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 writing your first letter to a pen pal - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 39 31938
You ordered a new chequebook from your bank - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 38 29597
Last month you had a holiday overseas with some friends - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 37 42019
Letter to your friend telling him that you left the coat - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 36 24959
You recently bought an item of clothing from a shop - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 35 32061
Write a letter to your friend describing the file you left - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 34 23839
You would like to buy some electrical goods - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 33 30686
Shopping centre has cheap second-hand furniture - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 32 21708
Waiter/waitress required for evening work - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 31 34382
You recently stayed in a hotel in a large city - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 30 51745
Letter to the college giving your accommodation requirements - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 29 39242
Your pen pal will shortly be visiting your city - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 28 31601
You have recently been to stay with an old friend - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 27 62000
You are due to start a new job next week - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 26 60981
You recently visited a place that had a strong impact on you - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 25 50461
You are organizing a trip to the Snowy Mountains - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 24 27700
You have a friend who lives in a city abroad - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 23 56147
Asking for information regarding the contents of the exhibition - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 22 30882
Write a letter to the restaurant to thank them - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 21 77488
Write a letter to the Information Officer at the TAPE Information Office - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 20 44337