The marking procedure for the general training test is identical to the academic test

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All about the IELTS General training test


The IELTS general training in Mumbai test is used for non-academic functions, like immigration visas or professional licenses. The examination includes four sections, or "papers," on reading, writing, speaking, and listening.


The speaking and listening sections on the are identical to the analogous parts of the IELTS academic test, but the IELTS general training test does include different reading and writing sections.


Scoring for the IELTS General training test


IELTS general training test is based on the "band" system, which awards a score of 0 to 9 in half-point increments for every paper. The total band score is the average of all four paper scores, rounded up or down to the nearest half-point. Listening and reading band scores are derived from the number of correct answers, that IELTS refers to as "raw scores." Band scores for the speaking and writing papers are calculated according to the assessments of human graders. The marking procedure for the general training test is identical to the academic test, apart from the reading paper.


According to IELTS, the reading exercises on the academic test are more advanced than those who appear on the same section of the general training test, and this can be reflected in the sectional score conversions: "Commonly, a more significant number of questions should be adequately answered on a General training Reading test to secure a given band score.


 For example, 30 correct answers (out of 40) is correlative to a band score of 7 on the academic test's reading section, but 34 questions should be adequately answered on the reading paper of the general training test to receive an equivalent band score of 7.


IELTS General Training Reading and Writing


The IELTS general training preparation includes reading assessment includes three sections and a total of 40 questions in one hour. The first section (14 items) presents 2-5 short texts, like advertisements or job descriptions. Part 2 (13 Questions) is based on two documents associated with the workplace, like safety rules or employer policies. The final section (13 questions) features an extended tutorial text of a higher level of a problem than the previous two parts.


Among the question varieties on the IELTS general coaching reading paper are multiple choice, matching statements to the appropriate text section, true or false, and selecting words or phrases from the given texts. The IELTS general training writing assessment includes two essays. The first essay, 150 words in 20 minutes, is dedicated to a slim purpose, like writing a letter to a potential employer. On the second essay, 250 words in 40 minutes, the test-taker is predicted to specific his or her opinion on some issue of general importance.


IELTS General training Speaking and Listening


These sections of the general training test are the same as those who appear on the academic test. The listening paper includes 40 questions in 30 minutes, divided into four sections. Listening paper exercises are based on audio recordings of conversations and monologues, and question types include chart completion, multiple choice, short answer, sentence completion, matching, classification, and labelling a chart, map, or diagram. The speaking paper is a three-section interview with an IELTS examiner. Each exercise is regular separately and recorded for later evaluation. Total section timing is 11-14 minutes.


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