Tuesday, February 23, 2016

IELTS Training at Edwise

IELTS Training at Edwise

Edwise offers intensive and comprehensive training services to students who aspire to obtain an acceptable score in the IELTS. We have a team of experienced, highly qualified and well trained teachers who will be guiding the students

How we coach our students

We lead a counterfeit test on the main day of preparing, mimicking the testing conditions, to gage where the competitors stand regarding English capacities. Understudies are given their scores once the test is over. We then start with the classroom preparing and utilize the Cambridge IELTS Books, an official distribution for IELTS for classroom sessions 

In the Listening segment, the sound is played relentless and understudies answer the inquiries as they tune in. Once the test is over, the answers are given, clarifying the attention on spellings, traditions of composing and checking plan 

For Reading, our coaches clarify the different inquiry sorts, and distinctive ways to deal with answer the same. After the initial discourse, understudies are offered entries to unravel. Towards the end of every test, each inquiry is talked about with the understudies and answers are clarified. In this way, the understudies complete four tests. Talk is an indispensable part of these sessions 

In Writing, the sorts of errands are clarified with article composing rules. Every paper is surveyed and rules are given to enhance the exposition 

Talking is directed on a one on one premise and is led on the same lines as that of the IELTS test. The answers are then talked about after the session. Scores are given, and rules are given to enhance the scores 

After the preparation period is finished, mock tests are directed and scores are given for every test

Salient features of IELTS training at Edwise

  • Edwise offers/provides 30 hours of classroom training 
  • Teaching involves enhancing the performance in all aspects of the test
  • Guidance towards the type of approach for different questions, with sufficient practice in all areas of the test
  • Sessions are personalized, with a maximum of 8 students per batch
  • 20 full length mock tests
  • Well stocked library
  • Availability of weekday or weekend batches ( Tuesday to Friday, 2 hours per day or Saturday and Sunday, 4 hours per day)
  • The option of shifting to any branch throughout India
  • The Cambridge IELTS, the official publication for IELTS is issued as part of the courseware

Free IELTS Training Scheme (FITS)

Edwise offers free IELTS Training Scheme. Under this scheme, if a student enrols in a university represented by Edwise and obtains visa for study purposes at the same institution, the student is entitled for a fee refund after deducting taxes and the courseware cost

Thursday, February 18, 2016

9 Reasons Why You Should Consider Studying Abroad

9 Reasons Why You Should Consider Studying Abroad

In case you're contemplating concentrate abroad, yet aren't certain how to persuade your folks or yourself, here are a portion of the best reasons why putting in a semester or year abroad is the savvy and fun thing to do.

1. Improve Employment Opportunities

Want to impress potential employers? Companies around the world continue to invest in the global market, and prefer to hire employees who have international experience. Not to mention knowledge of a 2nd language. Your resume will stand out from everyone else applying for the same position. 

2. It Can Be Cheap

Depending on your school, tuition fees may remain the same. Additionally, there’s funding in the form of grants & scholarships that is available. In fact some countries allow you to study abroad for much less.

3. Personal Development

Break out of your comfort zone and challenge yourself with uncommon experiences that make you reconsider or strengthen your values. Get a better sense of who you are and what’s important. Discover what you want out of life. Become a more independent person. International travel shows you what you’re really made of.

4. Learn Foreign Languages

Language teachers say being totally immersed in a culture that speaks the language you want to learn is the quickest and most effective way to learn it. Mastering a foreign language opens up all kinds of new opportunities. As globalization brings the world together, it’s important to be competent in more than one language.

5. Acquire New Skills

When you study overseas, you can take courses you don’t have the opportunity to take at home. In addition to university classes, you can explore new hobbies or sports that aren’t as popular (or even possible) to practice. Traveling outside your home country is an education in itself, learning to interact with & navigate through a culture different from your own.

6. Forge Lasting Memories

Most students who’ve studied abroad claim their time overseas was the best year of college. You’ll meet new friends who will want to share their culture, ideas, and learn about yours. Create lasting memories and develop life-long friendships. 

7. Experience Different Cultures

Immersing yourself in a totally different culture is powerful. You’ll experience things like trying different foods, celebrating traditional customs, and learning the history of another country. A person’s culture reflects deep perceptions, beliefs, and values that influence their way of life. You’ll gain an understanding of this that can’t be taught with books.

8. Expand Your Worldview

Previously held beliefs about foreign countries will change once you’ve been abroad. However you’ll gain a completely new perspective on your own country too. It can be surprising just how much you know is slightly biased, based on where you’re from. It’s also a unique opportunity to educate others on your country, dispelling their stereotypes about you!

9. Earn Money

You can also earn while studying abroad. English is the international language of business and is an important language that many foreigners wish to learn. You can get paid for teaching, interpreting or translating English while studying abroad.

Monday, February 15, 2016

How Studying Abroad Can Change Your Life

How Studying Abroad Can Change Your Life

Understudies from various parts of the world dependably are watchful for the following best thing in training. There are a few distinct colleges everywhere throughout the world that has some expertise in different subjects. This is one of the most ideal routes in which you as an understudy will have the capacity to pick up a wide speed of learning and exceed expectations in a specific field.

For many students, going abroad for education can be a life-changing experience.
The understudies who concentrate abroad might inspire chance to overcome new difficulties and take care of new issues. You might experience new circumstances and figure out how to react in a productive way. Concentrating on in outside area additionally gives you an opportunity to make companions from around the globe. The association with individuals of different societies empowers you to see your own way of life through another viewpoint. You might return home with new convictions and thoughts regarding yourself that might help up your certainty. You get comfortable with a totally new scholastic framework. Concentrate abroad might separate you from the opposition of other employment candidates. 

Concentrate abroad is a since quite a while ago treasured long for some understudies. Diverse colleges offer distinctive open doors in view of their territories of accentuation. An online examination of the College details can help you in selecting the best school. 

School residence living can give understudies the primary taste of freedom. The understudies who concentrate far from home experience an adjustment process that can be exceptionally profitable for them in future. 

Other than the excitement of travel, another motivation to concentrate on in an outside nation is that you can encounter new traditions, sustenances, occasions, craftsmanship and music. You can find out about various individuals, societies and their dialects. There is not any more compelling approach to take in a dialect than to drench in the way of life that talks the dialect. Understudies who by and by experience the social contrasts can know the cause of alternate societies. By concentrate abroad, you are much closer to places that you won't not have gone by something else. Scholarly breaks and additionally weekends permit you to wander out and investigate new places. A portion of the study programs even arrangement field trips in or around the educational modules.

 Concentrate abroad is very moderate and viable method for getting great presentation and experience. This presentation and experience helps understudies in getting in awesome occupations. 

Today, practically every understudy who needs to accomplish something in life wishes to travel to another country for seeking after higher studies. There is so much that one additions from concentrate abroad as far as experience and presentation that an understudy can unquestionably achieve awesome statures in his or her profession. The experience that you get when you ponder in Canada, for occasion, changes your point of view from being nearby to worldwide. Your state of mind likewise changes and you turn out to be more pragmatic in your methodology. 

There are understudies who are under the false thought that study in abroad is very costly and that they can't manage the cost of it. They additionally trust that traveling to another country for seeking after advanced education is truly a troublesome thing to do and they can't do it. Despite what might be expected, the truth of the matter is that concentrate abroad is not extremely costly. It is likewise not extremely troublesome as a percentage of the understudies expect it to be. Contracting the administrations of a training specialist can make things entirely simple to compose furthermore very reasonable. 

The greater part of the organizations today are searching for individuals who have great order over no less than two dialects. The business sector estimation of those understudies who can talk a second dialect fluidly is much higher than the individuals who can't. This is one thing in which you can incredibly profit by concentrate abroad. You become more acquainted with another dialect of another nation and mastering it will surely improve your reasonable worth. For example, on the off chance that you definitely know English and learn French while you concentrate on in Europe, you will effectively have the capacity to land great positions when you go out.

 Getting practical experience while you study in UK can be of immense value. This can help you in gaining some invaluable experience, which could land you in great jobs. Some countries such as Australia permit the students to work and earn in their country while pursuing their education. This helps the students in significantly reducing the expense of studying abroad while providing them with great practical experience of working overseas. Earning also significantly helps to increase the confidence level of a student who performs better and is able to organize the available resources in a much better way.

Therefore, studying abroad should not be considered to be expensive and unaffordable. On the contrary, it is quite affordable and not as expensive as you think it to be. The benefits of studying abroad certainly outweigh the drawbacks of it and the student gets a chance of landing in the best possible jobs.

Most of us dream to study abroad but only few eventually realize it. Reason: the tedious formalities involved in the admission process. We at Edwise identify your interest and strengths, channelize them and help you reach your goal. With 25 years of experience in overseas education we are an all round solution for all your overseas education needs

Friday, February 12, 2016

Important information for IELTS Exam

Important information for IELTS Exam

The International English Language Testing System is recognised as a means of assessing the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication. The IELTS is further divided into four parts Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking

What Is The Test Format

IELTS consists of four components. There is a choice of Reading and Writing tests according to whether a candidate is taking the academic or general training module. However, the listening and speaking tests remain the same for all candidates

The test is taken in the following order:

  • Listening has four sections, and 40 questions, with a total of 30 minutes allotted for this section

  • Academic Reading/ General Reading consists of 3 sections, with 60 minutes for this task

  • Academic Writing/ General Writing consists of 2 tasks, for which a time of 60 minutes is given

  • Speaking is divided into three parts and a time of 11 to 14 minutes is allotted for this task

Listening consists of four sections, with ten questions in each section. These questions can range from multiple choice, matching, to plan/map diagram labelling, form completion, summary completion, short answer questions. Candidates can listen to the recording just once and are required to note down the answers as they listen. The candidates have ten minutes to transfer their answers to the answer sheet

Academic Reading consists of three sections with 40 questions. These texts are based on topics of general interest. One text contains a detailed argument. This section has a variety of question types that include multiple choice, True/False/Not given, matching information, matching headings, matching features, sentence completion, table completion, diagram label completion, short answer questions

General Training Reading consists of three sections with 40 questions. These texts are taken from notices, advertisements, leaflets, newspapers, instruction manuals, books and magazines. The question type for this section is similar to that of the academic reading

Academic Writing consists of two tasks. Candidates are required to spend 20 minutes on task 1, which requires them to write 150 words, and 40 minutes on Task 2, which requires them to write 250 words

In Task 1 requires candidates to present information by looking at a diagram or graph. They are assessed on how well they organise and compare data, describe the stages of a process

In Task 2, candidates are presented with a point of view. They are assessed on their ability to present a solution to the problem, while at the same time express their own opinions and provide reasons for the same

General Training Writing consists of two tasks. Candidates should spend about 20 minutes on task 1 and 40 minutes on task 2, with a word count of 150 words and 250 words respectively

In Task 1, candidates are asked to respond to a situation with a letter requesting information or explaining the situation. They are assessed on how well they engage in personal correspondence and provide general factual information, express needs, complaints, opinions etc

In Task 2, candidates are presented with a point of view. They are assessed on their ability to present a solution to the problem, while at the same time express their own opinions and provide reasons for the same

Speaking consists of three parts, and assesses how effectively candidates can communicate in English. It takes into account the fluency, grammatical accuracy and pronunciation

 In Part 1, the candidate is asked to introduce themselves. They then answer general questions about themselves, their family, job, studies, interests and a range of similar topic areas

In Part 2, the candidate is given a task card and is asked to speak on a particular topic. The candidate has one minute to take down notes if they wish to and has to speak on the topic for about two minutes

In Part 3, the examiner and the candidate engage in discussion which are linked to the topic in Part 2

How Can A Candidate Decide Which Training Module To Give

  • Candidates who wish to study at an undergraduate or postgraduate level or those seeking professional registration take the Academic Training Module

  • Candidates that wish to migrate to an English speaking country like Australia, UK, Canada, New Zealand and for those who wish to study at below degree level take the General Training Module

Edwise provide coaching on IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, GMAT, GRE and SAT. For complete information & enrolment, contact us on 1-800-200-3678 / 08600911333.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Tips on SAT Verbal

Tips on SAT Verbal

How is the Test organized?

The redesigned SAT has four tests, the essay is optional. The breakdown is as follows

  • Reading consists of 52 questions with a time of 65 minutes alloted for this section
  • Writing and Language consist of 44 questions, with a time of 35 minutes alloted for this section
  • The Essay is optional consists of 1 task, with a time of 50 minutes for this task
  • Math consists of 58 questions, and has a total of 80 minutes for this section

Reading Test Passages

  • The SAT will have passages from a wide range of subject areas, devote more practice time to the types of passages you're less comfortable reading

  • Two passages on the SAT Reading Test will include one or two informational graphics- tables, charts or graphs. These questions will assess your skills in locating and interpreting information within the text

  • Always ensure that you base your answer on an option closer to the reading

  • All the information you need to answer the questions can be found in the passage themselves or in supplementary materials. Be careful not to apply outside knowledge to the passage or questions, as this may interfere with your intepretation of the text

  • Keywords in the question will often clue you in on whether you're being asked about a detail that was mentioned in the passage or suggested by the passage

  • While interpreting words and phrases, do not rely solely on your vocabulary knowledge. Words often have multiple definitions, so be sure to consider the context in which the word of phrase is being used

Writing and Language

Each passage will be headed by a title in boldface type. The passage is spread across multiple pages. Most questions are anchored to a particular location in the passage via a boxed question number in the passage. If the boxed number stands alone, the associated question will tell you what to do, such as consider adding a sentence at that point. At other times, this boxed number will be followed by an underlined text; for these you will have to consider which of the four answer options is correct in  terms of standard written english

  • All questions on the Writing and Language Test are multiple choice with four answer options

  • All questions are passage based, consider each question in the context of the passage before selecting your answer

  • Some questions include a “No change” option; choose this option if you think the original text is the apt choice


The redesigned SAT essay requires candidates to analyze an argument in order to explain how the author builds his or her argument to persuade an audience. You  are not asked to take a stance on the topic. The support that you provide for your analysis will not come from your own prior knowledge, opinions or experiences, but rather found in the reading passage

  • The essay does not ask you to take a stand on the issue

  • The scores that you receive will reflect your criteria in reading, analysis and writing

  • Ensure that you understand what the essay is asking you to do

  • The main focus of your essay should focus on how the author develops an argument that is persuasive

  • An essay that provides strong analysis of well chosen points is likely to score better

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