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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Write a letter to railway authorities for the revised timetable - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 77 27955
A friend wants to spend a holiday in your region - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 76 23170
You would like to change to a different course - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 75 15754
You have invited a friend to come on holiday - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 74 16098
Advertisement for a job in the City Museum shop - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 73 81126
An important document needs to be translated - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 72 24407
You eat in your college cafeteria everyday lunchtime - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 71 26581
You have arranged to visit a friend in England - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 70 23880
You have been invited to an interview for a place at a college - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 69 20966
You have a full-time job and doing a part-time evening course - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 68 50051
Letter to the hotel manager expressing your interest for job - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 67 25432
You are organising a local committee meeting - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 66 15678
Write a letter to the shop complaining - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 65 17365
You and your family are planning to spend weekend at seaside hotel - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 64 32806
You recently ordered a small item online but it was damaged - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 63 29279
Letter to offer concert ticket to a friend - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 62 23968
You are looking for a full-time job - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 61 34952
You live in an area where the local council has made changes - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 60 21140
You live in a room in college which you share with another student - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 59 50503
Write a letter to the accommodation officer at the college - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 58 40425