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IELTS Writing task marking explained

This blog post explains how IELTS writing is scored by the examiner. Examiners are given four criteria based on which they give bands out of 9.0 and finally the score is averaged and rounded off. These four criteria are explained here in brief. This post also includes public version of Writing band descriptor which may be helpful in that they can help you learn the skills you need for your target band score.

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