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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Your local hospital has advertised people to do unpaid work - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 98 29700
Find another student to share the spare bedroom - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 97 13845
Your neighbours have a dog that is noisy at night - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 96 26916
You went to local restaurant with family and were very satisfied - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 95 12041
You want to sell some of your furniture - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 94 29469
Room in office that can be used as a relaxation room - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 93 13585
You were offered to join a company but you can not - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 92 15774
You need to take some time off work - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 91 92938
You are unhappy about a plan to make your local airport bigger - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 90 54042
You were hurt in a minor accident inside a supermarket - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 89 49191
Your local newspaper wants to reward people who have contributed - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 88 24130
You want to sell your television - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 87 32778
You and your family are living in rented accommodation - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 86 53375
You have stayed at a friend’s house and forgot your watch - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 85 20949
Write to the organizers of the event congratulating them - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 84 19715
You bought a new HD television last week - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 83 17638
Your local council is considering closing a sports and leisure centre - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 82 46333
Last year you attended a presentation skill course - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 81 25481
You have recently started working for a new company - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 80 54413
You have moved into a new home and planning to hold a party - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 79 53432