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International English Language Testing System, an English Language Examination for study abroad aspirants and who are aspirants of immigration.

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    1. 1. www.ielts.org The real-life test for the real world: IELTS update www.namcomonline.com
    2. 2. www.ielts.org What is IELTS? • I International • E English • L Language • T Testing • S System www.namcomonline.com
    3. 3. www.ielts.org WHO OWNS? • Questions paper made by:- • University of Cambridge ESOL • Idp Australia • Delivered by:- • British Council • Idp Australia www.namcomonline.com
    4. 4. www.ielts.org IELTS . . . The test of English language proficiency: Listening, Reading, Writing, face-to-face Speaking 2 modules: Academic - college admission in the US, Britain, Canada, Australia - healthcare professionals applying for permanent US residency General - immigration applicants to Canada and Australia www.namcomonline.com
    5. 5. www.ielts.org Speaking 1:1 oral interview (11-14 minutes) General Training Writing 2 tasks (60 minutes) General Training Reading 3 sections, 40 items (60 minutes) Academic Writing 2 tasks (60 minutes) Academic Reading 3 sections, 40 items (60 minutes) Listening 4 sections, 40 items (40 minutes) Test Format Total time = 2 hours 55 minutes www.namcomonline.com
    6. 6. www.ielts.org Listening-30 Minutes • Four sections and forty questions • Short answer type • Multiple choice type • Sentence completion • Note making • Table completion • Labeling diagram • Match headings • Summary writing etc. www.namcomonline.com
    7. 7. www.ielts.org Listening-30 Minutes • Section I • Conversation between two persons on non academic issue • Conversation between two friends about lecture • Conversation between a telephone operator and customer • Etc. • Section II • A talk by a single person on non academic issue • Section III • Conversation among more than 2 persons on academic issue • Section IV • A lecture by a professor. Note:- 10 minutes extra will be given to transfer your answers from answer booklet to answer sheet. www.namcomonline.com
    8. 8. www.ielts.org Reading-60 Minutes • Academic • Three sections (3 reading passages) and forty questions • Question types are same as in listening. • 3 reading passages are of increasing difficulty • Passages are taken from magazines, journals, newspapers, books etc. www.namcomonline.com Note:- No extra will be given to transfer your answers from answer booklet to answer sheet.
    9. 9. www.ielts.org Writing-60 Minutes • Academic •Two tasks • Report writing on a chart 150 words 20 minutes • Essay Writing 250 words 40 minutes www.namcomonline.com
    10. 10. www.ielts.org Speaking- 15 Minutes • Three parts • Interview- 4 minutes • Some general questions like why do you want to go abroad? • Speech on a topic for 2 minutes and one minute preparation (describe your favorite place of Holiday) • Two way discussion on a given topic www.namcomonline.com
    11. 11. www.ielts.org Authorized Registration Node By Idp Australia www.namcomonline.com
    12. 12. www.ielts.org Candidature www.namcomonline.com
    13. 13. www.ielts.org What sets IELTS apart? • face to face Speaking test • variety of real life task types Listening and Reading components: sentence completion, notes, summary, diagram, flow chart, table completion, classification, matching, multiple choice, identification of writers’ views, attitudes, claims • pen and paper test • putting people first www.namcomonline.com
    14. 14. www.ielts.org Scoring • Nine-point band scoring system. Bands awarded in Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking and Overall • Scores reported electronically or by paper Test Report 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 0 Did Not Attempt the Test www.namcomonline.com
    15. 15. www.ielts.org Recognition • IELTS recognized by over 6,000 institutions globally • More than 2,500 in the US, including over 200 2-year colleges • Benefits for Recognizing Organizations: o Test Report Form Verification site to authenticate test scores o Electronic score downloads o Promotion as an ‘RO’ - assist international student recruiting efforts www.namcomonline.com
    16. 16. www.ielts.org FAQs • Offered up to 4 times per month on fixed Saturdays and Thursdays • Test fee ₹7900 • Test centers Jaipur etc. • Details at www.ielts.org and online registration www.namcomonline.com
    17. 17. www.ielts.org Sonali Counselor NAMCOM 3265638, 2554739 Ravi Kant Vijay Managing Director director@namcomonline.com 9829140890 www.namcomonline.com

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