You have a friend who lives in a city abroad. You have decided that you would like to apply to do a course at one of the colleges in the city. Write a letter to your friend:, 1.Explain what you like to do. 2.Tell him/her what type of work or studies you had completed. 3.Ask for assistance in connecting an appropriate institution
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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.