IELTS prin CYF Medical

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Certificarea si invatarea limbii engleze in sistem certificat intrernational. In cadrul simpozionului CYF Medical s-a oferit oportunitatea de a fi informati si a ne inscrie la aceaste cursuri.

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IELTS prin CYF Medical

  1. 1. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Prepare for Success with IELTS David Lewis
  2. 2. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Overview • What is the IELTS test and what is it for? • Global recognition of IELTS • What do IELTS band scores mean? • Test format • The face-to-face speaking test
  3. 3. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts International English Language Testing System
  4. 4. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts IELTS Partnership • British Council • IDP Australia • University of Cambridge ESOL
  5. 5. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts 0 500,000 1,000,000 1,500,000 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 Global candidature growth: 2 million test takers in 2012
  6. 6. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts What is IELTS and what is it used for? • a test of communicative proficiency in English – for study or work in English • a test of all four language skills • a test of international English • a test that sets communicative tasks in Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing
  7. 7. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Global recognition IELTS is recognised by over 8,000 organisations worldwide • Higher education sector: – Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom & United States • Professional bodies: – Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and USA • Emigration authorities: – Australia, Canada and New Zealand • Government agencies and departments: – Home Office, FCO and Ministry of Defence in the UK
  8. 8. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts What other higher education institutions recognize IELTS? • Go the IELTS website: www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts • Look at the Global Recognition Service
  9. 9. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts
  10. 10. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts USA says yes to IELTS Recognised by over 3,000 U.S. higher educational institutions This includes • All Ivy League Schools • Majority of schools ranked as ‘Top Schools’ • Majority of the top 25 institutions hosting foreign students
  11. 11. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts How are IELTS results presented? 9 expert user 8 very good user 7 good user 6 competent user 5 modest user 4 limited user 3 extremely limited user 2 intermittent user 1 non-user
  12. 12. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Corresponding CEF Level IELTS approximate band score C2 C1 B2 B1 A2 8.5+ 7.0/8.0 5.5/6.5 4.0/5.0 3.5 IELTS Scores
  13. 13. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts IELTS formats Academic Test • For study purposes • For professional registration • For work General Training Test • For immigration Check before you enrol!
  14. 14. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts LISTENING 4 sections, 40 items, 30 minutes ACADEMIC READING 3 sections, 40 items, 60 minutes GENERAL TRAINING READING 3 sections, 40 items, 60 minutes ACADEMIC WRITING 2 tasks (150 & 250 words), 60 minutes GENERAL TRAINING WRITING 2 tasks (150 & 250 words), 60 minutes SPEAKING 11-14 minutes
  15. 15. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Listening 30 minutes, 40 questions 4 sections • Sections 1 and 2 deal with social needs • Sections 3 and 4 deal with educational or training contexts
  16. 16. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Listening details IELTS includes a variety of accents because different major varieties of English are spoken around the world in which IELTS test takers are likely to find themselves Listening test content vetted by experts worldwide for cultural specificity and bias (lexical and syntactical items)
  17. 17. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Academic Reading 60 minutes, 40 questions 3 passages, 2,000-2,750 words total Authentic, non-specialist texts from journals, books, and newspapers • Reading includes general interest topics that are interesting, appropriate, and accessible to all test takers Technical terms are always glossed to level the playing field with no field-specific advantages
  18. 18. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts IELTS is a test that uses communicative tasks in a variety of different item types short-answer questions  sentence completion  notes, summary, diagram, flow chart, table completion  classification  matching  multiple choice  identification of writers’ views, attitudes, claims
  19. 19. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Academic Writing 60 minutes, 2 mandatory writing tasks Writing Task 1 is 20 minutes, 150 words (required)  Visual support (table, diagram, or chart)  Test takers present the salient information in their own words to a defined audience
  20. 20. www.ielts.orgwww.ielts.org WRITING •Writing Task 2 is 40 minutes, 250 words (required) •Test takers are presented with a point of view, argument, or a problem •Test takers may be assigned specific tasks including – Present a solution to a problem – Present and justify an opinion – Evaluate and challenge ideas, evidence, or an argument
  21. 21. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Speaking 11-14 minutes • The speaking module assesses effective communication in English and is conducted by a trained, certificated IELTS examiner
  22. 22. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts IELTS Speaking Test Format Part 1 Introduction and Interview Examiner introduces him/herself and confirms candidate's identity. Examiner interviews candidate using verbal questions based on familiar topic frames. 4 - 5 minutes Part 2 Individual long turn Examiner asks candidate to speak for 1-2 minutes on a particular topic based on written input in the form of a general instruction and content-focused prompts. Examiner asks one or two questions at the end of the long turn. 3 - 4 minutes (includes 1 minute preparation time) Part 3 Two-way discussion Examiner invites candidate to participate in discussion of more abstract nature, based on verbal questions, thematically linked to Part 2 prompt. 4 - 5 minutes
  23. 23. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Accessible and flexible Twice a month in Bucharest and other sessions in Cluj, Iasi,Timisoara, Brasov, Arad, Constanta • Registration up to 5 weeks before the test date • Results guaranteed 13 days after the test
  24. 24. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts Preparing for the Test • On-line practice www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts • Published preparation materials - Official IELTS Practice Materials - IELTS Top Tips • Preparation courses at British Council • Road to IELTS – Free 30 hours online course for candidates • Road to IELTS Test Drive – Free 10 hours online course for everyone • http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/ielts
  25. 25. www.britishcouncil.org/takeielts THANK YOU www.britishcouncil.ro

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