What are IELTS?
IELTS are also known as the International English Language Testing System and are a globally accepted and proven English language test. The IELTS programme enables you to take a test in order for you to submit your score to Universities in Britain (and a number of other major English speaking countries such as the USA, New Zealand & Australia).
The duration of the course is approximately 12 weeks and it offers students the chance to brush up on the English Language skills that are required to be accepted to study at a UK university.
IELTS also provide overseas students with the opportunity to get to know other students in the same boat as them. Business professionals are also recommended to take the course as there are aspects on the course that will help with their English Business conversations. The IELTS course allows you to brush up on: –
– English Language Skills
– English Reading Skills
– English Writing Skills
– General English Comprehension & Communication
IETLS are taken by students from across the world and are a very popular programme for overseas students wanting to increase their knowledge and understanding of the English Language.
How Best to Prepare When Taking IELTS
IELTS courses are comprised of specially picked course materials so that IELTS students can be as well prepared for their examinations as is possible. There are also text books and other materials available for students to use along with other interactive learning materials, such as, DVD’s.
Language schools usually provide excellent facilities and course materials as well as being able to accommodate a range of different learning needs and levels. So it is advised that when students are looking to prepare to take an IELTS examination they ensure that the language school has adequate learning facilities as well as providing good quality support materials for your course.
IELTS Course Types
If you are a student planning on attending a University in Britain, you must take the IELTS test and submit your score. Being accepted to train or study in a British University that is English speaking will hinge on you attaining a good enough test score to meet the requirements of your chosen university. This is known as the academic training course.
The general training IELTS course is for those wanting to live, work, study in Australia, Canada or New Zealand. The test must be passed in order to migrate to those countries.