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    Language is a skill the more you practice the better you get generally. Speaking is the most fundamental part of a language and you just need to find opportunities to practice. If you can’t speak well how on earth will you manage in your new country, your new job, or your new study? That’s what the IELTS is testing! Do you have the right level of English to succeed in the venture that you are embarking upon?

    Sunday, July 4, 2010

    What is IELTS ?

    IELTS   is International English Language Testing System. It is an exam intended for non-native English speaker. It purpose is to find out what is your level of English. Your Test result is band score from 0 to 9.
    Usually you need to take IELTS if you are applying for a job/studies in a collage or university in English speaking  country or if you are migrating to such country. There are 2 type of IELTS test. Academic and General. Academic is for future students and General is for immigrants.
    The IELTS Routine
    The IELTS test consists of four parts in the following order
    Listening test
    Reading test
    Writing test
    Speaking test

    Listening test takes about 30 minutes - 20 minutes to listen to a tape and to answer questions on what you hear , and 10 minutes to transfer your answer to Answer sheet.
    Reading test takes 1 hour and your task is to read passage of text and answer questions according to what you  have read.

    Writing test takes also 1 hour and is divided into 2 sub-parts: 20 minutes to write a letter/report and 40 minutes to write an essay.Speaking test takes up to 15 minutes and consists of 3 parts : Personal Interview, Little Speech and a Discussion.
    All the parts continue one after another, and only before the Speaking test you get a break.

    1 comment:

    1. It is very essential to understand basics of english language, i mean, you have to have good command over english grammar, if you really want to master this langauge.

      Rohit Kumar (Blogger)