IELTS Test Preparation

The IELTS test is recognised by British and Australian universities for admissions. It is also becoming more accepted by institutions in the United States.

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The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a test that measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work in environments where English is used as a language of communication. The IELTS test score is recognised as a proof of English language proficiency requirement for admissions by British and Australian universities. It has also become more acceptable by institutions of higher learning in the United States.

Programme Structure

The IELTS Test Preparation Programme at ELS has a focused approach for students to achieve the best results from the test. The programme covers the following skills and strategies:

  • Test structure, types and styles of questions
  • Test directions and time management for different sections of the test
  • Listening and reading strategies for speedy comprehension
  • Speaking strategies to respond appropriately in the oral interview
  • Writing strategies to fulfill the actual examination requirements
Duration:
  • 4-day (16 hours) workshop OR
  • 4-week (32 hours) programme
Objectives
  • Understand the composition and expectation of the IELTS listening, reading, writing and speaking sections of the test
  • Develop IELTS-specific listening strategies
  • Respond fluently and accurately using correct pronunciation and range of vocabulary in the oral interview
  • Improve general reading skill as well as IELTS reading strategies
  • Identify question types that accompany reading passages
  • Plan and write a good essay in the style that IELTS demands
  • Improve the previous IELTS score
Pre-requisites

There is no pre-requisite to enroll in the IELTS Test Preparation Programme at ELS. However, as the programme is best suited for students with an intermediate or higher level of English proficiency, we recommend that students should:

  • Complete at least the ELS Certified Intensive English Programme (CIEP) Level 106 (or equivalent) to perform well in the IELTS test.
    OR
  • Sit for the ELS Placement Test to determine the proficiency level before undertaking the programme
Maximum Class Size

20 students per class

 

Session Dates

  • 5 Sep 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
  • 4 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
  • 31 Oct 2016 - 25 Nov 2016
  • 28 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
  • 3 Jan 2017 - 27 Jan 2017
  • 6 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
  • 6 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
  • 3 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
  • 2 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
  • 29 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
  • 3 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
  • 31 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
  • 4 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
  • 2 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
  • 30 Oct 2017 - 24 Nov 2017
  • 27 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017