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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Find another student to share the spare bedroom - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 97 12341
Your neighbours have a dog that is noisy at night - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 96 22686
You went to local restaurant with family and were very satisfied - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 95 9832
You want to sell some of your furniture - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 94 25668
Room in office that can be used as a relaxation room - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 93 12200
You were offered to join a company but you can not - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 92 13717
You need to take some time off work - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 91 74241
You are unhappy about a plan to make your local airport bigger - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 90 47327
You were hurt in a minor accident inside a supermarket - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 89 43952
Your local newspaper wants to reward people who have contributed - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 88 21017
You want to sell your television - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 87 28509
You and your family are living in rented accommodation - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 86 46212
You have stayed at a friend’s house and forgot your watch - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 85 16559
Write to the organizers of the event congratulating them - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 84 18131
You bought a new HD television last week - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 83 15448
Your local council is considering closing a sports and leisure centre - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 82 38691
Last year you attended a presentation skill course - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 81 23588
You have recently started working for a new company - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 80 50087
You have moved into a new home and planning to hold a party - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 79 46957
New neighbour moved in and making noise - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 78 28960