IELTS Course

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For your information, I have to attend a 5 day course of IELTS. What is IELTS?

In short, it is the abbreviation of “International English Language Testing System“. It is compulsory for me to sit for an IELTS test as soon as possible as part of the requirement for my pH.D studies next year. The IELTS test fees is RM540 if I’m not mistaken. I have taken similar test 12 years ago as a requirement to go to University of Bradford, United Kingdom for my chemical engineering undergraduate degree. I scored 6.5 that time and that’s the minimum requirement. Now, I only have to score 5.0 points because that’s the minimum requirement set for any post graduate students enrolling in the local universities. I hope I can maintain or improve my IELTS score.

For those of you who are not familiar with IELTS, let me just give you a little bit of explanation. As mentioned above, IELTS is the International English Language Testing System. It measures ability to communicate in English across all four language skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking – for people who intend to study or work where English is the language of communication.

IELTS has been proven and trusted worldwide to provide a secure, global, authentic and customer-focused test which measures true to life ability to communicate in English. More than 6,000 education institutions, faculties, government agencies and professional organizations around the world recognize IELTS scores as a trusted and valid indicator of ability to communicate in English.

Over 1,000,000 people a year are now using IELTS to open doors throughout the English-speaking world and beyond. The test is taken every year across 120 countries, and is one of the fastest growing English language tests in the world, and sets the standard in integrity, research and innovation.

Ha ha…. the three paragraphs above are not my own words. They are adopted from – the official IELTS website. For your info, there is no pass or fail for IELTS. They give us a band score and it range from 1 to 9. That means, if one get a band of 9.0, he or she is damn powerful in English.

Then what about 1119 which some students are also taking? I’ll let that be a mystery for you for the time being. If you are dilligent, you can google some information. I scored P7 for my English 1119 15 years ago… πŸ™‚

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16 Responses

  1. azwan dot my says:

    test .. oh no .. i think i hv enough test already, no more πŸ™‚
    i cant remember what i got for my 1119

  2. cyza says:

    Yes. I got P7 for my English 1119 which i took in 1993.

  3. budeen says:

    i got ‘cangkul’ haha

  4. cyza says:

    We’ve same taste!!! Remember – tonight – Desparate Housewifes….

  5. samdaddycool says:

    I wasted my parents money for 1119… My English was totally rubbish that time..

  6. budeen says:

    sorry i’m more to Heroes season 3.. sama dgn azwan.. huhu!!
    ‘surirumah terdesak’ ni pempuan je follow.. hahaha

  7. farahaznil says:

    hohoho..why there is so many webcam there..i can see it..haha..give me one la..hi hi hi

  8. farahaznil says:

    english 1119 is for secondory school right?hohhoo..u mean ur parent sent u when u at school la?hahhaa…not now?hehe..if now..its was amazing babe..but u were good writing in english right?hohhoo..

  9. samdaddycool says:

    Normally 1119 is an optional for selected school. We are required by the school to sit for the exam if we passed certain level. If now, probably I can get better results, rather than FAILED

  10. cyza says:

    Those are not mine… Ask your father for one webcam…

  11. budeen says:

    she could buy with the money she wins here.. πŸ™‚

  12. farahaznil says:

    hahhaa..no2..hi hi hi..i will ask my father to get it one..ho ho money is my money la..akakakakakakakakakaka…

    p/s – thats how childrens now..she money..she…but his father money like shes mine..akakakakaka

  13. budeen says:

    ask him a laptop with built in webcam.. u can used it later in matrix/asasi..

  14. farahaznil says:

    huhhuuu…dont said ‘suri rumah terdesak’…just woman know why they become desprate!but not at all in the movie is right..thats is ‘cara barat’ life…if at malaysia..theres is many why woman become desprate..hi hi hi

  15. farahaznil says:

    huhhuu..i hope..he will give me one…hopefully………..

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