Describe an ambition you have not achieved yet – IELTS Cue Card Sample 100

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IELTS Speaking Part 2 Topic:

Describe an ambition you have not achieved yet.

You should say:

  • what it is
  • when you first had this ambition
  • why you had this ambition
  • what you have done to achieve it
  • and explain why you haven’t achieve it yet.


Well, fat belly is always of the top concerns of all women in this whole world, and I am not of an exception. So, for the last 3 years, when my belly becomes fatter and fatter, I would like to take some physical exercises to get toned and make my body into good shape, looking for a prospect of getting a slim body, which would definitely make others green with envy.

I’ve planned to achieve this objective carefully. I asked my friends, who are in physical training courses, for advice on which kind of exercises I should take. I carried out some research, too. Then, I found out that I should practice squat, and sit-up. I installed an app in my mobile phone, which helped me keep track of my practice and give me some certain advice provided by professional trainer.

Unfortunately, I couldn’t persist in this practice for too long as in the first day, I was so eager that I practice squat too much, which caused muscle’s tension. Thus, I had to rest for some days after, which lowered my motivation. Finally, after those days, I gradually gave up on my practice and my belly continued to grow. Admittedly, it was really a shame to me as I thought I could achieve that goal.


  • be not of exception: similar to or belong to that group

Ex: Everyone like cakes and I am not of the exception

  • green with envy: jealous with…

Ex: Girls are likely to be green with envy with the others who are more beautiful

  • keep track of: to make certain that you know what is happening or has happened to someone or something

Ex: My sister has had so many different jobs, it’s hard for me to keep track of what she’s doing.

  • Persist in (doing) something: to continue steadfastly or firmly in some state, purpose, course of action,

Ex:  She really persisted in working for world peace for a long time.

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