GT Writing Task 1 Sample

In Writing Task 1 of the IELTS GT Test, a prompt will be given that gives you a situation that requires you to write a letter of around 150 words. For example, you may be asked to congratulate a friend who has recently been promoted in his/her job; a letter to your landlord describing a problem in the house you have rented; or a letter to your manager in your office.
You need to write a letter which can be informal (to a friend), semi-formal (to a neighbour) or formal (to a shop manager). We have produced many letter responses which are band 7.5+ level and you can practice them so that you can write any type of letter in your IELTS test. Best of luck!

Band 8/9 IELTS Letter Samples

12 Recent IELTS Letter Topics

IELTS Letter Types with model answers

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You borrowed a book from the library and it is now damaged - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 117 16348
A letter to a friend expressing interest to seek employment - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 116 18393
A family member is coming to stay with you - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 115 19217
Your mentor recommended you to learn a new language - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 114 12280
Complaining about the college facility - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 113 16745
You need to return to your country before the end of the semester - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 112 16654
Letter to a financial organization that gives money to students - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 111 16741
You booked a two-week holiday to Sydney - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 110 21409
You forget your bag in the gym and the gym will be closed for a week - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 109 15287
Letter to a bus company saying you have left some valuable items - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 108 21764
Write a letter to your friend and invite him to a party - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 107 77533
Your university lecturer gave you an assignment - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 106 16377
You missed a flight due to a problem at the airport - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 105 31400
You are going on holiday and you would like to hire a car - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 104 15848
You recently visited a tourist attraction and you were very pleased - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 103 17751
You have been doing voluntary work to help local community - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 102 29121
You are organising a graduation party for your class - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 101 17785
Your best friend just had her first baby - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 100 21972
The local government is planning to change the bus timetable - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 99 11524
Your local hospital has advertised people to do unpaid work - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 98 27492