The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an international test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers if they intend to move abroad to work, study, or live. It is jointly managed by the British Council and IDP. IELTS is one of the major English-language tests in the world, nowadays there are other popular tests such as Pearson Test of English (PTE), CELPIP or TOEFL are also taking some market share of IELTS.

Having IELTS on your Resume means opening doors to many opportunities as employee or even as a teacher.

Our teachers /instructors are well versed in preparing students or migration seekers to achieve desired score. We have huge selection of resources available to equip students with required knowledge to crack IELTS. Our IELTS training is lead by expert faculty trained by British Council to share test structure and method of scoring high band score with test takers.

IELTS tests are taken by over 2 million students each year worldwide to determine a student’s grasp of the four pillars of communication in the English language:

The IELTS test assesses your abilities in listening, reading, writing and speaking – in less than three hours.
There are two types of IELTS: Academic and General Training. Listening and Speaking are the same for both tests, but the subject matter of the Reading and Writing sections differs depending on which test you take.

The Listening, Reading and Writing sections of all IELTS tests are completed on the same day, with no breaks in between them.

The Speaking section, however, can be completed up to a week before or after the other tests.

The total test time is 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Test format – Listening – 30 minutes

You will listen to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions.

Recording 1 – a conversation between two people set in an everyday social context.
Recording 2 – a monologue set in an everyday social context, e.g. a speech about local facilities.
Recording 3 – a conversation between up to four people set in an educational or training context, e.g. a university tutor and a student discussing an assignment.
Recording 4 – a monologue on an academic subject, e.g. a university lecture.

Academic Test format – Reading – 60 minutes

The Reading section consists of 40 questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognising writers’ opinions, attitudes and purpose.

IELTS Academic test – this includes three long texts which range from the descriptive and factual to the discursive and analytical. These are taken from books, journals, magazines and newspapers. They have been selected for a non-specialist audience but are appropriate for people entering university courses or seeking professional registration.

General Test format – Reading – 60 minutes

The Reading section consists of 40 questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognising writers’ opinions, attitudes and purpose.

IELTS General Training test – this includes extracts from books, magazines, newspapers, notices, advertisements, company handbooks and guidelines. These are materials you are likely to encounter on a daily basis in an English-speaking environment.

Test format – Academic Writing – 60 minutes

Topics are of general interest to, and suitable for, test takers entering undergraduate and postgraduate studies or seeking professional registration.

There are two tasks given in this section:

Task 1 – you will be presented with a graph, table, chart or diagram and asked to describe, summarise or explain the information in your own words. You may be asked to describe and explain data, describe the stages of a process, how something works or describe an object or event.
Task 2 – you will be asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. Responses to both tasks must be in a formal style.

Test format – General Training Writing – 60 minutes

Topics are of general interest. There are two tasks:

Task 1 – you will be presented with a situation and asked to write a letter requesting information, or explaining the situation. The letter may be personal, semi-formal or formal in style.
Task 2 – you will be asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem.

Test format – Speaking – 11–14 minutes

The speaking section assesses your use of spoken English. Every test is recorded.

Part 1 – the examiner will ask you general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. This part lasts between four and five minutes.
Part 2 – you will be given a card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. You will have one minute to prepare before speaking for up to two minutes. The examiner will then ask one or two questions on the same topic.
Part 3 – you will be asked further questions about the topic in Part 2. These will give you the opportunity to discuss more abstract ideas and issues. This part of the test lasts between four and five minutes.

Victor immigration & Study Abroad is an authorized test registration center for British Council and IDP. We offer IELTS coaching through our British council trained staff which assures achievement of your desired IELTS score with professional training & development.

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