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IELTS Intensive Course

IELTS Intensive Course

Course Details

Duration:
40 hours

Days and times:

  • Weekdays: Monday to Thursday, 2 hours/day
    (4:30 to 6:30 pm OR 07:00 to 09:00 pm) OR
  • Weekends: Friday and Saturday, 4 hours/day
    (4:30 to 9:00 pm with a 30 min break)

Capacity
24 Participants per group

Cost:
NZD $999 Including GST.

Trainers:
Highly qualified, experienced and internationally certified IELTS/English language teachers

Starting date(s):
Every week

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IELTS Intensive Course

Overall Structure of IELTS Intensive Course:

Weekdays: (Duration: 4 Weeks)

4 Week Course
(Weeks A-D)
Week AWeek BWeek CWeek D
MondayListening (Part 1)Speaking (Part 1)Writing (Part 1)Reading (Part 1)
TuesdayListening (Part 2)Speaking (Part 2)Writing (Part 2)Reading (Part 2)
WednesdayListening (Part 3)Speaking (Part 3)Writing (Part 3)Reading (Part 3)
ThursdayListening (Part 4)Speaking (Part 4)Writing (Part 4)Reading (Part 4)
     

 

Weekends: (Duration: 4 Weeks)

4 Week Course
(Weeks A-D)
Week AWeek BWeek CWeek D
FridayWriting (Part 1)
Writing (Part 2)
Reading (Part 1)
Reading (Part 2)
Listening (Part 1)
Listening (Part 2)
Speaking (Part 1)
Speaking (Part 2)
SaturdayWriting (Part 3)
Writing (Part 4)
Reading (Part 3)
Reading (Part 4)
Listening (Part 3)
Listening (Part 4)
Speaking (Part 3)
Speaking (Part 4)
     

Weekdays: (Duration: 4 Weeks)

Monday

Week A
Listening (Part 1)

Week B
Speaking (Part 1)

Week C
Writing (Part 1)

Week D
Reading (Part 1)

Tuesday

Week A
Listening (Part 2)

Week B
Speaking (Part 2)

Week C
Writing (Part 2)

Week D
Reading (Part 2)

Wednesday

Week A
Listening (Part 3)

Week B
Speaking (Part 3)

Week C
Writing (Part 3)

Week D
Reading (Part 3)

Thursday

Week A
Listening (Part 4)

Week B
Speaking (Part 4)

Week C
Writing (Part 4)

Week D
Reading (Part 4)



Weekends: (Duration: 4 Weeks)

Friday

Week A
Writing (Part 1)
Writing (Part 2)

Week B
Reading (Part 1)
Reading (Part 2)

Week C
Listening (Part 1)
Listening (Part 2)

Week D
Speaking (Part 1)
Speaking (Part 2)

Saturday

Week A
Writing (Part 3)
Writing (Part 4)

Week B
Reading (Part 3)
Reading (Part 4)

Week C
Listening (Part 3)
Listening (Part 4)

Week D
Speaking (Part 3)
Speaking (Part 4)

Course Content

ModuleContent
WritingTask 1 and Task 2 preparation for both the General Training (GT) and Academic (AC) IELTS tests

Task 1 General Training (GT):
Structure and language features
Types of letters: formal, informal, semi-formal

Task 1 Academic (AC):
Structure and language features
Types of tasks: graphs, charts, tables, procedures

Task 2 (GT and AC):
Structure and language features

Essay Types:
Argumentative, discussion, problem-solution

Tips and strategies:
Practice writing tests every week with detailed feedback from teachers
More than 15 practice questions with sample answers

ReadingStructure of the test

Reading Skills
Scanning, skimming, and reading intensively

Question Types
Multiple choice, short-answer, sentence completion, viewpoints, summary, diagrams, matching lists/phrases, etc.

Tips and strategies:
More than 15 practice reading exercises every week with suggested answers and feedback from teachers

ListeningStructure of the test

Identifying key words
Listening for details

Tips and strategies:
More than 10 practice listening exercises with suggested answers

SpeakingStructure of the test

Expanding answers
Organising ideas

Tips and strategies:
More than 15 practice speaking tests
Extra speaking activities to improve fluency and pronunciation

Module
Writing

Content
Task 1 and Task 2 preparation for both the General Training (GT) and Academic (AC) IELTS tests

Task 1 General Training (GT):
Structure and language features
Types of letters: formal, informal, semi-formal

Task 1 Academic (AC):
Structure and language features
Types of tasks: graphs, charts, tables, procedures

Task 2 (GT and AC):
Structure and language features

Essay Types:
Argumentative, discussion, problem-solution

Tips and strategies:
Practice writing tests every week with detailed feedback from teachers
More than 15 practice questions with sample answers

Module
Reading

Content
Structure of the test

Reading Skills
Scanning, skimming, and reading intensively

Question Types
Multiple choice, short-answer, sentence completion, viewpoints, summary, diagrams, matching lists/phrases, etc.

Tips and strategies:
More than 15 practice reading exercises every week with suggested answers and feedback from teachers

Module
Listening

Content
Structure of the test

Identifying key words
Listening for details

Tips and strategies:
More than 10 practice listening exercises with suggested answers

Module
Speaking

Content
Structure of the test

Expanding answers
Organising ideas

Tips and strategies:
More than 15 practice speaking tests
Extra speaking activities to improve fluency and pronunciation

By the end of the course you will:

  • Improve your chances of achieving your desired score
  • Have a thorough understanding of the structure of the IELTS test and what it is expected from you as a test candidate
  • Understand how each module is assessed for the General Training (GT) and Academic (AC) IELTS tests
  • Produce well-structured texts for both Task 1 and Task 2 in the Writing module of the test
  • Properly use basic reading skills to find answers in passages more quickly
  • Understand the different question types for the Reading section and how to approach them
  • Identify key words and listen for details in the Listening module of the test
  • Expand ideas and speak at length for the Speaking section of the test