IELTS General Writing Task 1 Practice 6

The IELTS General Writing Task 1 requires you to write a letter of at least 150 words in response to a given prompt. The duration for completing this task is 20 minutes.

Question:

You are looking for a part-time job.

Write a letter to an employment agency. In your letter,

  • introduce yourself
  • explain what sort of job you would like
  • and say what experience and skills you have

Model Answer:

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am an Indian national from New Delhi and at present I am studying for a Master’s degree in English Literature here, at the University of Delhi, where I have been for the last four months.

I am looking for a part-time job and I wonder if you can help me. Probably, I would like an office job, perhaps working as a secretary, office administrator or typist. I can only work during the afternoons and at weekends as my university studies occupy most of the day. I would be ready to start immediately.

I am a competent typist and I am computer-literate. In addition, I speak Hindi and French fluently and I have been learning English since my school. While I studied for my degree, I worked as a part-time office manager for an import-export firm in my hometown. In recent years, I have also had temporary summer job as a hotel receptionist.

I am looking forward to hearing from you,

Yours faithfully,
Raghu Ram

Based on your understanding of the above task come up with your own answer and share it in the comment.

All Comments

  • Dear Sir / Madam,

    I am writing this letter to express my interest in registering myself with your employment agency as I am looking for a suitable part time jobs now.
    I am Jonathan from Toronto currently pursuing my Master’s degree at Embedded systems in Ottawa University. I am interested to find a suitable part time job now to cover my basic expenses here. I am fascinated in jobs like Admin role, receptionist and security roles and willing to join immediately. I will be able to work between 2 – 7 PM since I have my college lectures in first half of the day.
    Adding to that I also have experience in content creation and Digital marketing in one of the reputed designing firms during my school summer holidays. Please keep me posted with job announcements after enlisting my name in your database.

    I look forward to hearing back from you.

    Yours faithfully,
    Ivy Varghese.

    Madhu February 3, 2023 4:45 AM Reply

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