General Training Writing

Writing TipsThe General Training Writing test is 60 minutes long.

It has two writing tasks of 150 words and 250 words.

In Task 1, candidates are asked to respond to a situation, by writing a letter for example, requesting information or explaining a situation.

In Task 2, candidates write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem.

Below are samples of Task 1 and Task 2. (Note that candidates for the General Training module do a different Writing test to the Academic module).

 

Downloadable General Training Writing Samples

Bullet General Training Writing Sample - Task 1 (PDF, 21KB)
Bullet General Training Writing Sample - Task 2 (PDF, 11KB)
Bullet IELTS Writing Answer sheet (PDF, 130KB)
Bullet General Training Writing Sample Script (PDF, 869KB)

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