Model answer for a letter to a friend: Selling a laptop

IELTS general writing task 1, an informal letter.

There are 2 main types of register that you will need for IELTS general writing task 1, that is either formal or informal. If it is a letter to a friend then it will always be informal. If it’s to your boss, ex boss, a company, or some kind of business situation then it’s formal. Pretty simple really.

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IELTS General: How to write a formal letter

IELTSfocus writingGuide to writing a formal letter for IELTS general training.

There are 3 types of letters in IELTS general , formal, semi formal and informal. If the letter is to a ‘friend’ then it is always informal. Most letters will be either formal or informal. I have not included any material on semi formal here. Just a reminder, click here for a lesson about the differences in IELTS academic and IELTS general task 1 writing. The main difference between IELTS academic and General is writing task 1.

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IELTS General writing task 1 : How to write an informal letter

informal writing ieltsGuide to writing an informal letter for IELTS general training.

You might have seen my post here about the differences in IELTS academic and IELTS general task 1 writing. The general training task 1 consists of writing a letter, it will be either formal or informal.

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