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What IELTS Score Do I Need For Canadian Immigration Through the Federal Skilled Worker Program?
November 9, 2018 by Kyle Broda Kyle Broda
This is a question that comes up quite often when people are thinking of immigrating and you’d be surprised to hear that there’s a very simple answer: You want to get as high [...]
Myth vs. Truth: Computer-Delivered Test Edition
October 17, 2018 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
With the new computer-delivered test for IELTS comes many misconceptions. Here are some common myths about the new system and the factual information that goes along with it. Myth: The computer-delivered test is different from [...]
Computer-Delivered IELTS Has Arrived!
September 19, 2018 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Can I do the IELTS on a computer?” This is a question I’ve heard for many years. And for all those years, the answer has always been no. However, this is no longer true. [...]
Part of Immigrating to Canada is Passing the IELTS Exam
July 30, 2018 by IELTS IELTS
Tens of thousands of people from around the world immigrate to Canada annually. Many of these people are required to pass the IELTS exam as part of their immigration process. Even foreign students attending university [...]
Debunking Six Common Myths You May Have Heard About the IELTS Exam
May 7, 2018 by IELTS IELTS
While you're preparing for your IELTS exam, you may have had people tell you various things about the test. Even though their input can be beneficial, it's essential to understand sometimes what you're told may [...]
Who Takes the IELTS and Why?
May 3, 2018 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
In Canada, IELTS is the most popular English-language test that's used for work, study, and migration. It is also recognized by over 10,000 organizations in 140 countries around the world. Developed in consultation with [...]
IELTS Academic vs General Training: What’s the Difference?
February 9, 2018 by Lyla Hage Lyla Hage
There are many things I suggest that test-takers do before taking the IELTS exam, including doing research on the format and content of the exam, talking to others who have taken the exam, taking an [...]
How Can I Develop Ideas on the Task 2 Essay?
February 2, 2018 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
I need to write a 250-word essay. I only have 40 minutes. I can’t search ideas on the internet or ask anyone for help. Are you CRAZY!?” Does this sound like you when preparing [...]
Speaking Part 2: Storytelling
January 29, 2018 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
Once upon a time, there was a brilliant student who needed to pass a difficult test… Storytelling has been around since people could speak. Some people are good at it, while others struggle. Part 2 [...]
Vocabulary: Ten Strategies for Winning on Test Day
January 22, 2018 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
How do you say that?” Is this a question you often ask? You know the word in your language, but you don’t know the word in English. This is, of course, one of the [...]

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The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has announced a potential strike action on Monday, October 22. In the event of a postal strike, IELTS Test Centres will not be able to mail results to recognizing organizations or Test Report Forms (TRF) to candidates.

Strike action would affect the mailing of current results for tests from October 11th onwards and extra TRF requests for the duration of any stoppage in service from Canada Post.

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