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 are unhappy about a plan to make your local airport bigger - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 90 45040
You were hurt in a minor accident inside a supermarket - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 89 42679
Your local newspaper wants to reward people who have contributed - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 88 20292
You want to sell your television - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 87 27348
You and your family are living in rented accommodation - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 86 44800
You have stayed at a friend’s house and forgot your watch - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 85 15628
Write to the organizers of the event congratulating them - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 84 17731
You bought a new HD television last week - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 83 14937
Your local council is considering closing a sports and leisure centre - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 82 36832
Last year you attended a presentation skill course - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 81 23168
You have recently started working for a new company - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 80 49029
You have moved into a new home and planning to hold a party - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 79 45276
New neighbour moved in and making noise - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 78 28062
Write a letter to railway authorities for the revised timetable - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 77 25495
A friend wants to spend a holiday in your region - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 76 20210
You would like to change to a different course - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 75 14582
You have invited a friend to come on holiday - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 74 15193
Advertisement for a job in the City Museum shop - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 73 74554
An important document needs to be translated - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 72 23347
You eat in your college cafeteria everyday lunchtime - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 71 23368