Describe a perfect job you would like to have in the future IELTS cue card

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe a perfect job you would like to have in the future.

You should say
What it is?
How you knew it?
What it is like?
And explain why you think it is perfect?

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 Answers to describe a perfect job you would like to have in the future IELTS cue card:

Model Answer:


  • Many jobs in the world are well paid, such as a teacher, a doctor, a nurse, a scientist, a politician, and so many more.

What it is?

  • Here I would like to talk about a job, which I think is perfect for me.
  • This is the job of a teacher.

How you knew it?

  • Everyone passes through the hands of teachers in the school and college years.

And explain why you think it is perfect?

  • Teachers are known as nation builders.
  • People from all the professions, such as doctors and nurses, also pass through a teacher’s hands.
  • I believe that teachers have the power to make the world a better place.
  • A teacher is like a candle that burns itself and shows light to others.
  • Since ancient times, teaching has been considered a noble profession.
  • In ancient India, there was the Gurukul system.
  • Even the king’s children stayed in the home of the guru or the teacher.
  • They used to do the household chores of the guru, and in return the guru imparted knowledge.
  • Teachers improve the literacy rate of a country.
  • When the literacy rate is high, crime and violence go down.
  • A teacher requires good communication skills and depth of knowledge of his/her subject.
  • A good teacher should treat all students equally.
  • Nowadays, the government is paying teachers handsomely.
  • This is to lure bright students to join this profession.
  • A bachelor’s in education degree is required to be a teacher.
  • I believe in enjoying what I do, and at the same time, I wish to do quality work.
  • These children are our future.
  • One of my aunts is a teacher.
  • She is earning handsomely.
  • She tells me that she enjoys her job very much.
  • I have seen her students give her a lot of respect and love.


  • One day, I wish I too become as successful as she is.

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 perfect job you would like to have in the future”.

Q1. Do you think you want to take up this job?
Yes, I would definitely like to take up this job. It requires great commitment, but it is also well paid.

Q2. Which occupation should be given better pay?
Teachers, doctors, nurses, entertainers, people in the civil services, people in the defence, those working in fire brigades, should all be given better pay.

Q3. Is being rich a good thing?
Yes, being rich is a good thing. Rich people can help others. They can also satisfy/fulfil all their needs.

Q4. Do you think people should save for the future?
Yes, people should save for the future. The future is uncertain. There should always be some saving for the rainy days.

Q5. What makes a person choose a job apart from the pay it offers?
Many factors help a person choose a job. The first is money, and the second is job satisfaction. Then there are chances of promotion—good relations with the employers, perks and bonuses.

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