“The international English language testing system (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration, with over 2.9 million tests taken in the last year.” – The British Council.
IELTS is said to be the most widely accepted and used English language exams assess both your English language skills (reading and writing), as well as English communication skills (listening and one-on-one speaking). This allows you to be ready and fit for the particular level of study, work and everyday use abroad. The IELTS test was created by some of the world’s leading experts in language assessment and with its high ranking internationally, it has been accepted by over 9,000 organizations globally, consisting of schools, universities, employers, and immigration
Structure of the IELTS Exam
There are two versions of the test: IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. Both are graded in exactly the same way. You will take the first three parts of the test all on one day in the following order: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. There are no breaks between the first three tests.