IELTS General Writing Task 1. Find out how to easily identify the type and purpose of each letter, and how to start and end your letter perfectly. Learn to save time and effort by using standard expressions. Understand the scoring criteria, so you know exactly what to do and what NOT to do. Visit GoodLuckIELTS.com for a free guide to the IELTS, and download my free resource with sample letters, sample topics, key expressions, tips, and much more. Good luck!