Exam Overview Are you ready? Good luck! 1 What are 'Band Descriptors' used for? Used by the examiner to mark writing and speaking section answers. Used to show the amount of time left to finish the exam. Used to calculate have many words you have written. 2 What do you have to do in Writing Task 2? Speak to the examiner about your life Write about a diagram Write a letter to a friend Write a short essay about a problem/argument/topic 3 How long does the exam last for in total? 3 hours 15 minutes 1 hour 4 hours 10 minutes 2 hours 45 minutes 4 How many sections are there in the IELTS? 3 5 2 4 5 What is the range of band scores? Between 1-10 (inclusive) Between 0-9 (inclusive) Between 4-9 (inclusive) Between 0-10 (inclusive) 6 What are the sections? Select ALL correct answers. Listening Writing Reading Speaking Translating Typing Singing Drawing 7 Do you get extra time if you have a break during the exam? (for example if you go to the toilet) Yes No 8 How many questions are in the listening section? 40 20 100 9 What section can you take 1 week before or 1 week after the others? 10 How many tasks are there in the writing section? Two Three One Time is Up! Time's up Leave a Reply Cancel replyCommentEnter your name or username Enter your email Enter your website URL (optional) Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.