English for IELTS (5 weeks)- Exam Preparation Course
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English for IELTS (5 weeks)- Exam Preparation Course

English for IELTS (5 weeks)- Exam Preparation Course

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TELC UK English Language School in North London

349C High Road

London, United Kingdom

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English for IELTS- exam preparation course

Start: 15/11/2016     End: 16/12/2016

Length: 5 weeks

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays

Time: 6pm-8:30pm (18:00-20:30)

Total number of hours: 25 hours

9 Students in class

The IELTS preparation course at TELC UK allows you to:

  • learn and use exam strategies and techniques to help you achieve your best score;
  • take practice exam papers to experience an IELTS test under exam conditions and become familiar with the format of the exam;
  • practise and develop your overall skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking – the importance of reading skills, writing skills and analytical thinking are emphasised as these skills are not only key to success in the IELTS test, but are also important for students who want to continue their studies at university in the UK;
  • receive constructive feedback to increase your chances of success;

Material: text books, audio-visual materials, and sample examination papers.

Minimum Level: Upper-intermediate (or successful completion of our intermediate General English course)

Objectives: Our IELTS preparation course prepares students for all four parts of the IELTS examination, precisely:

Reading

  • recognise the different types of questions asked in IELTS tests
  • predict main ideas from titles and visual aids
  • use skimming and scanning to identify gist and details
  • identify and summarise the main ideas in various types of texts
  • determine the meaning of unknown words from the context
  • recognise a writer’s views or claims and their implications
  • answer a variety of question types found in IELTS reading tests
  • complete a reading test in the allotted time

Writing

  • analyse IELTS questions and respond appropriately
  • organise and present information in a coherent way
  • use appropriate language and vocabulary for specific tasks
  • use a variety of sentence patterns with grammatical accuracy
  • summarise the main ideas of various types of texts
  • develop an argument and support it in a structured essay
  • identify implications and propose solutions
  • edit written work
  • complete the test tasks within the required time limits

Listening

  • recognise the format and question patterns in an IELTS listening test
  • use a variety of techniques to respond appropriately to IELTS listening test questions
  • identify the main ideas of an aural text
  • identify specific information and roles of speakers
  • identify numbers, dates, time, letters, etc. correctly
  • understand the implications of information provided in aural texts
  • accurately transfer information gathered from listening to written answers within the set time limit

Speaking


  • recognise the different sections and requirements of the IELTS speaking test
  • introduce self and converse confidently on a topic, for example, family, hobbies, or work
  • give a talk based on a personal topic
  • give an opinion and justify it
  • speculate about general topics
  • answer questions fluently and with clear pronunciation
  • use appropriate stress, intonation and speed patterns in their conversation
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