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Writing practice test 14

Task 1

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You were supposed to go on an interview in a few weeks, but you have since found out you cannot go on the date arranged.

Write a letter to the potential employer. In your letter

  • Tell them why you need to move the interview time
  • Ask to change the interview date
  • Explain that you are still interested in being interviewed for the job

You do NOT need to write any addresses.

Begin your letter as follows:


Write at least 150 words.

Task 2

You should spend about 40 minutes on this task.

Write about the following topic:

In some countries, people are forced to retire when they reach a certain age.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of this?

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