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New IELTS Test Preparation app Launched by the British Council

Posted - 19, Feb 2018

The British Council has introduced a new Mobile application for the applicants preparing for their IELTS examination.The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is globally popular and recognized English language proficiency test that adjudge the English proficiency particularly of the individuals applying for higher education or immigration to overseas countries, i.e. Canada, Australia, etc. countries.

What is IELTS?

It assesses the proficiency of the applicants for all four key English language skills, i.e. Speaking, Writing, Reading and Listening through periodically organized tests across different countries. These tests are held at the hundreds of IELTS test centres located in different counties. An applicant looking to authenticate his/her proficiency in English language can take IELTS with the British Council in over 140 countries worldwide.

Read more: What is IELTS? And is required for Canada PR?

IELTS tests are organized up to 4 times a month at test centres across the globe. IELTS English proficiency test is accepted by more than 10,000 organisations all over the world including top universities, immigration authorities, (i.e. IRCC-Canada, DIBP- Australia, etc.) employers, and other professional entities. IELTS held over 3 million tests globally in the year 2017.

IELTS Exam preparation application launched

The new Mobile application offers the valuable tips to the individuals preparing for IELTS exam. These tips are for English speaking, listening, along with the videos of speaking interviews, quizzes, mock tests and assessment explained.

Here are the key things the new IELTS App offers:

  • A comprehensive overview of the IELTS Speaking and Listening tests
  • Listening and Speaking practice tests
  • Common grammar rules explained and exercises
  • Videos of IELTS Speaking interviews
  • Useful tips for the IELTS test
  • Assessment criteria explained
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge of the IELTS test format
  • More information on IELTS related topics

The app also guides the prospective IELTS exam takers on listening and speaking test topics along with the modules on vocabulary and grammar.

IELTS for Canada and Australia immigration

The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is accepted by immigration authorities of Canada and Australia- two of the most popular immigration destinations across the world. The federal Express Entry system and other Provincial Immigration programs of Canada accept IELTS Test to verify the English language proficiency of the applicant applying for Permanent Residency Visa in Canada.

Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) vs IELTS SCORE

CLB Level Ability: Speaking Ability: Listening Ability: Reading Ability: Writing
7 6 6.0 - 7.0 6 6
8 6.5 7.5 6.5 6.5
9 7 8 7 7
10 and above 7.5 - 9.0 8.5 - 9.0 8.0 - 9.0 7.5 - 9.0

Australia accepts IELTS

Australia too accepts the IELTS test for verifying the English language ability of the applicants applying for Permanent Residency Visa in Australia. Both Australia and Canada also offer the immigration points to the applicants scoring for good IELTS points.

You may visit the separate 'IELTS Requirement for Canada' and 'IELTS Requirement for Australia' pages.

Also, if you need advice assistance or support regarding IELTS requirement for Canada and Australia immigration and PR, you may contact Visas Avenue certified Immigration Expert on on Toll Free Number- 78-18-000-777. Alternatively, e-mail your queries to Visas Avenue e-mail id- [email protected].

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