The International English Language Testing System widely known as IELTS is conducted in two prime categories-General and Academic.
The General Training Test is meant for the people visiting English speaking countries for the purpose of attending training programs, work experience or for secondary education. The intent behind General Training Test is to groom the visitors in respect of the survival skills in social or workplaces. General IELTS Training is required for the people migrating to the countries like Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK.
Academic test is meant for the people intending to go to an English speaking country for the purpose of higher education. This teat grooms the visa applicant in respect of the readiness of students in terms of English language. The IELTS is recognized by almost every university across the globe.
Reading is the second part of the IELTS test, and takes 60 minutes. It consists of three or sometimes four reading passages of increasing difficulty, and there is a total of 40 questions to answer. The Academic and General Training Reading Tests are graded to the same level.
The writing component of the IELTS exam is designed to assess how you “write a response appropriately, organise ideas and use a range of vocabulary and grammar accurately.” It comprises two tasks and candidates have 60 minutes to answer them.
IELTS Speaking practice tests. In the Speaking test, you have a discussion with a certified Examiner. It is interactive and as close to a real-life situation as a test can get. The test is 11 to 14 minutes long with three parts. In Part 1, you answer questions about yourself, your family, your work and your interests.
The IELTS Listening test is designed to assess a wide range of listening skills, including how well you. understand main ideas and specific factual information. recognise the opinions, attitudes and purpose of a speaker.