Many professionals from India appear for IELTS – General Training each year in order to apply for permanent residency in Canada and Australia. One of the main challenges these professional face is IELTS writing section which consists of two tasks. Task 1 is Letter Writing and Task 2 is Essay Writing. We have already published few samples of writing task 2.

The task of letter writing expects you to write a letter in minimum 150 words. Reader judges your letter on factors such as Task Achievement, Coherence and Cohesion, Lexical Resources, and Grammatical Range and Accuracy. Here, we have decided to publish samples by our students which can guide students preparing for IELTS online.

You and some friends ate a meal at a restaurant to celebrate a special occasion, and you were very pleased with the food and service.

Write a letter to the restaurant manager. In your letter


Dear Sir,

I am Ankit Singh, who visited your restaurant last weekend. I am writing this letter to extend my gratitude for being a generous host on Saturday evening.

We were a party of 6 classmates who had not met for last 10 years but somehow bumped into each other that afternoon. Since we could not book a table at the last moment, I thought of visiting your place, a decision I am proud of.

As you might have guessed, we were revelling a pleasantly surprising reunion of the friends after a long time.

For such a gathering, we found your place to be perfect. When we entered the restaurant, the helping staff greeted us with a welcome-drink and after listening to our story offered a poolside table. Mr. Singh was a perfect host who could suggest a perfect menu for each of us based on preferences. I must also appreciate the efforts your band puts in creating a tranquil yet positive mood.

We all thank you for the evening.  Looking forward to an excuse to visit the restaurant again.

Yours faithfully,

Ankit Singh

The student who wrote the sample received a score of 8 on his actual IELTS writing section.

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