IELTS (International English Language Test) is a recognized English language test that is designed to benefit individuals that are migrating to English speaking countries. IELTS assesses English language proficiency, scoring each individual from 0 (did not attempt the test), to 9 (expert user) – See table. Our course is specifically designed to prepare those with an average band score of 5 – 7 to reach their desired score for immigration, academic or work services.
Our preparation course has been developed by experienced tutors and language specialists who have extensive experience in teaching IELTS. The advantages of undertaking our specialized course is that you can benefit from online live sessions which follows a structured study plan. This introduces you to the required text and working together to improve the use of language and boost exam success through textbooks, practice questions, mock tests and tutor support.
The course duration will be 15 weeks – 4 hours per week, and will cover reading, listening, writing and speaking skills for anyone who’s first language is not English (please see eligibility criteria for more information). Students will learn vital tips for the IELTS exam and will be provided with professional equipment and materials. This course will increase skillset and work prospects for anyone whose first language is not English and will provide them with all the tools needed to feel at ease working in an English-speaking country. Class groups will be determined by each participant’s level of English understanding in order for everyone in each group to be at the same level/band. Sessions will take place weekly on Microsoft Teams for a duration of 15 weeks, 4 hours per week and students will be studying in groups delivered by our friendly and fully-qualified teachers.
After completion of the course, you can expect to achieve your best possible IELTS results, be able to listen, read, write and speak with greater confidence, use a wider range of vocabulary and grammar in your day-to-day life, think critically and express your opinions in both written and spoken English, implement these strategies in to your daily life, and recognize areas of improvement. Participants will take part in regular examination practice, including homework and a mid-course full practice exam. Your supervisor will also provide correction and advice feedback in order for students to understand areas of improvement.
FREE for the first two weeks’ if enrolled before 20th June. Subject to terms and conditions. Please register at your earliest convenience to secure your place. Course includes access to all IELTS course materials, resources and live sessions through dedicated Microsoft Teams account, detailed end-of-course progress report, and support from staff and supervisors. The course is available throughout the year and can be taken multiple times until reaching desired score. Different materials will be studied in each period.
|Band score||Skill level||Description|
|Band 9||Expert user||You have a full operational command of the language. Your use of English is appropriate, accurate and fluent, and you show complete understanding|
|Band 8||Very good user||You have a fully operational command of the language with only occasional unsystematic inaccuracies and inappropriate usage. You may misunderstand some things in unfamiliar situations. You handle complex detailed argumentation well.|
|Band 7||Good user||You have an operational command of the language, though with occasional inaccuracies, inappropriate usage and misunderstandings in some situations. Generally you handle complex language well and understand detailed reasoning.|
|Band 6||Competent user||Generally, you have an effective command of the language despite some inaccuracies, inappropriate usage and misunderstandings. You can use and understand fairly complex language, particularly in familiar situations.|
|Band 5||Modest user||You have a partial command of the language, and cope with overall meaning in most situations, although you are likely to make many mistakes. You should be able to handle basic communication in your own field.|
|Band 4||Limited user||Your basic competence is limited to familiar situations. You frequently show problems in understanding and expression. You are not able to use complex language.|
|Band 3||Extremely user||You convey and understand only general meaning in very familiar situations. There are frequent breakdowns in communication.|
|Band 2||Intermitten user||You have great difficulty understanding spoken and written English.|
|Band 1||Non-user||You have no ability to use the language except a few isolated words.|
|Band 0||Did not attempt the test||You did not answer the questions.|