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IELTS Exam Online Preparation- Live Classes

The Britannica online IELTS live classes programs are structured products focused on online self-study. These courses are designed for IELTS aspirants who wish to practice and study at their own convenience. The program is specially created to ensure that students get maximum practice for the online IELTS test.

 

Name of Test IELTS
Full form International English Language Testing System
Versions Academic & General training
Conducted by Idp & British council
Duration of test 2 hours 45 minutes
Mode Computer- based, Paper- based

What is IELTS Exam?

( International English Language Testing System). It is the proficiency test to evaluate your English ability on the basis of four modules : Listening, Reading , Writing and Speaking, It’s the prerequisite of going abroad whether on the basis of study or work. This test was first introduced to assess the English skills of applicants who wish to study or work abroad. It has two versions suitable to one’s needs – Academic and General training.

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IELTS is accepted in most of the countries such as the UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, etc. The British council and Idp conduct this test together and most of the universities accept this test globally. It is the parameter to check the English communication skills on the basis of Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking in all the educational institutes in the UK and Australia and in about 3400 educational organisations in the US. It is the main English ability exam in English speaking countries.
Info about IELTS:
IELTS has four modules and it is the proficiency evaluation test for all the non- native speakers. It can be given in two modes: Computer based test and Paper based test. The duration is two hours and forty five minutes in total.

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IELTS Online Coaching

Now, you can attend IELTS online coaching programs anywhere, anytime. Flexibility and ease-of-access are the factors that set apart Britannica Overseas Education IELTS online coaching from the other options available, both online and offline.

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Band 8 Very good user
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Band 6 Competent user
Band 5 Modest user
Band 4 Limited user
Band 3 Extremely limited user
Band 2 Intermittent user
Band 1 Non-user
Band 0 Did not attempt the test

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    IELTS Pattern

    Exam Pattern for IELTS

    Exam pattern for IELTS is planned on the basis of skill areas to be evaluated and accordingly the test is divided into 4 sections viz Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. Total duration of the test is 2 hour 45 minutes, and the time allocated for each section differs.

    The two types of IELTS test:

    1. Academic IELTS : Academic IELTS is those candidates who aspire to study in a foreign where English language proficiency is the prerequisite. It is for availing study programs in the college level and the university level. In short, the candidates wishing to study in English speaking countries go for this test.
    2. General Training IELTS: This exam is suitable for the candidates who wish to settle in English speaking countries such as Canada, US, Australia, New Zealand, etc. IELTS with general training helps in meeting the language eligibility conditions in immigration process.
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    Why is the IELTS necessary?

    IELTS ( Academic )is designed for the students to test the understanding and use of complex academic language. It is for the prospective students who plan to study in English at university ( undergraduate, graduate level or postgraduate level) . While IELTS ( General training) is suitable for individuals requiring a more general level of English proficiency for employment or immigration purposes.

    HOW BRITANNICA IELTS WORKS

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      ASSESS YOUR LEVEL OF ENGLISH

      • To begin with, you will be given a sample test and on the basis of your performance which will be evaluated by our experts; you will be counselled on the course package which would fit your need.
      • After you purchase the package, the login details will be sent to you via mail.

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      START YOUR PREPARATION WITH Britannica IELTS

      • Once your enrollment is complete, all the tasks available on the portal will be accessible to you. You may start practicing tests immediately after.
      • The Reading and Listening tasks can be attempted as per your convenience.

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      SIT, RELAX AND PREPARE

      • Our platform has been curated by language and IELTS experts, taking into consideration the problems one faces while preparing for the test.
      • As we begin with this journey of helping you in achieving your desired IELTS score right within your comfort zone, we assure you to guide you through step-by-step.

    IELTS Sections

    Each section is scored individually and the overall band score is the average of the bands achieved in each section. Also, all sections have a pre-set standard pattern to ensure reliable and fair evaluation of all candidates.

    Now, let's explore each section a bit more to get a fair understanding of the exam pattern.

    Listening Section

    Duration:                     30 minutes

    No. of questions:        40

    Question type(s):        Multiple choice, Sentence completion, Summary completion, Flow-chart completion, Diagram labelling, Matching information, and more.

    Skills tested:

    • the ability to follow a conversation between two people
    • the ability to listen for concrete facts, such as places, prices or times
    • detailed understanding of specific points or an overall understanding of the main points of the listening text

    Reading Section

    Duration:                     60 minutes

    No. of questions:        40

    Question type(s):        Short answer, Matching headings, Multiple choice, Sentence completion, Summary completion, Flow-chart completion, Diagram labelling, Identifying writer’s views/claims, and more.

    Skills tested:

    • the ability to understand author’s opinions or ideas
    • the ability to scan for specific information
    • the ability to recognise the main idea or theme in the paragraphs or sections of a text

    Writing Section

    Duration:                     60 minutes

    No. of questions:        2

    Question type(s):

    Writing Task-1:

    Write an essay of at least 150 words summarising the information presented in the given graphs, table, or diagrams on a related topic. Students are advised to spend no more than 20 minutes on this task.

    Writing Task-2:

    Write a clear and relevant essay of at least 250 words in response to the given argument, point of view, or a problem. The style of writing should be academic and neutral. Students are advised to spend no more than 40 minutes on this task.

    Note: Writing Task-2 contributes twice as much as the Task-1 to the final Writing band score.

    Skills tested:

    • the ability to give a well-organised summary of the most important and relevant information and trends
    • the ability to present a clear, rational, and well-organised academic argument to the topic/issue provided
    • Grammatical range and accuracy

    Speaking Section

    Duration:                     15 minutes

    No. of parts:                3

    Question type(s):

    Part 1:

    This part is generally about introduction and interview, and the questions related to familiar topics like home, studies, work, and interests are asked.

    Part 2:

    The test-takers are given a card with the topic to speak on for 2 minutes. The examiner can ask 1 to 2 follow up questions on the same topic. After the topic is given, the test takers are provided a minute to prepare and are given a paper and pencil to make notes for the same.

    Part 3:

    In this part, the examiner and test taker discuss issues related to the topic given in Part-2 in a more abstract manner and in a greater depth.

    Skills tested:

    • the ability to communicate opinions and information on everyday topics and situations
    • the ability to speak at length on a given topic, using appropriate language while organising the ideas coherently
    IELTS Eligibility

    IELTS is divided into four modules:

    Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. All the candidates sit the same Listening and Speaking test. However, Academic and General Training candidates each sit a different Reading and Writing test. All the written part of an exam, the Listening module, Reading module and Writing module are on the same day without any break. But the Speaking module may be on the same day or within seven days before or after the written exam.

    This exam is not important from a study and immigration point of view as it assures you of the strong English communication skills which are needed in the English speaking countries. The eligibility to sit in this exam is to attain at least the age of 17 years irrespective of gender, nationality, caste or religion. The candidates who have completed their 10+2 can sit in this exam. Since 2015, the age limit of a candidate must be 16 – 64 years to give the IELTS exam according to Canadian Immigration.

    This age limit may vary from university to university so kindly check the eligibility criteria before applying to educational institutions and here our expert educational counsellors will help you. Apart from this, the candidate must be a valid passport holder and show his or her passport for applying to the test and having it during the test.

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    IELTS Syllabus

    IELTS Section-wise Syllabus

    • Writing syllabus
    • Reading syllabus
    • Listening syllabus
    • Speaking syllabus

    IELTS Writing Section

    Writing: Candidates take an academic writing module. Responses to the academic writing module are short essays or general reports, addressed to an educated non-specialist audience. There are two compulsory tasks. Task 1 requires 150 words, and candidates are asked to look at a diagram, table, or data and to present the information in their own words. Task 2 requires at least 250 words, and all candidates are presented with a point of view, argument, or problem and asked to provide general factual information, present a solution, justify an opinion, evaluate ideas and evidence, etc.

    • Total no. of questions: 2
    • Total time: 60 minutes

    Writing- IELTS Academic

    • It includes two tasks wherein the topics are of general interest and relatable for candidates applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate program.
    • For your first task, you will be handed a paper that would contain either a diagram, table, or graph. You will be required to recapitulate and define the given data in your own words. You may be asked to explain a certain data entry, process the given information, or a flowchart to logically arrive at a conclusion.
    • In the next task, you need to write an essay as a response to your deduction from the given data and support your argument with relevant examples, through the given data. Please note that the writing style should be strictly formal.

    Writing- IELTS General Training

    • It also includes two tasks, yet, it is much easier than that of the academic format.
    • You will be asked to write a letter as per the given situation. The letter can be formal, semi-formal, or personal depending upon the situation presented. You will be asked to explain, request for something, or support your argument to a certain authority.
    • Based on the above viewpoint, you will be asked to draft an essay on the same. The arguments and opinions mentioned here should be supported by relevant instances and the writing style can be a bit personal.

    IELTS Reading Section

    Reading: The reading module consists of three texts of general interest dealing with issues that are appropriate for candidates entering postgraduate or undergraduate courses. Both reading modules consist of three passages or sections with forty questions. Question types include multiple-choice, sentence, or summary completion, identifying data for short-answer questions, matching lists or phrases, and identifying writers’ views/attitudes.

    • Total no. of questions: About 40
    • Total time: 30 minutes

    Reading- IELTS Academic

    This includes three long paragraphs which can be either descriptive, factual or analytical. These paragraphs are basically excerpts taken from newspapers, research works, journals, books, or even magazines. Targeting a non-specialist audience, the texts are ideal for testing higher education aspirants or for professionals seeking work abroad.

    Reading- IELTS General Training

    Similar to the academic format, here the excerpts can be passages from advertisements, company guidelines, brochures, and so on. This is relatively easier than the academic format as the selected text is generally something that one encounters on a day-to-day basis.

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    Why Choose Britannica IELTS Online Coaching

    IELTS is joined owned by Cambridge Assessment English, IDP: IELTS Australia, and the British Council. The third most-spoken language globally, more than 375 million speak the English language. The ability to successfully communicate in the native language has many benefits.

    Generally, a certain level of language proficiency will be required for availing job overseas opportunities as well as integration into the community. IELTS is the most popular standardized test for those looking to migrate to the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

    IELTS Result

    Why Choose Britannica IELTS Online Coaching

    IELTS is joined owned by Cambridge Assessment English, IDP: IELTS Australia, and the British Council. The third most-spoken language globally, more than 375 million speak the English language. The ability to successfully communicate in the native language has many benefits.

    Generally, a certain level of language proficiency will be required for availing job overseas opportunities as well as integration into the community. IELTS is the most popular standardized test for those looking to migrate to the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

    IELTS Result

    FAQ's

    How much time is required for IELTS prep?

    In our experience, students require 2 to 3 weeks to master all the sections of IELTS.

    Which books are recommended?

    You will not need to buy any books. We will provide you with our complete study material – books, handouts, practice material, etc. and this will be enough for you to get a high score.

    Which center is best for IELTS preparation?

    Teaching at Britannica is standardized across all centers in India and abroad. Our faculty is truly committed to deliver Jamboree’s hallmark simplified concept-building and problem-solving methodology at all times. As a result, all centers are equally good for IELTS preparation.

    Can I shift from IELTS Classroom to IELTS Live classes?

    How will I know about batch schedule?

    You will be communicated the batch schedule by your Center Manager. In case of any change in the batch timings, students are informed in advance by SMS/Whatsapp or by email.

    What will happen if a candidate is not able to attempt the IELTS test?

    If a candidate has registered for the test but fails to appear then he will be marked as absent and no refund will be issued.