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Latest IELTS General Writing Task 1 Questions (2022)

April 8 2022

Last Wednesday you flew from London to Vancouver. When you arrived home, you discovered that you had left your hand luggage on the plane. Write a letter to the airline. 

In your letter, you should explain: 

  • Where and when you lost your bag 
  • What your bag looks like 
  • What its contents were

A friend is expecting you to stay with him in two weeks’ time, but unfortunately you forgot that you have a business trip at the same time. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter,

  1. Apologise and say that you cannot come to visit
  2. Explain why you will not be able to visit
  3. Suggest another time that you could visit

April 13 2022

You would like to take a part-time course at the university, but don’t have the money to do it. Write a letter to an organisation that supports students financially and asks for help.

In your letter,

  • Describe your qualification and degree
  • Provide some details of the course
  • Explain how this course will help you in the future.

 

April 20 2022

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.

April 27 2022

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.



May 4 2022

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)

 

May 11 2022

You would like to borrow a good camera from a friend. Write a letter to your friend.

In your letter,

  • Ask your friend if you can borrow the camera.
  • Explain why you want to borrow the camera.
  • Say when you want it and when you will return it.

 

May 18 2022

You live near a public school. The school has asked local residents to help with the maintenance of school buildings and play areas. Write a letter to the principal.

In your letter,

  • Explain why you would like to help
  • Tell them how you can help
  • Let them know when you are available.

May 25 2022

You have lost an item of value on a train. Write a letter to the railway company. 

In your letter describe the item

  • Explain where you left it.
  • When you left it. 

And what action you would like the company to take.

May 31 2022

You are going to arrange a special party at your home next week. You want to invite a local artist who is a playback singer. Write a letter to him. In your letter:

  • Explain the occasion to him
  • Invite him to the party

And Tell him why you want him to perform.

June 08 2022

You would like to join the local orchestra. Write a letter of application to the orchestra. 

In the letter:

  • Introduce yourself and your instrument of choice.
  • Explain how your credentials make you a good candidate. 
  • Express your enthusiasm for music.

June 15 2022

A neighbour has damaged your car while parking his/her car in the lane in front of your house. Write a letter to your neighbour. 

In your letter,

  • Explain why you are writing
  • Describe the damage to your car and express your feelings about it
  • Recommend what steps he/she should take to resolve the situation.

June 22 2022

You live with a roommate at university but you have trouble studying because of a problem related to your roommate. Write a letter to an administrator at your university and include:

  • Who you are
  • The problem
  • What you suggest they do

June 29 2022

Your company has sent you on a three-month course in another country. The course is coming to an end, but you would like to prolong your stay. Write a letter to your manager. In your letter,

  • Describe how the course benefited you
  • Explain why you would like to delay your return
  • Suggest a date when you would like to come back.

July 6 2022

You would like to invite your friend from abroad to a public event in your country. Write a letter to your friend. In your letter,

  • Invite him/her to the event
  • Explain why you think he/she would like the event
  • Tell him/her about the other activities you can do.

 July 13 2022

You’ve been asked to do a presentation and you will need help with setting up the equipment for it. Write a letter to your colleague. 

In your letter,

  • Let him/her know when and where the presentation will take place
  • Tell him/her what equipment you will need
  • Explain how he/she can help you.

July 20 2022

You recently travelled by train on a long journey and you experienced various problems. Write a letter to the train company’s head office.

In your letter,

  • Give the details of your journey, including the date, time and where you sat.
  • Explain the problems that happened and express your dissatisfaction.
  • Ask about what action will be taken to improve the service.

 July 27 2022

You and a friend recently went on a holiday together. There is a problem with the photos you have taken during the holiday. Write a letter to your friend to ask for a particular photo. In your letter,

  • Tell him/her about the problem with your photos
  • Say which photo you would like him/her to send you
  • Explain why you need this photo.

August 3 2022

You are going on a short trip to another country, where one of your friends lives. Write a letter to your friend. 

In your letter:

  • Give the details of your trip
  • Tell him/her about your plans
  • Ask him/her some questions.

August 10 2022

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 your landlord.

In your letter:

  • Introduce yourself 
  • Explain what is wrong with the furniture
  • Say what action you would like the landlord to take

August 17 2022

You have heard that there is a part-time job available in a nearby shop. Write a letter to the shop’s manager, applying for the job.

In your letter,

  • Specify what job you are applying for .
  • Write about your experience and skills and why you should get an interview.
  • Ask about the hours required for the job and give your preferred hours.
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