Describe your favorite movie IELTS cue card

IELTS Speaking Part 2: IELTS Cue Card

Describe your favorite movie.

You should say
When and where you saw it?
What type of film it was?
What the film was about?
And explain why it is your favourite film?

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 your favorite movie IELTS cue card:

Model Answer 1:

Introduction:
To be honest, I love to watch movies, I think it is the best entertainer and stress buster for me, and I will definitely take this opportunity to talk about the movie and that is “Taare Zameen par”.

When and where you saw it? and What type of film it was?
I watched it hardly one month ago, as my friend recommended me to watch it. It’s a family movie and we all family members were free, it was Sunday. So, we decided to watch this movie on Netflix.

What the film was about?
This movie is of famous Bollywood personality “Amir Khan” who is actually favourite as well. This movie is about a little child, who is suffering from a very serious problem and its very rare disease knowns as “Dyslexia” because of that he could read and write well, however, he is excellent at drawing and imagination. but the parents always force and compel the child to do good in studies.

Since he performs poorly he often gets punished by a teacher as well as the parents. Fortunately one day a new teacher joins the school he is actually Amir Khan and he himself was suffering from the same disease in his childhood. so he figured out immediately that this child has a problem.

So, he tries to help him out and try to nurture his talent of drawing and by the end of the movie this child emerge as the best painter.

And explain why it is your favourite film?
I think it is a wonderful movie with a great message for a society that parent should not always compel their children to do good in studies only they should try to nurture their talent because every child is unique in itself.

Apart from the good story I also like the comedy in the movie there were times when we were getting emotional.

Conclusion:
Overall, it was a wonderful movie with the best Indian music as well. So, that’s why I definitely say that it is the best movie and also recommend it to others watch it.

Model Answer 2:

Introduction:

  • Watching movies has always been the prime recreational activity for Indians.
  • But in the last few years, movies have graduated to a different level.
  • They are not only entertaining but also full of substance.

When and where you saw it?

  • Last weekend my friend Param bought two tickets for the latest blockbuster Dangal.
  • Although I was tired and wanted to relax for the weekend, yet I accompanied him on his insistence.
  • This is a very inspiring movie.

What type of film it was?

  • It is based on true incidents.

What the film was about?

  • The story revolves around the life of a sportsperson who has not been able to achieve his desired goals.
  • He doesn’t lose hope, and instead, he channelizes his energies in guiding and training his two daughters, Geeta and Babita.
  • The villagers don’t support his idea, as they think that wrestling is not a sport for women.
  • He doesn’t let that bother him and continues to train his daughters.
  • They do not succeed in the first attempt.
  • But he encourages them and imparts rigorous training.
  • Finally they bring laurels to the country in the Commonwealth Games.

And explain why it is your favourite film?

  • This is one of my favorite movies, as it is very motivating.
  • I got goosebumps while watching the matches in this movie.
  • It was like watching those matches live.

Conclusion:

  • It is not only a good example of modern cinematography but also a marvel in good direction.
  • This is one movie, which I can watch again and again.

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 your favorite movie”.

1. Do you think (watching) films have (has) any educational benefits?
Yes, watching films has a lot of educational benefits. Some movies are based on events that actually happened. Historical films offer insight into how life was in the past. Movies expose us to various cultures. Documentaries provide educational benefits and are very interesting to watch. By watching English films one can develop one’s English language.

2. In what ways are documentary films and films only for entertainment different?
Feature films are mainly made to entertain the audience, whereas documentaries are meant to inform, to confront people with reality, and sometimes to promote a point of view. Feature films are mostly fiction, and sometimes total fantasy. They may be based on real events or people, but the director and screenwriter do add some drama to it. Documentaries are usually low budget, whereas feature films can cost crores.

3. Why do you think documentary films are not so popular?
Documentaries are not so popular, because they don’t have big name actors and actresses, and also are low budget. So, they do not fascinate people.

4. How are movies and real life different?
Real life is very different from movies. Movies are mainly based on fiction, and even if they are based on real life, some element of drama is added to them.

5. Do men and women like to watch the same kinds of films?
Most women like to watch romantic movies, and family movies, while most men like to watch action movies. But these differences among genders are fast disappearing.

6. Do different age groups like the same kinds of films?
No, children like animation and cartoon movies, youngsters like action movies and sports movies, elderly people like historical movies and family movies.

7. Do you like any particular film star? Why?
I like Amir Khan the most because he’s an actor par excellence. He lives his role. Recently in his movie Dangal, he actually puts on 20 Kg, because the character demanded it.

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Describe your favorite movie IELTS cue card

Describe your favorite movie IELTS cue card

Introduction:
To be honest, I love to watch movies, I think it is the best entertainer and stress buster for me, and I will definitely take this opportunity to talk about the movie and that is “Taare Zameen par”.
When and where you saw it? and What type of film it was?
I watched it hardly one month ago, as my friend recommended me to watch it. It’s a family movie and we all family members were free, it was Sunday. So, we decided to watch this movie on Netflix.
What the film was about?
This movie is of famous Bollywood personality “Amir Khan” who is actually favourite as well. This movie is about a little child, who is suffering from a very serious problem and its very rare disease knowns as “Dyslexia” because of that he could read and write well, however, he is excellent at drawing and imagination. but the parents always force and compel the child to do good in studies.
Since he performs poorly he often gets punished by a teacher as well as the parents. Fortunately one day a new teacher joins the school he is actually Amir Khan and he himself was suffering from the same disease in his childhood. so he figured out immediately that this child has a problem.