IELTS General: Writing Task 1 – 14 Top Tips!

In General Task 1 of the Writing module, a prompt poses a problem or describes a situation that requires a written response in letter format. For example, you may be required to write a letter to an imaginary person such as a friend or a teacher, or it may be formal letter to a stranger or an official. You are required to use informal and semi-formal writing styles.

In this video you’ll learn what you MUST do to get the highest score on your IELTS General Writing Task 1. Find out how to easily identify the type and purpose of each letter, and how to start and end your letter perfectly. Learn to save time and effort by using standard expressions. Understand the scoring criteria, so you know exactly what to do and what NOT to do.