IELTS provides a profile of a candidate’s ability to use
Candidates receive scores on a Band Score from 1 (Non User) to 9
(Expert User). Candidates receive a score for each test component –
Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The individual scores are
then averaged and rounded to produce an Overall Band Score.
See IELTS band scores
for an explanation of each band. Also see Setting IELTS requirements.
IELTS Scores Explained DVD
For an in-depth explanation of IELTS scores, institutions
can order the IELTS Scores
Explained DVD. It contains:
The DVD will be helpful for organisations that use IELTS, as
well as course designers, teachers and anyone who needs to
understand how IELTS scores relate to language ability.
Order the IELTS Scores Explained
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IELTS Scores Explained
Analysis of 2011 results