7 Main differences between IELTS and ESOL?

IELTS is primarily used for academic and immigration purposes, while ESOL is mainly used for language proficiency and professional development.

1. Purpose

IELTS has two formats: Academic and General Training, whereas ESOL does not have different formats

2. Format

IELTS tests four language skills: listening, reading, writing, and speaking, whereas ESOL may focus on specific areas such as grammar or listening skills.

3. Testing Area

IELTS scores range from 0-9, whereas ESOL scores may vary depending on the institution or organization administering the test.

4. Score

IELTS is recognized by universities, employers, and governments around the world, whereas ESOL may only be recognized by specific institutions or organizations. 

5. Recognition

IELTS can be more expensive than ESOL, depending on the location and format of the test.

6. Cost

IELTS is available in more countries and test centers than ESOL, and it is also offered more frequently.

7. Availability

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