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
An interesting person you have met recently - Cue Card # 819 6180
Describe an important day in your life - Cue Card # 818 7060
A birthday celebration of yours that you remember - Cue Card # 817 5170
Describe an item that your country exports - Cue Card # 816 6142
Very difficult task that you succeeded in doing as part of your work or studies - Cue Card # 815 22499
A book you enjoyed reading because you had to think a lot - Cue Card # 814 18375
Describe a website you use that helps you a lot - Cue Card # 813 20042
Interesting discussion you had as part of your work or studies - Cue Card # 812 14183
Someone you know who has started a business - Cue Card # 811 12781
When you had to wait for someone or something to arrive - Cue Card # 810 8111
Describe a river, lake or sea which you like - Cue Card # 809 17631
Group or organisation that works to protect the environment - Cue Card # 808 14864
Describe an important email you wrote to someone - Cue Card # 807 11260
Describe a music concert you enjoyed watching - Cue Card # 806 12748
Describe a public holiday in your country - Cue Card # 805 18401
When you asked for an extension of time - Cue Card # 804 8902
Describe some technology you decided to stop using - Cue Card # 803 57953
Describe a trip with your friends that you enjoyed - Cue Card # 802 21699
Describe a memorable childhood event you can remember - Cue Card # 801 26786
Interesting TV programme about a science topic - Cue Card # 800 37297