IELTS is the English language assessment test most commonly used in English-speaking countries for admissions to educational institutions, immigration and work.
IELTS is available in two formats depending on the reason for which the test is required:
Academic | General Training
ACADEMIC: This test format is used for those who wish to study abroad in an English-speaking institution of higher education. In this case, the test assesses a candidate’s knowledge of academic language which is essential in attending universities and Masters programs in English.
GENERAL TRAINING: This test format is suitable for those who wish to go abroad for secondary education, immigration or work. In this case, the test measures English language proficiency in a practical everyday context.
The test assesses four different skills:
Listening | Reading | Writing | Speaking