General Education Program
General Education Programs
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a test that measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work in environments where English is used as a language of communication. The IELTS preparation course is designed to help people improve their performance in the IELTS exam, which is an internationally recognized qualification. This course assists the trainee in acquiring the required band for study (band 5).
Course is for a duration of 36 hours.
Extracting information from texts of varying lengths, such as university lectures, radio interviews, radio documentaries and conversations. Learning what information to look for and what to exclude.
Skimming and scanning for general or specific information (data, statistics, facts). Processing information from academic and authentic sources (magazines, journals, internet). Logical organization of information.
Interpreting and comparing data. Describing tables, objects, graphs and processes. Stating and developing arguments and opinions. Problem solving. Presenting information logically, coherently and cohesively. Paragraph mapping. Sequencers and signaling devices. Proof–reading and editing work as part of drafts.
Providing information in a formal interview context. Giving an extended talk on a given topic. Taking part in a formal discussion. Giving a formal presentation or report.
Language required for describing graphs and diagrams including comparatives and superlatives, and the passive voice. Develop vocabulary connected with the most common IELTS topics, such as the environment, science and technology, health, energy, education, transport, the arts, media, and urbanization.