1. Course Description
This intensive 24 hour course enables students to acquire English language proficiency in preparation for the IELTS examination. The comprehensive and academically rigorous course puts equal weight on reading writing, listening, speaking and test taking strategies. It focuses on the four language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing whilst supporting each skills-based lesson with activities designed to enhance vocabulary and grammar language systems. In addition, it focuses on providing students with the skills required to address the questions and tasks accurately and efficiently.
In addition to the 24 contact hours in the classroom, students do 12 hours of IELTS practice tests outside of teaching. Teaching, therefore, focuses on providing students with the language, grammar and test-taking strategies required for the IELTS exam while the practice tests allow students to put into practice the knowledge and skills acquired in class.
2. Course Goals
This course aims to improve all four language skills, speaking, listening, reading and writing, as required for the IELTS examination. In addition, the course aims to provide students with a deep understanding of the different question types particular to the IELTS exam, how to respond to the questions and follow instructions.