Test preparation is the first and the foremost step especially for students who are planning for their abroad studies. It is really important for them to know which test better suits their interest and which is the most appropriate to prepare and how to score better marks so that they can get better university and college programs of their choice. CCF offers the most reliable and enhancing preparation Classes. We have highly qualified and experienced faculties, well equipped lab with Wi-Fi & internet access, library magazines, practice-room, authorized ETS materials, audio-visual class rooms. Moreover, we ensure quality services. IELTS, is the mainly focused test preparation class in CCF.
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is the way to measures the language proficiency of people who willing to study or work where English is used as a main language or language of communication. It measures the language proficiency by using nine-band scale from band score 1 to band score 9 where band score 1 is the least and band score 9 is the highest.
There are two test versions available for IELTS:
Academic and General Training
Academic is for the people who are applying for higher education and General Training is for those who are migrating to countries like Australia, Canada and the UK or for those who ate applying for secondary education, training programs with work experience in an English speaking environment. And both test versions provides a valid and accurate assessment of the four language skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking.
LISTENING - 30 minutes
There will be four recording of native English speakers and after listening those recordings, you will write answers to the gives series of questions.
Recording 1 – a conversation between two people set in an everyday social context.
Recording 2 - a monologue set in an everyday social context, e.g. a speech about local facilities.
Recording 3 – a conversation between up to four people set in an educational or training context, e.g. a university tutor and a student discussing an assignment.
Recording 4 - a monologue on an academic subject, e.g. a university lecture.
READING - 60 minutes
It consists of 40 questions which include reading for gist, main ideas, detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognizing writers' opinions, attitudes and purpose.
IELTS Academic test includes three long texts which range from the descriptive and factual to the discursive and analytical which are taken from books, journals, magazines and newspapers. And they are selected for those who are non-specialist audience but are appropriate for people entering university courses or seeking professional registration.
IELTS General Training test includes extracts from books, magazines, newspapers, notices, advertisements, company handbooks and guidelines. These are materials you are likely to encounter on a daily basis in an English-speaking environment.
WRITING - 60 minutes
IELTS Academic test
IELTS Academic test are of general interest to, and suitable for, test takers entering undergraduate and postgraduate studies or seeking professional registration. Test takers will be provided two tasks:
In first task test takers will be presented with a graph, table, chart or diagram and asked to describe, summarize or explain the information in your own words. You may be asked to describe and explain data, describe the stages of a process, how something works or describe an object or event.
In second task test takers will be asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. Responses to both tasks must be in a formal style.
IELTS General Training
It consists of topics which includes of general interest. And test takers will be provided two tasks
In first task test takers will be presented with a situation and asked to write a letter requesting information, or explaining the situation. The letter may be personal, semi-formal or formal in style.
In first task test takers will be asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem. The essay can be fairly personal in style.
SPEAKING - 11 - 14 minutes
The speaking component assesses your use of spoken English. Every test is recorded.
Part 1 - the examiner will ask you general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. This part lasts between four and five minutes.
Part 2 - you will be given a card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. You will have one minute to prepare before speaking for up to two minutes. The examiner will then ask one or two questions on the same topic.
Part 3 - you will be asked further questions about the topic in Part 2. These will give you the opportunity to discuss more abstract ideas and issues. This part of the test lasts between four and five minutes.
PTE Academic also known as Pearson Test of English is the world's leading computer-based test of English for study abroad and immigration which has been offering fast, flexible English testing. PTE Academic is accepted by universities in USA, UK, and Australia including prestigious institutions such as Harvard Business School, INSEAD and Yale University.
PTE is launched in 2009 by Person Language Tests part of the Pearson PLC group and endorsed by GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council), owners of GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test). It provides flexible testing locations, with test centers in over 50 countries worldwide. PTE Academic can be schedule with in twenty-four hours in advance, and typically receive their results within five business days.
The Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) under joint organization of the Japan Foundation and Japan Educational Exchanges and Services (previously Association of International Education, Japan) started in 1984 as a test to measure and certify the Japanese-language proficiency of those whose native language is not Japanese. In the first year the JLPT was conducted in 15 countries, and approximately 7,000 examinees took the test. Since then, the JLPT has become the largest Japanese-language test in the world, with approximately 610,000 examinees in 62 countries and areas worldwide in 2011. This success is entirely due to the support and cooperation of all involved.
JLPT certificates offer various advantages, ranging from recognition as academic credit and graduation certification at schools to preferential treatment at companies and acknowledgement of qualification in society.
Whether you are going to study in Bachelor degree in German Medium in Germany or Master degree in English medium, German language courses are very important be it for your study or day to day life in Germany. Even DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) recommends students to learn as much as possible while the students are still in their home country.
Carving Career Foundation, we believe that a successful learning plan should impart the knowledge of a foreign language vocabulary in a logical way with a strong emphasis on conversation skills. In a wider sense, this means a didactic and methodical concept that is at the basis of our lesson planning and design. Our methodology is founded on pedagogical principles that integrate conversation with cultural, factual and non-language specific knowledge on other topics, such as ideology, business or politics, in order to give you, the student, the widest range of personal expression in the foreign language.
In order to improve the interaction and ensure that the German language lessons are the best at CCF, we have upgraded all our normal courses to intensive courses where each student is allocated individual time and each group is small so that individual attention can be provided to the learners of German language with us. And given the quality of German language courses at CCF, it's unparalleled. Those students who learn German language at CCF up to B1 level are normally placed in B2 level and beyond at German language schools in Germany. Our teaching methods provide a highly organized, proven and comprehensive way of learning, which focuses on both audiovisual and practical learning tools. The courses include vocabulary exercises, speaking and listening drills, textual and visual exercises. We will enroll you in an appropriate course level, once you have completed our complementary placement test.