You have just spent a week with a friend on holiday. When you got home, you realised you had left your wallet there. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter: 1. thank your friend for the holiday 2. explain that you left your wallet in their house 3. give them instructions of how to send it back to you

Dear Anne, Hope you are doing well. It has been
a short while since we were
together but it already feels much longer. Thank you so much for an amazing holiday. It was my
time in Dubai and we had a really memorable experience. We loved the awesome delicacies you prepared, particularly your amazing lemon cakes and the roasted chicken. The weather was so perfect and it was so thoughtful of you to organize the barbecue. We enjoyed visiting the attractions and we would never forget the fun we had when we went on
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safari and the water sports. I want to let you know that I left my wallet on the side table in your
. I got a phone call when I was in your
, so I had to step out and forgot to take it back. I had packed everything that was kept in the guest
's cupboard. But I did not check your
. I realized it when I had to pay the cab driver. Fortunately, I had my credit card in my shirt's pocket, so I was not bothered and was able to manage. There's nothing valuable in it, just a few cash. But it has my driver's license and work's identity card in it that I need as I would be resuming my office from
week. We need to pay a huge fine if we lose our ID.
, my office premises is more than 15
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away from my home and it's not very convenient to use public transport.
, it would be great if you could courier it to me as soon as possible so that I could receive it on time. Take care and write back soon. Regards, Xyz
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Word Count

IELTS says that you should write a minimum of 150 words in writing task 1. If you go under word count you will lose marks in task response.

A very long letter will not give you a higher band score.

Aim for between 160 to 190 words in writing task 1. This will ensure a concise letter and will be realistic in terms of time management. You have only 20 minutes to write the letter and you need around 5 minutes of planning time, so you will not be able to write a long letter in 15 minutes.

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