IELTS WRITING TASK 1 personal letter to an old friend

IELTS WRITING TASK 1 personal letter to an old friend

You recently moved to a new house and you want an old friend to come and stay with you.
Write a letter to your friend. In your letter,

  • Invite him to stay and suggest a date
  • Briefly describe the new house and garden
  • Say why you like the new house

Tips: Begin your letter as follows:
Dear Jimmy,
This is a personal letter as it is to be written to a friend. Therefore, the overall tone and language of the letter has to be friendly and casual. The letter will have an introduction, the 3 body paragraphs based on the things we have to mention as asked in the question and the signing off. Let’s begin writing!

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Sample Answer

Dear Jimmy,

How are you doing? Hope this letter finds you well. It’s been really long since we last met.

I’m excited to let you know that I’ve shifted to a new house, a fortnight back. Things have settled down and I’m planning to organize a house warming get-together this month end, preferably on the 28th. Since, it’s a long weekend, you can come on the 27th itself. This would be a great opportunity for us to spend some quality time together. We haven’t really been able to bond up since you moved to the suburbs for your job.

I can’t wait to tell you about the house, it’s just what I always dreamt of. The location is a little off the city centre, away from the maddening traffic and noise. The best part is that it’s a ground floor independent house which comes with a garden and a backyard. The garden has some lovely fruit trees, giving it a rustic appearance. It’s amazingly serene to stroll there while hearing the birds chirping in the background.

What I really like about the place is that it brings the best of both the worlds. Not only do I get to enjoy the countryside calmness but also am able to avail good transport system and all other amenities of a city life. It’s very comfortable to reach the office in the mornings and do my grocery shopping during the weekends. My parents too have adjusted very well to the new place. Moreover, the house is spacious with three big bedrooms making it easy to accommodate our guests.

I can’t wait to see you on the 27th. Give my regards to your mum and dad.

(281 Words)

Best wishes,



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Writing Task 1: Complaint Letter

Writing Task 1
You just shifted your furniture abroad through a shipping company and you have noticed that your furniture has been damaged.

Write a letter to the manager of the shipping company.

  • When and where you shifted?
  • Give details of the damage that has occurred to your furniture.
  • Explain what action you would like the company to take?

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Sample Answer

Dear Sir,

I am writing to express my dissatisfaction with the services provided by your company. My family has recently shifted to USA from India. I decided to shift my furniture overseas through your company as it was recommended by one of my colleagues. My furniture was shipped on 15/12/2018 from India and reached here after 10 days.

When I received my furniture and unpacked it , I noticed that my furniture was badly damaged. As far as the damage is concerned, almost all crockery was cracked and the carpet was ripped into two pieces. Moreover, one of my antique marble statue was also smashed. You can imagine how unpleasant it was to receive my brand-new and highly valuable furniture in defective condition.

I immediately contacted your company and spoke to the manager to compensate the loss. He refused to reimburse for my damaged furniture which occurred during shipment.

I insist that you compensate for my damaged furniture, otherwise, I will be forced to go to the consumer court.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours Faithfully


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IELTS Writing Sample Questions # Letter for Accommodation

Career is the most important part of our lives and it is only we who shape our careers. Sometimes, it requires us to work hard towards achieving goals, while other times it is all about smart work. This time we are looking at the problems an individual has to face when he or she is sharing the room with someone! The below letter is a letter for accommodation sent by the individual.

You live in a room in college which you share with another student. However, there are many problems with this arrangement and you find it very difficult to work.
Write a letter to the accommodation officer at the college. In the letter,


  • describe the situation
  • explain your problems and why it is difficult to work
  • say what kind of accommodation you would prefer

You should spend 20 minutes on this task.
Write at least 150 words.


Dear Sir/Madam,

I have been using the college provided accommodation for the past few years. However, recently my roommate changed and my current roommate and I are having issues because of different opinions and interest.

He is part of the extra-curricular activities and often tends to come late to the room which causes a disturbance in my sleeping patterns. Even more, often he plays loud music or brings along some of his friends for a chat. We both being from different streams, do not have much to talk about and there are times when our exams clash as well!

This change in our time tables and contradictory personalities has caused troubles in both our lives and there is an added pressure of adjusting when our entire focus should be on our careers. It would be helpful if you could either provide me with single accommodation or with someone who has a similar stream like mine.


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