General Training Writing

The General Training Writing question types in computer-delivered IELTS are the same as in the paper-based test. A variety of tasks is used including:

  • In Part 1 are asked to respond to a situation by writing a letter, for example, requesting information or explaining a situation.
  • In Part 2, you are asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. 
     

You can find detailed information about the IELTS Academic Writing question types here

Sample General Training Writing test questions are given below. Sample responses with band scores and examiner comments are also provided.

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Sample General Training Writing Part 1

Responses to Sample Part 1 and Part 2 with band scores and examiner comments

Sample General Training Writing Part 2

Responses to Sample Part 1 and Part 2 with band scores and examiner comments