For General Training Writing Task-1, candidates will be asked to write a letter. The letter must be of minimum 150 word and it accounts for 1/3rd of total writing score. Candidates need to spend around 20 minutes for this task. There are three main types of letters- informal, formal, semi-formal. Each type of letter is a little bit different.
You can know what type of letter you need to write based on two criteria: 1) who are you writing to? and 2) what situation are you writing about?
Criteria 1- a letter to someone close to you. For example, a friend or family member.
Criteria 2- a letter about a personal relationship or social situation. For example, making plans for a birthday party.
A friend of yours is coming to stay at your house for a week while you are away on holiday. They have not stayed at your house before.Write a letter to your friend so that you can prepare them for their stay. In your letter:
In answer to this question you should write a personal letter because it is:
Criteria 1 – a letter to someone close to you. For example, a friend or family member.
Criteria 2 – a letter about a serious situation. For example, career advice or a business proposal.
Criteria 1- a letter to someone you know in a formal way or have never met. For example, a new business contact or a company you want to buy from.
Criteria 2- a letter about a personal or informal situation. For example, finding an apartment to rent or a gym to workout.
You are being sent on a one-month work assignment in San Francisco, California. You need a place to stay while you are there. Write a letter to the Maury Samson Real Estate Agency. In your letter:
Letter to this question should be written in a semi-formal style because it is:
Criteria 1- a letter to someone you know in a formal way or have never met. For example, your boss or landlord.
Criteria 2 – a letter about a serious/formal situation. For example, a letter to the hiring manager at a company to apply for a job.
You recently purchased an internet package for your house but you think the speed is slower than it should be. You have complained twice to customer services on the phone but still nothing has been done. Write a letter to the manager of the company. In your letter:
In response to this question you should write a formal letter because it is: