Finally a learning center for International English Language Testing System (IELTS) takers that intends to help them in gaining new knowledge and skills with the help of UK’s cultural resources.
In 2017, over 3 million IELTS tests were conducted in over 100 countries. IELTS conforms to the highest international standards of language assessment. It covers the four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking and is recognized by universities and employers in many countries, including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, the UK and the USA. It is also recognized by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies.
The British Council, an organization known for education and cultural relations recently launched a Learning Hub at The Curve, Bonifacio Global City. The Learning Hub is a center for learning English and preparing for English tests, particularly IELTS. Test takers can avail of high-quality and reliable services that can help them prepare for their tests and achieve their best possible scores in the IELTS.
People who are interested can request for a free two-hour talk to know what to expect in taking the test. Part of the agenda is getting some tips and techniques on how to answer the exam—basically knowing how to answer the test format. This is open to takers and non-takers.
There is also a Writing Workshop that aims to assist IELTS test takers and prepare them for the writing section of the test. It uses content derived from evidence-based research using the writing task outputs of IELTS test takers in the Philippines. While the pre-tests allow potential IELTS test takers to experience a simulation of the actual test. Test takers answer sample questions under test conditions and receive raw scores from IELTS test administrators and markers. Through the raw scores given, test takers can have an idea about the test sections they need more work on and increase their confidence in taking the actual test. The IELTS Pretest is offered free quarterly to British Council-registered test takers.
IELTS Information Sessions, conducted through the British Council’s expansive network of partners, aim to inform potential IELTS test takers about the different destinations all over the world where IELTS isrecognized.
Details and steps on how to secure visa for work, study or immigration are discussed along with how IELTS can help test takers land their dream countries of destination.
The IELTS Library houses a full shelf of IELTS books, practice test materials, audio CDs, and other resources made available for British Council IELTS test takers. Test takers are given unlimited access to this library and may schedule their visit through the British Council IELTS website.