IELTS, International English Language Testing System, is an international individual certification on a candidate’s level of knowledge of the English language. This certification has very high standards and international recognition, therefore this test is the most sought-after in the world. It was developed by the IDP IELTS Australia and University of Cambridge ESOL. IELTS complies with the highest international linguistic assessment standards, which covers the four main language skills: listening, reading, writing and oral communication. This certification is usually needed to work abroad..
IELTS is available in two modules: Academic and General.
Academic: for those enrolled in an Undergraduate, Master’s, or Doctoral degree or for those who aim to have a professional career abroad.
General: for those who wish to work abroad with a lower educational degree or those who need a linguistic certification for immigration purposes in Anglophone countries.
WHAT IS UNIQUE ABOUT THE IELTS?
IELTS is unique for its:
Question format: It has diversification from note completion to matching, gap-fill, flowchart, and many more. These questions are in both listening and reading formats in order to provide deeper knowhow on their level of understanding.
Listening: Candidates are exposed to various types of accents – Australian, English, American, etc. This supports consistency n the assessment of linguistic competence.
Oral test with an examiner Paper version (in Europe)
There’s a differentiation of tasks according to the chosen module
WHy choose the IELTS?
IELTS allows an extremely reliable evaluation of the candidate’s skills in the use of English in real-life situations.
it facilitates and fosters international mobility at an academic and professional level.
It allows admission to study programs and work paths at universities and institutions.
It’s recognized by universities and professional associations in 135 countries, including the United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
A list of universities and institutions in the USA that require the IELTS is available at www.ielts.org/usa/.
IELTS is also accepted by government agencies and immigration entities.
A growing number of ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES recognize it as a useful requirement for participation in international programs, such as Erasmus + (plus), and it exempts the candidate from some English language exams. It can also be converted into credit hours.
The place of examination: T.E.S.T Srl Turin – official center for the management of exam sessions in Italy: IDP IH Milan.
The next available dates are available at www.ielts.milano.it.