You are on page 1of 4

IELTS Writing: General Training Task

1 sample
posted i n IELTS Writing General Training Task 1 on
30/09/2013 by Jeffrey
Here is an IELTS General Training Writing Task 1
practice.
The local council has decided to build a block of
flats on the park opposite the place where you are
living.
Write a letter to the editor of the local newspaper
;
- Where did you hear this news and your opinion
- The reason why you protest it
- Make suggestions for what people can or
should do to stop the development.
You should write at least 150 words.
You do NOT need to write your address or the
address of the newspaper.
Start the letter as follows:
Dear..,
Sample answer:
Dear Sir or Madam,
I am writing to your newspaper to protest about the
proposed development of Newtown Park opposite
where I live.
The local council has written to us saying that they are
going to build a huge five-storey block of flats on the
part next year. I strongly object to this proposal, and
so do my neigoubours.
IELTS Info and Tips
Follow the latest IELTS info and tips
from Jeffrey
Enter email
IELTS Free Download
IELTS Categories
Jeffrey-IELTS Blog
This is an IELTS blog not an online IELTS !o"rse
#bo"t IELTS Listening $eading Writing Speaking #bo"t %e IELTS Site %aps
Sear!h
Subscribe
IELTS Speaking Band Descriptors
IELTS Writing Task1 Band Descriptors
IELTS Writing Task2 Band Descriptors
IELTS Writing Answer Sheet
IELTS Listening Answer Sheet
IELTS Reading Answer Sheet
About IELTS

IELTS Listening

IELTS Reading

IELTS Speaking

IELTS Writing Academic Task 1

IELTS Writing General Training


Task 1

IELTS Writing Task 2

OET

Student's questions

IELTS Writing: General Training Task 1 sample - Jeffrey-IELTS Blog http://www.51ielts.com.au/jeffrey/ielts-writing-general-training-task1/ie...


1 of 4 01.03.2014 22:19
&EFF$E'
My name is Jeffrey Wang. I was born in Qingdao,
China, and I am living in Melbourne at the
moment. I have been teaching IELTS and ESL
classes for over 5 years. Now I am working as an
instructor at 51ielts training center in
Melbourne and the course coordinator of IT and
ESL (EAL) programs in Melbourne Institute of
Commerce. I decided to focus on IELTS
teaching when I realised how important this exam
was in the lives of my students. I believe that a
good teacher can make a huge difference in
helping students to pass the exam as quickly as
possible. I am constantly refining my teaching,
and put a lot of my ideas and materials on my
teaching classes and this blog:
jeffrey.51ielts.com.au
it is true that people have to have a place to live, they
have to have a place to play as well. If the council
goes ahead and builds this apartment block, our
children would lose their playground. Besides, that is
the only park we have in this suburb.
We need this park, and we need the trees and the
green space that it provides. If you agree that we
must save our lovely park, write to this newspaper and
tell the council how you feel about their development
plans. Write to me and perhaps we can ask people to
sign a petition to stop the project.
Yours faithfully,
Jeffrey Wang
$elated posts:
IELTS Writing General Training Task2
Sample
1.
IELTS Writing: General Training Task 1
sign off
2.
IELTS General Training Writing Task 1 3.
General Training writing task 2 4.
IELTS General Training Writing Task2 5.
#()*T T+E #*T+)$
IELTS Comments
IELTS #r!hi,es
IELTS Speaking: an antique or an
old object

IELTS Writing: topic about


extreme sports

IELTS Writing: anthropogenic


impact on rainforest

IELTS Speaking: competition


topic

IELTS Writing: Academic Writing


Task 1

Homepage on IELTS Writing:


Academic Task 1 Overview

My Homepage on From 6.5 to 7

My Homepage on IELTS
Speaking: An Speaking test in
Australia

Payday Loans Toronto on IELTS


Writing: Academic Writing Task 1

Jeffrey on IELTS Reading: True,


False, Not Given

February 2014 (2)

January 2014 (4)

December 2013 (10)

November 2013 (13)

October 2013 (19)

September 2013 (17)

August 2013 (23)

July 2013 (10)

June 2013 (9)

May 2013 (10)

April 2013 (10)

March 2013 (6)

February 2013 (5)

January 2013 (12)

December 2012 (28)

November 2012 (10)

SHARE:
IELTS Writing: General Training Task 1 sample - Jeffrey-IELTS Blog http://www.51ielts.com.au/jeffrey/ielts-writing-general-training-task1/ie...
2 of 4 01.03.2014 22:19
-$E.I)*S -)ST
IELTS Writing: course
and employment topic
/E0T -)ST
IELTS Speaking: some
tips of Part 1
1 Comments IELTS Writing:
General Training Task 1 sample
(logroll
*sef"l IELTS Tags
academic accent
advice band
Cambridge children
city crime
download English
false family
General Training
grading headings
help IELTS
introduction
lexical resource
listening map
marking matching
multiple choice question
not given OET
paper production
part 1 pie chart
20/01/2014 at 2:54 pm YANG
hi, i understand that the
exam question said begin
your letter with dear ,
about the comma, i know it
is formal to use a colon, so if
i change the comma to
colon, will i lose marks, will
they think this is a mistake ?
thank you
R E P L Y
24/01/2014 at 4:25 am
JEFFREY
You
should use comma.
And I also dont think
the punctuation is a big
issue in IELTS writing.
R E P L Y

09/10/2013 at 9:15 pm TABEE


why use have to have plz
explain..
R E P L Y
10/10/2013 at 9:37 am
JEFFREY
Just."be obliged to",
"must"
R E P L Y
62,960 Words (post)
181 Words (page)
63,141 Total words
51IELTS Melbourne

IELTS Results Inquiry

Occupational English Test

SHARE:
IELTS Writing: General Training Task 1 sample - Jeffrey-IELTS Blog http://www.51ielts.com.au/jeffrey/ielts-writing-general-training-task1/ie...
3 of 4 01.03.2014 22:19
Lea,e a $epl2
pronunciation reading
remark speaking
task 1 task1
task 2 task2
teacher true
TV program vocabulary
writing writing topics
Copyright 2012-2013 Powered By --Jeffrey
Web Optimize By A Friend of Jeffrey --Kan
Your email address will not be published. Required fields
are marked *
Name *
Email *
four = 2
Comment
You may use these HTML tags and attributes:
<a href="" title=""> <abbr title="">
<acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite="">
<cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q
cite=""> <strike> <strong>
Post Comment
SHARE:
IELTS Writing: General Training Task 1 sample - Jeffrey-IELTS Blog http://www.51ielts.com.au/jeffrey/ielts-writing-general-training-task1/ie...
4 of 4 01.03.2014 22:19