Test Preparation

Test Preparation

IELTS

 

IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System, which is a global state sanctioned trial of English language capability for non-local English language speakers. It is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English.

There are two types of IELTS test: Academic and General Training. Listening and Speaking are the same for the both tests, however the topic of the Reading and Writing sections differs relying upon which test the candidate takes. IELTS can be taken either on paper or computer depending on the choice of the test taker. The test score is valid for two years from the test date.

The Listening, Reading and Writing sections of all IELTS tests are completed on the same test date, without any breaks in the middle of them. The Speaking section, notwithstanding, can be finished as long as seven days prior or after other test date.

IELTS is acknowledged by more than 10,000 associations in excess of 140 nations. These include: colleges, schools, universities and training organizations, government divisions and immigration authorities.

There is no pass or fail in IELTS. It is scored on a nine-band (0-9) scale, with each band comparing to a predetermined capability in English.

The nine band scale of IELTS describes the following English capabilities:

9

Expert User

Has full operational order of the language: appropriate, exact and familiar with complete understanding.

8

Very Good User

Has completely operational direction of the language with just periodic unsystematic mistakes and inappropriacies. False impressions may happen in new circumstances.

7

Good User

Has operational direction of the language, however with periodic errors, wrongness and misconceptions in certain circumstances. For the most part handles complex language well and comprehends point by point thinking.

6

Competent User

Has commonly viable order of the language in spite of certain errors, inappropriacies and mistaken assumptions. Can utilize and see genuinely complex language, especially in recognizable circumstances.

5

Modest user

Has incomplete direction of the language, adapting to generally speaking importance much of the time, however is probably going to commit numerous errors. Ought to have the option to deal with fundamental correspondence in possess field.

4

Limited User

Essential fitness is restricted to well-known circumstances. Has visit issues in comprehension and articulation. Can't utilize complex language.

3

Extremely Limited User

Passes on and sees just broad significance in extremely recognizable circumstances. Visit breakdowns in correspondence happen.

2

Intermittent User

No genuine correspondence is conceivable aside from the most fundamental data utilizing secluded words or short formulae in commonplace circumstances and to address quick issues. Has incredible trouble understanding spoken and composed English.

1

Non User

Basically has no capacity to utilize the language past conceivably a couple of disengaged words.

0

Did not attempt the test

No assessable information provided at all.

 

IELTS Academic Format

S.N. Section No. of Question Time
1 Listening 4 sections (40 questions) Approximately 30 minutes of listening and additional 10 minutes to transfer answers from question booklet to answer sheet.
2 Reading 3 passages (40 questions) Exactly 60 minutes including answer transfer time.
3 Writing 2 tasks Exactly 60 minutes. Recommended 20 minutes for task 1 and 40 minutes for task 2.
4 Speaking 3 parts 11-14 minutes

There are four IELTS paper based test dates in a month. It’s score is available online on 13th day of testdate and the hard copy of result is provided on the 18th day of the test date. It’s score is valid for two years from the test date.

To book your IELTS test date please contact us @ 9801227022 or email at academics@kangarooedu.com

Required for IELTS test date booking:

~ Passport
~ Test Fee NPR 19500

 

PTE

 

PTE stands for Pearson Test of English which is a computer based English proficiency test for study abroad and immigration. PTE Academic is accepted by thousands of universities is also accepted for visa purposes by the Australian and New Zealand governments.

PTE Academic assesses real-life, academic English, so you will hear a range of accents in the test, from British and American to non-native speakers,so you will be exposed to the kind of accents you will experience in regular daily existence.

There are three principle parts to the test: Speaking and Writing (together), Reading and Listening. There is an optional 10-minute break between the Reading and Listening parts.

Part 1: Speaking & Writing
(77 – 93 minutes)

Personal introduction

 Read aloud

 Repeat sentence

 Describe image

 Re-tell lecture

Answer short question

Summarize written text

 Essay (20 mins)

Part 2: Reading
(32 – 41 minutes)

Multiple choice, choose single answer

Multiple choice, choose multiple answers

Re-order paragraphs

Reading: Fill in the blanks

Reading & writing: Fill in the blanks

Part 3: Listening
(45 – 57 minutes)

Summarize spoken text

Multiple choice, choose multiple answer

Fill in the blanks

Highlight correct summary

Multiple choice, choose single answer

Select missing word

Highlight incorrect words

Write from dictation

PTE, alternative to popular IELTS test, is flexible in terms of test dates and results are available from 24 hours to 5 working days. It’s score is valid for two years from the test date.

For any assistance in PTE test date booking, please contact us @ 9801227022 or email at academics@kangarooedu.com

Required for PTE test date booking:
~ Passport
~ Test Fee USD 170

 

 

TOEFL


TOEFL stands for Test of English as a Foreign Language.Since its introduction in late 2005, the TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT) format has progressively replaced the computer-based tests (CBT) and paper-based tests (PBT), although paper-based testing is still used in select areas. The CBT was discountinuedin September 2006 and these scores are never again substantial.

The TOEFL iBT test measures your capacity to utilize and comprehend English at the college level. What's more, it assesses how well you join your listening, reading, writing and speaking abilities to perform scholarly assignments.

The TOEFL iBT test is scored on a scale of 0 to 120 points. Each of the four sections (Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing) gets a scaled score from 0 to 30. The scaled scores from the four segments are included to decide the absolute score.The test cannot be taken more than once a week.

The full length of TOEFL iBT test if four hour long which is followed by following structure.

Section Description Test Time
Reading 3–4 passages, each containing 12–14 questions 60–80 minutes
Listening 6–9 passages, each containing 5–6 questions 60–90 minutes
Break - 10 minutes
Speaking 6 tasks 20 minutes
Writing 2 tasks 50 minutes

Reading

The Reading area comprises of questions on 3-4 passages, each around 700 words long. The passages are on academic themes; they are the sort of material that may be found in an undergrad college course reading. Entries require comprehension of expository capacities, for example, cause-impact, think about differentiation and argumentation.Students answer questions about main ideas, details, inferences, essential information, sentence insertion, vocabulary, rhetorical purpose and overall ideas. New sorts of inquiries in the TOEFL iBT test require rounding out tables or finishing rundowns. Earlier information of the subject under exchange isn't important to gone to the right answer.

Listening

The Listening section comprises of questions on 6-9 passages, every passage is 3–5 minutes long. These sections incorporate two understudy discussions and four scholastic addresses or dialogs. The discussions include an understudy and either a professor or a campus service provider. Every discussion and address section is heard just once. Test-takers may take notes while they tune in and they may allude to their notes when they answer the inquiries. Every discussion is related with five inquiries and each address with six. The inquiries are intended to quantify the capacity to comprehend fundamental thoughts, significant subtleties, suggestions, connections between thoughts, association of data, speaker reason and speaker mentality.

Speaking

The Speaking area comprises of six tasks: two independent and four incorporated. In the two free assignments, test-takers answer sentiment inquiries on natural subjects. They are assessed on their capacity to talk unexpectedly and pass on their thoughts plainly and rationally. In two of the incorporated undertakings, test-takers read a short entry, tune in to a scholastic course address or a discussion about grounds life and answer an inquiry by joining suitable data from the content and the discussion. In the two staying coordinated undertakings, test-takers tune in to a scholarly course address or a discussion about grounds life and after that react to an inquiry regarding what they heard. In the incorporated errands, test-takers are assessed on their capacity to suitably blend and successfully pass on data from the perusing and listening material. Test-takers may accept notes as they read and tune in and may utilize their notes to help set up their reactions. Test-takers are given a short planning time before they need to start talking. The reactions are carefully recorded, sent to ETS's Online Scoring Network (OSN), and assessed by three to six raters.

Writing

The Writing area estimates a test taker's capacity to write in a scholarly setting and comprises of two tasks: one integrated and one independent. In the integrated task, test-takers read a section on academic topic and after that listen to a speaker talk about it. The test-taker at that point composes a rundown about the significant focuses in the listening entry and discloses how these identify with the key purposes of the perusing section. In the independent task, the test-taker must compose an exposition that expresses their feeling or decision, and afterward clarify it, instead of basically posting individual inclinations or decisions. Reactions are sent to the ETS OSN and assessed by at any rate 3 distinctive raters.

TOEFL iBT, is flexible in terms of test dates and results are available online after two weeks of test date. It’s score is valid for two years from the test date.

For any assistance in TOEFL test date booking, please contact us @9801227022 or email at academics@kangarooedu.com

Required for TOEFL test date booking:
~ Passport
~ Test Fee USD 180

 

SAT

 

The SAT is a standardized paper based test widely used for college admissions and scholarships in the United States of America and Canada for undergraduates. It was first introduced in 1926, and its name and scoring have changed a few times, being initially called the Scholastic Aptitude Test, at that point the Scholastic Assessment Test, at that point the SAT Reasoning Test, and now essentially the SAT.The SAT is fully owned, developed, and published by the College Board, a non-profit organization of United States.It is administered on behalf of the College Board by the Educational Testing Service.

The SAT has three sections: Verbal, Quantitative and an optional essay. The Verbal section includes Reading and Writing whereas Quantitative section includes math (with and without calculator allowed). SATtest is scored on scale of 200–800, (in 10-point increments), on each of two sections (total 400–1600).Essay scored on scale of 2–8, in 1-point increments, on each of three criteria (total 6–24). Whereas the benchmark score of SAT is 480. The full length test is of 3 hours (without essay) and 3 hours 50 minutes (with essay). The SAT contents the following:

Section Time (Minutes) Content
Verbal 80 Number and operations; algebra and functions; geometry; statistics, probability and data analysis
Quantitative 100 Vocabulary, Critical reading, sentence-level reading, Grammar, usage, and diction.

SAT usually has seven test dates in a year and results are available after two weeks of test date. It’s score is valid for five years from the test date.
For any assistance in SAT test date booking, please contact us @ 9801227022 or email at academics@kangarooedu.com

Required for SAT test date booking:
~ Passport
~ Test Fee USD 113.5 (with essay)
~ Test Fee USD 98.5 (without essay)

 

 

GMAT

 

GMAT stands for Graduate Management Admission Test. It is a computer adaptive test, which is most commonly use as the test as one of the many selection criteria for enrollment into an MBA program in United States of America and Canada.More than 7,000 programs at approximately 2,300+ graduate business schools around the world accept the GMAT as part of the selection criteria for their programs.The GMAT exam measures basic verbal, mathematical, and analytical writing skills that one has developed in his education and work.

The GMAT has four sections: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated reasoning, Quantitative section and Verbal section. The total GMAT score ranges from 200 to 800 and measures performance on the quantitative and verbal sections together.  Scores are given in increments of 10 in each question. The full length of GMAT test is around 3 hour and 15 minutes which is followed by following structure:

Section Number of questions Time
Analytical writing assessment 1 essay 30 minutes
Integrated reasoning 12 30 minutes
Quantitative 31 62 minutes
Verbal 36 65 minutes

GMAT, is flexible in terms of test dates and results are available online after two weeks of test date. It’s score is valid for five years from the test date.

For any assistance in GMAT test date booking, please contact us @ 9801227022 or email at academics@kangarooedu.com

Required for GMAT test date booking:
~ Passport
~ Test Fee USD 250

 

 

GRE


GRE stands for Graduate Record Examinations, which is owned and administered by Educational Testing Service (ETS). It is a standardized test that is an enrollment requirement for most graduate schools in the United States and Canada.The main purpose of this test is to enroll for post graduates as well as doctoral degree programs in various universities.GRE score can be used for MBA programs as well in some colleges and universities.

The structure of GRE consist of: Verbal section, Quantitative section, Analytical writing section and Experimental section.The full length of GMAT test is around 3 hour and 45 minutes. One minute break is offered after each segment and a 10-minute break after the third section.The test is scored on a scale of 0 to 170 points on each sections: Verbal and Quantitative, this makes the total score 340.The scoring is done as:
~ Analytical writing: 0.0 to 6.0 (in 0.5-point increments)
~ Verbal reasoning: 130 to 170 (in 1-point increments)
~ Quantitative reasoning: 130 to 170 (in 1-point increments)

GRE, is flexible in terms of test dates and results are available online after two weeks of test date. It’s score is valid for five years from the test date.

For any assistance in GRE test date booking, please contact us @ 9801227022 or email at academics@kangarooedu.com

Required for GRE test date booking:
~ Passport
~ Test Fee USD 205