10 Dec

Press Release IELTS Simulation: Pass Beyond the World

IELTS, as we know, is one of the English proficiency tests that now became popular since more than 2 million people worldwide take it. There are so many benefit that you can get with IELTS. For example IELTS, surprisingly, covers both British English and American English. Whether you want to study in the US, in the UK or even in another English-speaking country such as Australia, Canada or New Zealand.

IELTS gives you the chance to train your ear to different native English accents. The second one is that IELTS results follow a 9-band scoring, and that 9-band system is used worldwide so the interpretation of results becomes fairly consistent.

 

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IFSA LC UGM in collaboration with SWIFT English School has held the IELTS Simulation on 29th of October 2016 to help students out there get their better score and because we see that nowadays IELTS is needed, so before taking the real IELTS Test, which is very expensive, they can train here.

This event is joined by 55 participants and 6 examiners. Participants came before we opened up the event for registration and check their chair number by show us their registration number which attached on their e-ticket.

The first session is opened by a speech from Ariel Adimahavira as the president of IFSA LC UGM continued to speech from Kusuma Lauditta as the project officer of this event. After that, SWIFT English School is taking over the event for the simulation.

 

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There are two session for this event. The first session is introduction and continued with listening test, writing test, and reading test.

The listening test will take probably 30 minutes and there will be extra 10 minutes to transfer the answer to the answer sheet. Tips for the listening test is just write everything you hear and think about the right answer in your extra 10 minutes because the record won’t be played twice, instead of using a pen directly use pencil so you can erase the wrong answer, and prepare your ear with different English accent by listening to various songs or maybe movies before you take the test.

The reading test has 3 section and the participants only have an hour to finish it. The writing test contains two tasks, task 1 and task 2. To finish the writing test we need an hour, 20 minutes for task 1 and 40 minutes for task 2. Tips for the reading test and writing test is read lots of books that suits your interests so you’ll be familiar with sentences that might be shows up in the test.

To finish the writing test we need an hour, 20 minutes for task 1 and 40 minutes for task 2

 

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After the first session, there are free times where the participant could eat, go to the toilet, or maybe take a pray. The free times are continued by the second session which is speaking test, where in every shift contains 5 participants.

The speaking test need 11-15 minutes for each shift and it has three parts. The first part will ask the participant about themselves and their family, in the second part the participant will speak about a topic that suits their interest, and in the last part the participant will have a longer discussion about the topic that introduced in the second part with the examiner. Some tips for the speaking test is practicing session as much as you need before you take the test because to pass this test you need to speak fluently, clearly, and accurately. It is important to say as much as you can and to be spontaneous and do not prepare answers in advance so the examiner could see your effort, potency, and your ability.

See you in another great events from us! 😀

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