IELTS

The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS is an international standardized test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It is jointly conducted by British Council, IDP IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English and was established in 1989. IELTS is the one of the major English language tests in the world, other being the TOEFL, TOEIC, PTE and others.

IELTS is accepted by the most Australian, British, Irish, Canadian and New Zealand academic institutions and over 3000 universities in United States and various professional organizations across the world. IELTS is the only secure English Test approved by the UK Visa Immigration whereas Australia and New Zealand accepts PTE and TOEFL as well.

There are no minimum requirements for IELTS to pass the test. The minimum score one can get is 1 and the highest one can get is 9, whereas if one is absent then the score in the Test Report form is 0. Regarding the minimum score needed in IELTS, there are different threshold required by an institution depending upon the level and qualification of student. And the test report card is valid for the period of two years. Any later than that, the examinee must re-appear for the test.

There are four sections in IELTS: Reading, Speaking, Listening and Writing each carrying 9 band. You will always take the Listening, Reading and Writing parts all on the same day one after the other, with no breaks between them. Whereas, Speaking test can be held at the same test day or within 7 days before and after the test day. This will be made aware by the local test date center. 

LISTENING TEST

The IELTS Listening test will take about half-hour , and you’ll have an additional 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the solution sheet. The Listening test is that the same for both IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training modules. You will hear four recorded texts, monologues and conversations by a variety of native speakers, and write their answers to a series of questions. These include questions which test the power to know main ideas and detailed factual information, ability to know the opinions and attitudes of speakers, ability to know the aim of what’s said and skill to follow the event of ideas. a spread of voices and native-speaker accents are used and you’ll hear each section just once .

The IELTS Listening test consists of four sections: 
Section 1: A conversation between two people set in an everyday social context, e.g. a conversation in an accommodation agency.
Section 2: A monologue set in an everyday social context, e.g. a speech about local facilities.
Section 3: A conversation between up to four people set in an educational or training context, e.g. a university tutor and a student discussing an assignment.
Section 4: A monologue on an academic subject, e.g. a university lecture.

READING TEST

The IELTS Reading test will take about hour . It consists of 40 questions. a spread of question types is employed so as to check a good range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding argumentation , recognising writers’ opinions, attitudes and purpose.

IELTS Academic Reading Test:
The IELTS Academic Reading test includes three long texts which range from the descriptive and factual to the discursive and analytical. The texts are authentic and are taken from books, journals, magazines and newspapers. These have been selected for a non-specialist audience but are recognisably appropriate for anyone entering undergraduate or postgraduate courses or seeking professional registration. 

IELTS General Training Reading Test:
The IELTS General Training Reading test includes three passages with tasks. It requires you to read extracts from books, magazines, newspapers, notices, advertisements, company handbooks and guidelines. These are materials you are likely to encounter on a daily basis in an English speaking environment.

WRITING TEST

The IELTS Writing test will take 60 minutes.

IELTS Academic Writing Test:
The IELTS Academic Writing Test includes two tasks. Topics are of general interest to, and suitable for anyone entering undergraduate or postgraduate studies or seeking professional registration.
Task 1: You will be presented with a graph, table, chart or diagram and you will be asked to describe, summarize or explain the information in your own words. You may be asked to describe and explain data, describe the stages of a process, how something works or describe an object or event.
Task 2: You will be asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. *Responses to both tasks must be written in a formal style.  IELTS General Training Writing Test: The IELTS General Training Writing test Writing includes two tasks, which are based on topics of general interest. Task 1: You will be presented with a situation and asked to write a letter requesting information or explaining the situation. The letter may be personal, semi-formal or formal in style. Task 2: You will be asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. The essay can be slightly more personal in style than the Academic Writing Task 2 essay. Find out free IELTS General Training Writing practice tests.

IELTS General Training Reading Test:
The IELTS General Training Reading test includes three passages with tasks. It requires you to read extracts from books, magazines, newspapers, notices, advertisements, company handbooks and guidelines. These are materials you are likely to encounter on a daily basis in an English speaking environment.

SPEAKING TEST

Speaking Skills test will take 11 to 14 minutes (The speaking test is the same for both IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training.) IELTS Speaking test is a face-to-face interview, which will take about 11 to 14 minutes. The Speaking test is designed to assess your use of spoken English. Every test is recorded. The Speaking test consists of three parts:
Task 1: You will be asked to answer general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as your home, family, work, studies and interests. This part lasts between 4 and 5 minutes.
Task 2: You will be given a card and you will be asked to talk about a particular topic. You will have one minute to prepare before speaking for up to two minutes. The examiner then asks you one or two questions on the same topic to finish this part of the test. Task 3: You will be asked further questions connected to the topic in Part 2. These questions give you an opportunity to discuss more abstract issues and ideas. This part lasts between four and five minutes. *The Speaking component is delivered in such a way that does not allow you to rehearse set responses beforehand.

IELTS @ United Knowledge

At United Knowledge, you get very professionals teaching staffs to guide you with all the ups and downs. Along with that each class is 1.5 hours long which is more than enough to properly assist every students towards perfection. Here are some of the features that we proudly offer you.

    • Classrooms with A/V technologies.
    • Individual Headset for Listening Test
    • Special class for IELTS Grammar
    • 1.5 hours per class
    • Free Mock Test [Unlimited]
    • IELTS self-practice corner with plenty resources materials

Full Course Fee: NRS 5000 Only.

Individual Course Fee:
Listening: NRs. 1500/-
Reading: NRs. 1900/-
Writing: NRs. 2700/-
Speaking: NRs. 1500/-

Available Time:

Morning: 7 am – 8:30 am & 8 am – 9:30 am
Day: 12 am – 1:30 pm & 2 am– 3:30 pm
Evening: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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