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 find that your study load is too heavy - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 41 24506
You live in a room in a college where you share with another student - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 40 59029
You are writing your first letter to a pen pal - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 39 53082
You ordered a new chequebook from your bank - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 38 35476
Your neighbour keeps a pet in the garden which causes problems - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 37 53559
Letter to your friend telling him that you left the coat - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 36 30102
You recently bought an item of clothing from a shop - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 35 48832
Write a letter to your friend describing the file you left - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 34 29390
You would like to buy some electrical goods - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 33 43326
Shopping centre has cheap second-hand furniture - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 32 25854
Waiter/waitress required for evening work - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 31 42849
You recently stayed in a hotel in a large city - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 30 79908
Letter to the college giving your accommodation requirements - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 29 85165
Your pen pal will shortly be visiting your city - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 28 39025
You have recently been to stay with an old friend - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 27 80257
You are due to start a new job next week - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 26 78785
You recently visited a place that had a strong impact on you - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 25 72654
You are organizing a trip to the Snowy Mountains - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 24 32071
You have a friend who lives in a city abroad - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 23 73694
Asking for information regarding the contents of the exhibition - GT Writing Task 1: Sample 22 37984