IELTS Preparation

#41

good… thats great score…congrats… I assume you already got required score and either received ITA already or soon will get it…

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#42

I don’t know the statistics so I cannot say for sure. But in my circle, the Nov 2016 election and subsequent visa scares were a big factor.

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#44

Hi All,

I have a few doubts about IELTS. Please share your thoughts…

For Canada, how long, the IELTS score deem valid? Is it 2 or 3 years?

Is there any problem if husband and wife attend the exam from two different countries(one in US other in India)?

Thanks

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#45
  1. 2 years http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/helpcentre/answer.asp?qnum=121&top=6

  2. That should be fine.

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#46

Thanks Anshul for the quick reply

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#47

Any pointers for Phoenix,Arizona IELTS exam centers?
Please share specific experience in Phoenix…

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#48

I don’t know about Phoenix, and here’s why: I live in Salt Lake City and had applied for the Phoenix center (or Tuscon I don’t remember :thinking:) because that was the closest one to me (SLC was never ever listed). The day before I was gonna schedule my flight and Airbnb I got an email saying they were gonna hold the test in SLC. I don’t know if they do it often but call them and confirm where the test is gonna be before u book flights.

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#49

I cannot use academic IELTS score for Immigration. Everyone has to take General training test.

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#51

Thnx a lot Vignesh… :slightly_smiling_face:

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#52

Does it make any difference in scoring in IELTS if we are taking test in USA or Canada or India… I mean will it depend on examiner.
what do you think?

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#53

I think the only section in which it might make a difference is the Speaking part since it is one on one, but I guess they will give you topics relevant to your location.

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#54

I also came across this page while registering for ielts . Did you fill anything under “Add recognising Organisation details”?

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#55

that field is not required. CIC does not want the IELTS scores to be sent directly to them. Here is the link:
https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/immigrate-canada/express-entry/become-candidate/eligibility/language-requirements/language-testing.html

So you may either select “none” or leave it to “select”, which ever option is available.

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#56

Guys…A simple and silly question…

Do we fill all information in Ielts answer sheets with Pencil ?
What about personal information like name and candidate ID etc… Can we write those with Pen or only Pencil?

Thanks.

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#57

Hi,

I have taken the test at AUSTIN eurocenter. For me they have provided the Mechanical Pencil and Eraser. You have option only to use pencil - Try practicing with one such mechanical pencil

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#58

Hi all. I got a nice score : 8.5 / 9 / 9 / 9
I couldn’t have dreamed of a 9 in speaking, but practice is all you need. I think most people here already took IELTS, but I have some tips I pasted here if they will help someone : https://pastebin.com/4AcWgUmt

I have a question. How would I submit IELTS score ? (since you’re not supposed to directly from IELTS) Thanks.

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#59

Congratulations!!
thats a great score… which test you missed by 0.5

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#60

Thanks. Listening was the one. I think it was one of the things a woman said in a British accent that i took to be something else.

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#61

congratulations ! thanks for sharing notes.

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#62

Everything needs to be filled in with pencil, including personal identification.

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