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.
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
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.
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