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A
B
E
money
time
principle

a,c,e
money
time
principle

1.A,B,E
2.money;time
3.principle

Hi Simon,

I have a question about the sub-bands of the writing test. As we know, there are 4 different assessment criteria. When examiners band essays, can they award .5 to candidates? For example, do examiners give 7.5 for GRA? I wonder if .5 only appears as the writing band, or .5 can be awarded as sub-bands.

Thanks Simon!

c,d,e
money
time
principle

A,C,E
money, time, principle

Thank you Simon!

1.B,C,E
2.money, Time
3Principle

C,E,F
2.money,time
3.principle

A,C,E
1. Money, time
2.principle

Hi Simon,

This is my answer
A C E
money
time
principle

A,C,E money, time,principle

i think this is the best answers
A,E,C
money
time
principle

Dear Simon,

Thank you very much for your useful website!

I finally achieved the IELTS scores school required.^^

C, E, F.
Money
time
principle

B
C
E
time
money
principle

C
D
E
money
time
principle

A
C
F
money
time
principle

C
E
F
money
time
principle

A,B,F
Money,Time
Principle

c,d,e
money, time
principle

I think the answers are:
1. C E F
2. Money, time
3. principle

A
C
F
Money, Time, Principle

A
C
F
Money
Time
principle

A,C,E, money. time,principle

A
B
F
MONEY
TIME
PRINCIPLE

C E F
Money, Time
Principle

B C E
money, time
principle

C,E,F
money, time
principle

CEF money time principle

Hi Simon
My answers are

A
C
E
Money
Time principle

C, E, F,
Money
time
principle

HI Simon,
My answer is B,C,F
money - time - principle

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

C

E

F

money

time

principle

Note:

"A" is wrong because he talks about 'goal setting' (planning), not 'achieving'.

"B" is wrong because it's about AVOIDING wasting time.

"D" is wrong because his original talk was about dealing with an advisor, but he says that he has expanded the talk to make it more general.

...

Hi MT,

0.5 cannot be given for the sub-bands. It only appears when the sub-bands are averaged.

...

Congratulations Hung!

Thanks Simon!

I saw many teachers, who claim they are IELTS examiners, banding essays by awarding 0.5 for the sub-bands. That's why I had such a question.

A
C
F
Money
Time
Principle

B
C
F
Money Time
Link

A
E
F

Money
Time
Principle

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