Summer School IELTS preparation (B2 -> B2+)

General

Utrecht Summer School Cambridge English
Preparing for the IELTS exam? Do this efficiently in our IELTS preparation course. If you need to improve your score we can help you develop the skills you need. You learn about the set-up of the exam, practise test-taking strategies and develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills for the exam. IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System

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Learning goals

This training aims to help you improve your English skills and prepare you for the IELTS exam. If you need to improve your score we can help you develop the skills you need.

The course is suitable for people who have reached CEF-level B2 or higher.

The IELTS exam training focuses on:

  • listening (comprehension, supporting ideas, important details);
  • structure (revision of tenses, completing sentences and finding grammatical errors);
  • reading (main ideas, inferences, vocabulary);
  • writing (analysing exam questions, organising and developing ideas in standard English);
  • speaking (keeping up a conversation, language of discussion, vocabulary);
  • exam strategies (timing, avoiding misleading answers).

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Method

You learn about the set-up of the exam, practise test-taking strategies and develop your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills for the exam.

During the course we will work in groups, pairs and also do some tasks individually. This course also involves  self-study.

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Time Investment

  • Contact hours: 27
  • Hours of self study at the institute: 12
  • Homework: 11
  • Total study load: 50 hours

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Practical

The course is suitable for people who have reached CEF-level B2 or higher.

You are required to do a placement test. This test consists of two parts: multiple choice and writing. A teacher will assess your language skills. On the basis of your test result you will get an advice about which course is suitable for you.

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