If English is not your first language and you are applying to a job or a University in an English-speaking country, it is likely that you may be required to sit a standardized test to show your level of proficiency.
There are two main English language tests you can sit that are accepted worldwide –TOEFL and IELTS. Both evaluate how well you can combine your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. You can expect to pay between USD $150 to USD $250 subject to location.
Below are some key differences to help you decide which one to take!