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Table 5 Correlations among IELTS tasks scores, attitude scores, and background variables

From: Rater attitude towards emerging varieties of English: a new rater effect?

Predictors IELTS sample total scores FLU PRON SS VOC
RAI total score .560** .534** .418** .470** .569**
RAI part score one .498** .508** .272** .422** .556**
RAI part score two .225* .168 .317** .177 .159
RAI rating tendency .206 .125 .233 .236 .177
Indian/non-Indian − .252* − .192 − .063 − .329* − .303*
Native language .133 .128 .061 .164 .121
Gender − .073 − .018 − .116 − .041 − .089
Teaching experience − .128 − .137 .000 − .123 − .180
Education level .002 − .056 − .021 .089 − .003
  1. RAI part score one rater feeling, RAI part score two rater belief, FLU fluency, PRON pronunciation, SS sentence structure, VOC vocabulary
  2. *p < .05, **p < .01