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IELTS Test General Training Writing Task 1

This part of the IELTS Test asks you to write a letter to a friend, governmental agency, or interest group. You will be required to begin your letter with Dear...

Be sure to understand the proper development of a letter. Brainstorm quickly and stick to your main key points. It is recommended that you develop a two to four paragraph essay during this writing assignment on the IELTS test.

The link on the right hand side of this website offers excellent help with the writing sections on the IELTS test. Use appropriate grammar, capitalization, and punctuation during your letter. It is probably best to use a business style letter. The main points are flow, grammar and presentation. It has to look like a letter and not a generic essay. You may include a personal example, however, do not make it extremely personal. Moreover, do not apologize in the letter if you feel you are demonstrating poor use of the English language on the IELTS test.

Last Updated: 05/23/2014