HA NOI — The number of candidates taking the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) in the academic year of 2011-12 has doubled in Viet Nam over the last five years, and increased by 14 per cent from last year, said the British Council Viet Nam yesterday.
According to the council, the number has nearly reached 30,000.
They also noted that the quality of the candidates improved, with a 50 per cent rise in the number of those achieving scores of 8 or above.
Compared to other countries in the region, including China and Japan, Vietnamese students have been achieving higher average scores. — VNS