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

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

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

You should say
When it was?
Where it was?
Why you were not allowed to use your mobile phone?
How you felt about it?

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 occasion when you were not allowed to use your mobile phone IELTS cue card:

Introduction:

  • Cell phones have become an indispensable part of our lives
  • Today, we cannot think of a life without the cell phone.
  • There are many places, where the use of a cell phone is very disturbing.
  • For example, in religious places like temples, restaurants, and hospitals.

When it was?

  • Here, I would like to talk about a situation when I was not allowed to use the cell phone
  • Last month, my aunt had come from the UK to spend a few days with us and do some shopping for her daughter’s wedding.

Where it was?

  • We decided to go to the Golden Temple in Amritsar on the weekend.
  • I remember vividly, there was a long queue to enter the main building.
  • Our turn came after one hour’s wait.
  • Just as we entered the main prayer hall, my phone started ringing.
  • Everybody turned to look at me as if I had committed a crime.
  • I had forgotten to turn my cell phone off.

Why you were not allowed to use your mobile phone?

  • There were notices all around that cell phones had to be turned to the silent mode before entering the hall.
  • I cut the call and immediately turned off my cell phone.

How you felt about it?

  • I felt very embarrassed.
  • There were so many people there but nobody’s cell phone was ringing.
  • After doing the circumambulation of the holy book, we came out.
  • Then we went to the community kitchen, where food is served round the clock.
  • After another one hour, we came out of the main building of the temple, and then I switched my cell phone back on.
  • There were four missed calls from my cousin.
  • I called her and told her why we didn’t answer her calls
  • She understood.

Conclusion:

  • So this was the situation when I was not allowed to use my cell phone.

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 occasion when you were not allowed to use your mobile phone”

1. What is the impact of the cell phone?
I believe cell phones have both positive and negative impact on our lives. Due to cell phones we have instant access to information and also because of them we can connect with our loved ones anywhere, anytime. But at the same time if you think about the negative impacts cell phones have also become a great cause of stress in our lives. The need to always stay connected is taking a toll on our personal lives.

2. What is the smartphone used the most for?
I think, nowadays the smartphones are primarily used for accessing social networking applications such as Whatsapp, Facebook, and Twitter, etc. People also use them for official and entertainment purposes like checking office email or watching movies and playing games.

3. What is your opinion about selfies?
I believe selfies are one of the biggest trends of our era. People are not camera shy anymore and with the advent of front facing cameras on smartphones they are taking selfies for every occasion a d at every place they visit.

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

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

Introduction:
Cell phones have become an indispensable part of our lives
Today, we cannot think of a life without the cell phone.
There are many places, where the use of a cell phone is very disturbing.
For example, in religious places like temples, restaurants, and hospitals.
When it was?
Here, I would like to talk about a situation when I was not allowed to use the cell phone
Last month, my aunt had come from the UK to spend a few days with us and do some shopping for her daughter’s wedding.
Where it was?
We decided to go to the Golden Temple in Amritsar on the weekend.
I remember vividly, there was a long queue to enter the main building.
Our turn came after one hour’s wait.
Just as we entered the main prayer hall, my phone started ringing.
Everybody turned to look at me as if I had committed a crime.
I had forgotten to turn my cell phone off.
Why you were not allowed to use your mobile phone?
There were notices all around that cell phones had to be turned to the silent mode before entering the hall.
I cut the call and immediately turned off my cell phone.
How you felt about it?
I felt very embarrassed.
There were so many people there but nobody’s cell phone was ringing.
After doing the circumambulation of the holy book, we came out.
Then we went to the community kitchen, where food is served round the clock.
After another one hour, we came out of the main building of the temple, and then I switched my cell phone back on.
There were four missed calls from my cousin.
I called her and told her why we didn’t answer her calls
She understood.
Conclusion:
So this was the situation when I was not allowed to use my cell phone.