IELTS COURSE: As we know IELTS stands for the international English language testing system, which is an exam which is organized by CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS in the UK and is conducted by two dissimilar parties that is IDP(International development program) and BC (British council) in numerous countries of cosmo.
If taken as a course then IELTS is just a game of 2-3 months and after taking training in this period from a designated institution, trainees can fearlessly appear for the exam. Next, the result of the respective exam is declared after a particular time span that is 13 days. As a trainee, under IELTS, masses get to learn about the advanced level of English and they get the opportunity to study in their dream country, if they clear the exam and meet requirement criteria of that nation.
Basic things that are being taught under IELTS :
1.WRITING skills-how to write appropriately.
2.READING skills-how to read a passage and find out answers to questions being asked.
3.SPEAKING skills-how to speak fluently and in a bedazzled manner.
4.LISTENING skills-how the foreigners speak.
1.WRITING SKILLS: (IELTS COURSE)
The essential module of IELTS that need to be covered within 60 minutes. Under IELTS COURSE, pupils are taught from the very first day of their training about how to attempt the writing part in the IELTS exam. Although, students are already familiar with the usage of the English language but there are some valuable patterns that are required to be followed while performing writing tasks of IELTS in order to achieve aspired bands.
These patterns are as follows:
- for WRITING TASK . 1
Most of the time, it is a diagram of a process, bar graph, line graph, and some times its two maps of the same city and you have to compare them and describe the modifications that have taken place in the map over a specific period of time.
HOW TO PRESENT TASK 1
-Rephrase the question being asked in your own language(do not replicate the same sentence and words included in the question)
-There must be two body paragraphs of equal size cause they own equal weightage.
-At the end, you have to write an overall for the whole task except map typed tasks.
- for WRITING TASK 2:
- Start with a general line
2. Then rephrase the statement of the question.
3. Thirdly, write a thesis statement.
The thesis statement is a statement that you write on your own about on what factors of the question being asked, you are going to put light on, or either you are in favor of statement given in the question or you stand against it.
4.Then again in task 2 also you have to make two BPs of same size.
- In task 2. you have to mention why you agree or disagree with the statement.
- Most importantly, you have to end the task with a conclusion.
Moreover, students are asked to follow the complex and compound sentence approach while writing for IELTS EXAM.
Where complex sentences stands for writing in an indirect way.
On the other hand, compound sentences pose for uniting two distinct sentences with each other with the help of some connectors.
Last and urgent demand for effective writing in IELTS is of utilizing updated vocab in an appropriate manner.
2.READING SKILLS: (IELTS COURSE)
Today, Reading is emerging as the toughest module for IELTS aspirants. In this module, students are provided with three passages that are chosen on the basis of different hardness levels. One passage out of three is of mediocre level while the other two are the easiest and the hardest passages that granted to students. All contents of passages are taken from variant journals, newspapers, and other authenticated documents.
following type of questions are being asked in reading module:
1.True, false, or not given.
3. Find out a suitable heading for the whole passage out of a list of headings.
5. Which section of passage contains the following information.
6.Complete sentences with correct endings.
7.Match the statement with correct person
8.Complete labels of a diagram.
Total time alloted in IELTS EXAM to attempt reading test is 60 minutes.
3.LISTENING SKILLS: (IELTS COURSE)
Listening is considered as the easiest module of IELTS TRAINING
Listening audio usually plays for a span of 30-35 minutes However,10 minutes extra are also alloted to students for transferring their answers from the listening sheet to their answer sheet. There are a maximum of 40 questions included in an IELTS LISTENING TEST. In listening, one of the prime factor involved in the play speed of audio. Sometimes, the speed of audio is pretty fast that lead the students to miss some questions during the exam. So, to avoid this candidates need to practice by enhancing the play speed of audio before the exam so that they become habitual of this and do not skip their answers in the exam. Every question in the listening module carries 1 mark.
following type of questions are included in listening :
4.SPEAKING SKILLS: (IELTS COURSE)
Last but not least and the one that is taken as the chief part of the IELTS TEST. Speaking test of candidates is conducted on a different day from that of the other three modules because it is a face to face test conducted by the examiner in a close room. The total time involved in this test is merely 11 to 14 minutes. In this, the examiner first starts the test with some general conversation by asking a few questions about the personal and professional life of the candidate. After that, the major part of the test begins in which the examiner gives a specific topic to the candidate with a time span of 1 minute to think upon it.
When the thinking time expires, then the examiner asks the person to speak up and he begins to analyze the performance of the candidate.
In the speaking test, examiners usually inspect the flow of speaking, confidence of speaker, body posture, and vocabulary.
Sometimes, the examiner asks students to stop speaking in between before the expiration of 2 minutes. At last, he/she put follow up questions to candidate related to the ideas he/she has delivered in 2 minute speaking test. Some examiners use to ask confusing questions from students. At the end of the test, the examiner gives a score to the candidate on the basis of his/her performance.
There is one vital thing to be kept in mind about IELTS SPEAKING is that the whole test is recorded and if candidates have any doubt about their bands they can ask for a remark.
Finally, it can be clearly concluded that IELTS is a full-fledge course of 2-3 months and all four modules included in IELTS have their own significance. Overall bands are allocated on the base of bands gathered in each single module
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