IELTS Test Study Guides

IELTS Test Review

You should answer each IELTS test section quickly, but don't rush. Here is a breakdown of the characteristic IELTS test. Please review the below information.

Part 1 - Listening 40 items/4 sections 30 min.
Part 2 - General Training Reading 40 items/3 sections 60 min.
Part 3 - Academic Reading 40 items/3 sections 60 min.
Part 4 - General Training Writing 2 mini-essays (150/250 words) 60 min.
Part 5 - Academic Writing 2 mini-essays (150/250 words) 60 min.
Part 6 - Speaking   11-14 min.

The IELTS test forces you to make decisions on Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking in fast manner. It is also important to note that clock is the greatest enemy with the IELTS. It is best to wear a watch to the testing center to help you with your time management.

Last Updated: 05/23/2014