What is IELTS
The international english language testing system ( IELTS ) is the world's most popular english language proficiencyb test and now required for private Hire driver liscensees in london. IELTS assesses all of your english skills - reading ' writing' listening' and speaking' and is designed to reflect how you will use english at work in the Uk . the IELTS test is developed by some of the world 's leading experts in language assessment.It has an excellent international reputation and is accepted by over 10000 organizations world wide. IELTS is the most widely accepted english language test that uses a one- on - one speaking test to assessyour english proficiency level. This means that you are assessed by having a real- life conversation skills wheather you take the IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training module.
IELTS test format
The IELTS test assesses your abilities in all four skills- Listening ,Reading, Writing ' and Speaking - in less than three hours .
The IELTS test format is tried and trusted by organization and test world wide and has not changed significantly for over 20 years .
You will take the listening , reading , and writing components of the test on the same day one after the others , with no breaks in between them ( approximately 3 hours in total ). They are always taken in this order.The speaking components will either be after that.This will depend on your test center.
Two Versions of the test
There are two versions of IELTS;
IELTS Academic and
IELTS General Traning .
Everyone takes the same listening and speaking test, regardless of which version they take.
The reading and writing components differ in content , depending on whether you are taking IELTS Academic or IELTS General Traning.There are also two format of IELTS including paper- based and computer delivered.
IELTS is designed to assess english language skills at all levels , and uses a 9 band scale.You will receive a score for each test component- Listening , Reading , Writing , and Speaking .These individual scores are then averaged and rounded to produce an overall band score.
IELTS results are easy to understand and apply and you will receive days of taking the test.