General Training IELTS in the UK

General Training IELTS in Colombia

What is General Training IELTS?

General Training IELTS classes focus on social and workplace language skills, measuring your English ability in an everyday context.

Who is General Training IELTS for?

General Training IELTS lessons are ideal for those who are moving to an English-speaking country to complete pre-university education, work experience, training roles or for immigration purposes. People migrating to Australia, Canada and New Zealand must sit the General Training IELTS test.

What is the difference between the Academic IELTS and General Training IELTS exams?

Listening and speaking modules are identical across both IELTS tests, but reading and writing both differ.

IELTS Reading exam

Academic Writing

  • 3 long reading passages.
  • Related to materials found on different academic books at college or university level.

General Training IELTS

  • 3 reading sections. First 2 sections have 2-3 smaller texts. Section 3 has one long passage.
  • Smaller and easier than the academic reading passages.

IELTS Writing exam

Academic Writing

  • Task 1: Graph summarising (min 150 words)
  • Task 2: Essay writing (min 250 words)

General Training IELTS

  • Task 1: Letter writing (min 150 words)
  • Task 2: Essay writing (min 250 words)

How we can help

If you are interested in signing up to General Training IELTS classes in London, arrange a free IELTS consultation today.

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