IELTS Cue Card Sample 164 - Describe a visit you have made to a member of your family

IELTS Cue Card Sample 164

Describe a visit you have made to a member of your family.

You should say:

  • Who was that person
  • Why you visited him or her
  • How long was the visit

and explain why this visit was particularly important to you.

Model Answer:
I live in a different city other than my hometown where my parents live and two of my sisters got married and they live in two different places. I often visit my hometown and few times I visited my sisters' houses as well. I would like to talk about the visit I had to my eldest sister's house a few months back. It was not a pre-planned visit. I went to my sister's house as soon as I heard that my little niece got sick and my brother-in-law was out of the country at that time.  

After I heard the news of my niece's sickness, I packed my stuff and left for my hometown. There I met my parents and stayed for about 2 hours or so. My journey to my hometown took around 4 hours. Then I took some home-made foods and other stuff for my sister and my niece which my mother gave me and then left for my sister's house. The journey took another 3 hours and I took a public bus, a taxi and finally a CNG four wheeler.

I had to be there to help my sister and take care of my 8 years old niece who got ill. No other male family member was present at the house that time and I was a great help for my sister. As my niece was very sick, my sister needed someone to mentally support her and help her on some works as well. I called the doctor, purchased fruits and medicines and took my niece to the diagnostic centre for test and reports as well. For all those reasons I had to go there and my presence there was utmost important.

Similar Cue Card Topics

Your ability to talk about this Cue Card Topic would also enable you to talk about the following Cue Card Topics as well:

  1. Describe a place you have recently visited.
  2. Describe a trip to your relative’s house.
  3. Describe a journey you recently had.
  4. Describe a long tour you recently had.
  5. Describe a relative whom you have recently visited.


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