IELTS Cue Card Sample 336 - Describe an item you would buy if you receive a large amount of money

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

Describe an item you would buy if you receive a large amount of money.

You should say:

  • What is it
  • How much it would cost you
  • How you would use it

and explain why you would buy it.


Model Answer 1:
I am pretty sure if I get a large amount of money right now, I will buy a nice car. The car would be Ford Fusion series latest car with all the latest technology that a car can offer.
This would cost around 45 thousand USD and would require some additional cost to own and maintain it. I would mostly use it to go to places I regularly go and the car would give me the freedom to choose my own schedule and my dependency on the local buses.

We have a family car that 7-8 persons of our family share and I often have to take a local bus to reach my university/ work place. Since I don’t have a car, I often discard the idea of visiting a friend or relative who stays a long away from our house. My own car would facilitate me to visit these places and travel to my workplace/ university easily and in less time.

I often dream of having a car and somehow I have a weakness of purchasing a car from Ford brand. The fusion series cars are really good looking and come with the latest technology a car can offer. So, I will buy this car if I can manage the amount it would require or let’s say I get the amount all of a sudden.

Sample Answer 2:
I would like to buy a sports car if I receive a large amount of money. In fact, this is a kind of dream to me to have such a sports car with a great speed. Besides, the muscular body and performance of the car are also striking. This is a great topic for discussion and I personally thank you for asking the question to me. I will describe the issue in brief now.

Audi is one of the most prominent and muscular brands in the arena of the motor vehicle. This is the finest and gorgeous vehicle I have ever seen in my life. The sports car manufactured by this brand are also strong and performs much better than any other sports car. So, I want to buy Audi R8 2015. This is a stunning sports car with a good number of facilities. Besides, the outlook of the car is also eye catching and the driving experience is extraordinary.  

This is more expensive than most other sports car. The price range of the car is around $134,800 to $187,800. It mostly depends on the configuration of the car. But you can have the chance to get the car at a lower cost if you get the second-hand car. I think this is unwise to get a used car because most of the times the sellers sell such cars for defects or faults. They may not show you the faults but when you will come to know about the defects, it would be difficult for you to drive the car anymore. Hence, it should be considered before purchasing the car. Besides, there are some people who also try to get the cars in instalment which is not also a great issue to consider. If you fail to provide the instalment amount anytime for uncertain reasons, it may bring a disaster for you.   

Using a sports car is really difficult in the usual roads. Most of the time, the drivers of the sports car cannot drive smoothly in the busy streets. In fact, the cars are manufactured to ply on the race tracks instead of the usual streets. Sometimes, the drivers feel perplexed to drive the sports car. They generate a great speed within a second and this is the greatest weakness of the cars while they are on the ordinary streets. So, I have a plan to drive the car in some places where would be no or fewer crowds. This is a bit trouble to sort out such a location here in Canada. Besides, I can drive the car slowly in the streets. But in that case, I have to be very careful about the other vehicles around me. Controlling the speed with a sports car is a difficult task indeed.    

I am to complete my graduation here and been using a Ford for the last couple of years to move inside the city. My car has become old enough to be sold at any junkyard. Its performance is also degrading gradually. In fact, I bought the car from a used car gallery. But it has served me very well comparing its price. Now, I am feeling the necessity of another car, and I have a plan to buy a brand new one. Price is a notable fact here but if I wait or get a large amount of money, it becomes easier for me to get the car.


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

  1. Describe something you want to buy in the future.
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  4. Describe a car you want to purchase.
  5. Describe something you want to win. 
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