Cue Card Sample

IELTS Speaking Part 2: Candidate Task Card/ Cue Card Sample

In the IELTS Speaking test, you will be given exactly 1 minute to prepare yourself to talk about a particular topic and this topic is called IELTS Cue card or Candidate Task Card. The instructions to guide your talk are written on a card given to you by the examiner. Your talk should last for approximately 2 minutes until the examiner asks you to stop. The examiner will ask one or two questions at the end. The cue card/ candidate task card issue lasts for 3-4 minutes - including preparation time of 1 minute.

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Title Hits
Describe some food or drink that you learned to prepare - Cue Card # 848 7191
An occasion when you had to do something in a hurry - Cue Card # 847 23729
Describe a monument that you like - Cue Card # 846 20461
Describe a big city you would like to visit - Cue Card # 845 26572
The neighbourhood you lived in when you were a child - Cue Card # 844 19258
Something you remember about your first day at a new school - Cue Card # 843 13073
Describe something you would like to own in the future - Cue Card # 842 12752
Describe a film actor from your country who is very popular - Cue Card # 841 17051
Describe a place you can go to learn something - Cue Card # 840 8199
Describe your favourite toy in your childhood - Cue Card # 839 21387
A shop near where you live that you sometimes use - Cue Card # 838 21396
A company where you would like to work - Cue Card # 837 10274
Describe a time when you talked to a foreign tourist - Cue Card # 836 9552
Describe a time when you disagreed with a decision - Cue Card # 835 8426
Something you have planned to do but have not done yet - Cue Card # 834 7518
A facility you would like to have in your neighbourhood - Cue Card # 833 7309
When you had a disagreement with someone - Cue Card # 832 21877
Describe a time when you helped a child - Cue Card # 831 41308
When you used your smartphone to do something important - Cue Card # 830 25528
Describe an activity you do to stay healthy or fit - Cue Card # 829 24420