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  IELTS - English Language Testing System
What is IELTS?

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is designed to assess the language ability of those who want to study or work where English is the first language of communication. It conforms to the highest international standards of language assessment.

International Recognition
IELTS is recognized course for university admissions in many countries, including Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, and the UK and increasingly in Germany and wider Europe.

IELTS is also required as proof of your language abilities for immigration to Australia, UK, New Zealand and Canada.

Course Contents:

To be able to read semi-automatic texts of various kings (informative and general interest) and to show understanding of gist, detail and text structure, deduce meaning, and able to answer the given questions correctly.

To write non-specialized text types such as letters, reports, reviews covering a range of topics and target readers and explanation of pie diagram, bar charts, maps and graphs.

To understand the meaning of spoken English, and to extract gist and meaning from spoken text. The texts are taken from a variety of text types including interviews, discussions, lectures and conversations.

To be able to respond to questions and to interact in conversational English; It includes an interview section, a collaborative task based on a cue card and a discussion.

What does the test consist of?
The test is made up of four parts taken over the course of one day:
1. Listening 40 minutes
2. Reading 1 hour
3. Writing 1 hour
4. Speaking 15 minutes
Your language skills will be evaluated on a scale from 0 (non-user) to 9 (expert user).

Test Modules
You can choose between the Academic and General Training Modules.

Choose the Academic Module if you want to go to university in an English speaking country or if you want to register with the General Medical Council or GDC in the UK.

If you wish to immigrate to Australia, New Zealand or Canada opts for the General Training Module.

To make sure that you choose the module you need, please check with the institution you are doing the test for. It is your responsibility to choose the right Module.

Preparing for the test
It is not necessary to attend an IELTS preparation course though it is, of course, a good idea to prepare thoroughly for the test.

Where can I take the test?
Any approved test centre.

Course Duration: 3-4 months

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