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IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test. More than 2 million IELTS tests are taken each year. More than 9,000 organisations worldwide accept IELTS, including government, academic and employment institutions. 

To perform well on the IELTS test, be familiar about the exams and start preparing early. With enough time, you can identify your weak areas and improve your test performance. So come and join our course for IELTS.

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about IELTS

IELTS will test you in the following areas: 

  1. Reading in English
  2. Writing in English
  3. Listening to English
  4. Speaking in English

IELTS consists of 4 sections:

Reading

•Time Limit: 60 minutes

•Content: 3 passages to read and answer

•Questions: 40 questions from the passages

Listening

•Time Limit: 40 minutes

•Content: Lectures, classroom discussions, everyday conversations

•Questions: 40 questions from the dialogues

Speaking

•Time Limit: 11-14 minutes

•Content: General questions about yourself, 1-2 minute speech on a topic given by examiner, detailed discussion about the topic 

•Questions: 3 sections, number of questions varies

Writing

•Time Limit: 60 minutes

•Content: Describing information from a graph/diagram/table/chart, short essay

•Questions: 2 questions 

Approximate test duration: 2 hours 45 minutes

Total Score: 9.0 (score will be reported in whole or half bands) 

 

Source: www.britishcouncil.hk/en/exam/ielts 

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