came with all the latest tools and technologies, in order to ensure the best services. The smart device has a very unique and shiny navy blue colour, and it is about 7 i

Describe your idea of a perfect home

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 356 with Model Answer: Describe your idea of a perfect home. You should say: where it would be how big it would be what it will look like and explain why it would be the perfect home for you. [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 1: To tell the truth, the idea of a perfect home has eluded me for a long time because the idea doesn’t stick in my mind for too long. If I have one idea today, it is replaced with another the next day. But, still, I will try my best to describe my perfect home today without sounding too much “incoherent”. My perfect home should be preferably located in the countryside and close to a tulip garden. It should be a duplex home with at least 4 rooms on one side of the building while the kitchen and living room should be located on the other side. Each room sho

When you taught something to someone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 355 with Model Answer: Describe a situation/even when you taught something to someone. You should say: what the situation/event was what you taught who this person was and 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 1: Teaching something to someone has never been my strong forte, primarily because it requires a certain level of patience which I don’t possess. But, still, there had come a situation, when I needed to teach something to someone, about 5 years ago. Back then, about 5 years ago, I was still a student at my university, pursuing a bachelor degree in Business Administration. With me studying was one of my close friends, who unfortunately was not very good in “Business Finance”, a core subject of Business Administration major.  By the

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 was who have had this problem how you knew about it and 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.]

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 is what this person does how long you have known him/her and 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.]

Describe your favourite fruit

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 352 with Model Answer: Describe your favourite fruit. You should say: what it is where it is grown how often you can eat it and 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 1:   I just love to eat various kinds of fruits during different seasons because of their diverse but necessary nutritional values. However, if there was one particular fruit, which I would just love to eat for the rest of my life every day, then it would be “peaches”. Yes, it is absolutely obvious by now that “peaches” by far is my most favourite fruit, which stimulates my taste bud unlike any other fruits in this world. And, as I have already mentioned that I would never get tired of eating this fruit except, of course, this soft and juicy fruit, with a lot of flesh, can be ex

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 taught when it was what subject you taught and 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 1: I have never really taught any “arts” to anybody in my entire life, nor have I ever taken any art class after my elementary school in order to claim myself as an “artist”, but still, my 4/5 years old niece somehow got the idea that I could actually give her some “drawing” lessons for her elementary art class. And, she was never relenting in her pursuit, no matter how hard I tried to convince her that I would be her worst “drawing” teacher ever. So, why exactly she got the idea that I would actually be able to teach her “a

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 achieved when you have achieved it what was difficult about achieving it and 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 1: I have always considered myself an “under-achiever”. Therefore, talking about my achievements doesn’t exactly thrill me much because I just don’t have many of them to talk about. But, I will still go ahead and try to find one to talk about that made me feel proud. About 7 years ago, learning about computer repairing skills or getting a certification on this important trade skill wasn’t exactly an easy thing in my little old town, where I used to live, because there weren’t just many good IT or technical insti

Time you were not allowed to use your mobile phone

IELTS Cue Card/ Candidate Task Card 349 with Model Answer: Describe a time when you were not allowed to use your mobile phone. You should say: when and where it was why you were not allowed to use your phone what you wanted to use your phone for and 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 1: In today’s world, the idea of living without a mobile phone would certainly seem to be an absurd one to most of the people, who are used to rely on these little communication devices on a regular basis. But, today, I would like to talk about a time when I was not allowed to use my mobile phone. It was about a couple of years ago, when one of my close friends was seriously injured in an accident, and I needed to see him in a hospital. When I heard the news about the accide

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 is what type of people go there what it sells and 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 1: I live in a rather small town. So, whenever there is a new opening of anything or any new activities in my little old town, I come to know about them one way or another. Today, I would like to talk about one such new opening of a new shop in my area. It is a “super shop” (some people would prefer to call it a “grocery store”), a self-service store, offering a wide variety of food and household items, organized into different departments. They named the shop as “At your service” which has an opening hour from 7 am to 11 pm. I would cons