IELTS is the International English Language Testing System which carried international standards test of English language proficiency, especially for non-native English language speakers.
IELTS is been managed by the British council consisting of IDP i.e. IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English.
Generally, IELTS has been available in Academic which referring to those who are applying for their higher education or as well as for professional registration.
Whereas IELTS general training is specifically for those who are migrating to Australia, Canada, and the UK, or applying for secondary education and training programs to gain work experience in an English native speaking environment.
Therefore, both versions will provide a valid and accurate assessment for four English language skills i.e. listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
The foundation of IELTS has been based in 1989. Currently, IELTS is considered the prime English language assessment in all over the world.
IELTS is comprised of four basic modules which are listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
There are two different types of IELTS i.e. academic and general training whereas the speaking and listening trends are the same in both modules.
The trend of reading and writing assessments are somehow different from each module.
- IELTS Academic (L,R,W,S)
- IELTS General Training (L,R,W,S)