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IELTS Teaching Workshop: Introduction To IELTS

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IELTS Teaching Workshop: Introduction To IELTS

  1. 1. The International EnglishLanguage Testing System Ebrahim Tahasoni Cert. TESOL, Academic IELTS 9.0 www.tahasoni.com
  2. 2.  IELTSis the International English Language Testing System Designed to assess the English language ability of people who intend to study or work where English is the language of communication
  3. 3.  Originalfour-skills English language test – since 1989. Covers all four skills – listening, reading , writing, speaking - and includes a face-to-face speaking test to ensure that candidates can really communicate effectively in English Testof communicative proficiency in English – not a test of grammar
  4. 4.  In2009 alone, over 1.4 million candidates took the IELTS.
  5. 5. International standardReliableComprehensiveHigh penetration rateThe most recent & accurate English assessmentCost Saving
  6. 6. 300 test centres in 120 countriesRecognized by organizations, institutions, government all over the world e.g. US governmentGlobal recognition system: www.ielts.org
  7. 7. Development and researchExtensive program of research, validation and test developmentTest material - Cambridge ESOL
  8. 8. 1. Commissioning2. Editing3. Pre-testing4. Analysis and banking of material5. Standards fixing6. Question paper construction
  9. 9. Recruitment & Induction Training & Certification Year 2 Year 1Standardization & Monitoring Recertification Examiner Administration
  10. 10. Academic CandidatesBand -4 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9ScoreIran 0% 1% 4% 11% 21% 26% 20% 10% 4% 1% 0% 0%General Training CandidatesBand -4 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9ScoreIran 1% 2% 6% 13% 22% 24% 17% 9% 4% 1% 0% 0%
  11. 11. Academic CandidatesSection Listening Reading Writing Speaking OVERALL Iran 5.8 5.7 5.7 6.3 6General Training CandidatesSection Listening Reading Writing Speaking OVERALL Iran 5.7 5.4 5.8 6.3 5.9
  12. 12. Access and report performance in all four language skills: Listening Reading 30 minutes 1 hour 40 questions 40 questions 3 articles Writing Speaking 1 hour 11-14 minutes 2 tasks 3 parts
  13. 13. The IELTS TRF(Test Report Form)
  14. 14. 9- expert user8- very good user7- good user6- competent user5- modest user4- limited user3- extremely limited user2- intermittent user1- non-user
  15. 15. Understanding IELTS Band ScoresBand Score components for SpeakingBand Score components for Writing
  16. 16.  Each module (i.e., Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) will be awarded a score from 1-9. The score can be presented in *whole* or *half* bands.
  17. 17.  Each candidate will be awarded a band score from 1-9 Band 1 (Non-user) to Band 9 (Expert User) [ handout: IELTS Band Scores] No fixed pass mark (criterion-based)

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