IELTS Writing Task 1 letter sample 3175– Band 7.0

General Training IELTS Writing Task 1 - Letter

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You recently organised an all-day meeting for your company, which took place in a local hotel. In their feedback, participants at the meeting said that they liked the hotel, but they were unhappy about the food that was served for lunch.
Write a letter to the manager of the hotel. In your letter
  • Say what the participants liked about the hotel
  • Explain why they were unhappy about the hotel
  • Suggest what the manager should do to improve the food in future
  • Write at least 150 words.

    You do NOT need to write any addresses.

    Begin your letter as follows:

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    The writing sample displayed here is the work of IELTS candidates and has been assessed by our team for guidance and practice purposes. These scores are not official IELTS scores.

    Candidate’s Response:

    Dear Sir or Madam,

    I am writing to you about the last week reservation which I made under the name Seatply in your hotel for a business meeting. There were about 25 people in that event and everyone appreciated the lovely atmosphere of the place. We also enjoyed the professional attitude of your staff in welcoming and serving us.

    The quality of the dishes served for lunch, on the other hand, was not satisfactory. We received various negative feedbacks regarding the freshness of the ingredients used in them. The quantity of the food, also, was not enough, and it was embarassing for our company.

    In order to avoid future instances such as this, I would suggest to consider using fresh and high quality materials in cooking. Furthermore, it is always better to prepare more quantity than estimated. It could certaintly be helpful in improving costumer’s satisfaction.

    I hope you consider my comments.

    Best Regards,

    156 words
    Presented By: Shahab Hosseinzadeh

    Presented By: Shahab Hosseinzadeh

    March 31, 2024

    This is an IELTS writing band 7.0 sample

    Disclaimer

    The writing sample displayed here is the work of IELTS candidates and has been assessed by our team for guidance and practice purposes. These scores are not official IELTS scores.

    Assessor’s Comment

    Thank you indeed for writing this letter. This is a well-structured letter that effectively communicates the issue and provides constructive suggestions. To improve, focus on refining your grammar and ensuring that your vocabulary is used accurately. Here are some tips: Pay attention to singular and plural forms (e.g., "feedback" is uncountable).
    Use articles appropriately (e.g., "the freshness of the ingredients").
    Consider varying your sentence structures to demonstrate a wider range of grammatical skills.
    Proofread your letter to catch and correct any errors before submission.


    Kasra Sharifan

    IELTS Writing Band Descriptors:

    Task Achievement (GT)
    8.0 covers all requirements of the task sufficiently
    8.0 presents, highlights and illustrates bullet points clearly and appropriately
    9.0 details are fully and clearly extended.
    9.0 presents a clear purpose
    8.0
    Coherence and Cohesion
    7.0 logically organizes information and ideas
    8.0 manages all aspects of cohesion well
    7.0 uses a range of cohesive devices appropriately although there may be some under-/over-use
    9.0 uses referencing clearly and appropriately throughout
    7.0 presents a clear central topic within each paragraph
    7.0
    Lexical Resource
    7.0 uses a sufficient range of vocabulary to allow some flexibility and precision
    7.0 uses less common lexical items with some awareness of style and collocation
    8.0 produces rare errors in spelling and/or word formation
    9.0 the communication is completely natural
    7.0
    Grammatical Range and Accuracy
    7.0 uses a variety of complex structures
    8.0 the majority of sentences are error-free
    8.0 makes only very occasional errors or inappropriacies
    7.0 they do not impede communication
    7.0
    7.0

    Feedback:

    Thank you indeed for writing this letter. This is a well-structured letter that effectively communicates the issue and provides constructive suggestions. To improve, focus on refining your grammar and ensuring that your vocabulary is used accurately. Here are some tips: Pay attention to singular and plural forms (e.g., "feedback" is uncountable).
    Use articles appropriately (e.g., "the freshness of the ingredients").
    Consider varying your sentence structures to demonstrate a wider range of grammatical skills.
    Proofread your letter to catch and correct any errors before submission.

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    The IELTS Assessor

    Kasra Sharifan

    Kasra Sharifan

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    British Council certified English teacher, IDP-trained IELTS instructor, content writer, editor-in-chief, co-founder, and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at IELTS Juice Online Academy.

    An Above 7.0 Sample

    Dear Sir/Madam
    I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing to express our deep appreciation for the excellent facilities and services your hotel provided during our recent all-day company meeting. The participants were particularly pleased with the comfortable meeting rooms, professional staff, and the overall ambiance.
    However, I must bring to your attention that there were concerns regarding the food served for lunch. Several participants expressed dissatisfaction, citing issues with taste and variety. To enhance future experiences, I recommend considering a more diverse menu with attention to dietary preferences. Additionally, ensuring the freshness and quality of ingredients will contribute significantly to overall satisfaction.
    We believe that addressing these concerns will not only enhance the reputation of your great hotel but also contribute to the overall positive experience for future events. We appreciate your attention to this matter and look forward to continued collaboration.
    Sincerely,
    150 words

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