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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Shopping centre has cheap second-hand furniture - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 32 18518
Waiter/waitress required for evening work - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 31 28621
You recently stayed in a hotel in a large city - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 30 37776
Letter to the college giving your accommodation requirements - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 29 26236
Your pen pal will shortly be visiting your city - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 28 26809
You have recently been to stay with an old friend - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 27 44972
You are due to start a new job next week - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 26 48919
You recently visited a place that had a strong impact on you - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 25 40211
You are organizing a trip to the Snowy Mountains - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 24 24540
You have a friend who lives in a city abroad - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 23 44952
Asking for information regarding the contents of the exhibition - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 22 26974
Write a letter to the restaurant to thank them - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 21 58749
Write a letter to the Information Officer at the TAPE Information Office - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 20 41001
You cannot go to a company where you got an offer - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 19 50316
While you were driving on holiday you had a small accident - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 18 46211
Why you think the restaurant is worth visiting - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 17 50500
You will move to a new city for work - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 16 51186
Complaining about some adolescents let their dogs run wildly - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 15 41209
Recently you received a letter from the bank - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 14 70792
You travelled by plane last week and your suitcase was lost - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 13 88414