Skill – Cue Cards
When you read the word ‘skills’, what are the things that crop up in your mind?
Perhaps, you might think of the skills you are good at, the skills that you would like to have in the future, the skills that you are perhaps working upon, or maybe, the skills that are required in the corporate world for your specific domain, isn’t it? Well, this is, or at least most of it is, precisely what is anticipated while preparing for the IELTS Speaking test when you have ‘skills’ as your topic on the given cue card.
The topic on skills is one of the frequently asked topics asked in the Speaking subtest of the IELTS exam and you should be abreast with the most common subtopics that are relevant to ‘Skills’ as a topic. Some of the commonly asked questions are-
- What are the skills you are best at?
- What are the skills you would like to have in you?
- What are the skills that impressed you?
- What are the skills that you think you should work upon?
- What are the skills that are in fad in your arena of employment?
- What are the skills that you think people should have?
This way, you can have several other questions enveloping the topic of skills and the most crucial requirement, in that case, is your agility in going through the questions, understanding the implications of the question and the points that you ought to cover (which are given on the cue card along with the question).
Some words/clauses/phrases that you can use in the topics related to skills-
|In my kitty|
|Need of the hour|
Now, to get a better idea about the pointers you should cover while tackling these topics, here we have some examples where you can better reflect on the tips covered herein.
Given below are a list of oft-repeated IELTS cue cards for the topic – Skill
- Describe a Skill
- Describe a skill you need long time to learn
- Describe a Time When you Learned Something New
- Describe a Practical Skill you Learned Have
- Describe a language other than English that you would like to learn
- Describe a foreign language you want to learn (except English)
- Describe a Language you Would like to Learn