Your writing assessments are timed as you would expect in the exam and once submitted, you will receive your feedback within 48 hours.
Our feedback is very detailed; it gives you an indication of how well you did on a range of criteria, as well as overall teacher comments. For PTE and IELTS you will get your equivalent test score (ie a score out of 90 or a band score). For OET you will get a score and its "translation" into the equivalent test score.
The criteria are different for different question types and for different tests, but each is formatted like the example below.
This is the criteria that is marked on an IELTS Writing Task 1 Assessment:
You will receive additional comments from the teacher on how to improve each criteria, then you will receive an overall score and advice about whether you should book a tutorial to practice further:
To discuss your feedback and score in more detail, we recommend that you book a tutorial with a teacher. For more information: How do I book a tutorial?
Also check out this video on our Facebook page for Jay's take on Writing feedback.