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What examiner checks for 7 band in writing task 2?

What examiner checks for 7 band in writing task 2?

7band writing markingCandidates who require 7 band in writing should focus on 4 areas. Follow details provided below each area and see whether the essay they are producing has met criteria.

 

 

 

(1) Task Response

– addresses all parts of the task

– presents a clear position throughout the response

– presents, extends and supports main ideas, but there may be a tendency to over-generalize and /or supporting ideas may lack focus.

(2) Coherence and cohesion

– logically organizes information and ideas; there is clear pregression throughout

– uses a range of cohesive devices appropriately although there may be some under-/over-use

– presents a clear central topic within each paragraph.

(3) lexical Resource

– uses a sufficient range of vocabulary to allow some flexibility and precision.

– use less common lexical items with some awareness of style and collocation

– may produce occasional errors in word choice, spelling and/or word formation

(4) Grammatical Range and Accuracy

– uses a variety of complex structures

– produces frequent error-free sentences

– has good control of grammar and punctuation but may make a few errors.

 

 

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