CUE CARD – Describe an interesting conversation you had with your friend

Speaking -Part 2 (Cue Card)

Describe an interesting conversation you had with your friend.

  • Who you spoke with ?
  • Where were you?
  • What the conversation was about?
  • And explain why you think it was interesting
Sample Answer 1

Well, I think conversations serve as a great way of exchanging ideas and sharing each other’s thoughts, so I would like to take this opportunity to talk about one of the very interesting conversations that I had with one of my closest friends.

I still remember during that time I was in my college hostel and I used to share the dormitory with my bosom friend and it was a usual weekend night and we both were tired by the week long tedious classes and never ending assignments, until Riya started sharing one of the haunting encounters, she had while she was in her grandmother’s house in the village. It was at that moment when I dropped my work and shifted my attention towards her.

The conversation got intense when she started sharing the ghost stories that we all heard growing up, from our grandparents and the room’s environment became all hushed and frightening at the same time. Although, I opposed the idea of supernatural existence and said that it is just a hoax to generate fear in the listeners mind, but she felt that ghosts are real things and not something made up to entertain folks. The conversation started getting all heated up, but, at the same time, particularly interesting one as well.

The reason why I was piqued by this conversation is because, unlike other random discussions, this one was genuinely nerve racking at the moment, and something that cannot be completely denied. Also, the experiences that she shared was eye-opening and, the chills ran down my spine. Since, then I also started believing in supernatural beings.

Vidhi Dhanola

Sample Answer 2

Conversations are the mode of sharing ideas, knowledge and feelings. I have been part of numerous conversation with my friends and family. Sometimes, the conversation get too interesting and engaging that we often lose track of the time. So, today I would like to talk about one such conversation.

I had the conversation, with my childhood friend Sri jana Rana, who lives adjacent to my house. We have many similar interest. As we both are bibliophile, so most of our discussions are about books and our genre in books is fiction. So, the conversation I will be mentioning today, was about a newly launched fictional book “The Immortals of Melhua” written by Amish Tripathi.

We both were sharing our reviews about the book and were totally blown away by it. Amish Tripathi had nicely blended mythology, historical and archeological facts in this book. The way of storytelling was mind blowing. Each chapter had something new and interesting to tell the reader. My friend is a voracious reader, she got all three books of the series and finished it within a week. She mentioned, that the book made her so restless, that she had to take a day off to finish it. Besides, books we also talk about music, movies, fashion and other trendy topics. Overall, that was the interesting conversation that I had with my friend.

Ayushi Rawat

Speaking -Part 3 (Follow up questions)
Here are some examples of follow up questions that examiner may ask during your speaking (part 3)related to cue card ‘describe an interesting conversation you had with your friend’.

Q1. In what industries do you think communication is a necessary skill?
I reckon, every field requires smooth communication in order to achieve their goals. No matter the industry you work in, communication skills are essential for supporting your career development. Clear communication can affect your interactions with others and help you make an impact in the workplace.

Q2.When do children normally form their own views ?
I reckon, when children are enrolled in schools there they develop. Which helps them to form their own ideas. In schools, children communicate with teachers and peers, where they share their views. Subsequently, children begin to learn requisite values.

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