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Qualification:
 
Starts:
2017/2018 
Weeks:
12 
Days:
TBA 
Type:
Evening Course 
Study Mode
Part-Time 
Assessment:
Exams 
Level:
Area:
Other 
Course Code:
CDXLS1A 
 
Entry Requirements
  • IELTS Certificate (or equivalent) at B1 level
  • Strong desire to achieve a high score in IELTS exams


 
 

IELTS

You will develop advanced knowledge of the language, preparing for the IELTS examination necessary to enter universities. This course is equivalent to the Council of Europe Language B1 / B2. This is a full fee course with no fee remission, fees are payable on a weekly basis.


About the Course

The Intensive IELTS sessions are designed to help you improve your speaking and listening, reading and writing skills as well as improving your exam technique. You will study a variety of relevant topics and build on your knowledge of grammar in order to improve your IELTS score.


You will attend 2 classes per week in addition to your General English classes and will be required to study outside of the classroom too.

You will be able to focus on developing one or all of your skills depending on your requirements, and will be tested accordingly to identify your current strengths and weaknesses.

Please note that classes will include students of mixed ability levels.

Timetable
General English: Monday – Friday; 9am - 12.15pm
Skills Development: Monday - Thursday 1pm -2.30pm
Intensive English:  Wednesdays and Fridays 2.45pm – 4.15pm

Course Dates/Expenses
                                                                                              Overseas      Europe                                                                                   
11th September 2017 - 22nd December 2017 (14 weeks)     £3,360          £2,940
8th January 2018 - 29th March 2018 (11 weeks)                    £2,640          £2,310
16 April 2018 - 29th June 2018 (10 weeks)                            £2,400          £2,100

 



Key Units

Intermediate Level

  • Take part in a conversation about work, school, and leisure
  • Deal with situations when travelling
  • Talk about topics of personal interest
  • Describe experiences, events, hopes and ambitions

Upper Intermediate Level
  • Understand ideas in complex texts including technical discussions
  • Communicate with reasonable fluency
  • Produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of topics
  • Describe your view point giving advantages and disadvantages



Entry Requirements

  • IELTS Certificate (or equivalent) at B1 level
  • Strong desire to achieve a high score in IELTS exams



Assessment

  • Continuous assessment, e.g. end of unit / end of term assessment
  • 1 to 1 speaking practice included in the course

Please note that this course does not offer an IELTS examination. You will need to register with an accredited IELTS examination centre on your own initiative.


Where does this Lead

Hard working students should expect to improve their IELTS by 0.5 for every three months of study. For example, a student studying hard for six months could improve from IELTS 5.0 to 6.0 and access university.


Future Opportunities

This course is aimed at students looking to enter universities or needing IELTS qualifications to confirm their level of English on an international scale.


Extra Costs

As part of our social programme a small fee (£5 - £10) may be charged for specific activities in and outside Sheffield.


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