IELTS Preparation Courses (Academic)
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an internationally owned and globally recognized direct English language assessment of the highest quality and integrity readily available throughout the world. It is a highly dependable, practical and valid English language assessment primarily used by those seeking international education, professional recognition, bench-marking to international standards and global mobility.
This program prepares participants for all parts of the IELTS exam – the Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking modules. It focuses on the skills and techniques required to sit for the test by helping them to familiarize with the various test formats and acquire test-taking strategies. Participants will practice different language task-types through a variety of activities, lectures, role-play, games and assignments.
Who Should Apply: The program is suitable for those who are about to take the IELTS test and who plan to undertake higher education study or work in professional that demand high competencies in English.
Who is Eligible?: All students (and staff)
＊Overview of IELTS test preparation course structure and skills learnt sections
Approaching and locating written and visual information
Skimming, scanning and detailed reading and analysis skills
Techniques in reading questions and recognizing paragraph structures
Identify alternative meanings and distracting information
Understanding visual information and essay writer’s views and arguments
Understanding visual information
Interpreting of data and statistics
Developing and presenting arguments
Organizing and expressing facts, opinions, arguments and supporting information
Structure and organization of essay
Describing trends and processes
Techniques in prediction, paraphrasing and different accents
Analyzing and understanding the types of tasks and questions
Identify key words, paraphrases, and distractors
Simultaneous listening and writing
Listening for information and taking notes
Giving personal and general information
Organizing notes on a random speaking topic
Taking part in discussion and expressing opinions
Comparing and contrasting information
Communicating your ideas clearly
Explaining common errors, pitfalls and intonation
Understanding common speaking errors and pronunciation
– General skills
Strategies for taking IELTS exam and all other learning
Techniques to build confidence in speaking
Time management skills in examination
Mode of Delivery: Face-to-face sessions.
Medium of Instruction: English.
Course Duration: 36 hrs
Course Fee : 2500
Instructors: experienced IETLS professional trainers (with expatriate English teachers for oral and listening classes)