Wish to study abroad in USA or UK? Pass IELTS text. Learn when it can be taken in 2016.
IELTS is one of the most popular international systems of examination in English for foreigners. It is developed especially for those who want to study, live or work abroad. Let's learn more, what advantages IELTS gives and when this examination is carried out in Nigeria.
For whom IELTS is intended?
As results of examination of IELTS are valid only within two years, it is expedient to hand it over to those who plan to enter to a foreign University or to take part in the European exchange programs. Certificates of IELTS accept many average and higher educational institutions of Great Britain, Australia, Canada, Ireland, France, Austria, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Israel, Hong Kong, and also more than 3000 universities and colleges of the USA.
Examination is required also to people, who are going to leave on permanent residence to Great Britain, Canada, Australia or New Zealand. In the first case, you’ll need to hand over the academic module (Academic Module) of examination, in the second – general (General Training Module).
Tasks on audition and oral speech for two of these modules coincide. Only the parts checking reading and written language differ.
Structure of IELTS
Duration of IELTS is 2 hours 45 min.
The test consists of four parts, estimating four basic language skills – audition, reading, writing and speaking.
Results of IELTS
Each part of examination is estimated on 9-mark scale. These marks develop in the general point. It is possible to repeat examination at any convenient time. The certificate with assessment and general point can be received on the 13th day after examination. The pupil can get only one copy. Additional copies can be sent for additional payment.
How to register?
It is possible to be registered on the test on the Internet wherever you are. However, the places where examination is carried out are strictly defined. In Nigeria these are: Lagos, Abuja, Benin, Ibadan, Ilorin, Port Harcourt and Enugu.
How much is it?
The cost of the test can be different. It depends on whether the person will prepare in the special language centers and what type of examination is necessary to him or her.
IELTS test dates in Nigeria
Don't forget that places come to an end very quickly. Therefore, you should be registered as soon as possible. The dates of exam in 2016 are the following: 12 and 19 in March; 2 and 21 in April; 7 and 21 in May; 4 and 18 in June.
If you want to prepare for this exam, begin it already now. It's a very important test for those who want to go in foreign countries and to take an amazing experience.