Minimum Course Length
Gain fluency and an IELTS qualification to help you succeed at both work and university level.
30 lessons per week (22.5 hours)
45 minutes per lesson
Intermediate - B1
17 in low season
16 in high season
Mon - Fri 9.00 - 15.00 - all year round
(in summer, classes begin at 8:30 and timetables are adjusted)
A Cambridge IELTS qualification is a great option for anyone wishing to gain a respected certificate which is accepted internationally. IELTS is widely recognise by over 10,000 organisations worldwide, including schools, universities, employers, immigration authorities and professional bodies. Having this certificate confirms that your English skills are sufficient to live, work and study in an English speaking environment.
If your written and spoken English is currently at a B1 level or higher, then this IELTS preparation course will be a great study option for you. Over the 6 weeks, you will develop all of your English skills — reading, writing, listening and speaking. You will build on your existing knowledge of vocabulary and grammar, and you will study language which is useful for both academic and professional settings.
The IELTS examination has been developed by some of the world’s leading experts in language assessment. The exam is different from other exams you may know as there are no pass or fails. In IELTS, you are simply graded on a scale that goes from 1 to 9 on each part of the exam, which gives you an overall score. Some educational organisations might require your overall average score, while other institutions might require a specific score in one paper - they may require a higher writing score, for example.
This in-depth IELTS course is 6 weeks in duration, with 30 lessons (22.5 hours) per week. If you are a busy student or professional who want to dedicate themselves to improving their English over a short comprehensive period of study, this course is perfect for you. Book today to start your learning journey to success!
Another reason to book with us today is that Galway Cultural Institute is an authorised IELTS English Testing venue. So you can take your IELTS exam here at your own school in Salthill. Remember, we are the only English language school in Galway which is an IELTS testing venue.
The primary objective for this course is to fully prepare you for every aspect of the IELTS examination: reading, writing, listening comprehension and speaking. Your teachers will give you a high-level of support and individual feedback, which will ensure you will have a deep understanding of your strengths and areas for improvement. You will become an expert on the exam structure and the best techniques to pass the exam.
During this exam preparation course, students will:
This IELTS exam preparation programme will take you through a detailed programme of class work, exam practice and home study tasks. You will see your English skills improve over the 6 weeks, and your teachers will give you feedback on a regular basis. Our teachers are ready to help you achieve greater levels of success, this is evidenced by the extensive successful pass rate of GCI candidates.
In your 6 week course, you will have time for an in-depth study of grammar and vocabulary. You will be completely ready for all four papers of the IELTS exam: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. There is special attention paid to the structure of the exam. You will have home study tasks which help you to repeat and review what you have studied in class. Throughout this specialised preparation course, you will notice how much your skills improve.
When you arrive you will receive:
Of course you will also complete many exam practice activities and complete sample papers. You will have the chance to do a mock exam, an exam under the real exam conditions. Your teachers will always use tasks which are designed to be similar to the exam structure. You will learn such a lot on this course - grammar, extensive vocabulary, practical exam skills in addition to everything there is to know about the IELTS exam!
If you are hoping to upskill either your professional or academic life, book with us today to start improving your future immediately.
Synonyms and Collocations
Giving personal information
Listening: Sentence completion
Labelling a diagram
|Review of the week|
Listening: Multiple choice & Topic discussion
Writing: Describing data presented as a pie chart.
|Listening Task: Completing notes|
Vocabulary: Units of measurement.
Individual topics practice
Reading Task (Yes/No/Not given tasks)
Essay structure & organisation
Defining and non-defining clauses
Adjectives with multiple meanings
Multiple choice & Topic discussion
Locating information; Multiple-choice & Topic discussion
Word building & Speaking practice
Clarifying & giving examples
Adjective + Noun Collocations
|Speaking exam practice:|
Discussions & language for expressing agreement.
|Course Start Date||Exam Date|
|10 Sept 2018||20 Oct 2018|