02 Aug


International English Language Testing System measures the language ability of people who wish to study or work in an environment where English is the language of conversation. Those who desire university entrance, take the Academic Version and those who are looking to immigrate to an English-speaking country, typically sit the General Training module or SELT (Secure English Language Test) for the UK.
IELTS Academic
IELTS General Training
IELTS – SELT (Secure English Language Test)

Format Task Duration
Listening You will listening to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a serious of questions. 30 minutes
Reading The Reading components consists of 40 questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills 60 minutes


Two tasks each in Academic Test and General Training 60 minutes
Speaking The Speaking components consists assesses your use of spoken English. Every Test is recorded. 14 minutes

The Listening, Reading and Writing components are completed on the same day, with no breaks.)
The Speaking component can be completed up to a week before or after the other tests.
The total test time is 2 hours and 45 minutes.
We have an in-house IELTS division across all our offices to provide services to our students under one roof. We have a panel of expert English trainers who focus on best quality IELTS Training to ensure that the candidate gets the best.

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Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) is a new, international, computer-based academic English language test. The test accurately measures the listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills of test takers who are non-native speakers of English and need to demonstrate their level of academic English proficiency.
PTE Academic is endorsed by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) and a number of governments for study and immigration purposes.
Structure of PTE

Parts Format Duration

Speaking& Writing

• Personal Introduction

• Read aloud

• Repeat sentence

• Describe image

• Re-tell lecture

• Answer short question

• Summarize written text

• Essay (20mins)


77-93 minutes



• Fill in the blanks

• Multiple choice questions

• Re-order paragraphs

• Fill in the blanks

• Multiple choice questions


32-41 minutes



• Summarize spoken text• Multiple choice questions

• Fill the blanks

• Highlight the correct summary

• Multiple choice questions

• Select missing word

• Highlight incorrect words

• Write from dictation


45-57 minutes

Test duration is 3 hours.
Computer and headset will be used to listen to, read and respond to questions.
There are twenty different question formats, ranging from multiple choice through to essay writing and interpreting information.
You will hear a range of accents in the test, from British and American to non-native speakers which you will encounter in everyday life during studies abroad.
Being an official PTE test centre, GWS helps in expert PTE test preparations and standard amenities to take exams. To know more click on the button below.

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GWS offers you two easy ways to prepare for the IELTS test online:

1. Practice tests in all 4 modules; Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking 1.Familiarise yourself with the format of the IELTS test
2. More than 300 activities in over 1500 web pages of content 2. Two full practice IELTS tests
3. 500 pages of teaching material 3. Over 100 interactive activities in over 200 web pages of content
4. Detailed feedback and model answers for all questions 4. Learning materials and practice tasks in all four modules
5. Over 5 hours of audio recordings
6. Test tips and study strategies in all modules
7. Recording tools to practice your speaking online
8. Online Tutors (as an optional extra) to give you detailed feedback on your assessment tasks


Both courses have been created by experienced English language course developers and IELTS test tutors and are highly successful in helping students succeed in their IELTS tests.

Our IELTS Online courses are suitable for people with at least an intermediate level of English (approximately IELTS Band 5 or TOEFL 520 equivalent).

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