Describe a friend/person who is a good leader

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe a friend/person who is a good leader.

You should say:
Who this person is?
How you know this person?
What he does?
How this person behaves?
Why do you think he is a good leader?

Note: You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you are going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.

Model Answer

Introduction :

Everyone defines leader differently, but according to my perception, a person becomes a leader only when he knows what is the right path, in which ways he/ she help other people to solve their problem and think about other people first instead think about himself.”

Who this person is? and How you know this person?

I know many people who have many leadership qualities, but here I would like to talk about my classmate Komal. I believe she is an outstanding leader.

She is 26 years old and very beautiful.I know her since college days.She is a very confident and straight forward girl. She never feels shy while speaking in front of someone, so that’s why she clear her ideas very smoothly. I remember she never misses even a single competition of debate and presenting the presentation.

What he/she does?

She is the head of the class in the college. After completed her study, she joined a multinational company where she is working as a head developer.

How this person behaves? and Why do you think he is a good leader?

Her communication skills are excellent.- She attends many meetings at the international level because of her confidence and English. She also does much social work and helps poor people. Especially poor girls who want to pursue their study and She donates money for their education. Now she lives away from me, so we communicate with each other through phone and social sites.

IELTS Speaking Part 3 : Follow up Questions

Here some examples of follow up questions that you may asked during your speaking part 3 by examiner related to cue card “describe a friend/person who is a good leader”.

1. Who is the head of the family in your culture?

In my culture, the head of the family is the oldest male member of the family if there is no older male in the house then more former lady is the head of the family.

2. Are men better at decision making in a family?

I think gender difference is disappearing now a day, so both are equally capable of decision making.

3. Do you think that in future there will be more women leaders?

It is difficult to predict the future. Women are indeed coming up in every field, so it could imagine that there will be more women leaders in the upcoming time.

4. Should a leader discuss with team members when making decisions?

Yes, a leader must discuss all the points with the team before making a decision. In that way, a leader get new ideas about the decision.

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