International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
Our intensive IELTS preparation course is designed to prepare candidates for the Cambridge IELTS (International English Language Testing System) examination. IELTS is recognized as an entrance requirement by British, Australia, New Zealand and Canadian universities and for secondary, vocational and training programmes. Students interested in taking this exam would have to undergo a test that examines their writing, reading, listening and reading skills.
Reading : Skimming and scanning for general or specific information; processing information from academic and authentic sources, logical organization of information.
Writing : (task one) Interpreting and comparing data; describing tables, objects, graphs and processes; (task two) Stating and developing arguments/opinions; problem-solving; presenting information logically, coherently and cohesively; paragraph mapping; sequencers and signaling devices; proof reading/editing work as part of drafts.
Listening : Extracting information from texts of varying lengths; learning what information to look for and what to exclude.
Speaking : Providing information in a formal interview context; giving an extended talk on a given topic; taking part in a formal discussion giving a formal presentation/report.
Grammar : Language required for describing graphs and diagrams including comparatives and superlatives, the passive voice.
Vocabulary Topics : Develop vocabulary connected with the most common IELTS topics, such as the Environment, Science and Technology, Health, Energy, Education, Transport, The Arts, Media and Urbanisation.
Students sit for a comprehensive written and oral placement test on their first day to place them in the class most suitable for them. Assessment is continuous throughout the course; students are formally tested every 6 weeks and receive regular feedback from their teachers.
- Introduce students and familiarize 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 mock tests with individual feedback and advice from certified examiners.
- International English Language Testing Brochure