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What is IELTS?
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular high-
stakes English language proficiency test for study, work and migration with more than two
million tests taken in the past year.

IELTS results are recognised by more than 9,000 organisations, including educational
institutions, employers, professional associations and governments, in 135 countries around the
world.

IELTS test content is developed by an international team of experts and undergoes extensive
research to ensure the test remains fair and unbiased for any candidate regardless of nationality,
background, gender, lifestyle or location.

You can take IELTS Academic or IELTS General Training, depending on the organisation you
are applying to and your plans for the future.

Why choose IELTS?


The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular high
stakes English language proficiency test for work, study and migration, with more than 2 million
tests taken in the past year.

IELTS is now recognised by more than 9,000 organisations including educational institutions,
employers, professional associations and governments, in 135 countries around the world.

IELTS test content is developed by an international team of experts and undergoes extensive
research to ensure the test remains fair and unbiased for any candidate regardless of nationality,
background, gender, lifestyle or location.You can take IELTS Academic or IELTS General
Training – depending on the organisation you are applying to and your plans for the future.
Choose from two types of test
There are two versions of the IELTS test available. The organisation to which you are applying will specify
whether you need to take 1. IELTS Academic

Or

2. IELTS General Training.

If your purpose is to pursue higher education abroad or gain professional registration, you would usually
take IELTS Academic. If you are migrating to an English-speaking country or wish to train or study at
below degree level, you would usually take the IELTS General Training. In some cases both tests may be
accepted.

A .LISTENING (Time : 60 minutes )

You will listen to four recorded texts, monologues and conversations by a range of
native speakers, and write their answers to a series of questions. These include
questions which test the ability to understand main ideas and detailed factual
information, ability to understand the opinions and attitudes of speakers, ability to
understand the purpose of what is said and ability to follow the development of ideas.
A variety of voices and native-speaker accents is used and you will hear each section
only once.

*The Listening component is the same for both Academic and General Training
versions.

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.
B .Reading (Time : 60 minutes )

The Reading component consists of 40 questions. A variety of question types is used


in order to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading
for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument,
recognising writers’ opinions, attitudes and purpose.

Reading - Academic version


The Academic version 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.

Reading - General Training version


The General Training version 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.

C .Writing ( TIME : 60 minutes )

Academic version
The Writing component of the Academic version 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 are asked to describe,
summarise 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.

General Training version


The Writing component of the General Training version 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.

D . Speaking ( TIME :11 to 14 minutes)

The Speaking component assesses your use of spoken English, and takes between 11
and 14 minutes to complete. Every test is recorded. *The Speaking component is the
same for both Academic and General Training versions.

Part 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.

Part 2
You will be given a card which asks you 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.

Part 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 scoring guide


IELTS Listening and Reading papers contain 40 items and each correct item is awarded one mark; the
maximum raw score a candidate can achieve on a paper is 40. Band scores ranging from Band 1 to Band
9 are awarded to candidates on the basis of their raw scores.

IELTS registration authority

IDP Education Bangladesh IDP: IELTS Chittagong Test Location IDP:IELTS Sylhet Test Location

Address: Address:
IELTS Administrator Executive’s Care Address:
Hamid Tower, 4th Floor, Level 5, Institution of Engineers’ Building (2nd Niloy - 62, Asiya Villa, East Darga
Gate
Gulshan Circle 2 Floor)
Sylhet
Dhaka S.S. Khaled Road 3100
1212 Chittagong
4100 Tel: +880 821 715115
Tel: +88-04478-666888; +88-0478- Email: ielts.bd@idp.com
666999 Tel: 031 – 626290, 626122 Web:
Email: ielts.bd@idp.com Email: ielts.bd@idp.com http://www.bangladesh.idp.com
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Britih council
Dhaka office

5 Fuller Road, Dhaka 1000,Phone: + 88 09666 773377,Email: bd.enquiries@britishcouncil.org

Fax: + 88 02 861 3255

Opening hours :Saturday to Thursday 9:00 to 17:00

Chittagong Address

Rafique Tower, 8th Floor, 92 Agrabad C/A Chittagong

Phone: + 88 031 2530015-21,Email: bd.enquiries@britishcouncil.or

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Phone: + 88 09666 773377

Email: bd.enquiries@britishcouncil.org

Fax: + 88 02 861 3255

Opening hours

Saturday to Thursday 9:00 to 17:00

Address

Rafique Tower, 8th Floor, 92 Agrabad C/A Chittagong

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Phone: + 88 031 2530015-21

Fax: + 88 031 2530022

Email: bd.enquiries@britishcouncil.or