Candidates answer two questions in one hour.
What is IELTS GT Writing Task 1?
Task 1 is a 150-word letter.
Some short information in bullet points is given. Candidates must use all of this as the basis of their letter.
The letter may be:
- a request for information
- an oﬀer of information
- some advice, usually to a friend a complaint
- an apology an invitation
- a personal view (eg: writing to a local newspaper)
- some other expression (eg: congratulating another person).
The letter may be formal, semi-formal, or informal, depending on who will receive it.
What is IELTS GT Writing Task 2?
GT Task 2 is virtually the same as Academic Task 2, although problem-solution essays are more frequent.