Is it better or worse than paper based IELTS? In this blog post I'm going to tell you about the pros and cons of this new way of doing IELTS.
First of all, why was this created in the first place? Well, as you know IELTS is the number one English exam in the world. According to British Council, every year around 5 million people take IELTS In over 140 countries. And this is growing significantly. In order to handle this increased demand, computer delivered IELTS was introduced. You do the Writing, Reading and Listening exam on the computer. The speaking exam is done face to-face with a certified IELTS examiner. Let's have a look at the benefits first:
What about the negatives:
All in all, I personally think that there are more benefits than negatives for computer delivered IELTS especially when it comes to writing and reading. However, you have to make that choice for yourself. To help you do that you can do a practice test at idp's website, click here (scroll all way down).