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 a good quality you admire - Cue Card # 313 28158
Describe a game or sport you used to play in your childhood - Cue Card # 312 187402
Describe a common bird in your country - Cue Card # 311 31760
Describe a food item that you often eat outside your home - Cue Card # 310 24718
Describe a common transportation system in your city - Cue Card # 309 124049
Describe something you use for your work or studies - Cue Card # 308 40788
Describe a tourist destination in your town or country - Cue Card # 307 79498
Describe someone who has a lot of responsibilities - Cue Card # 306 46119
A typical day when you are not working or studying - Cue Card # 305 43589
Describe a workplace you have worked in or know about - Cue Card # 304 54704
Short term goal or ambition you have - Cue Card # 303 80801
Describe a friend who has played an important part in your life - Cue Card # 302 70285
Describe a song that you remember from your childhood - Cue Card # 301 54982
Describe a foreign food you would like to try - Cue Card # 300 96805
Describe an idea for improving something at work or college - Cue Card # 299 121501
Describe a children's park you have visited recently - Cue Card # 298 50226
One of your birthdays you remember well - Cue Card # 297 72576
Describe an important day in your life - Cue Card # 296 79418
Describe a place where your parents took you to - Cue Card # 295 12925
Describe a long-distance journey you have been on - Cue Card # 294 22440