IELTS is an internationally accredited and globally standardised English language test, designed and administered by the University of Cambridge, IDP IELTS Australia and the British Council. Around the world, more than 6,000 universities, state-owned institutions and organisations accept IELTS as proof of language skills, e.g. in Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, the USA and Canada.
The language proficiency level of IELTS candidates is evaluated on a scale ranging from level A2 - C2 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here . . The IELTS modules (“academic training” and “general training”) are aimed at different types of candidates: the academic training module caters to the needs of prospective university students while the general training module caters to those who plan to spend a period of time abroad.
As a registered test venue, Sprachenakademie Aachen offers the IELTS examination several times per month.
You can register for the exam through the British Council.
Examination Outline and Evaluation
The IELTS test consists of a written and an oral element and tests the 4 skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. All IELTS candidates take an identical listening and reading test, while the writing and speaking tests vary between the general and academic module.
Based on the examination results, candidates will be assigned (on a scale from 1 – 9) the relevant language proficiency of levels A2 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here . to C2 ABOUT PROFICIENCY LEVELS:
Information regarding the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages can be found here . . The examination results will be sent via mail to the candidates 13 days after taking the test and they may also be viewed online.
Please note: Due to the current lockdown, the local authorities are imposing special conditions on the conduct of examinations. In case one of the future IELTS exams should be cancelled, students who have already registered will of course receive more detailed information from the British Council.