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Our Faculties

Mrs. Hemlata Rao
She has done her Masters of Arts. She was a
Teacher in Mt. Carmel Girl's School, Nagpur
for 22 years. She is teaching IELTS from the
past 4 years.
Mr. Sujay Kulkarni
He has done his Master of Business
Administration, he is teaching IELTS from
the past 3 years
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What is IELTS ?
International
English
Language
Testing
System
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What is IELTS ?
IELTS comprises the Academic Module
and the General Training Module.
IELTS is a test of English Language skills
and ability.
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Who owns IELTS ?
1. UCESOL the University of Cambridge ESOL
2. The British Council
3. IDP Education Australia: IELTS Australia

The British Council and IDP deliver IELTS around the
world.

Cambridge ESOL and IDP develop the tests with
assistance from teams of item writers in various
countries.
This means that the test includes international English content
and uses a variety of English accents.


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What is IELTS ?
The Academic module is used for university
entrance and professional registration.

The General Training module is used for
entrance to technical training courses. It is also
used by several countries (Australia, Canada,
Ireland, New Zealand) for immigration
purposes.

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How is IELTS made up
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4 sections, 40 questions
- short answers
- multiple choice
- completing sentences
- notes
- writing a summary
- referring to maps, flow charts, tables
Time: 30 minutes + 10 minutes to transfer answers to Answer
Sheet.

LISTENING TEST

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LISTENING
This is in 4 sections, each with 10 questions. The first two sections
are concerned with social needs. There is conversation between
two speakers and then a monologue. The final two sections are
concerned with situations related to educational or training
contexts. There is a conversation between upto four people and
then a monologue.

A variety of question types are used including : multiple choice,
short- answers questions, sentence completion, notes/ chart/ table
completion, labelling of diagram, classification, matching

Candidates hear the recording once only and answer the questions
as they listen. Ten minutes are allowed at the end to transfer
answers to the answer sheet
SECTION1 - EXERCISE
Look at the example question and quickly read all the questions in
section 1. Then listen to Questions 1- 5.

LISTENING TEST

2. Which picture shows the distinguishing features?
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LISTENING TEST

SECTION 1 - EXERCISE
4. Where was she standing when she lost her briefcase?

5. What time was it when she lost her briefcase?
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Tips for Solving the Listening Section
Often speakers will give you an answer and then
correct themselves, watch out for this. Its a
common trick

Read, write and listen at the same time.

Dont be surprised if you hear a range of accents
and dialects as IELTS is an international test.

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3 sections, 40 questions
short answers
multiple choice
matching paragraphs with headings
classification
true false not given
completing sentences
notes
tables
a summary Time: 60 minutes
No extra time to transfer answers - write answers directly onto the answer
sheet.

READING TEST - Academic

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READING
There are three reading passages of increasing difficulty, on topics
of general interest and candidates have to answer 40 questions.
The passages are taken from magazines, journals, books and
newspapers. At least one text contains detailed logical arguments.

A variety of question types are used including multiple choice,
short answer questions, sentence completions, notes/ charts/ table
completion, labelling a diagram, classification, matching
list/phrases, choosing suitable paragraph headings from a list,
identification of writers views/attitudes.

SECTION 2 EXERCISE
HEADINGS
i. Displaced workers ii. Temperate fruit exports
iii. Poor health facilities iv. North -South migration
v. Chile's exports vi. Jobs are not permanent
vii. Low pay for worker's, viii. Chile's fruit exports high profits for growers
ix. Fruit industry jobs x. Pesticides for the fruit industry


Paragraph 1
Under Pinochet, Chilean fruit exports boomed. The country has remained a major
supplier of temperate fruits grapes, nectarines, plums, peaches, pears and apples to
North America and Europe. More than 95 percent of grape imports to the US are from
Chile. Highly perishable exports prompted Cardoen Industries, better known for its
weapons and explosives, to produce refrigerated containers for sea and air shipments.
Almost all Chiles orchards are less than one hundred miles from a seaport. Over half of
Chiles fruit exports are controlled by five transnational companies.

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SECTION 1 - ANSWERS
Instructions
quickly read the summary and focus on the key words in the sentence
write what word form is missing from each gap in the table below
SUMMARY
Chilean fruit exports, which are grown in 1________ not far from the coast, are sent
mainly to North America and Europe in 2________.Most workers have only
3________work. Many of the poorly-paid workers were 4____________ from their own
land and need to 5_______to wherever harvesting is at a 6________ Living conditions for
these workers are 7 _______with limited facilities essential for workers who are exposed
to other 8____________ health hazards such as pesticides.

Word Forms
1 Noun 5 Verb
2 Noun 6 Noun
3 Adjective 7 Adjective
4 Noun 8 Adjective

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Tips for Solving the Reading Section
Look at the ways the paragraphs are organised

Dont concentrate on words you dont know. Its
waste of valuable time.

Check spellings

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2 Tasks: Task 1 150 word essay
Task 2 250 word essay
Task 1
describe information usually presented in the form of
a graph or table
describe a process, procedure, cycle

Task 2
discussion essay Time: 60 minutes

WRITING TEST ACADEMIC MODULE

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WRITING
There are two tasks and it is suggested that candidates spend about 20 minutes on
Task 1, which requires them to write at least 150 words, and 40 minutes on Task
2- 250 words. The assessment of Task 2 carries more weight in marking than
Task 1.

In Task 1 candidates are asked to look at a diagram or table and to present the
information in their own words. They are assessed on their ability to organise,
present and possibly compare data, describe the stages of a process, describe an
object or event, explain how something works.

In Task 2 candidates are presented with a point of view, argument or problem.
They are assessed on their ability to present a solution to the problem, present and
justify an opinion, compare and contrast evidence and opinions, evaluate and
challenge ideas, evidence or arguments

Candidates are also judged on their ability to write in an appropriate style

Major Topics Sub-Topics
Family Role of parents; Marriage; Children; Family planning; Age of consent;

Education Technology & Education; Role of the teacher; Cost; Continuing Education;
Uniforms; Learning Styles; Place of Computers;

Health Western Medicine vs. Traditional Medicine; Diet; Healthy Lifestyle; Cost of
Medicine; Private vs Public Health;

Employment Training; Automation; Employment conditions; Workers rights

Communication Global; Internet; Access to information; Privacy;

Media Privacy; Role of the Media; Advertising; Control of the Media; Types of Media;
Censorship; Invasion of privacy;

Technology Computers; Machines;


ACADEMIC TOPICS FOR IELTS WRITING

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Tips for Solving the Writing Section
Dont repeat ideas in a different ways.

Dont write too many words. Keep to the word
limit for each task.

Learn to recognise how long 150/250 words are
in your own handwriting. You dont really have
time to count.



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SPEAKING TEST

3 Parts

1 Introduction and interview - 4 Minutes
2 Speaking on a given topic - 4 Minutes
3 Two-way discussion - 4 Minutes

Time: 11-14 minutes
The Interview is recorded.

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SPEAKING
The speaking module takes between 11 and 14 minutes. It consists of an oral
interview between the candidate and an examiner.
There are three main parts

Part I: The candidate and the examiner introduce themselves and then the
candidate answers general questions about themselves, their home/ family,
their jobs/ studies. Their interests and a wide range of similar familiar topic
areas. Thos part lasts between four and five minutes

Part II: The candidate is given a task card with prompts and is asked to talk on
a particular topic. The candidate has one minute to prepare and they can make
some notes if they wish, before speaking between one and two minutes. The
examiner then asks one or two rounding of questions.

SPEAKING

Part III: The examiner and the candidate engage in a discussion
of more abstract issues and concepts, which are thematically
linked to the topic prompt in Part II. The discussion lasts
between four and five minutes.

The speaking module assesses whether can candidates can
communicate effectively in English. The assessment takes into
account Fluency and Coherence, Lexical Resources, Grammatical
Range and Accuracy and Pronunciation
Tips for Solving the Speaking Section
It tests your ability to communicate effectively
not just your grammatical accuracy.

Prepare your introduction very well at home .

Practice recording ideas onto a tape recorder at
home.



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Scoring in IELTS
IELTS describes English ability
according to 9 levels

called Bands

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HOW IS IELTS SCORED
IELTS scores are reported on a nine band scale.
9 - Expert User
8 - Very Good User
7 - Good User
6 - Competent User
5 - Modest User
4 - Limited User
3 - Extremely Limited User
2 - Intermittent User
1 - Non User
0 - Did not attempt the test
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ABOUT IELTS
Conducted by --- British Council, IDP Australia,
University of Cambridge
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Validity of scores --- 2 years

Exam Fee --- Rs. 7200/-

Centres --- 39 centers all over India

The dates are available all round the year


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Benefits of our Classes
We have been teaching IELTS from the past 6 years

Taught more than 500 students.

We are aware what score is required for which
Universities as we the Authorized Representatives of
the Universities
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Benefits of our Classes








Prepare for a top IELTS score with the most qualified instructor.
You have access to all Highly Invaluable course Material.
Provides you with highly competent and dynamic trainers.
We employ good subject experts who answer the queries of the
student and moderator his abilities and work hand in hand with
with the student to overcome his weakness.
Our class restrict the digit of students in each IELTS class.
Provides comfortable settings; the atmosphere provided to the
student to do research is free from noise and any sort of
interruptions.

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Our fresh IELTS batch commences every second
and fourth Monday and Saturday.
Venue: Krishna, 10/2 I.T. Park, Behind Infotech
Tower, Parsodi, Nagpur, India.
Website: www.studies-overseas.com
Time: 6 to 7 : 30 PM
Duration : One Month
Fees: Rs . 5050/-
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We have two batches running
every month

Morning Time: 8 to 9 : 30 AM

Evening Time: 6 to 7 : 30 PM

BATCH TIMING
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What students have to say about our classes
The Faculty is extremely good and the environment of
the class too. Because of the proper coaching and
guidance I was able to score 8 bands in IELTS.
Radhika Dharmadhikari
My English score in 10
th
and 12
th
std was not all good. The
expert coaching provided by KC helped me in gaining 7
bands in IELTS and today I have got admission in my
desired University.
Vasanti Chafekar

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