IELTS speaking band descriptors: what they are and what they mean
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In this tutorial Ellen analyses the IELTS speaking band descriptors, covering all four band criteria in the IELTS exam .
- She explains what the characteristics of a band 9 and band 8 are and goes into depth describing bands 7, 6 and 5.
- She tells you what the examiner is doing during your speaking test and how no one portion of the test is more important than the other.
After this podcast you will have more information about the band descriptors and will be able to assess your own speaking better. Ellen also gives some advice for how to raise your score.
Have a look at some more useful IELTS speaking resources and our IELTS online course to help you pass!
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