IELTS Test Preparation Vocabulary
IELTS Test Preparation
Vocabulary for IELTS (Basic)
20 lessons - 1851 words
Here you will find 20 lessons on different topics that are absolutely necessary for you to learn before even thinking about the IELTS test.
Vocabulary for IELTS (General)
33 lessons - 3150 words
Here you will find 33 lessons on different topics that you must know before taking the IELTS General Training test.
Vocabulary for IELTS (Academic)
30 lessons - 2766 words
Here you will find 30 lessons on different topics that you must know before taking the IELTS Academic Training test.
What Is IELTS?
IELTS (or International English Language Testing System) is a standardized test that measures the language proficiency of non-English speakers. it is the world's most popular English language test for higher education and immigration.
Which Countries Accept IELTS?
IELTS is accepted by most academic institutions or oganizations across the world such as:
- The United States
- New Zealand
What Is The Required Score?
Everybody who takes this exam will be issued an IELTS result. This result is ranged from 0 to 9:
|Band 0||Did not attempt the test|
|Band 1||Non User|
|Band 2||Intermittent User|
|Band 3||Extremely Limited User|
|Band 4||Limited User|
|Band 5||Modest user|
|Band 6||Competent User|
|Band 7||Good User|
|Band 8||Very Good User|
|Band 9||Expert User|
IELTS Test: Modules
IELTS test has two modules:
- Academic: for those who want to study in universities or work in an English-speaking country
- General Training: for those who want to work or study at a secondary school or migrate to an English-speaking country
IELTS Test: Structure
The IELTS test takes 2 hours and 45 minutes and it has four parts:
The listening part of the test has four parts, each with ten questions. this part will take 30 minutes plus 10 for writing down the answers in the answer sheet:
- Parts 1 and 2: every day, social situations
- Parts 3 and 4: educational and training situations
The Reading has three parts. Each has various questions, such as multiple-choice, short-answer questions, identifying information, labeling diagrams, summarizing using words taken from the text, and matching tests:
- IELTS Academic: Three texts from books, journals, magazines, newspapers and online resources
- IELTS General Training: two or three short texts about everyday topics/two texts about work/one long text about a topic of general interest
The Writing has two parts. In Part 1, one should write at least 150 words in about 20 minutes and in Part 2 test takers should write at least 250 words in about 40 minutes:
- IELTS Academic Part 1: describing a graph, table, chart, map, etc.
- IELTS Academic Part 2: discussing a point of view, argument, problem, etc.
- IELTS General Training Part 1: writing a letter in response to a given everyday situation
- IELTS General Training Part 2: writing an essay about a topic of general interests
The speaking contains three parts:
- Part 1: introduction (4–5 minutes): Talking about home, family, work, studies, hobbies, etc.
- Part 2: long turn (3–4 minutes): Talking about a particular topic written on a card
- Part 3: discussions (4–5 minutes): Discussing that particular topic with the examiner