105. IELTS Cue Card -
Talk about someone who is professional in his or her job
In this article, IELTS Game will add number 105 IELTS cue card sample on the series of 2020 cue cards with band 9.0 model answers and part 3 follow up questions that will help you in your IELTS test preparation.
This cue card is related to “Person description” topic and asking you to “Talk about someone who is professional in his or her job.“ and asking some questions related to this topic.
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Talk about someone who is professional in his or her job.
You should say:
- – Who this person is?
- – What job does he or she have?
- – Why he/she likes the job?
- – Explain why this person is good at the job?
Band 9.0 Sample Answer Ideas.
• I believe it is very important to be professional and sincere towards our work, in order to do well at it and be successful.
• Perhaps these qualities are lost somewhere and are not given much importance by many people today.
• Here, I will talk about a person I know who is completely professional at work.
• She is one of my friends from school, and her name is Veenu.
• After completing her post-graduation studies, she cleared the UGC exam and got a job at the Punjab University as a lecturer.
• Since then she has been working at the university and after completing her Ph.D., has now risen to the post of a professor.
• The main reason for her steady growth at her job is her sheer professionalism, dedication, and sincerity.
• She doesn’t take any unnecessary leaves from work.
• She ensures that she keeps herself updated with the latest in her field.
• She attends seminars and training courses, which help her become a better educator, mentor, and an expert in her field.
• All her peers and seniors appreciate her work and dedication.
• She is a role model for many new teachers whom she mentors.
• Her students praise her highly and have immense respect for her.
• She talks very politely with everyone, but can also be assertive when the need arises.
• Her demeanor is such that it commands respect.
• Even in her personal life, I consider her a success as she maintains a good balance between her work and personal life.
• I really look up to her and draw inspiration from her.
IELTS Speaking part 3 Follow Up Questions.
Here are some follow up questions you may be asked during part 3 IELTS Speaking exam by the IELTS examiner related to talk about someone who is professional in his or her job IELTS Cue Card 2020.
1. What jobs are well paid in India?
There are many jobs that are well paid India. The jobs in the medical field are well paid, like doctors, nurses, etc.
The jobs in the IT sector and MNCs are also well paid.
Creative field’s jobs, like fashion designers, interior designers, advertising etc. are also well paid. Teaching is also a well-paid profession.
2. What jobs are poorly paid in your country?
There are certain jobs that are poorly paid in India. Those working at clerical levels are not very well paid.
The daily wage workers, like labourers, electricians, plumbers and janitors are also not very well paid.
Even though some of these jobs require specialized skills, they are usually poorly paid in India.
3. Do people who have different levels of income feel happy about how much they earn?
I think happiness doesn’t depend on the income level; however, a person with a higher income level would be able to lead a more comfortable life, than a person with lower income levels.
So, to an extent the income level may make a person more or less happier, depending on their needs being met or not, within their income.
4. Do you think students who just graduated should have the same income as old people?
No, definitely not. Students who just graduated may have better know-how of the latest technology needed in the jobs; however, they lack the work experience, which older employees gain through several years at work.
The older employees know the ins and outs of the work and are able to solve work-related problems easily.
The younger employees, lack that experience and most of the times, companies have to spend resources on training the young employees.
So, the younger employees shouldn’t be paid more than the older employees.
5. What should schools do to help students survive in society well?
Schools should do certain things that help students survive well in society, besides imparting education to them.
Schools play a major role in teaching children life skills, like social,
communication and interpersonal skills.
They can help children hone their talents and choose their career path.
Children are taught leadership skills, teamwork, co-operation at schools, through sports and various other activities.
Discipline and the importance of following rules and regulations are also taught at schools.
6. Why do people sometimes become bored with their job?
People sometimes become bored of their jobs because of the monotony of their work.
They may have to do the same work everyday, with no new learning and no change.
Sometimes people become bored of their jobs because they are not doing work in their field of interest.
7. What do you think employers are supervisors can do to help motivate their employees to perform better at work, besides giving them a pay raise?
Besides giving their employees a pay raise, employers can do many things to motivate them.
They can have a rewards and recognition session, in which they give out certificates or gifts to the best performers at work.
There can be healthy competitions organized, like employee of the week, team of the month, etc.
They can also provide certain benefits like insurance for the employee’s family or paying for completion of certain courses or education.
There can also be fun activities during work hours, which acts as a break and work becomes more enjoyable.
8. If someone is bored from their job, is it easy for them to change to a different job?
I think that it is easy to change to a different job these days, if someone is bored of his or her work.
There are many avenues and opportunities in every field. People can explore these avenues as per their interests.
There are also many MNCs that have opened up in the developing countries and it has led to more job opportunities, in all fields.
9. Do you think it’s good to change jobs frequently?
No, I don’t think it is good to change jobs frequently. It leaves a bad impression on the employers, as it reflects the loyalty of the candidate.
Too many and frequent job changes mean that the employee won’t stay for long with any organization.
Also, the person changing jobs may not learn much by changing jobs and will have to start at the same level each time.
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