IELTS

WHAT IS THE IELTS?

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a globally recognized test for entry into universities, colleges and schools worldwide.

WHAT IS THE FORMAT OF THE IELTS?

The test is divided into four sections.
  1. Reading
  2. Listening
  3. Writing
  4. Speaking

WHAT DOES THE IELTS TEST SCORE MEAN?

The IELTS test score reflects a student’s English proficiency level in reading, listening, writing and speaking. Each paper is marked from Band 1 (Non-user) to Band 9 (Expert user). Students will receive a final IELTS score which is the average of the four marks.

WHAT DOES THE IELTS TEST?

(1) Reading

Students will be tested on finding the main ideas in passages, skimming and scanning for specific information, identifying facts and opinions of a number of given texts.

(2) Listening

Students are required to look for factual information and identify the opinions of the speakers in different contexts and exchanges.

(3) Writing

Students are required to analyze and describe pie charts, graphs and other tables; and express their opinions and support their arguments with evidence in an argumentative essay.

(4) Speaking

The speaking test is in the format of an interview, in which students will be required to express their opinions on specific topics.

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