Marking the Speaking test
Fluency and coherence:This describes how fluent and connected your English sounds. Do you speak without much hesitation and do you use a range of different ways to connect your ideas?
Lexical resource:This describes how wide your vocabulary is. Can you talk accurately about any topic and use idiomatic language?
Grammatical range and accuracy:This describes both the range of different grammatical structures you can use and how well you use them.
Pronunciation:Can you be easily understood at all times?Tell us in the comments below which of these four marking criteria would cause most difficulty for you.
Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests
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