The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a globally recognized English language proficiency test for people who want to study, work or migrate to a country where English is the native language. This test is based on well-established standards, and covers the full range of assessment levels, providing an expended overlook of students’ language expertise. IELTS is jointly owned by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and Cambridge Assessment English
WHICH TEST TO TAKE
There are two main types of tests.
The test covers the academic language skills and assesses whether you are ready to study at an undergraduate or postgraduate level. Students who wish to pursue higher education in an English-speaking country should opt for this test.
General Training IELTS:
The test aims to assess your proficiency in a practical and professional environment. Candidates aiming to work or immigrate to an English-speaking country should opt for this test.
Both of these tests cover four basic language skills Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. The first two modules are the same for both of the test types while the later two modules are different.
IELTS TEST FORMATS
HOW IS THE TEST MARKED?
You are separately awarded a band score out of 9 for each module and each module contributes 25% towards the overall band score (out of 9).
IELTS speaking and writing modules are marked on the following criteria. Each of the below-mentioned criteria holds 25% of the band score.
- Task response
- Coherence and cohesion
- Lexical resource
- Grammatical range and accuracy.
Each question in the Listening and Reading sections is worth one mark.
WHEN ARE RESULTS AVAILABLE?
Usually, results are available after 13 days of the paper-based test and after 5 days of computer-based test.
WHAT IS IELTS UKVI TEST?
IELTS UKVI test is the same as IELTS in marking criteria, test types, and format. Those who wish to study, work or migrate to the UK may take this test. The only difference will be in result transcripts as this test is approved by the UK home office.
WHAT IS IELTS LIFESKILLS?
This test is only required by those who wish to apply for UK immigration or spouse visa.
The test is of two types
Life skills A1:
Take this test if you wish to apply for a UK spouse visa.
Life skills B1:
Take this test if you wish to apply for a UK immigration visa.
The test format
This test covers basic language skills and includes only speaking and listening modules. This is fairly easy compared to IELTS and offers no band score. You are grade as pass or fail.
It is one month course.
Monday to Thursday are days for the classes and Friday is a mock test day.
The class duration is of 2 hours. One hour for one teacher who will cover one module and the second hour for the second teacher for other modules. Each week 2 modules are carried out to make sure students have a good command of them.
Timings are 11 am to 1 pm, 1 pm to 3 pm, 3 pm to 5 pm, 6 pm to 8 pm and 7 pm to 9 pm
The new classes start every Monday and Wednesday.
The fee is 30,000 which includes course material as well given to you in class and home assignments.
There will be 4 to 6 teachers who will teach you this course.
4 weeks course plan
The first week 2 modules (listening and reading)are explained with practice. In the second week the remaining 2 modules (speaking and writing)are explained. Then in the third week further guided practice sessions are conducted to improve confidence and work on weak areas. The fourth week is to discuss issues and conduct mock tests.
Once students book the exam in near future or whenever They are given further 3 days for free mock tests to work on time management and be confident for the exam.
Campus address: Aisha Bawany academy – 185 main shahrah e faisal, near gora kabristsn , Karachi.
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