Learn how IELTS Speaking is evaluated, so you can see clearly what you need to do to get a band 7, 8 or 9.
In IELTS Speaking you are tested on
Each one of these areas counts for 25%.
For FLUENCY the examiner listens for
1. Ease of speaking
2. Hesitation and repetition
3. Use of connectives
For VOCABULARY the examiner listens for
3. Idiomatic expressions
For GRAMMAR the examiner listens for
1. Complex structures
2. Flexible use
For PRONUNCIATION the examiner listens for
1. Range of pronunciation features
3. Are you easy to understand
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