Do you know how writing is assessed?
The Writing Examiners award marks using a Writing Assessment Scale which was developed with explicit reference to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). It covers all the levels of the Cambridge English exams and is divided into four subscales:
- Communicative Achievement
Download writing guides to find out more about the assessment criteria that Cambridge English examiners use when they are marking writing, and learn how to apply these using learner scripts: