What is IELTS ?
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration.All your English skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking are assessed by IELTS. It is designed in such a way that all your usage of English at study, at work, at play and of course in your new life abroad is reflected. Some of the world’s leading experts in language assessment develop IELTS test. Due to its excellent international reputation, over 9,000 organizations worldwide, including schools, universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies accept this test. A one-on-one speaking test is used by IELTS to assess your English communication skills, means you are assessed by having a real-life conversation with a real person. According to IELTS, to test your English conversation skills it is the most effective and natural way. Two modules are available ( IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training ) – depending on the organization you are applying to and your plans for the future. Make most of your language skills, whatever your reason is for taking IELTS. Click here to know more ...
What is PTE ?
PTE Academic is a computer-based academic English language test aimed at non-native English speakers wanting to study abroad.PTE Academic assesses listening, reading, speaking and writing all via computer in a single 3 hour test session. To complete a PTE Academic test, you will need to attend a secure Pearson test centre. You will use a computer and headset to listen to, read and respond to questions. During the three-hour test session there will be three main parts to the test: speaking and writing (together), listening and reading. There are twenty different question formats, ranging from multiple choice through to essay writing and interpreting information. PTE Academic assesses real-life, academic content, so you will hear excerpts from lectures and view graphs and charts. You will hear a range of accents in the test, from British and American to non-native speakers, so you will be exposed to the type of accents you will encounter in everyday life.
PART 1: SPEAKING & WRITING (77 – 93 minutes) * Personal Introduction * Read aloud * Repeat sentence * Describe image * Re-tell lecture * Answer short question * One sentence * Paragraph * Essay (20mins) PART 2: READING (32 – 41 minutes) * Multiple choice questions (x2) * Re-order paragraphs * Fill in the blanks (x2) * A ten minute break is optional PART 3: LISTENING (45 – 57 minutes) * Summarize spoken text * Multiple choice x2 * Fill the blanks * Highlight the correct summary * Select missing word * Highlight incorrect words * Write from dictationClick here to know more ...