Planning to go abroad for studies, employment or migration. Appearing for IELTS/TOEFL exam and obtaining a good score has now become a pre-requisite to apply for VISA. Our Trainers at Foreign Edge are equipped to handle all aspects of IELTS/TOEFL (academic and general training) and possess immense experience in preparing our candidates for the exam. We have a 40 hour duration program which takes care of all the 4 competencies namely - Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking required for the exam. Please visit our institute for a personal discussion with our Trainers who will assess you on your strengths and weaknesses and customise the program for you. The program will consist of mock tests, practice sessions, group discussions, presentations, etc to make sure you are well prepared by the end of the course.
IELTS or International English Language Testing System is a Language Proficiency Test conducted by IDP and British Council. It is a test required to be taken by most non-native English Language speakers to apply for migration/Working abroad/study abroad and prove their English capabilities in terms of reading, writing, speaking, listening. Currently, IELTS is accepted by more than 90% of the countries across the world. The other acceptable exams/tests which may be required by some countries are TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or PTE (Pearson Test of English) in addition to few others.
IELTS Test comprises of 4 main sections –
|1. Reading which has 3 sub sections and 20 mins are allotted for each section|
|2. Listening which has 4 sections and time allotted is 30 mins.|
|3. Speaking section is for 11 to 15 mins|
|4. Writing section comprises of 2 sections – one of 20 sections and the other of 40 mins.|
IELTS test can be taken online or offline (paper based test). Recently, in view of the Coronavirus pandemic, IELTS online at home has also been offered by IDP and British Council.
IELTS results are valid for a period of 2 years and hence one needs to plan their visa application process accordingly.
TOEFL or Test of English as a Foreign Language is a standardized test to measures the ability of persons from non- English countries to be able to read/srite/speak/listen English and is required for students to enrol in Foreign Universities (primarily English speaking countries). TOEFL is a trademark of the Educational Testing Service which is a private non-profit organisation.
Pearson Test of English is also a test which measures the ability of a person to read/write/speak/listen English. There are 3 types of PTE tests – Academic; General and for Young Learners.