You will be given a score from 1 to 9 for each part of the test — Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
The average produces your overall band score. You can score whole e. Download a printable PDF of the 9-band scale. Misunderstandings may occur in unfamiliar situations. Handles complex detailed argumentation well. Generally handles complex language well and understands detailed reasoning. Can use and understand fairly complex language, particularly in familiar situations.
Should be able to handle basic communication in own field. Has frequent problems in understanding and expression. Is not able to use complex language.
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Frequent breakdowns in communication occur. Has great difficulty understanding spoken and written English.
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We remember and store information about how you use the website. Topics are relevant to everyday life in an English-speaking country. Section 2: contains two short factual texts focusing on work-related issues e. The Reading test contains 40 questions and each correct answer is given one mark. Any answer which is above the word limit specified for the task will not receive a mark, so it is important to read the instructions carefully.
For questions where you have to write letters or Roman numbers, write only the number of answers required. For questions where you have to complete a gap, write only the missing word s on the answer sheet. Spelling and grammar must be correct. Make sure you answer the questions asked. It might help to read the questions before you read the passage. Manage your time. Do not spend too much time on a question you find difficult. Answer the others and then come back to it. Look at visuals and subtitles to get a general idea of what the passage is about.
Identify the topic sentence in each paragraph. This will give you a clue to the answers. Use reading strategies such as skimming and scanning to help you find the answers.
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Don't worry if you do not know the meaning of every single word in the text. Try to guess the meaning of the words you don't know from the context. Correct grammar and spelling are important. Make sure you go through your answers to check if they are relevant to the questions asked and if the language used is correct.
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