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Asking A Friend To Look After Your House And Pet

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

A friend has agreed to look after your house and pet while you are on holiday. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter: • give contact details for when you are away • give instructions about how to care for your pet • describe other household duties
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Looking For Accommodation Through Agents

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You and your family are moving to another country and you are looking for rented accommodation there. Write a letter to property agent. In your letter: -introduce yorself and your family -give your preference for the location of the accommodation
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Asking For Information About Rental Accommodation

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

Write a letter to a rental agency asking for information about available rental accommodation. -describe yourself and your family. -what kind and size of accommodation do you need? -what area would you like to live in?
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Expressing Gratitute To Your Friend's Invitation For Meals

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One of your friend invited you and your family for a meal in his home. Write a letter: * Thank them and tell what you enjoyed most * How did you feel? * Also, invite him with his family to your house
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Part Time Job In A Football Club

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

Task 1:Write a letter to apply for a part-time job in a football club. *introduce yourself. *explain your experiences and skills. *tell when you can join.
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Part Time Job In A Football Club

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

Task 1:Write a letter to apply for a part-time job in a football club. *introduce yourself. *explain your experiences and skills. *tell when you can join.
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Lost Cabin Bag

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

Last Tuesday you flew from New York to Paris. When you arrived home, you discovered that you had left your cabin bag on the plane. Write a letter to the airline. In your letter, you should explain: + where and when you lost your bag + what your bag looks like + what ...
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Friend Visiting Your Country

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

One of your friends is planning to visit your country and asking you for some information. Write a letter to him/her and say: • when the best period to visit your country is • suggest a plan for the travel • recommend places to visit in your country
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Part-Time Jobs

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You are looking for a part-time job. Write a letter to an employment agency. In your letter: • introduce yourself • explain what sort of job you would like • and say what experience and skills you have Write at least 150 words. You ...
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Expressing Dissatisfaction With A Course At College

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You are not happy with the course you are doing at college and would like to change to a different course. Write a letter to the college director requesting to change your course. You should include details about: • what course are you doing now • why you are not satisfied with ...
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A Special Dish From Your Country

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

Your friend is an expert in international food and is going to publish a book soon. Write a letter to him describing a special dish from your country. In your letter you should: • describe a special dish from your country • explain what season people prefer to eat it in • say ...
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Feedback For Your Local Museum

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Your local museum has asked for feedback on your recent visit. Write to museum a) Tell them what you liked and what you didn't like b) Make some suggestions for improvement c) Describe some other exhibits you would like to see
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Selling Your Television

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You want to sell your television. You think a friend of yours might like to buy it from you. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter explain 1. Why you are selling the television 2. Describe the television 3. Suggest a date when your friend can come and ...
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Complaint About A Recently Purchased Laptop

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You have bought a new laptop computer and in a few days of purchase discovered a major flaw. Write a letter to the company. In your letter - introduce yourself - explain the situation - say what action you would like to company to take.
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Asking For Information About A Seminar

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You would like to participate in a work-related seminar in another country. Task: Write a letter to the person in charge of the seminar and ask for detailed information regarding the dates, program, accommodation and cost.
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A Faulty Phone

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You have bought a new mobile phone and in a few days after purchase it has stopped working. You spoken to the company representative a week ago but the phone has still not been repaired. Write a letter to the company. In your letter - introduce yourself - explain the situation - say ...
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Complaint About Car Rental Service

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You rented a car from a Car Rental Company. The air conditioner has stopped working. You phoned the company a week ago but it still has not been repaired. Write a letter to the company. In your letter - introduce yourself - explain the situation - say what action you would like to ...
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Item Left On The Bus

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

Write a letter to a bus company saying you have left something valuable on the bus and tell them what to do if they find it.
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Requesting Help For A Wedding Anniversary

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

Your parents will be celebrating their 40th anniversary next month. You are planning a big celebration, but you are not sure how to make the occasion really memorable. Write to your best friend, Joan, who is a professional event planner. In your letter: • explain why the occasion is special • ask ...
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Congratulating A Friend On Her New Baby

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

Your best friend just had her first baby. You are currently overseas but will be returning to your hometown in a week. Write to your friend. In your letter: • congratulate your friend • tell her when you will be returning home • ask when you could drop in to meet her and ...
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Reminding A Friend About Your Favourite Book

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

A year ago, you lent your favourite book to a friend who you thought would enjoy it. Unfortunately, your friend has forgotten to return it. The book has sentimental value to you as it had been presented by your grandmother. Write a letter to your friend. In the letter: • ask ...
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Forgetting A Briefcase At A Friend's House

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You stayed at your friend's house when you participated in a conference in Australia. You left a briefcase with important documents in your room. Write a letter to your friend. In the letter: • thank your friend for the stay • describe the briefcase • ask him/her to return it to ...
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Advising A Friend Coming To Study

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

An English-speaking friend is coming to study in your town next year and has written asking for information and advice. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter: • Offer to find a place for him / her to live • Give advice about how to find a part-time job • Give information ...
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Thanking A Friend For A Holiday

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You have recently been to stay with an old friend for a few days. You hadn't seen each other for a long time. Write a letter to the friend. In your letter: • say how you felt about the visit • refer to something enjoyable that you did while staying with ...
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Apology For A Borrowed Book

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You borrowed an important textbook from a classmate last term. You now realize your classmate had returned home overseas and you still have the book. Write a letter to to him / her. In your letter: • apologize for the mistake • find out how important the book is to him / her • say ...
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Advising A Friend For His Trip

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

An English-speaking friend wants to spend a two-week holiday in your region and has written asking for information and advice. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter: • offer to find somewhere to stay • give advice about what to do • give information about what clothes to bring Begin your ...
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Birthday Party

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You are studying English at a private language school attended by many international students. You are planning a surprise birthday party for a friend who has been feeling particularly sad and homesick. Write to another classmate and invite him / her to the party. In your letter: • explain the reason for ...
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Changing Room

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You visit a changing room in the sports centre, and you are not happy with the condition of that room. Write a letter to the management and tell them why you did not like it and give them some suggestions.
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Applying For A Job

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You want to apply for the following job. Write a letter to Mr. Moore describing your previous experience and explaining why you would be suitable for the job. Waiter/waitress required for evening work. Some experience necessary. • You should write at least 150 words. • You should spend about 20 minutes ...
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Accommodation Problems

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You live in a room in college which you share with another student. However,there are many problems with this arrangement and you find it very difficult to work.Write a letter to the accommodation officer at the college. In the letter describe the situation explain your problems and why ...
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Not Available For First Day At Work

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You successfully passed a job interview. You are expected to start on November 15, but you will not be available on that date. Task: Write a letter to your new boss, explaining your situation, expressing your concern and suggesting solution.
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Visitors When You Are Not Home

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. Write at least 150 words. You do NOT need to write any addresses. Begin your letter as follows: Dear……………………… A family member is coming to stay with you. He/she will be arriving by train in the morning, but you won ...
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Tourist Accommodation

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You are a tourist and have settled into the hotel. Although your room was booked in advance through a travel agency, you discover that there is no balcony, the entrance is under the staircase and the window opens on to the road. Write a letter to the travel agency manager ...
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Lost Suitcase On Plane

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You travelled by plane last week and your suitcase was lost.You have still heard nothing from the airline company.Write to the airline and explain what happened. Describe your suitcase and tell them what was in it. Find out what they are going to do about it.
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Large Tree Trouble For Your House

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

Large tree grows just near your house, producing troubles for you. Write a letter to local authority explaining this problem, discuss the ways of its resolution and make enquiries about financial aspect.
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Asking for Information on Scholarships

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You are planning to apply for a scholarship but you do not have enough information. Write a letter to inquire for further details. You should write at least 150 words.
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Cleaning Job Application

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You have just seen a cleaning job advertisement. Write a letter to the manager to apply for that position. You should write at least 150 words.
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Complaint About A Kitchen Equipment

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You recently bought a piece of equipment for your kitchen but it did not work. You phoned the shop but no action was taken.Write a letter to the shop manager. In your letter • describe the problem with the equipment • explain what happened' when you phoned the shop • say what ...
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Complaint About A Faulty Mobile Phone

IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You have bought a new mobile phone and in a few days of purchase it has stopped working. You spoken to the company representative a week ago but it has still not been repaired. Write a letter to the company. In your letter - introduce yourself - explain the situation - say what ...
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