IELTS Questions and Answers
What does IELTS mean?
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to help you work, study or migrate to a country where English is the native language. This includes countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and US.
Who administers IELTS?
IELTS is jointly owned by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English.
How much does IELTS exam take?
Exam takes 2 hours and 44 minutes, beside you will have 10 minutes transfer time. Listening takes around 30 minutes, reading 60 minutes, writing 60 minutes, speaking 11-15 minutes.
How many questions does each section has?
- Listening – 40 questions
- Reading – 40 questions
- Writing – 2 tasks
- Speaking – 3 parts
Which sections does IELTS exam consist of?
The IELTS test consists of four sections: speaking, listening, reading and writing. You will always take the listening, reading and writing parts all on the same day one after the other, with no breaks between them.
What kind of scoring system does IELTS use?
You will be given a score from 1 to 9 for each part of the test – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The average produces your overall band score. You can score whole (e.g., 5.0, 6.0, 7.0) or half (e.g., 5.5, 6.5, 7.5) bands in each part of the test.
What does IELTS scores mean?
- 9 score – Expert user
- 8 score – Very good user
- 7 score – Good user
- 6 score – Competent user
- 5 score – Modest user
- 4 score – Limited user
- 3 score – Extremely limited user
- 2 score – Intermittent user
- 1 score – Non-user
- 0 score – Did not attempt the test
What IELTS score do I need?
The higher you can score in your IELTS, reflects a better understanding and ability to communicate in English. Each immigration body, university, workplace or institution will have specific IELTS score requirements. The score you need will depend on what you are looking to do in the country, i.e work or study.
Is IELTS exam hard?
The world’s leading test of English language proficiency, IELTS is not difficult in itself.
How much does it cost to take IELTS?
- IELTS Academic and General Training – 360AZN
- IELTS for UK Visas and Immigration – 400AZN
- IELTS Life Skills – 330AZN
(Prices are based on the information given on 21.06.2021 by britishcouncil.az)
How long IELTS is valid?
An IELTS Test Report Form (TRF) is valid for two (2) years.
How Many Times can you take IELTS?
You may take the IELTS test as many times as you like. You can use the result of the test you prefer.