Today we are talking about a very important need for people to come and study in Uk and the IELTS test.
The fact that your English is good, and you have proof of this, means that you have passed more than half the way to reaching your goal, whether academic or practical.
There are two major international tests to prove a person’s proficiency in the English language, you can choose one of them, TOFEL or IELTS, which we will learn about in the following lines.
Abbreviation for International English Language Testing System is a test that measures your abilities and skills to communicate in English, and it is accredited all over the world, especially in Britain and Australia.
International bodies such as the British Council participate in the development of the IELTS tests.
This test is recognized in Britain and Australia, as well as in Canada and New Zealand, more than 10,000 international organizations, as well as more than 3,400 institutions and organizations in the United States of America and others. It is directed to all people who want to work, study or immigrate to countries whose official language is English.
This test is directed to all those wishing to study, work or immigrate to countries where English is the primary language.
There are no prerequisites to register for the test. IELTS is available worldwide to all people, but it is not recommended for people under 16 years of age.
There are two types of IELTS tests, which differ in some respects and the purpose of each: But we are interested:
It is intended for people who plan to study at a university in an English-speaking country or where the language of instruction is English.
How to test IELTS in English:
The IELTS test consists of four parts. Each section has scores ranging from 1-9, and each score indicates a specific level of the English language possessed by the person, and the total “Overall score” is the average of the four scores, as well as ranging from 1-9.
The Listening Skills part of the IELTS test:
- It consists of 30 minutes, 4 sections, and 40 questions.
- It contains a conversation between two people and dialogue on topics from daily life.
- The questions are varied and must be solved while listening, and include choosing the correct answer.
The Reading Skills:
- Consists of 60 minutes, 3 topics, and 40 questions.
- Question topics vary in this section.
- Section One: Two or three short texts, the topics of which are related to the daily and social life of English-speaking countries.
- Section Two: Two short real-life texts, their topics related to work issues, job applications, companies, and workplace facilities.
- Section Three: Single text which is often the most difficult, its subjects drawn from articles, excerpts from fiction or literary books, newspapers, and magazines.
The Writing Skills:
It consists of 60 minutes and includes two sections:
- The first section: asks you to analyze and describe information, and describe a stage or process, in150 words, and it should be in a period not exceeding 20 minutes.
- The second section, asks you to write an article and present a specific issue or problem from your point of view, and here you need 250 words within 40 minutes.
The Speaking Skills Part:
This may be on the same day of the exam or it may be on another day. It consists of 11-14 minutes, and it has 3 parts:
- The first part of the interview introduces the person in charge of himself and then asks several questions on general topics for 4-5 minutes.
- The second part: The responsible person gives a specific task for each question inside a card in a period not exceeding 4 minutes.
- Part Three Discussion of issues that may be related to Part Two 4-5 minutes.