CUE CARD -Talk about a birthday party you can remember well

Speaking -Part 2 (Cue Card)

You should say:

  • How did you celebrate?
  • Who were you with?
  • Why do you remember that day?
  • And explain how it was different from other birthdays you have had before or since.
Sample Answer

Undoubtedly, joyous events play a significant part in our lives, and one such memorable occasion was the celebration of my best friend’s birthday, which left a deep impression on my heart. Looking back, exactly two years ago, the problems of a raging pandemic were at their height, with a stringent lockdown in place. Despite these limitations, I was eager to plan a memorable party for my best friend inside the boundaries of our house.

Given my parents’ hectic professional schedules, the duty of organizing the celebration fell primarily on my shoulders. My brother and I were also in charge of sending invites to close friends and family, making sure that every detail was taken care of. Together with my brother, we renovated our home with the magic of flowers and the shine of LED lights. Using my culinary abilities, I proceeded on the fabrication of a handmade cake with the essential assistance of my mother

Despite the weight of duty, the long-awaited day arrived, punctuated by the timely arrival of visitors. I created suspense by blindfolding my best friend and taking her into a nicely decorated drawing room. The reveal of the surprise delighted her, and the revelation that I had methodically planned the entire party astonished her, followed by tears of pleasure and a hug that spoke words. Guests’ compliments on the perfectly chosen décor and scrumptious meals gave another depth of fulfillment to the event.

As an ardent photographer, I took advantage of the chance to capture the wide range of feelings in several images, preserving the priceless moments. My best friend’s birthday was, in short, an exciting event that will never be forgotten. It is proof of the ability to turn obstacles into memorable occasions when one is committed and creative.

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 ‘TELL ABOUT A BIRTHDAY PARTY YOU CAN REMEMBER WELL.’

Q1.Is it to commemorate significant occasions in a group setting?

Ans. The answer is definitely yes. Everyone’s life is made more meaningful by throwing parties, which have many advantages. To start with, it’s a great way to spend time with loved ones in the fast-paced world of today. You can also make the occasion something to remember for a lifetime.

Q2.Do you think national celebrations are important?

Ans. Definitely, national festivals are important for fostering unity, promoting patriotism, preserving cultural heritage, commemorating historical events, building community bonds, instilling national pride, providing civic education, and contributing to positive economic impacts.


Word Meaning Example
Ardent Very enthusiastic or passionate.
She made anardent defence of free speech.
Obstacles A thing that blocks one’s way or prevents or hinders progress. The next obstacle for him to surmount was a wall.

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