Describe a person you follow on social media IELTS cue card

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe a person you follow on social media.

You should say:

Who he/she is?
How do you know him/her?
What he/she posts on social media?
And explain why you follow him/her on social media?

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 and follow up questions to describe a person you follow on social media IELTS cue card:

Model Answer 1:

Introduction:
Well, it is quite common among people to follow celebrities on social media rather than just watching them on screen or reading about them in magazines as it gives them the feeling of being virtually connected with them.

Who he/she is? and How do you know him/her?
Here I would like to talk about a famous Punjabi singer and actor whom I follow on social media and he is Daljit Dosanj.

How will you complete it?
I follow him on Twitter as well as Insta and there are many reasons behind why I follow him on social media. Firstly, being a student, I rarely get time to sit in front of television to follow celebrity shows that why whenever I get a chance I take his glimpse on twitter. He is Highly active on social media and keeps on posting something every now and then.

What he/she posts on social media?
Since, he is a singer so he often makes announcements of his upcoming music through this platform. As soon as he shares any post related to his music album I immediately check it out. Similarly, he often shares some funny uncut shots to reveal what goes behind the scene during movie production that I find quite hilarious. His every tweet and post receive millions of views and I always comment on his posts with a hope one day he will reply as I am a die-hard fan of Daljit.

How yAnd explain why you follow him/her on social media? and Conclusion:
The best thing I like about his personality is his dressing style. In fact, he is a trend setter and whatever he wears in his posts on Instagram becomes a fashion next day. Today, he is so famous that social media is flooded with his posts and people always talk about him and it is my earnest desire to meet him personally one day and take a selfie with him to upload on my social networking platforms to gain some fame like him.

Model Answer 2:

Introduction:

  • In this century everyone uses the Internet and has an account on social media. 
  • People have different interests, so they follow different people, pages or online industries. 
  • I also have an account on the social media website. I am interested in fashion design. interior design, celebrities such as politicians. movie stars and art and crafts. So for that, I follow those people on social media who provide me with information on those areas.
  • Today I would like to talk about a famous person whom I follow social media. 

Who he/she is? and How do you know him/her? 

  • His name is Barack Hussein Obama. 
  • He served as the 44th president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. 
  • He is an American politician, lawyer and author. 
  • He was the first African-American president of the United States. 
  • Not only I even everyone know this famous personality.

What he/she posts on social media? 

  • He is active on various social sites such as Twitter. Instagram, Facebook and so on. 
  • I am following Twitter. 
  • He posts motivational thoughts. describes his new books. 
  • From his social information. I read several of his books (A Promised Land. The Audacity of Hope, etc.) which are inspiring. 
  • He is not just a good speaker but an excellent listener. He shared a message on Twitter that is “I wanted to share a few of those stories, and also hear about the work you’ve done to create change”.

And explain why you follow him/her on social media? and Conclusion:

  • I want to know about his latest updates so I check my social account daily. 
  • He Uploads all the most recent pictures to Instagram. He is a very down-to-earth person and is still trying to respond to most of the Tweets he receives. I like this person, that’s why I follow him on social media. 

Model Answer 2:

Introduction:

  • I follow many accounts on social media that post things about topics I am interested in like interior design, yoga, art, etc.

Who he/she is? and How do you know him/her?

  • One account I follow on social media is of Chef Sanjyot Keer.
  • He is the founder of Your Food Lab and became very famous for posting cooking videos on Facebook and Youtube.
  • I have never been interested in cooking before as I would eat outside or food that my mother would make.
  • All I could make by myself was rice, maggi, tea, instant precooked meals, etc.
  • During covid time I couldn’t go out and started to crave dishes I ate out in restaurants.
  • I started to look online for recipes to make those dishes at home.

What he/she posts on social media?

  • On YouTube, I came across a video for making Chili Cheese.
  • It’s one of my favorite dishes and I used to eat it at least once a week
  • The video was short (about 5 minutes) but explained the process really.
  • The background music and presentation were very nice.
  • The video was for an account called Your Food Lab and the chef in the video was Sanjyot Keer.
  • I didn’t know anything about him before this, but the reviews were so good that I decided to make this recipe.
  • I followed the recipe step by step. It tasted even better than my favorite restaurant.
  • My parents tried it and were so surprised that it was homemade and that I had made it.
  • I got hooked and started to follow his YouTube account. I even started following him on Facebook and Instagram.

And explain why you follow him/her on social media?

  • After some research, I also found out that he was the food producer for TV show Master Chef India season 4 and worked with great chefs like Sanjeev Kapoor and Vikas Khanna.
  • He posts a lot of recipes on his social media accounts, and I have tried many of them.
  • He also goes live on his accounts sometimes, interacts with his fans, and makes recipes live.
  • All his posts are mainly about food but sometimes he posts about his family, his parents, his wife, and his team.
  • I follow him not only for his recipes but also because I find him to be a very humble, kind, soft-spoken human being. 

Conclusion:

  • He has a great personality, and it is no wonder that he has so many followers.

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 person you follow on social media”.

1. What can people do on social media?
People can use social media to keep in touch with friends and family. People can also follow celebrities and see what’s going on in their lives. People can even look for career opportunities on social media. Business owners can advertise their products and increase their sales through social media. People can post videos about their talents like dancing, singing, etc. on social media. People can find new friends and connect with like-minded people on social media. People can learn new skills like cooking, gardening, art on social media.

2. Do you think older people and younger people will use the same kind of social media software? 
No, younger people prefer the newer Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat platforms. These are new apps, and their short viral videos are very popular among youth. Younger people rapidly adapt to these new apps, use them for a few years, and then may move to something new next whereas older people are still mainly using Facebook, youtube and WhatsApp, etc.

3. Do older people spend much time on social media?
Older people have started to use more social media but mainly for keeping in touch with family and friends. Their children are busy with their families and jobs and there is less face-to-face interaction these days. They can get lonely, so they mainly use it for passing the time when they are bored.

4. Are non-social media like television and newspapers still useful?
It is true that the popularity of non-social media like TV and newspaper has declined a bit but they are still very useful. Many people in the world don’t have internet access and rely on TV and newspapers for news. The older generation also prefers this form of media. Also, TV and newspaper are much more reliable than social media where anyone can post anything. There is a lot of fake news on social media that vulnerable people tend to believe.

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Describe a person you follow on social media IELTS cue card

Describe a person you follow on social media IELTS cue card

Introduction:
Well, it is quite common among people to follow celebrities on social media rather than just watching them on screen or reading about them in magazines as it gives them the feeling of being virtually connected with them.
Who he/she is? and How do you know him/her?
Here I would like to talk about a famous Punjabi singer and actor whom I follow on social media and he is Daljit Dosanj.
How will you complete it?
I follow him on Twitter as well as Insta and there are many reasons behind why I follow him on social media. Firstly, being a student, I rarely get time to sit in front of television to follow celebrity shows that why whenever I get a chance I take his glimpse on twitter. He is Highly active on social media and keeps on posting something every now and then.
What he/she posts on social media?
Since, he is a singer so he often makes announcements of his upcoming music through this platform. As soon as he shares any post related to his music album I immediately check it out. Similarly, he often shares some funny uncut shots to reveal what goes behind the scene during movie production that I find quite hilarious. His every tweet and post receive millions of views and I always comment on his posts with a hope one day he will reply as I am a die-hard fan of Daljit.
How yAnd explain why you follow him/her on social media? and Conclusion:
The best thing I like about his personality is his dressing style. In fact, he is a trend setter and whatever he wears in his posts on Instagram becomes a fashion next day. Today, he is so famous that social media is flooded with his posts and people always talk about him and it is my earnest desire to meet him personally one day and take a selfie with him to upload on my social networking platforms to gain some fame like him.