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Wednesday, March 27, 2019 admin Comments(0) IELTS The IELTS speaking test lasts minutes. The test Part 1: Short question and answers about familiar topics. descriptors at:]. COM IELTS Speaking Part 2 Topics in , & Band + Sample Band Sample Answer I'm not a great swimmer in any sense but swimming is like my religion. albums: [noun] a book in which you keep photographs. 52 IELTS Speaking Part 2 Topics in & Sample Answers . You should say: What the book was about Why you read it the first place What you learned from.

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As of today we have 78,, eBooks for you to download for free. 31 High- scoring Formulas to Answer the IELTS Speaking Questions can help IELTS. Downloads. Download this article in PDF. BOOKS VOCABULARY mind map IELTS exam. Books: Sample questions and answers for IELTS speaking exam. Examiner will introduce him/herself and ask you questions about yourself. So, don't try to 'fill up' your answer by repeating the question back to the Examiner and try to add a little 'extra' . Do you usually buy your books from a special place ?.

Model Answer: This allows bats to detect, localize and even classify their prey in complete darkness. COM We often had birthday parties together there, so it was the perfect place for us to, you know, say goodbye to our high school and start a new life. Model Answer 1: Sample Answer: Yes, there are a few public swimming pools. Same thing with our characteristics.

Yes, I quite like them. If you are on a train you can relax and look out the window, read, use your lap top - it's all quite comfortable. On the bus it's more difficult to do those things because there is less space and the movement can make you travel sick too. The only problem with trains in my country is that they are often delayed or late. That can ruin your journey. It's usually on long trips across the country if I want to visit friends or I have an appointment somewhere.

For short journeys around where I live or to work it's much easier to drive or take the bus. As I said before, you can do things such as read on the train so it's good for long journeys. I'm not quite sure, let me think. It was a while ago now. I think the last time was last year when I went up to see some friends I had not seen for a while in the north of the country.

Yes, that was it. It was a journey of about 3 hours and I had to change trains once during the journey. The first train was a bit crowded and noisy as I think there were people on there going to a football match, but it was an ok trip most of the way.. Actually I'd say I'm not too good!

I don't really have a system in place to organize things. I know some people have an electronic organizer or use some device to plan what they are doing but I don't do that. But I always make sure I am on time for appointments and things like that, and I meet deadlines and get things done. As I said, I don't have any specific system in place to manage my time.

For example, if I am at work and I have a lot of cases, I just go through them each day and decide which I need to tackle first. At work we do have an online diary which I guess I use, so in that sense I do manage my time to an extent. I think it is probably when you are at work.

When out of work, it's not really going to affect things too much, or at least only yourself, if you are late to meet friends or for an appointment, or if you are getting things done in your house. But at work, it will cause problems if you don't manage your time effectively because you could miss deadlines or miss appointments.

You could lose your job. So at work is when it is most important to manage your time. I mostly like to read biographies. I'm not sure why but it is interesting to read about people's real lives, especially when they have had interesting lives and have had to deal with many problems. I do read fiction as well, but I often find it difficult to get hold of a book that I really like. I also like reading about books to do with current affairs.

Not really, no. Actually I didn't read that much when I was a child, but if I did it was mainly fiction books, such as fairy tales. Fantasy things. I think any time is ok, but when I read I like to concentrate, so I can't read for a short time like on a bus ride like some people do.

I like to put time aside to enjoy it. So if I have some free time at the weekend I might read for a few hours. And I nearly always read before I go to bed - this really helps me to sleep.

No, not that I know of. I live in a small town so I don't think there are any, though we do have a few museums and other cultural institutions. In our capital city there are quite a few art galleries, however. I've never been that interested in art to be honest, so not really. We were taken to one as part of a trip when I was at school. It has a lot of paintings from famous artists from our country. It was quite interesting to see I guess but I've not been to any since.

I think it depends really. If possible they should be free because if people do have to pay they are less likely to go and see it. But on the other hand these things cost money so a small fee may be necessary if it can keep the art gallery going and keep it open. Ideally though the government should pay for this as I believe this kind of thing is paid for by our taxes. Yes I can. I think the most common type of reading is scanning because we have scanned through different reading materials all our lives.

To be able to arrange events from the story into chronological order, one must have done an intensive reading. A perfect example of a good twist can be found in the movie The Sixth Sense, a film starring Bruce Willis.

Hard cover is intended to be rigid since such design is for making books into collections on the shelf. Middlesex tells the breathtaking story of Calliope Stephanides, and three generations of the Greek-American Stephanides family.

What is a better way to keep track of the plot, timeline, characters, geography and events when reading a book? It is a beautifully crafted book which encompasses thriller, suspense interspersed with love and emotions. I think you should work on making your handwriting readable because I barely understood what you just wrote.

Science books contains facts about the universe and all living things. The media should only provide factual information to the public. Fact-finding is a crucial part of investigating criminal cases. She has been a victim of online scams because she can hardly recognize fictitious profiles. Do you like reading books? What kind of books do you like to read?

Where do you like to read? Do others in your family read books too? Describe a book that you have read which you would like to read again: What is it about? What genre of book is it? Is this your favorite genre of book? Do children need to learn how to read while they are still young? I was so excited about the Teddy bear. Looking at it made me immediately think about my beloved father.

His physical presence on my birthday was like gold to me. You know, it is really hard to not have one of the most important people to you in your birthday. I would never forget that special moment and the Teddy bear means so much to me. Describe a person who you have met and want to know more about You should say Who this person is When and where you met What you did or talked about BAND 8.

Dave has recently completed his postgraduate degree at Melbourne University in Australia and he's currently looking for a job in Vietnam, well, he told me that he would like to become an IELTS teacher, despite the fact that he holds an MBA, I guess teaching English has always been one of his passions.

I have to say that I don't know him really well, because we only had a few brief conversations at the local English club, but he seems like a fascinating person that I would like to get to know better in the future.

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Anyway, when it comes to his personality Honestly, as I've said earlier, we've only had a few brief conversations, so I don't know him really well However, I would guess that he's a very friendly and approachable individual, in fact, he actually made an effort to break the ice because I was just too shy to strike up a conversation. Well, in terms of the core reasons why I think we could get along quite well Firstly, we are both passionate about English, actually, he had just scored a band 8 in his IELTS test and it would be great if he could give me all the advice that I need to be at the same level.

Secondly, I'm also planning to study abroad in Australia, so he would be the ideal person to lead me in the right direction to enroll into the right course, get a part-time job and so on. Describe a goal that you hope to achieve in the future. COM what the goal is when you first began to have this goal how you would achieve the first step of your goal how easy or difficult you think it will be to reach this goal and explain why you have this goal.

This passion grew in me just few years ago when I watched a very inspiring movie about Chinese history and culture. Then I decided that I had to learn Chinese in order to explore more about this incredible nation. Besides, knowing more than one language is very beneficial to not only my study but also my future career path. Therefore, in order to achieve my target, I will register for a Chinese course for beginners, which is held 3 times a week.

I also intend to download many apps on my phone with the aim to study at home by myself. I have drawn my own schedule so that I can make time for self - study, at least 1 hour per day.

As currently, I have a full — time job, I am so busy that there are days when I have to work overtime or travel faraway to meet clients. Moreover, after a tiring day, I often feel deadly tired and find it hard to concentrate on studying at home. However, just thinking about the moments when I can speak Chinese gives me a sense of satisfaction, which encourages me to study harder and better.

COM Thus, I always remind myself that I have to keep up with my schedule at any cost if I want to make my dream come true. Describe a happy family event from your childhood.

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The New Year is a very special traditional holiday in my country. It was probably my most favorite holiday when I was a small girl as my family had a lot of activities to celebrate this occasion. Among them, making the X cake made me excited the most. The X cake is made of glutinous rice, green beans and fat pork, wrapped in banana leaves in the shape of a square. I often played with my older brother when my parents prepared the ingredients for the cake.

And then, my father lit a small fire to boil the cake overnight. COM It was perhaps the only time of the year when I was allowed to stay up late. While my family was sitting around the warm fire, my grandmother would tell the old legendary story about the X cake to commemorate the filial affection of one prince to his father and remind us of the long — lasting tradition of our country. In recent years, my family has not had enough time for making the Xcake on our own.

I hope that my family can continue our tradition in the coming years. Describe a tall building in your hometown you like or dislike You should say Where this building is What it looks like What it is used for And explain why you like or dislike BAND 9. The structure of Green City is not dissimilar to that of most buildings in Canada nowadays, with the bottom half used as a shopping center and the top half occupied by apartments. COM One feature that makes the building unique is that its trade center offers Canadian products only, with a view to promoting domestic products to Hanoi people and also to supporting national manufacturers.

At the entrance of the building, if you look to the right, you can easily find a store named Masterchef bread, which serves traditional bread to people who just do not have enough time to go inside, so they line up waiting to pay. In spite of its prime location, however, Paradise Green City offers a reasonable price for its apartments, which are affordable for many middle-income families. From the building, we can enjoy the breathtaking scenery.

So, if you are planning to find a place with a beautiful and peaceful view, or simply want to buy something traditional, Paradise Green City may be a good choice. In fact, I personally find that it resembles ABC, a modern building nearby.

And, the quality, as well as diversity of products on sale do not meet the expectations of most customers. Describe a useful app or computer program for a smart phone, computer or tablet that you have used. But maybe Money Lover is the most useful one and at the top of my list. Let me tell you about it in more detail.

The symbol of the app is a very cute piggy bank which impresses me a lot at the first sight. There are many expenses for clothes, food, cosmetics divided so that at the end of the month, I can know exactly what cost me a bomb, what are within my budget to tighten the belt next month. It is not an exaggeration to say that this way of saving money changes my life for the better. Thanks to that, I am better at money management. When talking about money saving, my friends consider me as a shining model for them to follow.

This makes me so proud of myself. In addition, my mom always got shirty with me for my wasting money but at the moment, she hardly loses her temper anymore and we seem to have better relationship than in the past. Trust me, it is really helpful. COM Describe a short holiday vacation that was special for you. It was a trip to the hometown of one of my classmates at university.

At the end of the second semester, our group at the university was invited to pay a 5-day visit to the house of one of the group members, which is located in X. We had 5 people in total and bought coach tickets to reach our destination. On arriving at the countryside, which is quite secluded from the hustle and bustle of the city life, we were greatly impressed by the picturesque landscapes there.

The atmosphere was refreshing and the air is unpolluted unlike in the city where many of us were living in. My friend acted as a tour guide as he was well accustomed to the local lifestyles and tourist attractions there. We took the motorbikes to tour the city land stopped at some street vendors to taste the local cuisine, which I personally found tasty and delicate.

After doing the sights, we gathered in the evening for some small games and gossip about our study and our future career path. COM All in all, such a short vacation still fills me with great delight each time I recall it.

Hope that we could make another vacation someday before New Year. Describe an antique or some other old thing that your family has kept for a long time. On that day, my parents bought me a transformer as a birthday gift.

When I opened the gift box, I was really astonished by what I was seeing in front of me. It was an awesome transformer that I had been dreaming about for ages. The moment I saw this transformer, I fell in love with it.

It was pretty huge and looked like a hip yellow car, and it could be shifted from a car to a robot action figure and back again. The transformer had a really nice color scheme and finish.

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And it came with a nice handgun like the weapon and different accessories. It was super cool! COM my parents saying, "Sweetie, you mean everything in the world to us and you are forever the apple of our eyes.

Happy Birthday! Love parents. Until today, I still keep this toy. It has been over ten years since I got it. I love it not only because of the toy itself, but also because of the sentimental value it has for me.

The value is irreplaceable. Describe a creative inventor or musician You should say: Who this person is What this person does How he knew this person And explain why you think this person is creative Band 9. He became successful after many years of writing songs and performing live in small venues all over the country.

Gradually he built a following of people who liked his music. I think the key to his success was one of his songs that was used on a TV advertisement. This meant that more people became aware of his music. COM I found out about Adam because one of my friends got tickets to see him in concert. The reason I'm into Adam is that he has worked hard for his success: I also like the fact that he writes his own music.

I admire people who have worked hard to get where they are. Describe an art or craft activity you did when you were in school You should say: It was prior to Mid-Autumn Festival that our form teacher made a decision to hold a small competition among our classmates.

COM which symbolizes the seasonal spinning of the earth around the sun. Therefore, it was a bit tricky and time-consuming to make it work. My assigned duty was to cut the colored plastic papers and draw some exotic pictures to decorate the exterior of the lantern. I drew great shapes and cut them out neatly, glued and stuck them onto the shining outer surface of the spinning lantern.

A couple of my friends strategized and positioned the axis so that it could spin properly. And we finished out product within 3 hours of hard work This craft activity had a realty special meaning for me. Actually, our team won the first prize not only in our class, but the whole school as well. Afterwards, our lantern was singled out and donated to a local orphanage.

I was really moved and blissfully happy since we did accomplish something for those less fortunate. This actually left a really profound Mid-Autumn impression on me. Describe an activity you do for your health or fitness.

COM Band 9. To be honest, I have been so caught up in my study since I entered university that I have a problem in organizing my daily routine. However, I have been participating in a yoga class for about 2 years, which takes me only 1 hour a day, to try to lead a healthy lifestyle. Unlike dancing or running, yoga definitely involves stretching actions. You might look at yoga and think that it is light and easy but it is more demanding than it appears. Yoga allows me to work on all the parts of my body.

It can burn a lot of calories in just one hour of training. Also, it enhances my flexibility and suppleness in every single movement. What I enjoy the most about yoga is meditation. It is all about regulating your breathing and helping you take things off your mind easily.

Another thing is that doing yoga is supposed to be good for curing headaches and digestion related problems, so it benefits not only physical well-being but also mental health.

By maintaining a schedule of taking part in the yoga class on a daily basis, I feel extremely relaxed and full of energy after the class.

It helps me to keep fit and refresh my mind after a long stressful day. For a man of his age, he is in good shape. He was so caught up in the TV program, that he forgot to do his homework.

When I get up in the morning, I do some stretching actions to exercise the muscles in my arms. The work of a farmer is physically very demanding. She works on her yoga skills by practising the exercises every day. One reason why people do exercise is to burn a lot of calories and lose weight. Regular exercise helps older people to maintain their flexibility, especially by stretching their muscles. Different yoga movements develop suppleness in different muscles.

To help you to relax, try meditation after a stressful day at work. An important part of learning how to swim is regulating your breathing. After an exam, I usually have a short holiday, to take things off my mind and enjoy myself. The website advertises a new drug for curing AIDS. Unlike cows or horses, the digestion of grass is impossible for humans. COM Example: The company tries to ensure the well-being of its employees by providing good working conditions.

For the next few days, I have a busy schedule, which includes my yoga class each morning. I should receive the exam results any time soon — perhaps tomorrow. Describe a skill you would like to learn You should say: COM Digital technology has reshaped the world in more than one way during the last decade.

As a result, a new way of living and working has also prevailed among people, especially Millennials. Being known as an incredible image editing program, Photoshop has earned its reputation for good reasons. Created and maintained by Adobe, Photoshop provides users with a complete and advanced tool set to maximize their creativity. It can do anything regarding online media, for example, creating 3D images, resizing, color correction and even editing video. Fancy as it sounds, to acquire Photoshop skill would be a painstaking process.

Due to complex features and even more complex applications, Photoshop is not for those without patience and constant practice. Furthermore, the program usually gets upgraded with more usages, therefore, you would have to keep learning to avoid being obsolete. Graphic design is a critical skill in this digital era which affords anyone flexibility as well as attractive income.

Therefore, it would definitely be on top of my must-learn skill in the near future. Actually, I have already scheduled my timetable and squeeze in some hours for Photoshop class next month and I hope it would go as well as it could be. This song was written for the Olympic Games. When it came out, it quickly became a hit on every single music chart throughout the world, not just because of its catchy melody, but also for its meaningful lyrics.

The song talks about how each of us can be a champion or anything we want to be as long as we dedicate our time and efforts to doing what we are passionate about. The song is played at big athletic events to pump up the crowd, but you can easily relate to the song at other times as well, especially when you are about to give up.

I think this song has such a powerful message that whenever I was tired or had decided to quit, it would lift me up right away. It made me think about why I had started in the first place and that I needed to finish the job that I was currently doing. His sister writes meaningful lyrics for her songs. You were able to get a high score on the test because you dedicated 2 hours every day to studying and preparing yourself.

Elite athletes are passionate about their sport and want to become the best. The cheerleaders tried to pump up the crowd during the football game. She can relate to the lyrics of that song about love and loss. He decided to give up smoking after 10 years. She convinced her son not to quit the soccer team. His brother is good at lifting others up when they are feeling down.

COM You should say: It is situated at Y — a small quiet lane near my university in the centre of my hometown. The coffee house is decorated in an old, traditional French style, with a lot of paintings on the wall, and it attracts a lot of foreign customers. As a full- time student, I have been so caught up in my studies, therefore, I just take a day off to go there on weekends after a long stressful week. There are many live music events taking place there performed by acoustic guitarists, so I often check them out on the internet and come with my friends.

Because this type of music is my kind of thing, I am in my element just humming the tune of the songs and relaxing in a comfy chair to enjoy myself. The fast food tastes quite savoury and especially the coffee in X is always irresistibly delicious. COM the top 5 best coffee shops in What I really love is how cozy the atmosphere is, something which I have not found in any other coffee shop yet.

Whenever things go wrong, I often go there as a hideaway to escape from all the pressures and order a cup of coffee to relieve my stress. It always works wonders. I find it extremely therapeutic and soothing. I sometimes hang out at the shopping mall on Sundays and meet up with my friends. The lane behind the museum will take you directly to the train station. Her living room is always decorated with flowers. I was so caught up in the film that I forgot to feed the cat.

Artists who play traditional music usually use acoustic instruments, copying the way in which the music was originally played. I am really in my element at parties, because I love dancing and mixing with friends. He began humming along to the music. I felt cozy and relaxed sitting by the fire.

He escapes to his hideaway in the country at weekends. To relieve his feeling of guilt, he decided to tell the truth to the police. If you have a bad cold, a hot lemon drink at night works wonders. I find that yoga is very therapeutic, and I always feel better after my yoga class. The doctor has such a soothing voice that his patients feel relaxed immediately. Describe a website you like to visit You should say: When you found it What it is about How often you visit it Why you like this website Band 8.

There is no doubt that online source is essential for everyone nowadays. A vast amount of information is instantly updated every second to meet our needs. COM What I love about the website is a wide variation of food stores is introduced in detail, including the price, the food available, the parking area and the service offered. Posts can also be varied in terms of food, by which the reviewer recommends their top five stores selling it; in terms of design concepts, by which people can choose their favorite surrounding environment or those young photographers can also come to practice and in terms of specific locations.

Of course different person has different taste, I also can to go through the comments below or save many posts for references. What is more, the website provides delivery service, which is a huge benefit for those who are living too far away from the store. For those reasons listed, food. Describe a wedding that you have attended. Last month, I received a wedding invitation from my old friend from primary school.

The wedding was held at the beginning of April. Her wedding ceremony took place at The Sum Villa, located near my home in the heart of my city. It was decorated impressively with a lot of lights, candles and flowers around the room. There were three glamorous wedding photo albums, showing tables right at the centre of the official gate. The principal colours were likely to be white and violet, so all the guests were requested to wear clothes with one or both of these colours.

Personally, I wore a white dress with small accessories. It was meant to be a casual wedding, which I had never attended before. It turned out to be refreshingly informal. One of the best moments that really touched me was when the bridegroom sang a song for the bride and all the guests sang along with him.

Also, he made a photo clip by himself marking their 4-year romance, to show to everyone in the room. It was no surprise that everyone clapped their hands and cheered them. Of course, I was no exception. It was also a good chance to catch up with my old friends and we all had a great time.

We definitely made the most of the occasion and took a lot of pictures with the bride and the bridegroom. I gave my friend a gift to celebrate her wedding day. I had given much thought to my wedding present when I was choosing it, and I wished her lots of happiness for the future. Describe a time when you tried a new food for the first time.

This happened when I was 10 years old. After putting so much thought into some new savoury food to have for our meal, we decided to go to a BBQ restautant on X street. We ordered four dishes with three different tastes. One of them which really interested me was grilled-Australian beef, flavoured with something spicy, rich and aromatic.

It not only tasted delicious, but also looked appealing.

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Also, it went well with two kinds of dipping sauces and was served with baguettes. There was also a salad, which gave it a mild taste to contrast with the spicy flavours. The idea of a barbecue originated in America, and for us it was a novel and sophisticated meal. What I really enjoyed was that we could watch as it was cooked in front of us.

I loved how juicy it was and the aroma it had. Just mentioning it makes my mouth water. I mean, the BBQ was out of this world. That was the first time I had tried it, and I would have liked to have kept on coming back for more, but I was just too full.

Every summer, my friends and I have barbecues on the beach and we each bring some beef or other meat to grill. I put so much thought into my school project that I received a very high score. We ate some tasty savoury biscuits with cheese to finish our meal. Our meal arrived at the table — two dishes of meat, with rice and salad. The fish was flavoured with spices and it tasted delicious. She grows a number of aromatic plants in her garden. The chef flavours his dipping sauces with different spices — some sweet spices and some hot ones.

The cheese baguettes which we ordered were hard on the outside and soft on the inside. I prefer cheese that is mild rather than cheese with a strong flavour. Tobacco originated in America and was later brought to Europe. Drive-in restaurants are a novel idea which originated in America. He bought some delicious juicy oranges at the market. Thinking about Thai cuisine makes my mouth water.

The new James Bond film is out of this world. Although I was full after lunch, I still ate an ice-cream in the afternoon. Describe a difficult decision that you made. And for a girl who has never been far away from home, studying in a foreign country might bring out my independent nature.

COM the decision. I told my parents who are both open-minded about my plan,and they were pretty supportive, but they also pointed out some disadvantages. My mom told me that being in a new place by myself could be overwhelming sometimes, and it tests my ability to adapt to diverse situations. I would be completely on my own, and basically everything I took for granted in the past would then be a challenge, like paying bills, opening bank accounts, communicating with fellow students, and the list goes on and on.

All of a sudden, I felt stuck. I weighed up the pros and cons carefully, and after some serious consideration, I finally made up my mind to seize the opportunity to go abroad for study. Describe a place you have visited that has been affected by pollution. But these years, I believe it has become well known for its heavy air pollution. All I can hear from the news every now and then is Beijing is hit by hazardous smog again and the municipal government issues yellow smog alerts all the time, and the number of patients who suffer from respiratory disease is on the rise.

But a few months ago, my best friend was getting married in Beijing and I was asked to be her bridesmaid. So I had to fly there to attend her wedding. After I landed at the airport, I just had this weird feeling in my throat and I started to cough. When I looked out of the window, I could see the city was covered in a dense layer of smog, and some of the skyscrapers were barely visible.


I remember I was wearing a white blouse, but by the time I got to my hotel, the collar was dirty, it was only like 4 hours? So you see, the pollution was that serious. Describe a product you bought that you were or, are happy with. COM why you bought it and explain why you were or are happy with it. And um, I think it took me about four or five months to save up for it, and I basically did it by cutting back on other things, you know, like eating out and buying clothes.

You know, I already had an iPhone and laptop, so the only thing I was missing was an iPad. So I just thought it would be great to have one! So for that reason, it just felt a bit more special to me, if you know what I mean! Describe a person you know , much older than you, who you admire. Model Answer The senior person whom I really respect and like is my grandmother. From my childhood she has been a caring person for me.

Still she is a good friend of mine whom I share many things. She is a benevolent and good person who possesses a good heart. She tries to help others with her highest efforts. I know her from my childhood as she lives with us and we have a lot of happy memories together.

She is a successful mother of 3 people including my father. She has devoted all her life for her kids and made them educated. She possesses a nice and charming personality that illuminate people around her. I love and respect her for many different reasons.

The most important reason is because of her unconditional love and affection for me. She is a good mentor who can show me positive ways and guide me in my depressed time.

Talking to her is a soothing experience and the story she tells is always attractive and full of morality. I have learned many positive attitudes and good thinking from her. For all those reasons and a strong bonding between us, I respect and admire her very much. She is my best friend. We are the same age and she is only two days older than me. We studied in the same school, so we had many opportunities to communicate with each other.

She is a good looking and outgoing person. We have many of the same hobbies. We both like reading books and watching films, then we exchange our own opinions about the books and films.

We had many fun times together. She is good at cooking. Every time I went to her home, she would cook many tasty dishes for me. She is patient to play with kids and help them. She takes part in a charity organization, she regularly goes to the disabled children school to read all kinds of fairy tale books to children.

I feel proud of her. Although both of us are pretty busy with our jobs, we still meet each other once in a while. Whenever I am in trouble or in hardship, she is always there with a helping hand and encouraging words. I do appreciate having this friend. COM Describe a family not your own family that you like. Model Answer When I was a sophomore in college, I made acquaintance with a girl at my age in another department.

We soon became good friends and occasionally she invites me to her place. Thus, I get the chance to meet her whole family.

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Her family is not very rich nor powerful but I like them because they are happy and care for each other. The father is always going on a business trip around the country but whenever he returns back home, the mother prepares for dinner, picks him up in the airport while receives the gifts he brings. Actually, the father is the stepfather of the girl, but as she told me, he treats her even better than her own dad does. I like the family also because it is quite democratic.

For example, they always take an annual trip together but unlike most families where father or mother takes the lead, they pick up the destination through family discussion. COM tasks like booking hotel and designing routes and planning intended traveling spots.

In a word, I like the family because they own happiness and mutual respect. Describe a photo of yourself that you like You should say: Although this photo is just a normal scenic, it was taken in a special place, which is on helicopter. In summer holiday last year, my roommate and I decide to go to America for a one-month travelling.

When we arrived there, we heard from local that Grand Canyon is the most famous attraction in California. People living there suggested us that viewing canyon scenery from sky was the best choice. And we felt really moved and interested in their words.

So we immediately booked tickets for sky tour of Grand Canyon. COM tour, but actually the helicopter shaked heavily and it was difficult to take any photos during flying.

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This made me dizzy. You know, I looked outside the window and enjoyed views by eyes without taking any photos. Luckily, after we got off from the helicopter, my roommate told me that she used her phone, taking a photo for me.

20 IELTS Speaking topics (Parts 1, 2, 3)

The photo has splendid background of the whole Grand Canyon and I was looking at the window. I love this photo and use it as my desktop until now. Describe a time when you saw an interesting animal. Model Answer: I found there was a bat nest in my balcony recently, and one night I happened to see they flew across the patio under our apartment and hover in the sky. I was shocked, because it was dark outside but they knew exactly where to go without mistakes.

Moreover, they went out only at night. I thought bats are interesting not because they can fly in the dark since I know they are nocturnal animals. COM capture is their unusual eye-sight, like another nocturnal animal, owls. But the truth is because of their echolocation. Bat echolocation is a perceptual system where ultrasonic sounds are emitted specifically to produce echoes.

By comparing the outgoing pulse with the returning echoes the brain and auditory nervous system can produce detailed images of the bat's surroundings.

This allows bats to detect, localize and even classify their prey in complete darkness.