Making notes is one of those things that is very important in the cue card section of IELTS. Not only important, it is one of the trickiest part because what you are going to speak in this section depends entirely on the notes that you have prepared for this section. In this post, we will learn how to make effective notes, the kind of notes that will help you give a great cue card answer.
We call it making circles. Diagrams are the most easiest way to express something. So, if you know the topic and have a diagram in hand for that, explaining it is so much more easier. The cue card we are referring for this understanding is – FAVORITE EQUIPMENT
Brief Explanation – The cue card wanted you to speak off your favorite equipment, why do you like it, how do you use it and why is it important to you.
DRAW THE MAIN CIRCLE
Yes, you need to draw the first circle and write down the main topic for the cue card.
DRAW THE CIRCLES JOINING THE MAIN CIRCLE AND WRITE WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO TALK ABOUT(HERE THE USE).
See, here you are talking about computers and the three main things for which you need it are – entertainment, blogging and coding. Now, when this is done, it is time for you to delve deeper.
Now, when it comes to blogging, why do you need it? Well, there is content that needs to be uploaded and then there are photos and then videos.
When this is done, let us move towards the next main thing.
Now, when it comes to entertainment, well you need to watch movies, youtube, gaming and then facebook. So, write them down.
What about coding?
When it comes to coding, you use the computer to code on python , C, C++ and then you even make use of Oracle. So, write them down. Finally, you will have something like this –
But, then what are these rectangle boxes. We did not created them right? Well, when writing about all the important things you are going to talk about, make sure you make a note of the vocabulary. So, these rectangular words are the vocabulary words that you will be using in the cue card answer.
When this done, you are ready to get a great band. So, go on practice and get the band!