General Writing Test 1

Task 1- Noise Apology

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

Your neighbours have recently written to you to complain about the noise from your house/flat.

Write a letter to your neighbours. In your letter
- explain the reasons for the noise
- apologise
- describe what action you will take

Write at least 150 words.
You do NOT need to write any addresses.

Begin your letter as follows:

Dear …………… ,

Task 2- Children's Free Time

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.
Write about the following topic:

Some people believe that children are given too much free time. They feel that this time should be used to do more school work.
How do you think children should spend their free time?

Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your own knowledge or experience.
Write at least 250 words.

General Writing Test A, Cambridge IELTS 5, Cambridge University Press 2006, p113

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