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Why take IELTS General Training:

  • The only English language test accepted for migration by governments in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK. 
  • Create more work opportunities in English-speaking countries across the globe.
  • Advance your career anywhere, even in your own country.
  • Designed for everyday life, IELTS General Training is globally recognised by over 11,000 institutions worldwide.

What is IELTS General Training?

The IELTS General Training test is for people who wish to live and work abroad in an English-speaking country. The test features everyday English language skills that you will need in social and workplace environments. 

Most importantly, this test help test takers to explore and open doors worldwide. It is the only English language test accepted for migration by all four governments in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the UK.  

To get a taste for what's involved in the test and to prepare yourself for the exam, we've put together this brief overview of the IELTS General Training test.

This test features everyday English. It includes four sections: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

IELTS General Training test format

IELTS General Training Reading

This part of the test checks your understanding of reading materials you are likely to encounter daily in everyday life. Common items like extracts from books, magazines, newspapers, notices, advertisements, company handbooks and guidelines.

The Reading test is in three parts:

  • - Part 1 contains several short texts

  • - Part 2 contains two more short texts

  • - Part 3 contains one longer text.


¿Cuál es la diferencia entre el examen IELTS académico y el examen IELTS general?

Si piensa cursar estudios superiores o desea registrarse como profesional en un país de habla inglesa, es posible que deba realizar un examen IELTS académico.

En el examen IELTS general, se evalúan sus habilidades lingüísticas en inglés en un entorno laboral o social. Si piensa continuar sus estudios en la educación secundaria, inscribirse en algún estudio de educación vocacional, mudarse al extranjero para trabajar o migrar a Canadá, Australia, Nueva Zelanda, el Reino Unido o los Estados Unidos, es posible que deba realizar el examen IELTS general.

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