Writing task 1 (General Training) sample/model answer (Cambridge IELTS 5 Test B)

Posted by Grant Richardson, 18th December, 2015

Here is a sample answer I wrote to IELTS 5 Test B (General Training) Task 1:

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

You have a full-time job and are also doing a part-time evening course.
You now find that you cannot continue the course.

Write a letter to the course tutor. In your letter

  • describe the situation
  • explain why you cannot continue at this time
  • say what action you would like 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 Mrs Robinson,

I am very much enjoying your lessons. In particular, I find your explanation of the selected case studies very engaging and highly relevant to my work.

Actually, it is my work

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Yours sincerely,

Lauren Macmillan


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