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