Writing Task 1: Letter to the manager applying for the advertised position.

Writing Task 1

You work a part-time job in a company and the company posted an advert seeking a person for a full-time position. Write a letter to your manager requesting to apply for the advertised position.
In the letter, you should:

  • Why you want to apply
  • What your future goals are
  • Why it would be beneficial for the company.

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Sample Answer

Dear Sir,

I am writing to apply for the position of Soft skill trainer, published in the Hindustan Times on 22/10/2019. I have been working with your company since last two years as a part-time content writer.

Before joining this company, I was working as a soft skill trainer with XYZ Company. Since I am currently working on a part-time basis, I would like to continue as a full-time employee in your organisation.

Recruiting internally is always less time-consuming and cost-effective for any company. I not only know the company and its culture well, but I am also familiar with the staff and the management. Therefore, I will not require any induction training. Moreover, I also have a proven performance record. I believe, having a combined experience of training and content writing, I feel that I would be the best fit for this position.

I appreciate your time and consideration.

Looking forward to hearing from you.

Yours Faithfully


(159 words)

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Writing Task 1: Letter to the manager regarding parking facility problem

Writing Task 1

Your office building doesn’t have parking facility.

Write a letter to the manager. In your letter:

  • Explain the problem
  • Suggest a solution
  • Say why parking will benefit all employees

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Sample Answer

Dear Sir,

I am Liza and I am writing to report the lack of parking facility in our office premises.

I have been working here as a front office executive for almost 3 years. This company is indeed an employee friendly organisation but parking is still a major concern for everyone. Majority of employees prefer private vehicles to commute to work. But, due to no parking space, employees have to use public transport. This is awfully unsafe for the female workers, especially at night.

Moreover, searching for a parking space nearby is a time consuming task for both business clients and employees. As our business is expanding, the number of visitor is also increasing. Hence, the problem of parking is becoming worse day by day

Having no parking zone is a serious problem and this cannot be neglected. Therefore, I would like to suggest some remedial measures to resolve this issue. Firstly, we can provide parking facility on the ground floor of the building by shifting the marketing department to the fifth floor. Alternatively, we can request the municipal corporation to allocate some reserved space for the parking in the nearby area.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours Sincerely


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IELTS Writing: Letter to the editor of a local newspaper

IELTS Writing: Letter to the editor of a local newspaper

Your local newspaper would like to have a new regular weekly feature on a subject of interest for readers. Readers are being encouraged to make suggestions sent in an e-mail to the newspaper.
Write a letter to the newspaper. In your letter:

  • Suggest a topic that you think would be popular.
  • Say why it would be of interest
  • Explain why it is more relevant/interesting than other topics

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Sample Answer

Dear Sir,

First of all, I would like to congratulate you for successfully completing two years as a publication house. You keep adding interesting columns in your newspaper. Readers like me appreciate your articles. I am writing in regard to the feature your newspaper is planning to introduce for which readers are welcomed to provide their suggestions.

You can consider ‘Mind, Body and Spirit’ as a subject of interest for readers. Due to the modern lifestyle, people are overloaded with responsibilities. In order to fulfill these responsibilities, they often overlook their health. As a result, they suffer from depression, anxiety and other health issues. In this column you can provide information about how a healthy mind is important for a healthy body. You can further discuss in detail about how to get the same with the help of spiritualism, yoga and regular exercise etc.

This topic is indeed of great importance because healthy people are happy people or vice-versa. Readers will definitely show their keen interest in this column and would love to learn new tips for leading a balanced life.

I hope you will take my suggestion into consideration.  (188 Words)

Yours Faithfully


Written by Heena Rana

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IELTS General Training Task 1: a letter to your new employer

IELTS General Training Task 1: a business letter
You should spend 20 minutes on this task.
You are due to start a new job next week but you will not be able to because you have some problems.
Write a letter to your new employer. In your letter
• explain your situation
• describe your problems
• tell him/her when you think you can start
Write at least 150 words.
You do NOT need to write any addresses.
Begin your letter as follows:

Dear …..

Sample Answer

Dear Mr Smith,
I am writing concerning the position of Education Counsellor that I am due to begin next Wednesday, 15th April 2018. For some unavoidable reasons, I am unable to take up this position on the agreed date.
My son is in 10th class. His board examinations were supposed to be over on the 5th April, but due to a paper leak scandal, the Central Board of Secondary Education has cancelled the last exam of Mathematics. There are reports that the board will reschedule the exam for all 10th class students. The new exam date is not yet announced and as of now, the situation remains quite unclear. Due to this problem, I have to postpone my date of joining in your organization.
Please accept my sincere apologies and know that I fully understand the inconvenience this issue has caused.
I hope that you would allow me to take up my position with you three weeks later than originally planned. I would like to emphasise that I remain very keen to work with your organisation. This postponement would as I very well realize will affect student enrolment in the busiest time of the year but as I have stated before I do not have much of a choice in the matter.
I look forward to receiving a positive reply.
Kind Regards,
Akriti Singh


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