Recent IELTS Question Bank. All Recent IELTS Writing Question 2017 Collection, Recent Writing Test Writing task 1 (a letter) Write a letter to an overseas friend and invite him/her to a party that you arrange. Please say – What is the reason for the party? – Give details of the party. – Suggest an arrangement for your friend. Writing Task 2 (an essay) Some people believe that university education is helpful, while others think that university is not the right place to acquire new skills. To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement? Give reasons for your answer and include any relevant examples from your knowledge and experience.