This course is Preparation for IELTS, the International English Language Testing System. IELTS is accepted as evidence of English language proficiency worldwide to communicate in English for education, immigration and professional accreditation.
What will I learn?
Students will learn how to prepare for the IELTS test. This will include learning and improving all aspects of English vocabulary, evaluation and analysis of written texts.
How will I be assessed?
The examination is jointly assessed and run by Cambridge ESOL, the British Council and IELTS Australia. Candidates are tested in Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing.
The course is aimed towards students who have an intermediate (Entry 3) - Advanced (Level 2) level of English and are seeking to gain an IELTS Band score of 5-7. The course may have to be divided into lower and higher levels depending on student levels.
Progression & Career Opportunities
Preparation Course for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Examination. Assessment takes place in Speaking & Listening, Reading and Writing in English. For those students who have English as a second language and need to gain an IELTS band score of 5.5 - 7 in order to gain access to UK universities or progress in their careers.
Useful publications to support completion of the course and passing the IELTS test: Objective IELTS Intermediate Student's Book with CD ROM by Michael Black Publication Date: 11 May 2006 | ISBN-10: 0521608821 | ISBN-13: 978-0521608824 (CUP) £22.64 (from Amazon) / Check Your English Vocabulary for IELTS: Essential words and phrases to help you maximise your IELTS score - by Rawdon Wyatt. Publication Date: 19 Jan 2012 | ISBN-10: 1408153939 | ISBN-13: 978-1408153932 | Edition: 3rd Revised edition. £6.99 (from Amazon) Visit Amazon's Rachael Roberts Page