IELTS Test Preparation Course
Provide comprehensive English language training to prepare the language learner with the essential test taking and language skills and confidence to achieve an academic score of 6.5 to 7 in the IELTS.
IELTS Test Preparation Course + support and direct transfer to our partner institutions.
The base of this course is English Communication with extra IELTS test training inside the program to help students achieve their desired IELTS Test Scores.
38 Lessons/week (30 hours/week)
The IELTS test was introduced in 1989 to assess "whether candidates are ready to train in the medium of English". It is now recognized by Canadian universities, government agencies and employers around the globe. The exam is taken by over 1,000,000 people every year.
IELTS classes focus on: test question analysis, timed practice to increase skill fluency as well as accuracy, grammar and vocab as pertains specifically to IELTS writing and speaking, test-taking strategies (such as prediction, using context clues, inference, etc.); English Communication classes to improve your real-world English to help you AFTER you pass your test!
This program is a 12 week program with monthly start dates.The practice component is offered at BEC along with weekly practice tests so students are able to see their progress through the course. The official testing is offered at an Official IELTS Test facility. (The closest testing facility for BEC-Rocky Mountains is in Calgary)
The Test Format
There are four sub-tests, or modules, to the IELTS test:
Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.
The course includes lessons that are speciﬁc to the IELTS test, the four components, key exam strategies, plus our English Communication portion, that also covers Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing skills.
All areas complementing each other to improve your scores and English ability.
|July 2, 8, 15, 22, 29
||July 7, 14, 21, 28
|Aug. 5, 6, 12, 19, 26
(Aug. 5 Rocky Mountains no lessons)
||Aug. 4, 5, 11, 18, 25
(Aug. 4 Rocky Mountains no lessons)
IELTS Test Preparation Program & University Pathways Brochure
1 Week Schedule
|8:45 - 9:30
||GE Lesson 1
||GE Lesson 9
||GE Lesson 13
||GE Lesson 21
||GE Lesson 25
|9:30 - 10:15
||GE Lesson 2
||GE Lesson 10
||GE Lesson 14
||GE Lesson 22
||GE Lesson 26
|15 Minute Break
|10:30 - 11:15
||GE Lesson 3
||GE Lesson 11
||GE Lesson 15
||GE Lesson 23
||GE Lesson 27
|11:15 - 12:00
||GE Lesson 4
||IELTS (Computer) Lesson 12
||GE Lesson 16
||IELTS (Computer) Lesson 24
||GE Lesson 28
|40 Minute Break
|12:40 - 13:25
||GE Lesson 5
||GE Lesson 17
||GE Lesson 29
|13:25 - 14:10
||GE Lesson 6
||GE Lesson 18
||IELTS (Computer) Lesson 30
|15 Minute Break
|14:25 - 15:10
||GE Lesson 7
||GE Lesson 19
||FREE -NO CLASSES
|15:10 - 15:55
||IELTS (Computer) Lesson 8
||IELTS (Computer) Lesson 20
||FREE -NO CLASSES
Note: GE = General English/ English Communication. The computer based lesson times are put in this schedule as example times and will be scheduled at
different times depending on the class. Each lesson is 45 minutes long. The BEC-Rocky Mountains schedule is different in 2013.
We are correlating the skills essential in the benchmarks performance indicators to the IELTS band scores in each of the four skill areas. The major focus will be on preparing the learners for an IELTS band score of at least 6.5 to 7 or higher.
Provide comprehensive English language training to prepare the language learner with the essential test taking and language skills and confidence to achieve an academic score of 6.5 to 7 and higher in IELTS.
• To provide ample strategic opportunities to listen to and speak on the themes listed in the IELTS syllabus
• To acquire a broad range of English vocabulary based on real life
• To study relevant themes
• To develop a sound knowledge of English grammar
• To develop effective writing and reading skills
• To maximize the English language learning experience in an English speaking community
• To acquire necessary academic study skills that will further the learners ability to succeed in IELTS
• To prepare for the IELTS examination by practicing taking tests and preparing learners for all 4 IELTS skill areas in the academic stream.
• To help the learner gain the confidence to use English for academic purposes
To join the IELTS Test Preparation course, students must have a minimum BEC Level 3. Students that do not meet this minimum level will be moved to the English Communication program 38 lessons/week (30 hours/week).
Please click here to see the BEC Levels and level comparisons with well-known test levels.
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