BandscoreSkill level Description Band 9 Expert user You have a full operational command of the language. Your use of English is appropriate accurate and fluent and you show complete understanding. Band 8 Very good user You have a You have great difficulty understanding spoken and written English. Band 1 Non-user You have no ability to use the language except a few isolated words. Band 0 Did not attempt the test You did not answer the questions. [...]
1) IELTS online exam to test students what level they are on. In order to determine what level they are on and how much help they need? 2) a test to test students what level of English are on and to ensure that students are placed with other students of similar English ability.