IELTS


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IELTS

International English Language Testing System. A test of English language skills which are needed for study in an academic context in the UK. It has 4 separate components: listening, speaking, reading, and writing; each is scored individually and an overall score is awarded. It is banded from 1 to 9, with 1 indicating a very basic knowledge of English and 9 indicating language skills at native-speaker level.
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Since the main objective of the study was to make a comparison between EFL extroverted students and their introverted peers in terms of their speaking performance, achieved through IELTS speaking module, two different instruments were used.
Having given a brief overview of English language tests, we will now discuss the main traits of the spoken modules in the examinations of Cambridge ESOL, TOEFL, IELTS, PTE General, Trinity and iTEP, in order to assess the relevance of the speaking skill in the English qualification industry worldwide.
From 1 July 2009 these standards are to be increased from IELTS 5 to IELTS 6.
Aspect owns and operates a network of 19 accredited international colleges in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand and offers a broad portfolio of study and travel options encompassing MBAs, university preparation, IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC and Cambridge Exam courses, cultural exchange, Business and IT studies, internships, work experience and teacher training.
Rosemary Hilhorst, Country Director, British Council Pakistan while speaking on the occasion said that 'we are delighted to bring IELTS to the people of Sargodha and surrounding areas.
Established in 1989, and jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge English Language Assessment, IELTS is now a household name in many countries around the world.
Also unlike IELTS, PTE Academic typically delivers the test results within five business days so test takers do not need to worry about waiting for results.
The candidacy stage will involve training, conducted in co-operation with BIBF, as well as preparatory courses for the IELTS and SAT exams, after which the final 10 scholarship recipients will be selected.
The Program will also provide students with preparation courses for the IELTS and SAT exams that will be administered by the Program.
The exam was held for 90 minutes and is similar to IELTS English tests covering writing, reading, speaking and listening.
JEDDAH: The most worrying factor for students planning to continue higher studies in the United States is the English language proficiency testing, the TOEFL and IELTS tests.
In a press release by the British Embassy, it said: "The signing of the agreement is a positive response to the increasing number seeking to undertake IELTS from all areas of Lebanon.