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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Letter Writing # 127 - You play sport for a local team 30375
Letter Writing # 126 - You rented a car but the air conditioner has stopped working 29465
Letter Writing # 125 - You have left a bag at the hotel 48519
Letter Writing # 124 - You are due to move into a rented apartment next month 36731
Letter Writing # 123 - You have decided to leave your current employment 32510
Letter Writing # 122 - You recently met a manager of a new company 24411
Letter Writing # 121 - Your former homestay family is coming to see you 20203
Write a letter to invite your friend to a music concert - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 120 78953
Write a letter to the insurance company - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 119 38091
You are part of a group of musicians who meet to practise - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 118 20250
You borrowed a book from the library and it is now damaged - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 117 25249
A letter to a friend expressing interest to seek employment - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 116 24398
A family member is coming to stay with you - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 115 34148
Your mentor recommended you to learn a new language - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 114 16288
Complaining about the college facility - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 113 23874
You need to return to your country before the end of the semester - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 112 23002
Letter to a financial organization that gives money to students - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 111 23855
You booked a two-week holiday to Sydney - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 110 29384
You forget your bag in the gym and the gym will be closed for a week - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 109 19724
Letter to a bus company saying you have left some valuable items - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 108 30082