IELTS General Writing Task 1 Topics May & June 2024

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Take a look at some of the latest IELTS General task 1 questions that have been seen on recent exams. The letter topics were reported by IELTS student in 2024. These questions could be repeated from previous months. Keep in mind that the provided questions are not predictions.

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You stayed at your friend’s house when you participated in a business seminar in the other city. You mistakenly left a file with important documents at their house. Write a letter to your friend, describing the file, tell them why it is important. ask him/her to return it to you by post.

You are studying at a college which has very limited sports and leisure facilities for students. Write a letter to the principal. In your letter, outline the situation propose ways to improve this situation request a meeting to discuss this Begin your letter ‘Dear --------’ Do not write any addresses Write at least 150 words

You are being sent on a one month work assignment in San Francisco, California. You need a place to stay while you are there. Write a letter to the Maury Samson Real Estate Agency. In your letter: explain the situation describe the kind of accommodation you would like provide the dates you will need it

You recently moved to a new address. You want to tell a friend who lives in another city about your new home. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter: explain why you moved, describe your new home, invite your friend to visit you.

There is a historical building in your town and the city council wants to pull it down because there is no money for repairs. You are not happy with this decision. Write a letter to the city council and say Why is the building important? Suggest a solution to finance the repairs.

Your friends recently moved to a new city. You will also be moving to the same city. Write a letter to your friends and include: - Ask where to find a place to live - Tell them what type of place you’re looking for - Share some fun things you would like to do when you get there

You are applying for a job. As well as attaching a CV, you need to write a cover letter explaining your reasons for choosing this particular job at this particular company, and why you would be a good hire. Things to include are: 1. Possible qualifications or reasons for you to be hired: bachelor degree, 3 years as a sales manager 2. Your energy and enthusiasm for the job 3. Your past experience in a similar position.

You live in an English speaking country and you want to do some voluntary, unpaid work in a developing country. Write a letter to a company called Cultural Expeditions, which organizes such trips. In your letter: Explain why you want to do the voluntary work. State what your skills and experience are. Indicate where you would like to volunteer and for how long. Begin your letter as follows: Dear Sir / Madam You should write at least 150 words. You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

Write a letter to your friend to get back your coat.

Write a letter to accommodation officer at the college to describe your situation, your problems when you are sharing room with another student, say what kind of accommodation you would prefer

You work for an international company, and would like to spend six months working in its head office in another country. Write a letter to your manager. In your letter -explain why you want to work in the company’s head office for six months -say how your work could be done while you are away -ask for his/her in arranging in

You ordered a new cheque book from your bank two weeks ago but you have received nothing. Write a letter to the manager complaining about the bad service. Say when and how you ordered the cheque book. Ask how much longer you will have to wait and ask the manager what action he will take over this matter. You should write at least 150 words. You do NOT need to write your own address. Begin your letter as follows:

You are going away to travel for the summer. A friend will be looking after your house while you are away. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter: say where you are going, describe your home explain some of the things your friend must do to look after your house. Write at least 150 words. You do NOT need to write any addresses. Begin your letter as follows: Dear ___,

You recently bought a product, but you are not satisfied with it. Write a letter to the company that made the product. In your letter: •Describe the product you bought •Explain why you are not satisfied with it •Suggest what the company should do to fix the problem

You recently celebrated a special occasion in your personal life and received a card and a present from your colleagues at work. Write a letter to your colleagues. In your letter: remind your colleagues what the special occasion you were celebrating was thank them for the card and gift explain why you like the gift and how you will use it

You were recently impressed by a staff member at a supermarket. Write a letter to the manager of the supermarket. In your letter: • Describe the situation • Explain how you were helped • State what you are going to do as a result of this good experience

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. You have just received a credit card statement from your bank. The statement lists a number of expensive purchases that you are sure you did not make. Write a letter to the bank manager. In the letter: • Introduce yourself. • Explain that you did not buy the items listed. – I am on vacation • Say what you would like the bank to do to fix the problem.- investigate the case/send revised credit card statemen

Write a letter to the charity event Explain the situation

Your neighbours have recently written to you to complain about the noise from your house/ flat. Write a letter to your neighbours. In your letter explain the reasons for the noise apologise describe what action you will take You should write at least 150 words.Mecky

You have seen an advertisement for a weekend job as a local tour guide showing visitors around your city Write a letter of application to the tourism office In the letter give your reasons for wanting the job explain why

You stayed in a hotel and forgot some of your belongings there. Write to the manager: • Explaining your situation • Describe what you left behind • What do you want them to do about it. Write at least 150 words You do not need to write any addresses Begin your letter as follows Dear….

Your landlord has increased the amount of rent you pay every month and you don’t find it appropriate. Write a letter to the landlord and in your letter, Explain why you are writing Describe why you find the increase inappropriate What you want to do now

A friend of yours recently gave you a nice birthday present. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter, – thank her for the present and say why you particularly like it – describe some other presents that you received – explain some of the things you did on your birthday.

Writing task 1 You recently broke your leg and your colleagues visited with 'get well soon' cards and presents. Write a letter to: 1. Thank them 2. Describe how you have been spending your time while recovering 3. Tell some other information about your recovery

You are living in a University residence, and you have a problem with the high levels of noise from a new campus restaurant which is open late at night. Write a letter to the governor of the University. In your letter, -Complain about the situation -Say why this is a problem -And propose ways to reduce the noise

You arranged to visit a friend in Canada but an important event at home now means that you must change the dates of the visit. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter •explain the important event •apologies for the situation •suggest a new arrangement

You travelled abroad and faced problems at airport. Write an letter to the airport manager and provide -your flight details -what is problem -suggest some improvements you want to see

Our local hospital has advertised people to do unpaid work helping at the hospital. You would like to do some work at the hospital in your free time. Write a letter to the hospital. In your letter •explain why you would like to do unpaid work at the hospital •say what type of unpaid work you would be able to do • give details of when you would be available for this work

You are selling your TV and you think your friend might be interested in buying it. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter, you must write: 1.Why are you selling the TV 2.The specifications and price that you are quoting 3.Invite him/her over to your place so they can decide to buy the TV from you.

You recently went to a concert and thought one of the singers was very good. You want to tell him how you feel. Write a letter to the singer. In your letter • say how you feel about his performance • give details of your musical activities • explain how you would like him to help you with your musical activities

A road near your home is damaged. Please write your town/city council to complain about it. In your letter •tell them who you are and where you live; •explain the nature of your complaint; •say what you would like them to do about it.

You recently noticed a local restaurant that was offering a part time job. Write a letter to the restaurant's manager. In your letter, Explain that you would like to apply for the job Give some details of any relevant experience that you have Specify the date and times that would suit you

You work for an international company. You have seen an advertisement for a training course which will be useful for your job. In your letter, * describe the training course you want to do * explain what the company could do to help you * say how the course will be useful for your job. You should write at least 150 words.

You are planning a week-long vacation and you need someone to take care of your house while you are away.Write a letter to your neighbour and tell them that you are going away. In your letter,you should: Why you will be away Ask them to take care of your house Explain what tasks you would like your neighbour to do

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. A friend you met last year has invited you to visit him/her in his/her country. You have never been there before and need some information before you leave. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter: request advise about a gift for his/her family ask about activities and clothing in his/her country find out about the food You do NOT need to write any address. You should write at least 150 words.

You recently ordered an item that was advertised as having a discount from the normal price, but you have found that when you paid, you did not get the discount. Write to the company. In your letter •Explain that you did not get the discount • Tell them where you saw the discount advertised • Tell them what you would like them to do about the situation

Your local newspaper is offering an award for people who have helped the community. Write a letter to the newspaper editor. In your letter

A magazine wants to include contribution from its readers for an article called 'the book that influenced me most". Write a letter to the editor of the magazine about the book that influences you most. In your letter, -describe what this book was about, -explain how this book influenced you, -say whether this book would be likely to influence other people

You have been doing some voluntary work to help your local community. However, now you are unable to continue doing this work. Write a letter to the manager of the organisation where you have been working. In your letter -Describe the work you have been doing -Explain why you can no longer do this work -Recommend another person who is interested in the work

You have been going to a piano teacher for the past month. However, it no longer fits into your budget or busy schedule Write a letter to your piano teacher. In your letter: • Thank him for his efforts and time • Explain the changes in your circumstances • Explain that you may be able to pick it up again

📌 Task 1 Your employer has recently allowed some employees to work remotely from home. You would also like to work from home. Write a letter to the HR manager for permission to work from home for the next six months. In your letter: • mention why you are writing • explain why you would like to work from home • say how this can benefit you and the company

You are going to visit New Zealand for an 'English and Homestay' program. You have just received details of your homestay host family. Write your first letter to the family. In your letter •introduce yourself • ask the family some questions to get information that is important to you • tell the family about your arrival date and time

A friend of yours is thinking of going on a camping holiday for the first time this summer. He/She has asked for your advice. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter - explain why you think your friend would enjoy a camping holiday - describe some possible disadvantages - say whether you would like to go camping with your friends this summar

You attended a meeting last week but you are not happy with the hotel which you stayed in. Write a letter to the organizer who hotel for you. In your letter, you should tell: (a) what the problems were (b) what you didn't like about the hotel (c) what do you want organizer to do.

You have borrowed something from your friend and it got damaged. Write a letter to your friend. In the letter: apologise for the damage to the item explain what happened say how you are going to fix the issue

You have seen an advertisement in an Australian Magazine for someone to live with a family for six months and look after their six-years old Child. Write a letter to the parents, in your letters • Explain why you would like the job • Give details of why you would be a suitable person to employ • Say how you would spend your free time while you are in Australia

An old car was left on the street near your street several weeks ago. The car is now causing a problem for residents. Write a letter to the Council. In your letter: - Describe the car; - Outline the problems it is causing; - Tell the Council what you want them to do about it. Write at least 150 words. You do NOT need to write any addresses. Begin your letter as follows: Dear Councilor,

Write a letter to the director of your company to recommend a group in your local community which deserves help. In your letter, you should tell: why you suggest helping this group how your company can help this group what the benefits your company will in return for.

Writing Task 1 The parents of your Austral/an friend Chris have Invited you to a surprise birthday party for him/her. Write a letter to Chris's parents. In your letter •say why you think Chris will enjoy the surprise party •explain why you won't be able to attend the party • give details of a plan to see Chris at a different time. Write at least 150 words. You do NOT need to write any addresses. Begin your letter as follows: Dear Mr and Mrs Collins,

Your have just read an article in a national newspaper which claims that town centers in your country all look very similar to each other. You don't fully agree with this opinion. Write a letter to the editor of the newspaper. In your letter •say which points in the article you agree with •explain ways in which your town center is different from most other town centers. •offer to give a guided tour of your town to the writer of the article.

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