Describe a time when you needed to use your imagination

IELTS SPEAKING CUE CARD

Describe a time when you needed to use your imagination

IELTS CUE CARD TOPIC

Describe a time when you needed to use your imagination.

You should say
When was it?
When did you need to use imagination?
How difficult or easy it was?
Explain how you felt about it.

Sample Answer

Introduction

  • Being a creative person, I regularly use the power of imagination to do various tasks.

When it was

  • In my sixth standard, I made the best use of this power of imagination.
  • Our school organised a painting competition with a theme.
  • Each participant had to draw a painting based on that theme.

When did you need to use imagination?

  • The task given to me was to draw a painting of life on Mars planet in the year 2100, assuming that humans would start living on the red planet by that time.
  • To complete this task, the only option I had was to use the power of imagination.

How difficult or easy it was?

  • For the first few minutes, I was very nervous.
  • But then I decided to move ahead with determination, dedication and discipline.
  • Since the theme was hypothetical, I started using the power of imagination to proceed further.
  • Whatever little knowledge I had regarding Mars, I used it with perfection.
  • Although it sounded a bit difficult in the beginning, the output was fascinating.
  • Everybody appreciated my work, and I won the second position.
  • The whole school applauded my efforts.

Explain how you felt about it?

  • When the school principal announced the result, I was stunned.
  • I never thought that my creative work would impress others.
  • That day was a turning point in my life because it led to a paradigm shift in my thinking process.
  • I started using the power of imagination to its full extent.
  • Whenever I get a difficult task to perform, I draw inspiration from this event.

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