Writing task 1 (General Training) sample/model answer (Cambridge IELTS 6 Test A)

Here is a sample answer I wrote to IELTS 6 Test A (General Training) Task 1:

Writing task 1
You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You and your family are living in rented accommodation in an English-speaking country.  You are not satisfied with the condition of some of the furniture.

Write a letter to the landlord. In your letter

  • introduce yourself
  • explain what is wrong with the furniture
  • say what action you would like the landlord to take

You should write at least 150 words.
You do NOT need to write any addresses
Begin your letter as follows:

Dear ……………………. ,

Sample answer by Grant:

Dear Mr. Edwards,

My name is Thomas Reynolds. My wife and I have recently moved into your lovely furnished rental flat at Flat 8, 123 Box Street, Willborough.


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