SPEAKING AND WRITING
The response times range from 15 seconds to 60 seconds. There are 11 tasks and the total score is 200 points. Note-taking is possible.
Tasks 1 and 2: Reading a passage aloud
Task 3: Describing a picture
Tasks 4, 5, and 6: Responding to a survey
Tasks 7, 8, and 9: Providing information
Task 10: Suggesting a solution
Task 11: Expressing personal opinion
There are four integrated and two independent speaking tasks. Response times range from 45 seconds to 60 seconds. The total score is 30 points. Note-taking is possible.
In the integrated tasks, there is a listening and/or reading passage prior to the speaking task. In the independent tasks, personal opinion about a topic needs to be expressed.
There are three parts.
Part 1 - general questions and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests.
Part 2 - a card with a particular topic.
Part 3 - further questions about the topic in Part 2.
There are 8 tasks and the total score is 200 points.
Tasks 1-5 - Sentence formation (according to a picture)
Tasks 6-7 - Email writing (in response to an email)
Task 8 - Essay writing
There are 2 tasks and the total score is 30 points.
Task 1 - Integrated writing: combining information from a reading and a listening passage.
Task 2 - Essay writing
There are two tasks.
Task 1: Graphic description
Task 2: Essay writing