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Ieltsorientationppt Ieltsorientationppt Presentation Transcript

  • The IELTS Exam
  • Overview • What is IELTS? • Test Format • Test Modules
  • What is IELTS? Designed to test the English language ability of people who plan to study or work where English is the language of communication
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  • •Academic •General Training Modules
  • • Test result is valid for 2 years • A band score is awarded for Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking IELTS Test Results
  • • Band score ranges from 1-9 • There is no pass or fail mark IELTS Test Results
  • Band scores • Band 9 - Expert User • Band 8 - Very Good User • Band 7 - Good User • Band 6 - Competent User • Band 5 - Modest User • Band 4 - Limited User • Band 3 - Extremely Limited User • Band 2 - Intermittent User • Band 1 - Non User
  • Academic reading 60 minutes Academic writing 60 minutes General training reading 60 minutes General training writing 60 minutes Listening 30 minutes Speaking 11-14 minutes IELTS Test Format
  • Timing: 30 minutes Questions: 40 items Listening Test (More details on the reading test later in this course)
  • Timing: 60 minutes Questions: 40 items Test Parts: 3 sections Reading Test (More details on the reading test later in this course)
  • Timing: 60 minutes Tasks: There are two tasks Candidates are required to write at least 150 words in task 1 and at least 250 words in task two Test Parts: 2 parts Writing Test
  • Task 1: A table, graph, chart or diagram Candidate must describe and explain data or describe the stages of a process Task 2: Write an essay Response for both tasks should be written in a formal style. Academic Writing Test
  • Speaking Test Timing: 11-14 minutes Tasks: A face-to-face interview with an examiner. The speaking test is recorded. Parts: 3 parts Part 1: Introduction and interview (3-4 mins) The examiner confirms candidate identity and ask general questions on familiar topics e.g. home
  • Speaking Test Part 2: Individual long turn (3-4 minutes) •Candidate is given a task card •Candidate has 1 minute to prepare their talk •Candidate talks for 1-2 minutes Part 3: Two-way discussion (4-5 minutes)
  • Positive points about the IELTS test
  • Professional •Designed by experts •Fair to everyone •Trusted by businesses and universities
  • IELTS is International recognised globally • Available in over 300 locations across 120 countries worldwide • Regular test dates • Results usually available 2 weeks after the test