Have you heard of IELTS?
International English Language Testing System
Type: Standardised test.
Available in 2 modules: "Academic", "General training".
The IELTS test partners also offerIELTS Life Skills, a speaking and listening test used for UK Visas and Immigration.
Developer: British Council, IDP Education,
/ Administrator Cambridge English Language Assessment.
Knowledge / skills tested Listening, reading, writing and speaking of the English language.
Purpose: To assess the English language proficiency of non-native English speakers.
Duration: Listening: 40 minutes (including the 10-minute transfer time),
Reading: 60 minutes,
Writing: 60 minutes,
Speaking: 11–15 minutes.
Total: 2 hours, 45 minutes.
Score / grade range: 0 to 9, in 0.5 band increments.
Score / grade validity: 2 years
Offered: Up to 4 times a month. Up to 48 times a year.
Countries / regions: More than 1,000 test centres in over 140 countries.
Annual no. of test takers" Over 2.5 million in 2014.
Prerequisites / eligibility criteria: No official prerequisite. Intended for non-native English speakers.
Fee: To find out the test fee in local currency, use the IELTS Worldwide search to identify a local centre.
Scores / grades used by: More than 9,000 education institutions, governments, professional registration bodies and employers worldwide.
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Edited by David_LivinginTalisay, 16 August 2016 - 6:54 AM .