The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an examination specially designed to assess a candidate’s competency in the English language for university studies. The IELTS examination is recognised by universities in the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. An increasing number of universities in the United States and Canada are also accepting the IELTS score.
Candidates are tested on four skills:
The minimum University requirement for IELTS is band 5.5, but most European and Australian Colleges require 6.5 to enter directly into a degree programme.
Intakes: every month
Class: twice weekly / Saturday
Workshop Preparation Duration: 16 hours
Duration: 32 hours
Why IELTS at Taylor’s Language Centre?
Each of our teachers has a minimum of 5 years of experience with IELTS and is of native speaker quality. Thus, you will not only be learning listening skills when you listen to the practice exams, but also when you interact in class.
We will not only guide you in examination techniques, but what subjects are likely to come up, what magazines and journals you should read in our extensive library to maximise your familiarity with examination subjects. Our library also features IELTS exam books, CDs, cassettes and DVDs.
In addition to the official past papers, we have also developed our in-house material to give you the best possible chance of succeeding in the exam.
By The End of the Workshop:
- You will have the time management skills required to pass the exam.
- You will know listening and reading strategies for quick comprehension.
- You will know how to write effectively and efficiently under exam conditions.
- You will know exam speaking subjects and be able to communicate with confidence.
- You will know your present IELTS score
- You will have an action-plan to maximise that score
Beyond The Test
Taylor’s University has a large number of twinning programmes with British and Australian Universities that will enable you to adjust to Western learning styles and maximise your grades in Malaysia before finishing your degree in your chosen country.
IETLS FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a competency test in the English language to be taken by students who would like to apply to foreign universities.
Q : Who should sit for the test?
A : Students who would like to study in a University overseas or who would like to migrate.
Q : Where are the IELTS test conducted?
A : At IDP Education Australia and the British Council.
Q : How much is the test fee?
A : RM510.00
Q : How often are IELTS tests conducted?
A : 3 times a month (on Saturdays) throughout the year.
Q : Can the IELTS exam completed in 1 day?
A : The listening, reading & writing components are completed in 1 day. The speaking test can be taken 7 days before or after.
Q : What happens if I’m absent on the test day WITHOUT prior notice?
A : You will lose your full test fee.
Q : Can I postpone or cancel my application?
A : Yes, in not less than 5 weeks from the test date. If not, you will be charged the full fee unless you provide medical evidence to support your claims.
Q : What can a candidate bring into the exam room?
A : Only pens, pencils and erasers.
Q : What documents should I bring for the test?
A : The same identification documents supplied during registration. (Your IC or Passport)
Q : How is the Speaking test conducted?
A : It’s a one-to-one interview which is recorded.
Q : What kind of accents are used in the test?
A : A variety of English accents are used.
Q : Does the listening tape provide the necessary instructions?
A : Yes
Q : How long are IELTS results valid?
A : 2 years from the exam date.
Q : What do I do if I lose my Test Report Form?
A : You can apply to the centre to re-send 5 copies of the original Test Report Form free of charge within 2 years from the exam date. However, it will be sent to the University, Embassy and Consulate.
Q : When will I receive my results?
A : 2 weeks from the test date.
Q : How soon can I retake the test?
A : As soon as you are ready.
Q : How will I be graded?
A : You will be graded according to each component (Listening, Reading, Speaking, Writing) from a band of 0-9. Then each of the four bands will be added to get the average band which is your overall score band.
Q : What is the minimum band that the University requires?
A : It varies depending on the Universities. Normally the minimum band would be 6 or 6.5
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Taylor’s University Lakeside Campus Contact Details
No. 1 Jalan Taylor’s,
47500 Subang Jaya,
Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Phone: +6(03)5629 5000
Fax: +6(03)5629 5001