IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test. More than 2.5 million IELTS tests are taken each year.
Taking IELTS opens doors – it can help you live, study and work around the world. More than 9,000 organisations in 140 countries accept IELTS, including government, academic and employment institutions.
IELTS is the only English language test accepted for immigration purposes by all countries that require one.
If you are applying for a visa to move to or stay in the UK, IELTS is on the list of approved secure English Language Tests.
Academic Module / General Training Module:
- The Academic Module is intended for those wishing to enroll in universities and other institutions of higher education.
- The General Training Module is intended for those planning to undertake non-academic training or to gain work experience, or for immigration purposes.
- The Listening and Speaking sections are the same for both the Modules, Reading and Writing sections differ.
- Advanced IELTS:
This course is designed for students who already have some familiarity with the IELTS test or have taken the test before. This course allows students to further develop test strategies and to improve overall fluency and accuracy
- Fast Track IELTS :
Fast Track classes are a very efficient way to consume training. We extend the hours and pack in more content so you can learn as much as possible in just few days.
We recommend this mode only to the aspirants who have less time to appear for the IELTS Test or who are sure enough to reach higher level in less time if training is provided.
- IELTS Unlimited :
IELTS Unlimited is a 6 month IELTS preparation Course to develop the relevant requirements in IELTS including basic vocabulary, grammar etc. It is recommended also to the candidates who are not able to attend the IELTS Preparation Lessons regularly.
What is the IELTS test?
IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. IELTS is required for entry to university in the UK and other countries.
What is the purpose of the IELTS test?
The IELTS General Training module is intended for candidates who are going to English-speaking countries to complete their secondary education, to undertake work experience or training programmes not at degree level, or for immigration purposesto Australia, Canada and New Zealand.
What is the highest score in IELTS?
IELTS 9-band scale. You will be given a score from 1 to 9 for each part of the test – Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The average produces your overall band score. You can score whole (e.g., 5.0, 6.0, 7.0) or half (e.g., 5.5., 6.5, 7.5) bands in each part of the test.
Why Winspire ?
Authorized IELTS Test Registration Center for British Council & IDP.
Get Training from British Council trained Trainers
Wispire is always adhere to keep our values and it making us as a leader in training academies in Cochin.
Students who attend our IELTS Lessons get detailed feedback from our experienced and dedicated teacher at least every week.
- Personalized attention to each student
- IELTS General & Academic Mock Tests
- Comprehensive Course Materials
- We are working on monday to friday 7.00am to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 6pm Sunday 10am to 2pm
- Flexible timing for Morning and Evening Batches.
- Assistance for hostel facilities for distant students
- Specially crafted curriculum for each courses
- We provide specially crafted materials for each of our courses
- Excellent infrastructure for practical examinations – Mock test, Listening and Speaking labs etc.
- We provide online classes in skype.
IELTS Test Format
Test Duration: 2 Hours 45 Minutes
40 Minutes (4 sections, 40 questions)
Each Item is worth one mark
2. Reading (Academic & General)
60 Minutes (3 sections, 40 questions)
Each Item is worth one mark
3. Writing (Academic & General)
IELTS Writing Consists of 2 tasks
60 Minutes (Task 1 – 150 words, Task 2 – 250 words )
Speaking test is a face to face interaction between the candidate and an examiner
The speaking test is split into three and it lasts between 11-14 minutes in total.
- Introduction/ interview: a few questions in 4 to 5 minutes.
- Short presentation: talk for 2 minutes with 1 minute to prepare.
- Discussion: around 5 questions in 4 to 5 minutes.
The Nine Bands and their descriptive statements shown below:
Bandscore Skill level Description Band 9 Expert user Has fully operational command of the language: appropriate, accurate and fluent with complete understanding. Band 8 Very good user Has fully operational command of the language with only occasional unsystematic inaccuracies and inappropriacies. Misunderstandings may occur in unfamiliar situations. Handles complex detailed argumentation well. Band 7 Good user Has operational command of the language, though with occasional inaccuracies, inappropriacies and misunderstandings in some situations. Generally handles complex language well and understands detailed reasoning. Band 6 Competent user Has generally effective command of the language despite some inaccuracies, inappropriacies and misunderstandings. Can use and understand fairly complex language, particularly in familiar situations. Band 5 Modest user Has partial command of the language, coping with overall meaning in most situations, though is likely to make many mistakes. Should be able to handle basic communication in own field. Band 4 Limited user Basic competence is limited to familiar situations. Has frequent problems in understanding and expression. Is not able to use complex language. Band 3 Extremely limited user Conveys and understands only general meaning in very familiar situations. Frequent breakdowns in communication occur. Band 2 Intermittent user No real communication is possible except for the most basic information using isolated words or short formulae in familiar situations and to meet immediate needs. Has great difficulty understanding spoken and written English. Band 1 Non-user Essentially has no ability to use the language beyond possibly a few isolated words. Band 0 Did not attempt the test You did not answer the questions.No assessable information provided.. Candidate may have failed to sit for the test.