IELTS BAND SCORE The following chart shows Ielts band scores with corresponding raw scores.

Reading Test Listening Test

Ielts Band Scores 1 2 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9

Raw Score 1 2,3 4,5,6,7 8,9,10 11,12,13 14,15,16 17,18,19 20,21,22,23 24,25,26,27 28,29,30 31,32,33 34,35 36,37 38,39 40

Ielts Band Scores 1 2 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9

Raw Score 1 2,3 4,5,6, 7,8,9 10,11,12 13,14,15,16 17,18,19,20 21,22,23,24 25,26,27,28 29,30,31 32,33 34,35 36,37 38,39 40

9. 8. 7. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.

Expert User - native speaker level of the language. Very Good User - excellent command of the language, a few mistakes only Good User - handles language well, some inaccuracies, communicates adequately Competent User - reasonable control of the language, difficulties with unfamiliar Modest User - adequate in own area, difficulties with complex structures Limited User - adequate only in familiar areas, difficulty understanding expression Very Limited User - problems communicating, limited communication abilities Intermittent User - many difficulties, basic information only Non User - understands a few isolated words only

Common European Framework C2 C1

IELTS Band Score 9.0 8.0 7.0

IELTS Band Score 7. .0/4.0 3.5+ 6.0 3.0 5. Common European Framework C2 C1 B2 B1 A2 Approx.B2 B1 A2 A1 6.0/5.0 A C2 score is equal to the Cambridge and Michigan Proficiency Exams.0 4.5 3. or FCE.0 5. A C1 corresponds to both the CAE and ALCE (Cambridge and Michigan Advanced degrees) while a B2 is the level of the Cambridge First Certificate.0 The approximations below show what Common European Framework scores would be expected for the corresponding IELTS scores.5/7.5/6.5/4.

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