This calculator converts band score (out of 9) into approximate raw score (out of 40).
It helps you to know how many correct answers you need to hit a particular band score.
This calculator is based on the new scoring system put in place in July 2007, using half and whole band score.
Listening score (General training and Academic)
Reading score (Academic)
Reading score (General training)
Information about approximate band score:
The raw score required to hit a particular band score in Listening and Reading will vary slightly from examination to examination.
Each examination is rated by Cambridge as being of a particular level of difficulty and this will be a determinant on raw score requirements.