www.ielts.org What is it? IELTS I nternational E nglish L anguage T esting S ystem
www.ielts.org What is it for? Measures ability to communicate in English for people who intend to work or study where English is the language of communication
www.ielts.org Dramatic Growth 1,5000,000 candidates + 6,000 recognising institutions worldwide US recognition Use of test for European mobility
www.ielts.org Recognition Institutes of further and higher education: United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong, New Zealand, South Africa, United States and many other countries worldwide Professional bodies: Europe and USA, Australia, Canada etc Immigration authorities: Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK
USA says yes to IELTS Recognised by over 2,600 U.S. higher educational institutions. This includes: All Ivy League Schools Majority of schools ranked as ‘Top Schools’* Majority of the top 25 institutions hosting foreign students** Use the online Global Recognition System on www.ielts.org to find out which institutions in the U.S. and worldwide will accept your IELTS scoreswww.ielts.org * U.S. News and World Reports, America’s Best Colleges 2007. ** Open Doors 2006, Report on International Educational Exchange, Leading 25 institutions hosting international students, 2005/06.
www.ielts.org Recognition Use the online Global Recognition System on www.ielts.org to find out which institutions in the U.S. and worldwide will accept your IELTS scoreswww.ielts.org