The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language proficiency test for higher education and global migration, with over 3 million tests taken in the past year.

The IELTS test is trusted by over 10,000 organizations, including universities, professional bodies, employers and migration authorities.

The IELTS has tests in listening, reading, writing and speaking. The listening and speaking tests are the same for the IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training; where they differ is in the reading and writing tests. The reading, writing and listening tests are all completed consecutively on the same day, with no breaks between them. The speaking test is conducted a week before or afterwards, however. The total test time is 2 hours 45 minutes.

The IELTS Academic is for the aspirants applying for higher education or professional registration.

The IELTS General Training is for those who wish to migrate to Canada, Australia or the UK or applying for secondary education, training programs or work-experience in an English-speaking environment.


Time: 30 minutes, plus 10 minutes extra to transfer your answers to the main answer sheet.

There are four sections and 40 questions which include both monologues and conversations.

A variety of voices and accents are used and each section is played only once.

They will also be looking at the candidate’s ability to follow the development of ideas.

Question Types:

Multiplechoice, plan/map/diagram labelling, form completion, sentence completion short-answer questions and summary completion.


Time allowed: 60 minutes

This module consists of three sections with 40 questions testing the candidate’s ability to read for gist, main ideas and detail. Skimming, understanding a logical argument and recognizing a writer’s opinions, attitudes and purpose are also examined.

The question types are:

Multiple choice, True/False/Not Given, matching headings, matching features, summary completion, and short-answer questions


Time allowed: 60 minutes

There are two tasks in this section, which differ according to whether the candidate is taking the IELTS Academic or General Training.

Academic test:

Task 1: The candidate is presented with a graph, table, chart or diagram and asked to describe, summarize or explain the information in their own words. This may include data, stages of a process, how something works or describing an object or event. This is formal writing.

Task 2: In this task, you have to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. This is also formal writing.


General Training test:

Task 1: In this task, you are presented with a situation and asked to write a letter requesting information, or explaining the situation. This may be personal, formal or semi-formal in nature.

Task 2: The test-taker has to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem.

This section consists of three parts.

Speaking test

Time allowed: 11-14 minutes

This section consists of three parts.

Part 1: (4-5 minutes) the examiner asks general questions about the candidate and on a range of familiar topics such as home, family, studies, work and interests.

Part 2: (2-3 minutes) the test-taker will be given a card, on which is written a topic. They have one minute to prepare before speaking for up to two minutes.1-2 questions are then asked to the test-taker.

Part 3: (4-5 minutes) the examiner asks questions abstract in nature which are thematically connected to the topic in part 2.

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    If you choose training, we can customize the classes based on your needs and the current skills to achieve the required score.
  • APPLE Academy is an Authorized Training Institute. We highly recommends that you register for IELTS training to gain access to additional content across the learning sessions.

Each year we train hundreds of aspirants who attend and learn from us. Our courses help you build your expertise. We design and facilitate courses to meet your needs and unique challenges to achieve the desired score. Our trainers embrace all areas of expertise.


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Experiential learning through simulation and hands on experience by industry trained faculty to the participants.

At first, we guide you to the format of the course including time –management techniques. We then teach you how to approach the kind of questions in an easy method and turn them into attempting without any ambiguity.

You will then put what you have learned into practice and we will continue to give you personalized feedback on what you are currently doing well enough yet.

We will help you refine and fix any problems until you are able to do everything effectively. You are then ready for the test.


Why Should I Learn“IELTS”at Apple Academy Consultants?

  • At Apple Academy when you take IELTS Academic/General test, you will become more familiar with the kind of language required for undergraduate or postgraduate study in Any International University.
  • At Apple Academy we have designed the content to help you improve your English language skills like speaking, listening, writing and reading – including a live conversation with an evaluator, which prepares you for real life situations.

Benefits of Learning IELTS atApple Academy Consultants

  • You will gain a better knowledge of the English that you need
  • Information on institutions where the tests are needed globally.
  • You will get an objective assessment of your English language abilities.
  • You will get an objective assessment of your English language abilities
  • You will be motivated to study harder because you’ll have a clear goal.
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