IELTS Preparation Courses

This course will help you to achieve the IELTS score you need to gain entry into a UK university.

You will learn exam techniques and strategies as well as gaining a good understanding of the format of the exam.

Maximum class size 8.

The IELTS exam can be taken here in Plymouth.

Course aims

Exam practice

Writing – planning, organising your ideas, academic style, spelling, analysing and correcting mistakes, clarity and accuracy

Reading – a variety of text types and styles, global and specific understanding, reading speed, techniques for dealing with unknown vocabulary

Speaking – exam interview task practice for confidence, development of fluency, increased accuracy, better pronunciation

Listening – for gist, and specific information, exposure to authentic listenings and native speech

Examination content

Listening – Candidates are tested on their ability to understand main ideas, detailed factual information, opinions and attitude, purpose of an utterance and to follow the development of ideas.

Reading – Candidates are assessed on reading for gist, main ideas, detail, skimming, understanding logical argument, recognising writers’ opinions, attitudes and purpose.

Writing – Tasks include describing, summarising or explaining information from graphs, tables etc or stages in a process.

Speaking – Candidates answer general questions on familiar topics, prepare for and talk about a particular topic and then discuss related more abstract issues and ideas.

Course Prices

23 hours per week / £265 per week / £414 per week with accommodation

15 hours per per week (mornings only) / £200 per week / £354 per week with accommodation

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