IELTS Preparation Course



In this advanced-level course, you will work on the English language skills that are covered by the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – reading, writing, listening and speaking. Course instruction focuses on the specific elements that are tested by the IELTS, as detailed below.

Reading

  • Practice general reading skills such as skimming for the main ideas, scanning for specific information, and recognizing arguments, opinions and inferences
  • Learn to identify text structure and the organization of ideas in paragraphs
  • Review the different IELTS question types, including multiple choice, matching, sentence completion, information transfer and gap-fill

Writing

  • Learn how to improve idea organization and how to present your point of view with supporting evidence
  • Practice the appropriate format for formal correspondence
  • Work on interpreting graphical information

Speaking

  • Develop strategies for expressing your opinion on abstract topics and speaking at length
  • Work on pronunciation issues such as stress, rhythm and intonation
  • Conduct extensive practice

Listening

  • Practice general listening skills, including identifying the main idea and listening for specific information
  • Study and review effective note-taking
  • Cover the different types of listening comprehension questions, such as multiple choice, matching, sentence completion, information transfer and gap-fill

For all sections you will practice time management, as well as work on specific strategies for coping with the IELTS experience.

Schedule

This class meets Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 8:20 p.m.

Refund Policy

Our refund policy is as follows:

  • 100 percent tuition refund if you withdraw by 5 p.m. of the fifth business day of the program
  • 50 percent tuition refund if you withdraw by 5 p.m. of the 10th business day of the program
  • No tuition refund if you withdraw after 5 p.m. of the 10th business day of the program

Note that all application, registration and deposit fees are nonrefundable.

Costs

Tuition: $950
Nonrefundable registration fee: $45
TOTAL $995

Note: Fees subject to change