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The 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 IELTS Academic do a different Reading test to IELTS General Training).

 

Downloadable General Training Writing Samples
General Training Writing Sample - Task 1 (PDF, 21KB)
General Training Writing Sample - Task 2 (PDF, 11KB)

 

IELTS Writing Answer sheet
IELTS Writing Answer sheet Task 1 (PDF, 700KB)
IELTS Writing Answer sheet Task 2 (PDF, 400KB)

 

General Training Writing Sample Script
General Training Writing Sample Script (PDF, 869KB)
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