Write a letter to your friend and invite him to a party - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 107

IELTS Letter Writing / GT Writing Task 1:

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

Write a letter to your friend who lives in another town, and invite him/her to a party you are going to organise.

In your letter, explain:

  • why you are having this party
  • who are expected to be present at the party
  • give directions on how to get there.

You should write at least 150 words.

You do NOT need to write any addresses.

Begin your letter as follows:

Dear ..................

Model Answer 1:

Dear Neha,

How are you? I hope you are healthy and happy. What about the result of your M.B.A course? I am glad to tell you that I have got a distinction in my M.Sc. course and would like you to be present at a party I am throwing to commemorate the event on 25th August.

I am planning for a small party at my home this coming Sunday, 25th August. I would like to invite you to the party and I really want to see you on that day. I have invited all our childhood friends, hence it would be a get-together party for all of us. This party will definitely be a good reason to meet.

Last year I moved into a new apartment which is in Satellite area of the city and I hope you have my address. It is very easy to find my residence. First, you should reach the Satellite area, main road and towards the left of the entrance, you will find a shopping mall called KH 24; from there you should come straight away and you will find my apartment. I have sent you my coordinates at Google Maps in your email.

However, if you have any difficulty in finding my address, just call me. I will send my cousin for your help. See you at the party then.

Best wishes,


[ Written by - Vinutna Rahul ]


Sample Answer 2:

Dear Daniel,

How are you doing these days? I know, I haven’t talked to you in a while, but that’s because I have been so busy with my work and other things lately. Anyway, I am writing this letter to invite you to attend a party.

With regard to the party, I've decided to throw that party on the occasion of moving into a newly-built home. Apparently, we are so happy to be able to finally move into our new home, and I want to share our happiness with friends, families and relatives. That is why I am throwing this party which will take place on 19th February. The party will include a cake-cutting ceremony and a dinner party. But, before the dinner is served, a few video clips on how the house was built gradually will also be displayed. After dinner, we will enjoy a music concert.

Here is the direction of our new house from your town - first take the N-35 highway, drive about 2 hours towards the north and reach our city. After that, take right on “Harmony” road and drive about 2 kilometres before you see a large shopping centre named “Valeria”. The house is right behind the shopping centre.

I hope to see you at the party.

Warm wishes,

Stefan Hermann

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