Describe an item of clothing that someone gave you IELTS cue card

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe an item of clothing that someone gave you.

You should say:

What the clothing was?
Who gave it to you?
When you got it?
And explain why this person gave you the clothing?

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 an item of clothing that someone gave you IELTS cue card:

Model Answer:

Introduction:

  • In our life we all give and receive gifts from time to time.
  • I have also received many gifts in my life, some of which were items of clothing.

What the clothing was? and Who gave it to you? and When you got it?

  • Here I would like to talk about a traditional suit, which my maternal gave me as a gift on my birthday.
  • It is a bottle green suit with magenta and golden embroidery
  • It also has a multi-coloured stole to go with it which had a golden lace on all sides
  • It is studded with golden beads
  • It has a very traditional ethnic touch to it
  • It is a very beautiful suit
  • The stole is in crinkled silk
  • She gave me matching accessories also
  • She gave me a golden beaded purse to go with it.
  • Whenever I wear the suit, I wear my traditional Punjabi shoes, which match perfectly with the suit.
  • When I wear that suit everyone compliments me
  • I feel very good when I receive those compliments.

And explain why this person gave you the clothing?

  • Actually, my aunt runs her hobby classes of cooking in Chandigarh.
  • I stayed with her during my vacations and helped her.
  • She could accommodate more number of students because of my help.
  • She offered me money, but I refused because I had not helped her for money.
  • So she bought this expensive suit for me on my birthday.

Conclusion:

  • I really like the suit and have worn it on many occasions.

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 an item of clothing that someone gave you”.

1. What kinds of clothes do people wear after work?
People wear comfortable and casual clothes after work, because usually at work, people have to wear uniforms or formal clothes. Once people come back home, they like to relax and want to be more comfortable.

2. What kind of clothes should people wear at work?
At work people should wear proper and formal clothes. At some workplaces, uniforms are needed, which gives them an identity and develops a sense of discipline. It also depends on the type of work people do. If someone is working as a gym instructor, he or she cannot wear formal clothes to work. They have to wear sports wear.

3. Do you think students need to wear school uniforms?
Yes, I think students need to wear school uniforms, as they act as a social leveler/equalizer. Uniforms give an identity to the students and also inculcate a sense of discipline among students. Uniforms are also good for the school’s security, as if any miscreants enter the school, they can be easily spotted.

4. Where do Indian people buy clothes?
Indian people buy clothes from shops and stores in the local markets and in shopping malls. There are many small-scale stores and boutiques that are run from home, from where people shop for clothes. Also, online shopping is very popular in India. There are many popular shopping websites, like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and so on, from where people buy clothes.

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Describe an item of clothing that someone gave you IELTS cue card

Describe an item of clothing that someone gave you IELTS cue card

Introduction:
In our life we all give and receive gifts from time to time.
I have also received many gifts in my life, some of which were items of clothing.
What the clothing was? and Who gave it to you? and When you got it?
Here I would like to talk about a traditional suit, which my maternal gave me as a gift on my birthday.
It is a bottle green suit with magenta and golden embroidery
It also has a multi-coloured stole to go with it which had a golden lace on all sides
It is studded with golden beads
It has a very traditional ethnic touch to it
It is a very beautiful suit
The stole is in crinkled silk
She gave me matching accessories also
She gave me a golden beaded purse to go with it.
Whenever I wear the suit, I wear my traditional Punjabi shoes, which match perfectly with the suit.
When I wear that suit everyone compliments me
I feel very good when I receive those compliments.
And explain why this person gave you the clothing?
Actually, my aunt runs her hobby classes of cooking in Chandigarh.
I stayed with her during my vacations and helped her.
She could accommodate more number of students because of my help.
She offered me money, but I refused because I had not helped her for money.
So she bought this expensive suit for me on my birthday.
Conclusion:
I really like the suit and have worn it on many occasions.