What is IELTS?


What is IELTS?

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Our clients often ask us “What English evidence must I give?” “What score must I obtain with IELTS?

What is IELTS?

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System that assesses the English language skills of people who need to prove their English skills for a number of different situations, including but not limited to Visa applications to Australia.

Who is exempt for from sitting IELTS?

This depends on the Visa that you are applying for. However, generally, if you hold a passport from one of these countries, you can at times, be exempt from sitting the IELTS:
1. Canada
2. Ireland
3. New Zealand
4. United Kingdom
5. United States

What score do I need for my Visa?

This really does depend on which Visa you are applying for. Each Visa category that requires you to prove your English, will have different requirements. Contact us and we will provide you with the specific information that suits your situation.

What are the different IELTS levels of English for an Australian Visa?

There are 4 different English levels that may be applicable to your situation, namely:

• Superior English
• Proficient English
• Competent English
• Functional English

Superior English: A  score of at least 8 out of 9 on all four components of the IELTS
Proficient English: A score of at least 7 out of 9 on all four components of the IELTS
Competent English: A score of at least 6 out of 9 on all four components of the IELTS
Functional English: A score with at least an average of 4.5 across the 4 areas of the IELTS

Active Migration Australia has an in-house IELTS tutor. We can help you to obtain the score that you need in your Visa application.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id=”sidebar_3″][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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