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 the accommodation officer at the college - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 58 42566
Write your first letter to the homestay host family - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 57 26936
A friend has agreed to look after your house and pet - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 56 109406
You have bought a new camera but found some problems - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 55 40441
Landlord's workmen tried to fix problem but without success - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 54 21066
You recently bought equipment for kitchen but it did not work - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 53 86318
You were supposed to go on an interview - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 52 17523
Letter to your manager saying you want to leave - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 51 55917
On a recent holiday you lost a valuable item - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 50 72315
You are applying for a job and need a letter of reference - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 49 35175
You live in a flat and you have a tenancy agreement - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 48 24724
Letter from your bank to acknowledge receipt of a new bank card - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 47 45246
A friend has asked you to babysit on Saturday - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 46 19352
Write a letter of recommendation for your friend - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 45 23753
You are looking for a part-time job at a football club - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 44 17472
When you left the plane you left a bag - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 43 33031
You have borrowed a book from the library - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 42 18727
You find that your study load is too heavy - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 41 19521
You live in a room in a college where you share with another student - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 40 41530
You are writing your first letter to a pen pal - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 39 27690