General Training Writing Task 1 Sample 126 - Write to the Accommodation officer and ask for a new room

IELTS Letter Writing / GT Writing Task 1:

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You live in a room in college which you share with another student. You find it very difficult to work there because he or she always has friends visiting. They have parties in the room and sometimes borrow your things without asking you.

Write a letter to the Accommodation Officer at the college and ask for a new room next term.

You would prefer a single room. Explain your reasons.

Write at least 150 words.

Model Answer 1:

Dear Sir,

I am writing to state my dissatisfaction and problems about the current accommodation I have at college. Therefore, I would like to request you to arrange me a new room from the next session.

Although, my current room is nice and wide with attached bathroom and other facilities are pretty good, I am not satisfied with my room partner because of his immature attitude and carelessness towards cleaning and maintenance of the room. Moreover, he has a big social circle and invites lots of friends to the room on regular basis. They would like to do talk loudly, dancing, singing, even sometimes drinking which really ruin my personal life and often disturb me in preparing for exams. Last but not the least, he has a tendency to use my personal belongings without taking into consideration of my permission. In the last few months, I have lost some of my valuables from the room and I am not sure who should I blame!

Thus, I would wish to have a single room, so that I can have freedom of work and relax according to my own will. In addition to this, I would be able to concentrate more on my studies in the absence of any interference. I hope you would be kind enough to understand my severer issues related to my roommate and would arrange me a new room from the next term.

I hope to hear from you soon.

Yours faithfully,

[ Written by - Fahad Sultan ]

Model Answer 2:

Dear Sir,

I am writing to express my extreme dissatisfaction with my current college accommodation.

As you know, I am sharing a room with another student which is now creating few problems for me. Firstly, it is a very small room and my roommate is very social, she has visitors almost daily, which makes the room overcrowded. Secondly, she has parties now and then, which go till midnight or early morning, makes impossible for me to focus on my studies.

I hope this matter will receive your immediate attention as my next term exams are very near.

I would appreciate if you could arrange a single room for me in the next semester, as I have a habit of studying in a silent atmosphere.

Thanking you in advance for your kind cooperation. I look forward to your reply as soon as possible.

Yours sincerely,

[ Written by - Mansoor Afzal ]


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0 # Sandy 2017-06-01 09:47
Mentor team,
Before uploading such letters, I guess your team should review the contents, especially grammar. Let's say, the letter written by Afzal has many incorrect forms of grammar. Students refer this site for help. Such wrong letter will have an adverse effect on their writing pattern.
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0 # IELTS Mentor 2017-06-10 18:35
Dear Sandy, we will have more rigid moderation on those contents. Thanks for your great recommendation.
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+2 # Brijesh Pabari 2016-12-09 11:42
In case of format letters, you can write. Dear Sir / Madam,

But there is no need to ask for the person's health. This can be done more often in informal letters.
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+2 # Khan 2016-12-04 04:11
I need help, I started this letter in my IELTS test as
"Dear Sir/madam,
I hope you are enjoying good health. I am *** and I am writing today for.....

Is it wrong to ask about health ?????
Or is it fine ???
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+2 # Khan 2016-12-04 04:07
Hello, is it fine to start this letter as
"Dear Sir/ Madam,
I hope you are enjoying good health. My name is.....

Please help me regarding this question.
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