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IELTS Academic

IELTS Academic Key Facts

     Please note: This is an IELTS Academic course, NOT an IELTS General Course, desgined for or those aiming for a band score target 6.5 – 7.7 (Upper Intermediate / Advanced B2 Level per CEFR (what is this?)

Benefits of Studying IELTS Academic with Richmond English School
   Digital course book worth $30 included in 1st month subscription (yours to keep when you finish studying with us)
   Access weekly progress tests via the Richmond English School platform
   Access extra learning materials and practice exams via the Richmond English School website
   IELTS, or International English Language Testing System, is one of the world's major English language tests.
   It can help you work or study in a country where English is spoken as the main language.
   At Richmond English School we teach the IELTS Academic Exam, for those who want to enrol on UK University courses
   You do not pass or fail an IELTS Exam. All those taking the exam are awarded a "Band Score" on the basis of their performance. 
   It is recognised globally. About 60,000 people around the world take an IELTS test each week.
   IELTS in the number one test of English for Academic study and can help you to enrol on a course of Higher Education which is taught in English. 
   IELTS Academic is recognised globally for professional registration purposes.

IELTS Academic Examination Key Facts


Cambridge First Examination Key Facts
•    Computer or paper-based
•    4 parts: Reading & Use of English, Writing, Speaking, Listening.
•    About 3.5 hours in total.
•    Reading and Use of English: 1 hour 15 minutes. Answer questions about different types of text, such as fiction, newspapers or informational material.
•    Writing: 1 hours and 20 minutes. Part 1 compulsory for and against essay. Part 2, choose one of the following using between an article, email/letter, report, or review (140 and 190 words). 
•    Listening: about 40 minutes. 4 parts. Mixture of monologues and dialogues from sources such as news programmes, radio broadcasts, and public announcements.
•    Speaking. Duration: around 13 minutes. Four parts. Candidates need to participate in discussions, and reach decisions through negotiation.

Where to take the IELTS Academic Exam:
   You can take the IELTS test in over 140 countries around the world.
   If you need help finding your closest exam centre, please contact us, and we can help you find it.

IELTS Academic Entry Requirements:
    To study Cambridge B2 First course, you should have at least a B1 Level of English at the beginning of your course. 
    Our IELTS course is designed for those who need a minimum Band Score of 6.5. It is an Upper Intermediate / Advanced level qualification at C1 Level per CEFR. 
    To study on the IELTS 6.5+ course, you should therefore have at least a B1 Level of English at the beginning of your course. 
    We are happy to assess your current English level in more detail via video call. It is free of charge. 

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