IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. It measures ability to communicate in English across all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – for people who intend to study or work where English is the language of communication.
Since 1989, IELTS has been proven worldwide to provide a secure, global, authentic and customer-focused test which measures true to life ability to communicate in English. More than 6,000 education institutions, faculties, government agencies and professional organisations around the world recognise IELTS scores as a trusted and valid indicator of ability to communicate in English.
Over 1,500,000 people a year are now using IELTS to open doors throughout the English-speaking world and beyond. The test is taken every year across 120 countries, and is one of the fastest growing English language tests in the world, setting the standard in integrity, research and innovation.
Please visit the Chinese IELTS official website www.chinaielts.org for more details.
IELTS is jointly managed by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), British Council and IDP IELTS Australia.
In China, British Council and IDP Australia work together to administer the IELTS test and provide examinations services to over 300,000 candidates in Mainland China.Woman with Glasses, British Council image
IELTS is available in two formats-Academic and General Training. The Academic module and the General Training module are designed for different purposes and thus require different language abilities.Girl with Black Hair, British Council image
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