Introduction to IELTS

English Language Testing System International (International English Testing System) is the English exam for the subjects to study and live in countries that use English as the official language. This exam is jointly owned and operated by three institutions: University of Cambridge ESOL, British Council (British Council) and organized by IDP Education Australia.

IELTS assesses the ability to communicate in English of candidates through testing all 4 skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Since 1989, IELTS is recognized as the English exam reputable and reliable. The IELTS test is more than 6,000 educational institutions, government agencies and professional organizations worldwide recognition. In the United States, currently has more than 1,500 universities and institutions have recognized this and use the certificate. This is a mandatory requirement for migration to Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

A. IELTS test format

IELTS exam format like? The difference between the Academy Exam (Academic Module) and General Training Exam (General Training Module) is what? Academy Exam (Academic) for students attending training courses from academic qualifications Diploma, BA (Bachelor) to the Master degree (Master) and Ph.D. (Doctor).

General Exam Training for participants in training non-academic (non-academic training) or for those who wish to proceed with a settlement in Australia or New Zealand. If you are unsure how to contest the block construction, contact centers or establishments IELTS IELTS requirement to ask for before you decide the contest.

4 IELTS exam: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking, of which 2 Listening and Speaking exam is the same for the two blocks above competition. This means that whether you contest or block implementation Academic Training In general, the difficulty of the Listening and Speaking tests are equal. The difference on the subject as well as the difficulty of the test is only two blocks is shown in the remaining two exams Reading and Writing (of course the test of Reading and Writing Exam Academic difficult than the corresponding test General Training Exam).

Two. IELTS Preparation

You can purchase a sample kit IELTS (Updated 2007), including a full sample test attached CD for USD 25/bo. So you may be familiar with the exam form and know their qualifications. This document also includes sample solution for Speaking and Writing tests.

You can register for the IELTS exam preparation by the Australian Center for Education and Training (ACET) organization. ACET was established by IDP Education (Vietnam) together with Insearch Institute, University of Technology Sydney – UTS. ACET provides English language training courses and IELTS in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh.

For more information, please contact ACET office in Vietnam:

3. English language requirements of the school

  • IELTS score> = 6.5 to postgraduate study
  • IELTS score> = 6.0 to the University
  • IELTS score> = 5.5 to TAFE or other training professional
  • IELTS score> = 5.0 to study Secondary Education

4. The grading

Candidates will receive written notification of the results in about 2 weeks from the date of implementation:

Scores are given on the scale 1-9.

Candidates are evaluated each exam score report the Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking (Band Score) and the general level (Overall Band Score). This is called a score IELTS scores (Test Results).

Overall grade level, scores the Listening and Reading test scores can have odd numbers (0.5) Written exam scores and scores of subjects In the circular, no ext.

No degree or slide because, depending on the level at which candidates are assessed according to how much the scale.

IELTS scores are only valid for 2 years.

As mentioned above, the report card showing each subject of the candidate and the general level. This allows facilities that enroll students identify strengths and weaknesses of the candidates on the knowledge and language skills, decide which candidates are eligible to study language or no. The scores are shown on the report card with details of nationality, language and birth date of the candidate. Report card is also said scores of Exam Exam Academic or General Training. Report card must bear the seal of the center holding them, attestation of regulatory agencies IELTS. This vote must be held test center sent directly to the institution (based on requirements of the candidate and the candidate must pay a small fee) or candidates received directly. The report card copies are not worth replacing the originals to the requirements relating to the applicants.

The significance of the point

Scale scores overall with nine points with the following interpretations:

Point 9 Expert user level (user (language) proficiency)

Completely mastered the language: appropriate, accurate and fluent with the absolute understanding.

Point 8 Very good user level (user good)

Completely mastered the language, sometimes, where there has not been accurate and are not suitable but not systemic. Is sometimes misunderstood in unfamiliar situations. Better handling of complex arguments.

Point 7 Good user level (user good)

Master the language, though occasional spot inaccuracies, inappropriate and misleading. Generally handle complex language well off and understands detailed reasoning.

Point 6 Competent user level (user available)

Generally understand the language though there are places inaccurate, irrelevant and misleading. Can use and understand complex language, particularly in familiar situations.

Point 5 Modest user level (user humble)

Partly understand the language, understand the general sense in most situations although there may be several errors. Ability to handle basic communication in own field.

Point 4 Limited user level (user limit)

Basic capabilities are limited to situations familiar to audiences. Frequently have problems understanding and expression. You can not use complex language.

Point 3 Extremely limited user level (extremely limited users)

Only express and understand the general meaning in very familiar situations. Frequent failure in communication.

Point 2 Intermitten user level (at the time no users)

There is no real ability to communicate except in the most basic information, use of individual words or short formulas in familiar situations and to meet immediate needs. Considerable difficulty in understanding spoken and written English.

Point 1 Non user level (not the user)

Basic is not capable of language beyond a few individual words.