IELTS GENERAL WRITING You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

Your neighbours have recently written to you to complain about the noise from your houselflat. Write a letter to your neighbours. In your letter
y y y

explain the reasons for the noise apologise describe what action you will take

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

model answer: Dear James, I was very shocked to get your letter saying that the noise from my flat has been spoiling your evenings and causing you some distress. I am really, really sorry about that. I had no idea that you would be able to hear so much, so I hope you will accept my apologies. As you may have guessed, I am trying to refit my kitchen in the evenings when I get home from work. Unfortunately it is all getting longer than expected and I have been having problems with getting things to fit properly. This has meant to a lot of banging and hammering. As the kitchen is still not finished, I have decided to call in a professional builder who will finish the work in the next day or two. He¶ll work only during daytime hours, so you won¶t be disturbed in the evenings again, I promis. Sorry to have caused these problems, Bill. (157 words)

Which viewpoint do you agree with? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience. Others say that advertisements tell us about new products that may improve our lives. model answer: The purpose of advertising is to tell the consumer about any new product or service or any new promotion on the existing product and service. They can give these lunches to their children to take to school. some people buy the newspaper only in order to check the prices and plan their weekly shopping. you can send text messages and photos. For example. In fact. Even products we are familiar with may be improved.IELTS GENERAL WRITING You should spend about 40 minutes on this task. but everyone can look at the ads in the newspaper and see what the latest prices are. and next week probably some even newer type of service will be available. Write about the following topic: Some people say that advertising encourages us to buy things that we really do not need. Advertisements serve a useful purpose. Advertisements keep us informed about prices. but new types of cell phone service become available all the time. so without advertising they might not know about such a convenient new product. We need it so we can make good decisions when we go shopping. Prices change all the time. These are very convenient for busy parents. Through advertising we learn about new products. Write at least 250 words. (281 words) . many grocery stores now sell prepackaged lunches. Advertisements improve our lives by keeping us informed about the latest products developments and the best prices. Busy parents don¶t have time to look at every item on the store shelf. By watching advertisements on TV it is easy to find out about new improvements to all kinds of products. and advertising lets us know about this. There are different plans that give you more hours to talk on the phone. Advertisements also inform us about sales. Most people use cell phones. Advertising tells us when new and improved products become available and lets us know which ones have the best price.

Write a letter to your neighbours.. That is because the holidays are coming up soon. . I would like drop this course this quarter. My name is Muhamad Abdul. In your letter y y y describe the situation explain why you cannot continue at this time say what action you would like to take Write at least 150 words. to finish up the rest of the work. Your-have a full-time job and are also doing a part-time evening course. So.... I am taking a part-time evening course... You do NOT need to write any addresses.. I am having a hard time keeping up with this course. My problem is. Sometimes.. from 9am ± 5pm. Then take it again the next quarter. Abdul (135 words) ... I am asked to stay extra hours.. I have a full-time job. At night when I get home. model answer: Dear Sir or Madam..... You naive find that you cannot continue the course. please accept my situation.. I am afraid I cannot continue the course. Thank you for your cooperation Sincerely M. I am too tired to even prepare a dinner for myself.IELTS GENERAL WRITING You should spend about 20 minutes on this task. Also I have no time to study for this course. Begin your letter as follows: Dear . Also I have to do some work preparations for the next day.

There are no errors in word form. The range of vocabulary is sufficient for the task and there are some quite precise expressions. The writer gives information to cover all three bullet points. but only one is well extended. Grammar is generally well-controlled. the range is rather limited with many very short sentences and few complex structures. with only a few minor errors and occasional inappropriate punctuation. Here is the examiner's comment: The reason for writing is very clear in this letter but it is not clear who the letter is to. A range of linkers is used across the answer and they are generally accurate. so it loses marks for this. but some very basic spelling errors occur. sentences are not well-linked. and the whole response is underlenght at 135 words. however.This is an answer written by a candidate who achieved a Band 5 score. The information is organised and it is easy to follow the message. but in some places. In terms of grammar. . especially the first paragraph.

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful