Describe Someone You Know Who Often Helps Others IELTS Cue Card

Describe Someone You Know Who Often Helps Others IELTS Cue Card


Describe Someone You Know Who Often Helps Others

You should say:

What he/she is like?
How he/she helps others?
Why his/her help is beneficial?
And explain why he/she helps others?

NOTE – The examiner gives you one minute to plan your answerand to help you prepare for the topic, the examiner provides you with a pencil and a notepad. You’ll have to answer the questions given on the subject for one-to-two minutes.

Sample 1


Although I know many people who help others, one of them, is unique and hence worth mentioning.

What is she like?

She is my next-door neighbor, and her name is Dr. Rimple Sharma. She is an altruist and philanthropist.

How she helps others?

She is a seasoned dietician who uses her knowledge effectively to bring health and well-being into people’s lives.

She organizes awareness campaigns at schools, colleges, offices, and banks to achieve her aim.

She motivates people towards physical workouts by telling them that it serves them two benefits. Firstly, it improves the outlook of the person who does it. After all, when we move our bodies by doing activities like yoga, swimming, cycling, etc., we start looking younger because we lose the extra fat.

Moreover, she says that a physical workout improves a person’s work efficiency because exercise increases mental stamina.

Apart from this, she tells that our weight loss thrives primarily on our diet, and if we do not eat all the nutrients in our daily intake, we cannot remain healthy. Furthermore, she advises intermittent fasting, in which we must take all means between 9 am and 6 pm.

Her advice comes free of cost and has changed the lives of numerous people in my city by making them fit people.

Why is her help beneficial?

Her help is beneficial because she explains the ways to maintain fitness enticingly. In addition, her presentation works like a charm and changes the audience’s mindset.

And explain why she helps others.

She helps others because she feels that society has given her too much, and it is her turn to reciprocate.


Here are some examples of follow-up questions that the examiner might ask during your speaking part 3 related to the cue card “Describe Someone You Know Who Often Helps Others”.

1. Do people nowadays help others more than in the past?

There is no denying this person in this contemporary epoch helps others more than people from the past, and the main reason for that is it has become comfortable for people to help others due to the unabated support of technology. Covid 19 is a prime example of which many people in different corners of the world helped people from poorer nations by providing them with food and money through various online platforms.

2. Who should teach children to help others, parents or teachers?

There is no denying this conviction that it is the bounden duty of other parents and teachers to teach children to help others because, in the budding years, children spend a sizeable part of their day either at home or school. Hence, they spend most of their time under the aegis of parents and teachers. Therefore both should contribute towards this cause.

3. In what kind of professions do people help others more?

I acknowledge that people in all professions can provide unabated support to others, directly or indirectly, via their products and services. However, teachers, doctors, and people working for charitable causes get more chances to provide needy people with unstinted support.

4. Why are some people willing to help others?

Compassionate, prudent, and understanding people are more generous in helping others. These values are often ingrained in them by their parents, educators, and other significant figures during their upbringing.

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