Improve your English and prepare for tests, such as IELTS reading, writing, speaking and listening, with the free online course “Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests“. Anyone thinking about taking an English language test, such as IELTS, will find this course particularly useful, but all English language learners will benefit from the tips and advice given in the course.
Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests Course Content
The course focuses on the IELTS test (International English Language Testing System). IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test for higher education and global migration. IELTS is accepted by over 9,000 organizations worldwide including universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies. Over 2.2 million IELTS tests were taken globally last year.
This course will take you through each stage of the IELTS test — reading, writing, speaking and listening. At each stage there will be advice from our video tutor and a team of experienced IELTS educators. You will also be asked to share your experiences, tips and opinions with other learners.
By the end of the Understanding IELTS course, you will:
- Be familiar with all parts of the IELTS test;
- Have some useful tips to help you achieve your IELTS goals;
- Understand how the IELTS test is assessed;
- Have an opportunity to have your written and spoken English assessed by other learners.
The course is aimed at non-native English speakers at around intermediate level (approximately B1 on the CEFR) or above.
Summary of Main Course Features
- Educator: Chris Cavey
- Publisher: British Council
- Duration: 6 weeks x 2 hours per week
- Start Date: 25 April 2016
- Certificates available