Latest Makkar IELTS [Sept-Dec 2021] Speaking Cue Cards

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Latest Makkar IELTS Speaking Cue Cards September-December 2021 pdf download [Final version]: Speaking is no doubt one of the hardest parts of IELTS examination. But, there are some invaluable resources that always come handy to help prepare for this section. The bundle of Makkar IELTS Cue Cards w/ Follow ups is indeed a bundle of joy for many of us.

In this article, I am going to share with you the final version of latest Makkar IELTS Cue Cards(Speaking guesswork) with fully solved Band 09 answers for the months of September to December, 2021. PREPARE WELL!

Find all the latest Speaking Part-2 Cue Cards here: IELTS Speaking Part-2 January-April 2022 Cue Cards ↗

Find all the latest Speaking Part-1 Topics here: IELTS Speaking Part-1 January-April 2022 Topics ↗

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MAKKAR IELTS SPEAKING PART – 1 [Sept-Dec 2021]

IELTS Speaking Part – 1 focuses on the ability to share personal information and opinions on everyday life. There is no fixed quota of questions and the examiner is free to ask any number of questions. It lasts for around 4-5 minutes.

Following are the probable set of questions given in the latest makkar pdf that may be asked by the examiner in the months of September to December:

SPENDING TIME WITH OTHERS 🆕

1. Do you like talking with people? Why?

2. How do you like spending time with your friends?

3. Would you prefer to study alone or with others?

4. Do you remember a time when you need to cooperate with others?

PETS & ANIMALS 🆕

1. What’s your favourite animal? why?

2. What is the most popular animal in your country?

3. Have you ever had a pet before?

4. Where do you prefer to keep your pet, indoors or outdoors?

HEADPHONES 🆕

1. Do you use headphones?

2. What type of headphones do you use?

3. When would you use headphones?

4. In what conditions, you won’t use headphones?

SHOES 🆕

1. Do you like buying shoes? How often?

2. Have you ever bought shoes online?

3. How much money do you usually spend on shoes?

4. Which do you prefer, fashionable shoes or comfortable shoes?

PUBLIC GARDENS & PARKS 🆕

1. Would you like to play in a public garden or park?

2. What would you like to do when visiting a park?

3. How have parks changed today compared to the time when you were a kid?

4. Would you prefer to play in a personal garden or public garden?

APPS 🆕

1. What apps have you recently used?

2. What kinds of apps are you usually interested in?

3. What was the first app you used?

4. What kinds of apps would you like to use in the future?

COLOURS 🆕

1. What’s your favourite colour?

2. What’s the colour you dislike? Why?

3. What colour makes you uncomfortable in your room?

4. What is the most popular colour in India?

5. Do colours affect your mood?

6. Does colour matter when you buy things?

7. What is the difference between men’s and women’s colour preference?

8. Have you ever seen a rainbow?

WEATHER 🆕

1. What kind of weather do you like the most?

2. What’s the weather like in your hometown?

3. Do you like the weather in your hometown?

4. Do you prefer dry or wet weather?

GETTING LOST 🆕

1. Have you ever lost your way?

2. How can you find your way when you are lost?

3. Can you read a map when you get lost?

4. Have you ever helped someone who got lost?

CONCENTRATION 🆕

1. Is it difficult for you to stay focused on something?

2. What do you do to help you concentrate?

3. What may distract you when you are trying to stay focused?

4. When do you need to be focused?

SCIENCE 🆕

1. Do you like Science?

2. When did you start to learn about Science?

3. Which Science subject is interesting to you?

4. What kinds of interesting things have you done with Science?

HOLIDAYS 🆕

1. Where did you go for your last holiday?

2. Do you like holidays? Why?

3. Which public holiday do you like the best?

4. What do you do on holidays?

FLOWERS 🆕

1. What kind of flowers do you know?

2. Are there any flowers that have special significance in your country?

3. Have you ever planted any flowers by yourself?

4. Have you sent flowers to anyone?

BARBECUE 🆕

1. Do you(Indians) like Barbecue?

2. Would you like to have barbecue with your friends or your family?

3. What kind of food is your favourite in barbecue?

4. Did you have experienced barbecue when you were a child?

CAR TRIP 🆕

1. Do you like to travel by car?

2. When do you travel by car?

3. Which is the farthest place you have ever traveled by car?

4. Do you like to sit on the front seat or back seat when travelling by car?

RELAX

1. What do you do to relax?

2. Do you think doing sports is a right way to relax?

3. Do you think vacation is a good time for you to relax?

4. Do you think students need more relaxing time?

WALLET 🆕

1. Do you use a wallet?

2. Have you ever lost a wallet?

3. Have you ever sent a wallet to someone as a gift?

4. Do most of your friends use a wallet?

ENVIRONMENT

1. Would you like to work in a company related to environmental protection?

2. How can we protect the environment?

3. Do you think you have done enough to protect the environment?

4. Is there education about how to protect environment at schools?

SPECIAL COSTUMES 🆕

1. Do you like to wear special costumes?

2. Did you try any special costumes when you were young?

3. When was the last time you wore special costumes?

4. Did you ever buy special costumes?

PRIMARY SCHOOL

1. What did you like to do the most when you were in primary school?

2. How did you go to your primary school?

3. How do you like your primary school?

4. What did you do in your leisure time?

TREES 🆕

1. What kind of trees do people usually plant in your country?

2. Have you ever planted a tree?

3. What kind of trees do you plant?

4. Do you like planting trees and why?

NEW YEAR

1. How do you celebrate New Year?

2. Do you still remember a New Year that you celebrated?

3. Do you have any rituals or ceremonies to celebrate the New Year in your country?

4. Why do people think New Year is a new beginning?

HAPPINESS

1. Is there anything that makes you feel happy lately??

2. What do you do to stay happy?

3. Can you stay happy all the time?

4. Is it important to be happy?

DECORATION

1. What is the decoration like in your home?

2. What kind of decoration do you prefer?

3. Do Indian people like decorating their homes?

4. What’s your favourite colour when decorating your home?

FARMING

1. Have you ever visited a farm?

2. What kind of farm do you like?

3. Do you think farming is important?

4. Did you do any work at the farm when you were young?

FURNITURE

1. Do you have a lot of furniture in your home?

2. Is there anyone who bought furniture for you?

3. What kind of furniture would you like to buy?

4. Which furniture do you like best in your home?

PHASES OF LIFE

1. Do you enjoy your current stage of life?

2. In what stage of your life were you the happiest?

3. Which stage of your life do you think is the most important?

4. What’s your plan for your next stage of life?

HOME COUNTRY

1. Which part of your country do you like to live in?

2. Do you know the history of your country well?

3. What makes you feel proud of your country?

4. Will you stay in India in the future?

VIEW FROM THE WINDOW

1. What scenery can you see from the window of your room?

2. Do you like to watch the scenery from your window?

3. Do you want to live in a house with beautiful window views?

4. How do you feel when you can’t see any beautiful view from your window?

NAME

1. Is it easy for you to remember names of people?

2. How do you remember names of people?

3. How do you feel when people can’t remember your name?

4. Do you often forget names of people?

NEW ACTIVITIES

1. Do you like to try new activities and why?

2. What activities would you like to try?

3. What activities did you do when you were a child?

4. Do you like to try new activities alone or with friends?

READING

1. Do you you like reading?

2. Do you like to read at home or in other places?

3. In what places do you think it is difficult to read?

4. Do you like to read by yourself or with other people?

GETTING UP EARLY

1. Do you often get up early in the morning?

2. What do you usually do when you get up early?

3. Do you get up early on weekends?

4. Which morning do you like the best in a week?

SINGING

1. Do you often sing/ Do you often like to sing?

2. When do you like to sing?

3. How much time do you spend in singing every day?

4. What kinds of music do you like to sing?

5. Is it difficult to sing well?

6. Do you want to be a singer?

7. Will you learn singing in the future?

8. Did you enjoy singing when you were younger?

CLOTHES & FASHION

1. Are you interested in clothing and fashion?

2. Do you have lots of nice clothes?

3. What kind(s) of clothes do you usually wear?

4. Would you say clothes are expensive in your country?

5. Do you like to wear fashionable clothes?

6. Is there anything that you used to wear in the past but not now?

7. Do you like shopping?

8. How often do you go for shopping for clothes?

9. How often do you buy clothes online?

10. Do you plan to buy any designer/branded clothes?

RECYCLE

1. Do you recycle things? why?

2. Did you recycle when your were a child?

3. Will you recycle in the coming future?

4. What kind of things do you recycle?

SMS/TEXT MESSAGING

1. Do you like texting?

2. Do you prefer sending or receiving messages?

3. Have you ever received a confusing text message?

4. In what circumstances is making a phone call better than sending an SMS?

SPORTS

1. Do you like sports? / Are you interested in sports?

2. What sports do you like?

3. Do most people in your country like sports?

4. What benefits do you think sports have?

PICNIC

1. Did you go on a picnic when you were a child?

2. How often do you go on a picnic now?

3. Where do you go on a picninc?

4. What is the difference between going on a picnic and cooking at home?

GIFT

1. What is the best present that you have ever received?

2. Do you give expensive gifts?

3. What do you give others as gifts?

4. What kind of gifts are popular in your country?

BEING TIDY

1. Are you a tidy person?

2. How do you keep things tidy around you?

3. Do you think people should be tidy all the time?

4. Are you tidier at school/work or home?

DISCUSSION

1. What do you like/love to talk about?

2. Have your discussion topics changed since you were a kid?

3. Do you change your opinion frequently?

4. Do you prefer to talk or listen?

MEETING NEW PEOPLE

1. How do you feel when people welcome you?

2. Do you often meet new people?

3. Do you like someone in the first meeting? why?

LIST

1. Do you make a list when you shop?

2. Why don’t some people like making lists?

3. Do you make a list for your work/study?

4. Do you prefer to make a list on paper or your phone?

JOKES & COMEDIES

1. Are you good at telling jokes?

2. Do your friends like to tell jokes?

3. Do you like to watch comedies?

4. Have you ever watched a live show?

PERFUME

1. Do you use perfume?

2. What kind of perfume do you like?

3. What does perfume mean to you?

4. Do you give perfume as a gift?

INSECTS

1. Do you like insects?

2. Are there any insects where you live?

3. Do you think insects are useful?

MARKET

1. What do street markets sell?

2. Are there any street markets in your country?

3. What are the differences you see between a street market and a supermarket?

4. Do you often go to the supermarket?

MAKKAR IELTS SPEAKING CUE CARDS & FOLLOW UPS [Sept-Dec 2021]

Following are the latest Makkar IELTS Speaking Cue Cards (with band 8/9 model answers) and follow-ups that will probably be asked in the coming months i.e September to December.

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Describe a person who impressed you the most when you were in primary school 🆕

☑️ Who he/she is?

☑️ How you knew him/her?

☑️ Why he/she impressed you the most?

☑️ How you feel about him/her?

Describe an item on which you spent more than expected 🆕

☑️ What it is?

☑️ How much did you spent on it?

☑️ Why you bought it?

☑️ Explain why you think you spent more than expected?

Describe an activity that you usually do that wastes your time 🆕

☑️ What it is?

☑️ When you usually do it?

☑️ Why do you do it?

☑️ Explain why you think it wastes your time?

Describe a skill that was difficult for you to learn 🆕

☑️ When you learned it?

☑️ Why you learned it?

☑️ How you learned it?

☑️ How you felt when you learned it?

Describe a time you moved to a new home/school 🆕

☑️ When you moved?

☑️ Where you moved?

☑️ Why you moved?

☑️ And how you felt about it?

Describe a time when you felt proud of a family member 🆕

☑️ When it happened?

☑️ Who is this person?

☑️ What the person did?

☑️ And explain why you felt proud of him/her?

Describe a difficult thing you did 🆕

☑️ What it was?

☑️ How did you complete it?

☑️ Why it was difficult?

☑️ And how you felt about doing it?

Describe a time you got up early 🆕

☑️ When was it?

☑️ Why did you get up early?

☑️ What did you do after getting up?

☑️ How did you feel about it?

Describe a person who solved a problem in a smart way 🆕

☑️ Who this person is?

☑️ What the problem was?

☑️ How he/she solved it?

☑️ Explain why you think he/she did it in a smart way?

Describe an exciting book that you enjoy reading 🆕

☑️ When you read it?

☑️ What kind of book it is?

☑️ What is about?

☑️ Explain why you think it is interesting?

Describe a café you like to visit 🆕

☑️ Where it is?

☑️ What kinds of food and drink it serves?

☑️ What do you do there?

☑️ Explain why you like to go there?

Describe a time you were friendly to someone you didn’t like 🆕

☑️ When and where it happened?

☑️ Who he/she was?

☑️ Why you didn’t like the person?

☑️ Explain why you were friendly to him/her on that occasion?

Describe a time you bought something from a street/outdoor market 🆕

☑️ When it was?

☑️ Where the market was?

☑️ What you bought?

☑️ How you felt about it?

Describe a time when you’re waiting for something special that would happen 🆕

☑️ What you waited for?

☑️ Where you waited?

☑️ Why it was special?

☑️ Explain how you felt when you were waiting?

Describe a famous athlete you know 🆕

☑️ Who he/she is?

☑️ How do you know him/her?

☑️ What has he/she achieved?

☑️ Explain why he/she is famous?

Describe a creative person whose work you admire 🆕

☑️ Who he/she is?

☑️ How do you know him/her?

☑️ What creative things he/she has done?

☑️ Explain why you think he/she is creative?

Describe a difficult decision that you once made 🆕

☑️ What the decision was?

☑️ When you made the decision?

☑️ How long did it take you to make the decision?

☑️ Explain why it was a difficult decision to make?

Describe a habit your friend has and you want to develop 🆕

☑️ Who your friend is?

☑️ What habit he/she has?

☑️ When you noticed this habit?

☑️ Explain why you want to develop this habit?

Describe a bicycle/motorcycle/car trip you would like to go on 🆕

☑️ Who you would like to go with?

☑️ Where you would like to go?

☑️ When you would like to go?

☑️ Explain why would you like to go by bicycle/motorcycle/car?

Describe a place you visited on vacation 🆕

☑️ Where it is?

☑️ When you went there?

☑️ What you did there?

☑️ Explain why you went there?

Describe a good service you received 🆕

☑️ What the service was?

☑️ When you received it?

☑️ Who you were with?

☑️ How you felt about it?

Describe a businessman you admire 🆕

☑️ Who this person is?

☑️ How do you know this person?

☑️ What kind of business this person does?

☑️ Why do you admire this person?

Describe a foreign person who you’ve heard/known that you think is interesting 🆕

☑️ Who the person is?

☑️ How do you know him/her?

☑️ What kind of person he/she is?

☑️ Explain why you think he/she is interesting?

Describe an activity that you do after school/work 🆕

☑️ What it is?

☑️ When and where you do it?

☑️ Who you do it with?

☑️ How you feel about it?

Describe a piece of equipment that is important in your home 🆕

☑️ How you got it?

☑️ What you use it for?

☑️ How often you use it?

☑️ Explain why you think it’s useful?

Describe someone older than you, whom you admire 🆕

☑️ Who this person is?

☑️ How you know this person?

☑️ What kind of things you like to do together?

☑️ Explain why you admire him/her?

Describe a time when you tried to do something but weren’t very successful 🆕

☑️ When it was?

☑️ What you tried?

☑️ Why it was not very successful?

☑️ How you felt about it?

Describe a city/town where you would like to live in the future 🆕

☑️ Where is it?

☑️ How you know about this place?

☑️ What it is famous for?

☑️ Why you would like to live there?

Describe a street market in your city 🆕

☑️ Where is it?

☑️ What can you buy from there?

☑️ What is it famous for?

☑️ How you feel about it?

Describe a law on Environmental Protection 🆕

☑️ What it is?

☑️ How do you first learned about it?

☑️ Who gets benefit from it?

☑️ Explain how you feel about this law?

Describe an argument that two of your friends had 🆕

☑️ When it happened?

☑️ What it was about?

☑️ How it was solved?

☑️ How you felt about it?

Describe a puzzle [jigsaw/crossword/etc.] you have played

☑️ What it is like?

☑️ How easy or difficult it is?

☑️ How long it takes you to solve it?

☑️ How you feel about it?

Describe a natural talent you want to improve

☑️ What it is?

☑️ When you discovered it?

☑️ How you want to improve it?

☑️ How you feel about it?

Describe a live sports match that you have watched

☑️ What it was?

☑️ When you watched it?

☑️ What it was like?

☑️ How you felt about it?

Describe a plan in your life that is not related to work or study

☑️ What it is about?

☑️ Why you made this plan?

☑️ What you need to do?

☑️ How you feel if it is successful?

Describe an health article you read in a magazine or on the internet 🆕

☑️ What it was?

☑️ Where do you read it?

☑️ Why you read it?

☑️ How you feel about it?

Describe an occasion when you were not allowed to use your mobile phone

☑️ When it was?

☑️ Where it was?

☑️ Why you were not allowed?

☑️ How you felt about it?

Describe a piece of local news that people are interested in

☑️ What it was about?

☑️ Where you heard or saw it?

☑️ Who was involved?

☑️ Explain why people were interested in it?

Describe a tall building in your city you like/dislike

☑️ Where it is?

☑️ What it is used for?

☑️ What it looks like?

☑️ Explain why you like or dislike it?

Describe an occasion when many people were smiling

☑️ When it happened?

☑️ Who were with you?

☑️ What happened?

☑️ Explain why many people were smiling?

Describe a time you saw something interesting on social media

☑️ When it was?

☑️ Where you saw it?

☑️ What you saw?

☑️ Explain why you think it was interesting?

Describe an art or craft activity [painting/woodwork etc.] that you had 🆕

☑️ What you made?

☑️ How you made it?

☑️ What it looked like?

☑️ How you felt about the activity?

Describe a company in your hometown that employs a lot of people

☑️ What it does?

☑️ How many people it employs?

☑️ What kind of people work there?

☑️ How you feel about it?

Describe a quiet place you like to spend your time

☑️ Where it is?

☑️ How you knew it?

☑️ How often you go there?

☑️ What you do there?

☑️ Explain why you like the place?

Describe a time when you helped a friend

☑️ When was it?

☑️ How you helped him/her?

☑️Why you helped him/her?

☑️ How you felt about it?

Describe a leisure activity near the sea you want to try

☑️What it is?

☑️ What you need to prepare?

☑️ How difficult or easy it is?

☑️ Explain why you want to try it?

Describe your favourite weather

☑️ What kind of weather it is?

☑️ When this weather usually occurs?

☑️ What you usually do during this weather?

☑️ Explain why you like this type of weather?

Describe something important that has been kept in your family for a long time

☑️ What it is?

☑️ When your family had it?

☑️ How your family got it?

☑️ Explain why it is important for your family?

Describe a time when you shared something with others

☑️ What was it?

☑️ Who you shared with?

☑️ Why you shared it?

☑️ Explain how you felt about sharing it?

Describe your favourite movie

☑️ When and where you saw it?

☑️ What type of film it was?

☑️ What it was about?

☑️ Explain why it is your favourite film?

Describe a time when you got lost in a place you didn’t know

☑️ When did it happen?

☑️ Who was with you?

☑️ What did you do?

☑️ How you felt about it?

Describe your first day at school

☑️ Where it was?

☑️ How did you go?

☑️ What happened that day?

☑️ How you felt on that day?

Describe an aquatic animal

☑️ What it looks like?

☑️ When you saw it?

☑️ Where you saw it?

☑️ Why it is interesting?

Describe a bag you want to own

☑️ What kind of bag it is?

☑️ Where you want to buy it?

☑️ How much it will cost you?

☑️ Why you want this kind of bag?

Describe your favourite singer

☑️ Who is he/she?

☑️How do you know this singer?

☑️ What this person is like?

☑️ Do you think he/she is good?

Describe a time you made a promise to someone

☑️ Whom did you make the promise to?

☑️ What the promise was?

☑️ Why you made the promise?

☑️ Was the promise easy to achieve?

Describe an art exhibition that you visited

☑️ When you saw this exhibition?

☑️ Where the exhibition was held?

☑️ What was on display?

☑️ Explain your impression of the exhibition?

Describe a time when you told your friend an important truth

☑️ Who your friend was?

☑️ What the truth was?

☑️ What your friend’s reaction was?

☑️ Explain why it’s important to tell the truth?

Describe a skill that you can teach other people

☑️ What it is?

☑️ How you learnt it?

☑️ How can you teach others this skill?

☑️ How do you feel about this skill?

Describe a time when you needed to use your imagination

☑️ When it was?

☑️ When you needed to use imagination?

☑️ How difficult or easy it was?

☑️ Explain how you felt about it?

Describe a special hotel you stayed in

☑️ Where it is?

☑️ What it is like?

☑️ Why you went there?

☑️ How you felt about it?

Describe a person who wears unusual clothes

☑️ Who is he?

☑️ How do you know him?

☑️ What kind of clothes he wear?

☑️ Why do you consider that his clothing choices are weird?

Describe a time when you had to wait in a long line

☑️ When it was?

☑️ How long the line was?

☑️ What it was about?

☑️ How you felt about waiting in the long queue?

Describe a short trip that you often take but you do not like

☑️ Where you go?

☑️ When you go there?

☑️ Why you go there?

☑️ Explain why you do not like this trip?

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