There are 9 criteria OET uses to decide your score when you do the speaking test. Knowing the criteria can help with your preparation. A study partner is an excellent way to prepare or with an expert OET speaking practice coach who can give you honest feedback, strategies and an estimated OET grade.
OET SPEAKING CRITERIA
It is expected that you will have an accent. However, your pronunciation, word
stress and rhythm should still be clear and easy to understand.
How the patient describes the pain may help in diagnosing its cause. Myocardial pain is often described as stabbing, but biliary pain as cramping.
Describing the characteristics of pain:
Dull pain - pain that is not sharp "She felt a dull ache at the back of her head."
Burning pain - painful in a way that feels hot "Indigestion can produce a burning pain in the middle of the chest."
Gnawing pain - continuously uncomfortable or painful "After three days, we felt a gnawing hunger."
Sharp pain - describing a quick, strong pain that makes you feel like you have been cut. "I have this sharp pain in my chest, doctor."