Sentence starters for General IELTS Task 1

If you have already seen my video series regarding letter writing, you know that in additional to a salutation and a farewell your Task 1 response is going to have 3 paragraphs outlining: (1) the purpose of your letter, (2) a description of the situation and (3) a statement regarding what you as the writer would like to see happen. Here is a quick rundown of some sentence starters you can use in each of these 3 sections of your letter:

(1)
I am writing to bring to your attention…
As you may or may not be aware…
The purpose of this letter is to draw your attention to…
This letter is being written to you in hopes…

(2)
Basically, what has happened is…
To date, …
Over the past few weeks I have noticed…
The cause of my concern is rooted in…

(3)
It would thrill me if you could consider…
I would be so grateful if you could…
I expect this situation to be resolved in a timely manner.
I demand you rectify what has happened and expect…

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One Response to Sentence starters for General IELTS Task 1

  1. Fanni says:

    Do you have more great atircles like this one?

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