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 have recently been to stay with an old friend - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 27 78396
You are due to start a new job next week - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 26 76274
You recently visited a place that had a strong impact on you - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 25 70646
You are organizing a trip to the Snowy Mountains - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 24 31632
You have a friend who lives in a city abroad - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 23 71489
Asking for information regarding the contents of the exhibition - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 22 37149
Write a letter to the restaurant to thank them - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 21 116141
Write a letter to the Information Officer at the TAPE Information Office - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 20 49390
You cannot go to a company where you got an offer - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 19 63564
While you were driving on holiday you had a small accident - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 18 61405
Why you think the restaurant is worth visiting - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 17 67993
You will move to a new city for work - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 16 69819
Complaining about some adolescents let their dogs run wildly - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 15 49549
Recently you received a letter from the bank - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 14 99763
You travelled by plane last week and your suitcase was lost - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 13 141847
You have bought a new mobile phone and it has stopped working - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 12 255212
You borrowed some books from your school or college library - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 11 143334
Write a letter to the person in charge of a venue - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 10 116741
You traveled by a bus and your suitcase was damaged - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 9 68461
You are going to New Zealand for English and Homestay program - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 8 75988