The revision of the IELTS&tm; speaking testNick Boddy (British Council)
[ p. 2 ]There is no standard required band score for entry to academic courses, as they vary greatly in terms of linguistic demands. However, very broadly speaking, a band score of around 6.0 is required for most undergraduate studies, and 6.5 to 7.0 for post-graduate studies. Some institutions also specify a minimum score in each module.
|"preparation for direct tests of writing and speaking should really involve other people; for guidance and feedback in the case of the former, and as interlocutors in the latter."|
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