HOW THE IELTS IS STRUCTURED

IELTS is divided in two parts: written and oral. The written part consists of Listening, Reading and Writing tests and must be completed on the same day. There is no break between the tests. The oral part of the test may be taken within the period of seven days before or after the written part.

1.Listening Module Task Types

•Note/summary/flow-chart/table completion
•Multiple choice
•Short-answer questions
•Sentence completion
•Labelling a diagram
•Classification
•Marching

2.Reading Module Task Types

•Multiple choice
•Short-answer questions
•Sentence completion
•Note/summary/flow-chart/table completion
•Labelling a diagram
•Choosing headings for paragraphs/sections of a text
•Locating infoMation
•Identification of information in the text
•Identification of writer’s views/claims
•Classification
•Matching lists/phrases
•Multiple matching

3.Writing Module Task Types

•Academic Writing
Task 1 you are given visual information (graph/table/chart/diagram)
Task 2 you are presented with a point of view, an argument or a problem.

•General Training
Task 1 you must write a letter requesting information or explaining a situation.
Task 2 you are presented with a point of view, argument or problem.

4.Speaking Module Task Types

•Part 1: Introduction and Interview
•Part 2: Individual Long Turn
•Part 3: Two-way Discussion

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