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IELTS 2021 General Letter Writing Questions

We collect recent IELTS general letter writing questions from test-takers as well as other public resources. What we do is to merge duplicated ones and revise apparent errors. They aren't exactly real questions in any tests, and just help candidates understand test scenario deeper.

This page includes 100+ test questions in Task 1 (letter). We link other or early writing questions of similar topics together. These questions are excellent samples to mock IELTS general letter writing test and give valuable clues and ideas to prepare popular topics.

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2021-03-27: Task 1
Your company sent you to complete a course in another country. You have lost the certificate received at the end of the course. Write a letter to the principal of the college where you took the course.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • how you lost the certificate
  • why you need it now
  • what you want the principal to do.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,LOST":
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2021-03-20: Task 1
You have lost something on a bus and called customer service to get help. You weren't happy with their response. Write a letter to the bus company manager.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the item you lost
  • explain why you weren't happy with the customer service
  • say what action you would like the company to take.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,SERVICE":
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2021-03-13: Task 1
The news company is going to start a new program on TV about a particular place. Write a letter to offer your suggestions on what the program should be like.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • how you know about that place
  • what suggestions you would like to make
  • why you are offering these suggestions.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,SUGGESTION":
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2021-02-20: Task 1
You recently bought a children's toy online and you noticed that it was not working properly. Write a letter to the manager of the toy company to complain about it.

In your letter, you should:
  • give the details about your order
  • describe what the problem was
  • suggest what you want the company to do for you
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,CHILDREN":
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2021-02-17: Task 1   Vocabulary for Travel
You enjoyed a holiday organized by a tour company. Write a letter to the manager and praise the tour guide who accompanied you on the journey.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the details of your holiday
  • explain what the tour guide did that was helpful
  • suggest how the manager may reward the tour guide.
Questions and samples related to topic "*THANK YOU,TRAVEL":
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2021-01-23: Task 1
Your workplace does not have a parking area for cars and it is causing some problems. Write a letter to your manager.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the problems
  • explain why should solve the problems
  • and give your suggestions on how to solve the problems.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,PARKING":
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2021-01-09: Task 1   Vocabulary for Holiday
Write a letter to your friend in another country where you like to visit for the holidays.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain your travel plans
  • describe the interesting places you plan to visit
  • ask for suggestions for sightseeing options.
Questions and samples related to topic "*CONSULTATION,HOLIDAY":
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2021-01-09: Task 1
You made a reservation at a hotel for you and your colleagues to stay during a business trip, but you need to make some changes to your booking. Write a letter to the hotel manager.

In your letter, you should:
  • give details of your booking
  • explain what changes you need to make
  • ask for some special arrangements to be made for your business meetings.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,HOTEL":
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2020-10-17: Task 1
You recently discovered that there are plans to construct an airport in your locality. Write a letter to the local authority.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • explain how you knew about the plans
  • describe the negative effect of the construction on your neighborhood
  • suggest a possible solution to the problem.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,CONSTRUCTION":
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2020-10-10: Task 1
Recently you saw an article in a newspaper/journal about a city/town you know and some of the information in the article was incorrect. Write a letter to the editor regarding this.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • how you know about this city/town
  • what information was incorrect
  • what the editor should do about this.
Questions and samples related to topic "*AMENDMENT,INFORMATION":
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2020-08-22: Task 1
Write a letter to your friend about a job opportunity you came across that they might find interesting.

In your letter, you should:
  • give some details about the job
  • mention how you came across the job opportunity
  • explain why you feel the job would be suitable for your friend
Questions and samples related to topic "*RECOMMENDATION,JOB":
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2020-08-16: Task 1
You have a meeting with your manager the next day. Write a letter telling him/her what you are going to discuss in the meeting.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what you have done for the company in the year you worked there
  • what changes you would like to recommend
  • what training you require
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,BUSINESS":
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2020-07-04: Task 1
One of your friends lives in another country. You want to spend some time working in that country. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe why you want to work in that country
  • tell him/her about your skills and experience
  • ask some questions related to work (e.g. wage/salary)
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,JOB":
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2020-06-27: Task 1
You are working for an international company. You have seen an advertisement for a training course which will be useful for your work. Write a letter to your manager.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe why you want to take the course
  • explaining how it will be beneficial to the company
  • tell who will be managing your work in your absence.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,COURSE":
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2020-06-27: Task 1
You read an article in a newspaper about a city/town. Some of the information in that article is wrong. Write a letter to the newspaper editions.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe how you know the city/town
  • tell what the problems are
  • suggest what you want the editor to do.
Questions and samples related to topic "*AMENDMENT,INFORMATION":
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2020-06-20: Task 1
There is a public event coming up in your town. Write a letter to your friend who you think would be interested to take part in it.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the event
  • explain why you think he/she would be interested in it
  • suggest an arrangement to meet there with him/her.
Questions and samples related to topic "*INVITATION,EVENT":
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2020-06-18: Task 1
You recently stayed at your friend’s place, to look after the house while he/she is away. You accidentally damaged something in his/her house. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe what the accident was
  • explain when it happened
  • suggest how the damage can be fixed.
Questions and samples related to topic "*APOLOGY,DAMAGE":
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2020-06-13: Task 1
You live in a block of flats, your neighbor makes a lot of noise which has caused problems for you. Write a letter to your landlord.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain the situation
  • tell him/her how you are affected by this
  • suggest what you want the landlord to do.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,HOUSE":
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2020-06-13: Task 1
You have completed the course and received a certificate, but you lost it on the way back. Write a letter to the Principal of the college.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • how you lost the certificate
  • why you need it
  • what you expect the principal to do.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,LOST":
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2020-06-11: Task 1
You recently spent a weekend with your friend in her/his new house. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain what you like about his new house
  • tell him/her what you enjoyed most during your staying
  • suggest when and where you could meet next time with her/him.
Questions and samples related to topic "*THANK YOU,INVITATION":
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2020-06-10: Task 1
You ordered equipment online. However, when you received it, it was damaged. Send a letter to the manager of the company.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • giving the details about the equipment
  • explain the damage
  • suggest what you want the manager to do.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,DAMAGE":
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2020-06-04: Task 1
Write a letter to your friend about missing the date with him on a day because you have planned. Tell him how you tried to contact him but it did not work out either.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what the reason is
  • how you tried to contact him
  • give an alternative plan to meet him sometime.
Questions and samples related to topic "*APOLOGY,FRIEND":
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2020-06-02: Task 1
There is a problem related to the changing room of your gym in your community. You reported it several times, but it was not solved. Write a letter to the manager.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the problem
  • what they said while reporting the problem
  • what you want the manager to do.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,CHANGING ROOM":
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2020-06-01: Task 1
You learned a piece of news from your friend regarding a part-time job at a new international company near your house. Write a letter to that company.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain why you need that job
  • give the details what you can do for the company
  • suggest the time that you can work.
Questions and samples related to topic "*APPLICATION,JOB":
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2020-06-01: Task 1
Write a letter to the department of education to provide financial assistance for a short training course that you want to do in some foreign country.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what course you want to take
  • why you want to take the course
  • how financial assistance can help you.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,COURSE":
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2020-05-30: Task 1
Write a letter to a hotel manager in another city for an upcoming 2-day business trip for you and your colleagues.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • introduce of yourself and colleagues
  • give information about the business meeting
  • tell other requests you might have.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,HOTEL":
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2020-05-28: Task 1
You recently went on a business trip and stayed in a hotel. On getting home, you realized you left some things at the hotel. Write a letter to the hotel manager.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • details of your stay
  • the items you left behind
  • what you want the manager to do.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,LEFT":
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2020-05-26: Task 1
You are planning a week-long vacation and you need someone to take care of your house while you are away. Write a letter to your neighbor and tell them that you are going away.

In your letter, you should:
  • ask them to take care of your house
  • explain why you will be away.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,HELP":
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2020-05-16: Task 1
You have found an interesting website. Write a letter to your friend to tell him about the website.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe what the website is
  • explain why the website is interesting in
  • tell how this website will help him/her.
Questions and samples related to topic "*RECOMMENDATION,WEBSITE":
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2020-05-12: Task 1
Write a letter to the newspaper editor about the mistake they made in an article.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain what the mistake is
  • suggest how to correct that mistake.
Questions and samples related to topic "*AMENDMENT,INFORMATION":
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2020-05-10: Task 1
There is a public event coming up in your town. Write a letter to your friend who you think would be interested to take part in it.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the event
  • say why you think he/she would be interested
  • suggest an arrangement to meet there with him/he.
Questions and samples related to topic "*INVITATION,EVENT":
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2020-04-28: Task 1   Vocabulary for Work
Write a letter to a friend who will come to your country to work for 6 months.

In your letter, you should:
  • recommend a city
  • suggest a few jobs that your friend could do
  • give some opinions about making friends with the locals.
Questions and samples related to topic "*SUGGESTION,WORK":
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2020-04-18: Task 1
You moved to a new country and you want to write a letter to your former colleague.

In your letter, you should:
  • tell him/her where did you go and what you are doing there (job)
  • describe your feeling
  • invite your friend to come.
Questions and samples related to topic "*INVITATION,MOVE":
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2020-03-21: Task 1
Write a letter to your local council that the road in front of your house is damaged.

In your letter, you should:
  • tell him your name and where you are living
  • describe the problem
  • suggest what you want him to do for it.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,SERVICE":
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2020-03-14: Task 1
Write a letter to the government about the lack of sports facilities in your hometown for people of your age.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what facilities you want
  • why you want them
  • what suggestions you can give
Questions and samples related to topic "*SUGGESTION,SERVICE":
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2020-03-07: Task 1   Vocabulary for Gift
Your friend has just moved to a new house. Write a letter to your friend and let him know about the gift that you prepared for him/her.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the gift
  • tell how it will be delivered
  • explain why you chose it.
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,GIFT":
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2020-03-07: Task 1
A foreign friend of your plans to visit your place and stay with you, but you do not have time on that date. Give your friend another alternate date to come.

In your letter, you should:
  • apology for it
  • explain what you will busy for on that date
  • suggest to him/her an alternate time to come.
Questions and samples related to topic "*APOLOGY,VISIT":
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2020-03-01: Task 1
Write a letter to your manager to request setting up a cafeteria for the staff.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what you heard about the inconvenience from the staffs
  • how you feel about it
  • what suggestion you can give
Questions and samples related to topic "*SUGGESTION,ROOM":
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2020-02-29: Task 1
Write a letter to your colleague asking for help in setting up equipment for your presentation.

In your letter, you should:
  • tell when and where the presentation will deliver
  • describe your arrangements
  • say him/her what equipment you need.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,PRESENTATION":
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2020-02-22: Task 1   Vocabulary for Work
You are leaving your job and would like to invite your friend as your replacement. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the job
  • explain the reason you leave
  • tell him/her why you recommend the job to them.
Questions and samples related to topic "*RECOMMENDATION,WORK":
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2020-02-16: Task 1   Vocabulary for Holiday
You are planing for a vacation and want your friend to go with you. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should:
  • tell him/her why you want to take a vacation
  • describe your plan
  • invite him/her to go with you.
Questions and samples related to topic "*INVITATION,HOLIDAY":
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2020-02-13: Task 1
You are planning a 2-day work training outside your city next month. Write a letter to the manager of the hotel regarding the accommodation arrangements for your visit.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • introduce yourself and your company
  • ask the availability of their rooms
  • tell him/her that your every arrangement and needs.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,HOTEL":
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2020-02-13: Task 1
Your landlord is asking to increase the rent. Write a letter to him.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • why you think the rent shouldn't be increased
  • what you will do if it is increased.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,RENT":
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2020-02-07: Task 1
You borrowed something from your friend, later it got damaged. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should:
  • apology about the issue
  • tell how it got damaged
  • say you are going to fix this issue.
Questions and samples related to topic "*APOLOGY,DAMAGE":
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2020-02-07: Task 1
Your landlord is asking to increase the rent. Write a letter to him.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • why you think the rent shouldn't be increased
  • what you will do if it is increased.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,RENT":
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2020-02-01: Task 1
You have been invited to deliver a speech about your country at an international meeting at an American college. Write a letter to the secretary of the international community.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • accept the invitation and suggest preferable dates
  • tell them what your talks will be about
  • and what equipment you require them to arrange.
Questions and samples related to topic "*INVITATION,INVITATION":
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2020-02-01: Task 1
Write a letter to the owner of the restaurant that closes to your house to complain about the noise.

In your letter, you should:
  • state what the problem
  • tell why you are disturbed
  • suggest how to solve the problem.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,RESTAURANT":
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2020-01-25: Task 1
Write a letter to your manager complaining about the parking situation at work.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain the problems
  • say what benefits a parking area would bring to the company
  • and give your suggestions on how to solve the problems.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,PARKING":
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2020-01-18: Task 1
A letter to a company which is looking for help to renovate school buildings, and you want to help with it.

In your letter, you should:
  • when you could start
  • what you could do
  • why you want to help.
Questions and samples related to topic "*APPLICATION,HELP":
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2020-01-18: Task 1
Your friend is moving to a new house and wants your help. Write a letter to you.

In your letter, you should:
  • say why you are free
  • how you can help
  • ask questions about the new house.
Questions and samples related to topic "*APPLICATION,HELP":
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2020-01-11: Task 1
You visited a town last month and told your friend that you would like to meet. However, you could not make it. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should:
  • express your apology
  • why you could not meet
  • making arrangements to meet him.
Questions and samples related to topic "*APOLOGY,FRIEND":
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2020-01-11: Task 1
A friend of yours is going to visit your region and has asked you to help arrange accommodation. Write a letter to him/her.

In your letter, you should:
  • give details of the accommodation
  • tell what he should bring with him
  • suggest sightseeing places he could visit.
Questions and samples related to topic "*RECOMMENDATION,ACCOMMODATION":
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2020-01-07: Task 1
You ride a bicycle to work, but there is a problem with the parking. Write a letter to the building manager to provide bicycle parking.

In your letter, you should:
  • why you ride a bicycle to work
  • what the problem is with the parking
  • what your suggestions are.
Questions and samples related to topic "*SUGGESTION,PARKING":
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2020-01-04: Task 1
You recently completed a course and you borrowed a book from your teacher, but you couldn’t return in time. You would like to return the book now. Write a letter to your teacher.

In your letter, you should:
  • what book it was
  • how helpful the book was
  • explain why you couldn’t return it in time.
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,BOOK":
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2020-01-04: Task 1
letter to a friend asking for his help to make a website.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe what kind of website you want
  • say when you want the website to be done
  • explain how important the website is to you.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,HELP":
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2020-01-04: Task 1
The organizer of the annual festival is going to organize a festival in your place. Write a letter to the organizer giving feedback for last year and suggestions for this year.

In your letter, you should:
  • give your feedback for the last festival
  • tell him/her what you can do for the new festival
  • suggestions about the new festival.
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,EVENT":
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2019-12-28: Task 1
You work in an international company. Write letter to the manager for allowing extra hours off during work time to attend family celebration.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain why you want to take a day off
  • suggest how your work could be covered while your are away.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,DAY OFF":
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2019-12-22: Task 1
You had a meal at a local restaurant with your family. Write to a local newspaper to give the feedback.

In your letter, you should say:
  • where the restaurant located
  • what you had for the meal
  • why do you recommend this restaurant to others.
Questions and samples related to topic "*RECOMMENDATION,RESTAURANT":
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2019-12-14: Task 1   Vocabulary for Work
You are working in an international company, write a letter to inform your manager about your resignation.

In your letter, you should:
  • thank the company for the opportunity that you joined it
  • tell the reason for your resignation
  • confirm the time you are leaving
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,WORK":
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2019-12-07: Task 1
You went on a trip and found that the guide was really helpful. Write a letter to the tour company manager.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the tour
  • tell what you liked about the tour guide
  • recommend manager ways/methods to appreciate the tour guide
Questions and samples related to topic "*THANK YOU,TRIP":
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2019-12-07: Task 1
Your friend is visiting your town. Write a letter to give him/her some suggestions on places to visit and where to find cheap accommodations.

In your letter, you should:
  • When the best time to visit your town is
  • Where the interesting places to visit are
  • Where to find cheap accommodation
Questions and samples related to topic "*RECOMMENDATION,VISIT":
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2019-12-07: Task 1
A colleague gave you a book which you used for your presentation. Write a letter to your colleague.

In your letter, you should say:
  • what the presentation was about,
  • why the presentation was important
  • how the book helped you.
Questions and samples related to topic "*THANK YOU,BOOK":
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2019-11-23: Task 1
Write a letter to the editor of the newspaper for claiming the prize which they acknowledged.

In your letter, you should say:
  • Details of how you won the prize
  • What the prize you are going to get
  • What actions you expect to be taken.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,PRIZE":
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2019-11-23: Task 1
You just moved to a new place and haven’t gotten a chance to tell your friend. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should say:
  • where and when you move there
  • the differences between your new place and the previous place
  • why you move there.
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,MOVE":
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2019-11-23: Task 1
You are working for the company. You need to take a day off to help a friend and want to ask your manager about this. Write a letter to your manager.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain why you want to take a day off
  • say what you will do to help your friend
  • suggest how your work could be covered while you are away.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,DAY OFF":
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2019-11-23: Task 1
The company you’re working offers funds and required things to the groups of the local communities every year. Write a letter to the director of your company to recommend a group in your local community which deserves help.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe what the group is
  • say how your company funds can help them
  • explain why helping them is a good idea.
Questions and samples related to topic "*RECOMMENDATION,HELP":
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2019-11-16: Task 1   Vocabulary for Work
You are working in an international company. You want to quit this job. Write a letter to your manager.

In your letter, you should say:
  • Why you want to quit
  • When you want to leave
  • What you liked about the company.
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,WORK":
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2019-11-16: Task 1
You work for an international company. You are celebrating the special family event and would like to have a day off for it. Write a letter to your manager.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain what celebration is.
  • tell how long you want to take time off
  • say how your work could be done while you are away.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,DAY OFF":
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2019-11-16: Task 1
You are going to another country and your uncle has a friend who lives in that country. Write a letter to your uncle's friend to ask for help.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain why you are going to that country
  • tell where you are going
  • say how you want your uncle’s friend to help you.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,HELP":
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2019-11-07: Task 1
You were invited to go out with your friend. Due to some reason, you couldn’t go. Write a letter apologizing for this and suggest a new time and place meet.

In your letter, you should say:
  • apologies
  • explain what reasons you can’t make it
  • suggest a new time and place meet.
Questions and samples related to topic "*APOLOGY,INVITATION":
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2019-10-26: Task 1   Vocabulary for Work
Your friend is in another country, write a letter to your friend asking for advice about employment opportunities in his country.

In your letter, you should say:
  • why you want to work there
  • what skills and work experience you have
  • inquire benefits (salary and hours).
Questions and samples related to topic "*CONSULTATION,WORK":
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2019-10-12: Task 1
You are attending a night course at the school. you are not happy with some parts of the course. Write a letter to the school director about this.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what course you are studying
  • what things you are not happy about
  • what you expect from the school director.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,COURSE":
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2019-10-12: Task 1
You ride a bicycle to work, but there is a problem with the parking. Write a letter to the manager of the Parking Management Company.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • why you ride a bicycle to work
  • what the problem is with the parking
  • what your suggestions are.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,PARKING":
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2019-10-12: Task 1
You have organized the 90th birthday party of your relative and invited elderly guests also. It was a successful party. Write a letter to the hotel manager, to provide the feedback:

In your letter, you should tell:
  • when the party was
  • why it was successful
  • thank you for a staff member who was really helpful.
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,PARTY":
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2019-10-12: Task 1
There are some problems in the changing room in your sports center. Write a letter to the sports center manager.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the problems in the changing room
  • explain why the sports center is important for you
  • suggest what the manager should do.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,CHANGING ROOM":
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2019-10-10: Task 1
You and your colleague want to use a company room. Write a letter to your manager and ask for permission.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain why you need that room
  • describe which room you need and why
  • tell what changes will need to be done there.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,ROOM":
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2019-10-01: Task 1
You are a member of a sports club. Write a letter to the club president about an event that will be organized.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what it is
  • who I am inviting
  • what my role is in this event.
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,EVENT":
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2019-09-28: Task 1
You stayed at your friend’s house last weekend. You think you probably left your watch there and want your friend to send it back. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should:
  • thank your friend
  • describe your watch
  • tell him what you want him to do
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,LEFT":
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2019-09-28: Task 1   Vocabulary for Holiday
You are going to take a vacation soon and want your friend to go with you. Write a letter to your friends.

In your letter, you should:
  • tell him/her why you want the holiday/vacation
  • describe your plan
  • invite him/her to go with you.
Questions and samples related to topic "*INVITATION,HOLIDAY":
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2019-09-28: Task 1
You had dinner with your friend’s family. Write a letter to your friend and express your fillings about the dinner.

In your letter, you should:
  • say what you enjoyed at the dinner
  • describe how you feel about his/her family
  • invite your friend and his family to your place.
Questions and samples related to topic "*THANK YOU,MEAL":
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2019-09-07: Task 1
You want a book that you cannot find. Later you found it and it is available in a bookstore in another city. Write a letter to the manager of the bookstore.

In your letter, you should:
  • give details of the book
  • say why you need this book
  • tell how you will pay for it.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,BOOK":
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2019-09-07: Task 1
You want to take a course related to your work. Write a letter to your employer.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe what the course is
  • explain how it will benefit to the company
  • suggest how to arrange a time for it.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,COURSE":
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2019-09-01: Task 1
Write a letter to your friend, who is visiting a city that you are familiar with.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe to him the place worth visiting
  • tell eating options
  • suggest transport options.
Questions and samples related to topic "*RECOMMENDATION,VISIT":
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2019-08-17: Task 1
Your friend wrote a letter to you asking for advice on their parents visiting your area. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should:
  • suggest the places they can visit
  • recommend a place where they can stay
  • offer something you can do with them.
Questions and samples related to topic "*RECOMMENDATION,VISIT":
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2019-08-17: Task 1   Vocabulary for Building
Your town council has decided to demolish the historic buildings due to a lack of funds to renovate. Write a letter to your councilman.

In your letter, you should say:
  • why it is important to preserve the historic building
  • how the funds could be generated.
Questions and samples related to topic "*SUGGESTION,BUILDING":
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2019-08-17: Task 1
Your child's school is going for a trip out of the country for 3 days and the parent is allowed to join the group. Write a letter to the school.

In your letter, you should:
  • ask questions about the trip
  • tell them why you want to join the group
  • explain how you can help.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,TRIP":
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2019-08-17: Task 1
Write a letter to the translation agency about the report to be translated urgently.

In your letter, you should:
  • explain the content of the letter
  • why you need translated report
  • why do you need it urgently?
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,SERVICE":
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2019-08-01: Task 1   Vocabulary for Work
Recently you have attended a job interview which went well, but you are still waiting for the result. Write a letter to the HR manager of the company.

In your letter, you should:
  • give details of the job
  • tell why you think the interview went well
  • explain why you need to know the result.
Questions and samples related to topic "*CONSULTATION,WORK":
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2019-07-30: Task 1
You had just missed a friend’s party, write a letter to an apology.

In your letter, you should:
  • apology to your friend
  • explain why you couldn’t attend the party
  • say what steps you will take to avoid in the future.
Questions and samples related to topic "*APOLOGY,PARTY":
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2019-07-27: Task 1
You took a two-day course. Write feedback to the course organizer.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what details of the course are,
  • what you like
  • what you want them to do to make it better.
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,COURSE":
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2019-07-27: Task 1
You have a spare room in your apartment, you would like to rent out to a college student. Write a letter to the student accommodation officer of the local college.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • where it is
  • explain about the room
  • to which type of student you would like to give.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,RENT":
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2019-07-27: Task 1   Vocabulary for Environment
Write a letter to your local council that the street you are living in has become dirty lately.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • why it is happening
  • what problems it will cause
  • what your suggestions are.
Questions and samples related to topic "*SUGGESTION,ENVIRONMENT":
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2019-07-27: Task 1
You found a problem with the item which you bought it online. Write a letter to the company manager.

In your letter, you should:
  • describe the item
  • explain what the issue is
  • suggest what you expect the manager to do
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,INTERNET":
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2019-07-19: Task 1   Vocabulary for Gift
Your friend has just moved to a new house, you want to send him a gift. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what you will send to him as gift
  • why you chose it as gift
  • how you will send it to him.
Questions and samples related to topic "*DESCRIPTION,GIFT":
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2019-07-19: Task 1
Your company sent you abroad to take a course and you want to extend your stay there. Write a letter to your manager.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what the benefits of this course are
  • what the reasons you want to stay more time
  • when you will back.
Questions and samples related to topic "*REQUEST,COURSE":
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2019-07-19: Task 1
You had requested the receptionist to wake you up early, but he/she failed to do so. Write a letter to the hotel manager about the inconvenience caused to you.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • why you had requested to wake up early
  • what the inconvenience caused was
  • what the hotel should do to avoid it.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,HOTEL":
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2019-07-16: Task 1
Your friend has asked you to help him to find a music teacher for his/her child. Write a letter to your friend that you have found a suitable teacher.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what experience the teacher has
  • why you think he/she is suitable
  • how to get in touch with the teacher.
Questions and samples related to topic "*RECOMMENDATION,TEACHER":
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2019-07-13: Task 1
You attended a meeting last week, but you were not happy with the hotel which you stayed in. Write a letter to the organizer who booked the hotel for you.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • what the problems were
  • why you didn’t like about the hotel
  • what you want the organizer to do.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,HOTEL":
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2019-07-10: Task 1
Your landlord wants to increase the rent. Write a letter to him telling him.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • why you think the rent shouldn't be increased
  • what you will do if it is increased.
Questions and samples related to topic "*COMPLAINT,RENT":
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2019-07-06: Task 1
You are relocating to a new city. Write a letter to an agent to arrange a house for you and your family.

In your letter, you should tell:
  • When you will relocate
  • why you relocate
  • What kind of house you want.
Questions and samples related to topic "*CONSULTATION,HOUSE":
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