IELTS letter writing: samples, format, and guidelines
Task 1 of the General Training test requires you to write a letter. The letter must effectively convey details as per the given instructions and you need to identify the type of letter first.
• FORMAL: For writing to a company or a person who holds an official position.
• SEMI-FORMAL: For writing to an acquaintance like a neighbor.
• INFORMAL: For addressing a friend.
Types of letters
The letter must be in proper paragraphs and contain the purpose of the letter. Every sentence needs to represent something important as there should be no repetition. Don’t forget to write more than 150 words.
You must carefully follow the instructions in the question, which will serve as your guide. Each part of the question is to be addressed and the letter must have a natural tone, which is polite and sensible.
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