IELTS (Preparation Courses)

The course will give you intensive practice in each module, making sure you know exactly how to make best use of your time. You will do practice tests in each skill under exam conditions and specialist teachers will give you feedback on your performance to help you improve.

The IELTS Preparation Course aims to:

  • Introduce students to and familiarise them with the format and content of IELTS
  • Equip students with effective skills and strategies needed to undertake the IELTS test with confidence
  • Provide material for practice in all areas of the test
  • Administer regular practice tests with individual feedback and advice from teacher
  • Tips and advice from experienced teachers

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Apply reading techniques to scan and skim texts quickly, and to find the main points.
  • Produce formal, academic writing which are clear, organised and concise
  • Apply different listening techniques to cope with a variety of situations
  • Speak with greater accuracy and fluency
  • Manage time effectively in the IELTS test

Placement:

Students enrolling for the IELTS Preparation course must sit our placement test upon arrival, and are then placed in the appropriate class according to their assessed level.

Basic Course

a long course designed for students who start IELTS for first time.

Aims of the course:

  • To prepare students with weak or no background for the IELTS examination.
  • To assist students to communicate more effectively and confidently in a variety of settings

Learning Outcomes:

SPEAKING: The Speaking lessons focus on the specific parts of the IELTS Speaking test, with expert tips and practice tests which teach you how to respond. You’ll learn what questions to expect in the Speaking test, how to prepare, and what the examiner is looking for.

LISTENING:

The Listening lessons teach you how to listen attentively and answer each of the different question types with step-by-step instructions and plenty of practice tests. You’ll learn what the Listening test is all about – what sort of questions and format to expect – and you’ll get expert tips.

READING:

The Reading lessons will teach you how to understand a reading text and find information quickly and efficiently. They will guide you through the specific question types and how to answer them. You’ll find out what to expect in the Reading test, how to approach the different sections, and you’ll get plenty of expert tips and practice tests to fine tune your reading skills.

WRITING:

The Writing lessons will help you prepare for the specific tasks that will be asked of you in the test. The tutorials focus on improving the skills you will need and give you ideas on how to plan your answers. You’ll find out what to expect in the IELTS Writing test, what type of writing you’ll be asked to do and will get expert tips to make sure you don’t run out of time and that your answers are clear and focused.

Intensive Course

A course designed for students scoring between 3- 5 (upon placement test).

Aims of the course:

  • To prepare intermediate students for the IELTS examination.
  • To assist students to communicate more effectively and confidently in a variety of settings.

SPEAKING:

give a presentation; participate in an interview; participate in a group discussion; carry out goods and services transactions; report information, events and activities.

LISTENING:

listen critically; listen for a more detailed understanding of text; extract key points from an oral account; interpret context in conversation.

READING:

read critically; read intensively; demonstrate more advanced dictionary skills; demonstrate speed reading skills.

WRITING:

write an essay; write a summary of a text; reconstruct a text from written notes or charts; write formal letters; edit and correct own written texts.

Crash Course

A short course designed for students scoring 5.5 / 6 and above (upon placement test).

Aims of the course:

  • To prepare advanced level students for the IELTS examination.
  • Equip students with effective skills and strategies needed to undertake the IELTS test with more confidence.
  • Provide material for practice in all areas of the test.
  • Administer regular practice tests with individual feedback and advice from teachers.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, students will be able to:

  • Apply reading techniques to scan and skim texts quickly, and to find the main points.
  • Produce formal, academic writing which is clear, organized and concise.
  • Apply different listening techniques to cope with a variety of situations.
  • Speak with greater accuracy and fluency.
  • Manage time effectively in the IELTS test.
  • Focus on their points of weakness.