21 June 2017

Cambridge University Press Launches Partnership Programme for Official Cambridge Preparation for IELTS

~Also introduces IELTS Testbank, a latest product for Cambridge Authentic Practice Tests - online~

A foreign degree today is not a far-fetched dream anymore for city based youngsters. To provide world-class training to IELTS aspirants in Gujarat and promote English language as a life skill, Cambridge University Press today launched a partnership programme for Official Cambridge Preparation for IELTS on 21st June, 2017. The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS, is one of the most widely used English language tests in the world. It comprises reading, writing, listening and speaking subtests and is designed for people who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication.
Over 70 participants from leading IELTS Coaching Centers were present at the event and over 30 institutes expressed an interest in joining the Partnership Programme launched by Cambridge University Press. As a part of the programme, partner institutes will commit to using original IELTS learning and teaching material and Cambridge University Press will support the institutes with teacher trainings, certifications, marketing & promotional support.
At the event, Cambridge University Press also launched its latest digital offering – IELTS Testbank. In IELTS Testbank, every exam comprises of four computer-based tests, which are managed online in the Cambridge Learning Management System (CLMS). The tests are available in two modes: Test mode and Practice mode. Test mode offers timed practice by paper, replicating exam-like conditions. Practice mode offers more flexible practice by exam part and allows multiple attempts.
Reading and Listening sections are auto-marked with instant reporting. Users can view results by exam or skill and teachers/administrators can check individual student’s answers. Students can also take a timed Speaking Test simulation where an examiner asks questions by video.