Task 1-G samples with tips and answers

Sample 1

Sample 2

IELTS General Writing Task 1

In this task you will be presented with a situation and asked to write a letter requesting information or explaining the situation. You can write the letter in a personal, semi-formal or formal style.

How to answer IELTS General Task 1?

Think about the given situation. The situation is imaginary and you often have to make up explanations and inquiries for your letter.

Once you have thought out your answer, you should write a letter with the following structure:

First paragraph

Briefly give reasons for writing a letter.


Issue 1

Write about each issue you were given in a task.

Issue 2

Issue 3

Last paragraph

Write a polite letter closing.

Use special vocabulary to write letters and linking structures.

Also use words from academic wordlist.