IELTS reappointed as a language test trusted by the UK government for visas This week, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) announced IELTS, the world’s most trusted language test, will continue to be accepted for UK visas that require applicants to demonstrate their English. Following a tender process, IELTS was reappointed as an official test provider…
Which IELTS test should you take? There are two tests available: IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. The test you choose should be based on what it is you want to do. The Academic test is usually for entry into university. General training is used for migration purposes.
If you’ve done IELTS before, you might know the paper test. So, what about the computer test? IELTS on computer is exactly the same test as paper-based IELTS, but instead of writing your answers on paper, you will type them on a computer. Read the benefits of computer here.
What is the IELTS test fee? The cost for an IELTS test in New Zealand is $385.00. The price for the exam is the same whether you take IELTS General Training or IELTS Academic. There is no separate registration fee or payment processing fee. There is also no late payment fee. However, in some locations the test fee can be slightly higher. Read more.
Researchers from MIT –the top university in the world– found that Artificial Intelligence, is biased. So, what does it mean when machines that are testing your English language ability are unfair? Read it here.
IELTS is the leading English language test for international mobility. The launch of computer-delivered IELTS in New Zealand has proven popular among test takers. But what does this mean for ESL teachers? Read more about IELTS support for teachers.
IELTS is now available on computer at The Campbell Institute, a brand new test centre in Auckland. The Campbell Institute, part of UP Education will now deliver IELTS at their Auckland campus, thanks to a new partnership with IDP Education. For test takers and UP Education students, the new centre will bring more options for…
International students, workers and people seeking residency in New Zealand have welcomed the option of taking the world’s most popular high-stakes English language test on computer, following a country-wide roll-out. Now there are two more computer-delivered IELTS test centres. Find out where.
In the Grammar 101 series we look at commonly confused words. This time we cover elude vs allude. Elude is defined as 'to escape from or avoid a danger.' You can use elude when you want to avoid something. Allude can be defined as 'to suggest; or indirectly call attention to something.'