IELTS Exam Preparation Course

Accredited course - interview required.

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 196 Conc £No conc. Full £196

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Monday 09:30 - 12:00 15 MAC 25/02/2019 15/07/2019 LE250

What will the course cover?

In the Cambridge English First Certificate (FCE) exam there are four papers covering the four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. This 15-week course will help prepare students who wish to gain this internationally recognised qualification and demonstrate English language competance to live, work and study in an English-speaking country. The course covers all four papers with lots of practice to help you pass the FCE exam. It will help you focus on your exam techniques in addition to improving the specific language issues associated with FCE.

Who is the course for?

For anyone wishing to prepare for the Cambridge First Certificate in English examination. This is an ideal course for those wishing to live and work in the UK or another English-speaking country.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

You should already be at intermediate level or above before joining the course.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Be ready to sit the exam and achieve a Cambridge First Certificate in English.

How is the course organised?

It's a 15-week course and the classes are scheduled twice a week for a total of 5 hours (total 75 hours). Students will practise and hone their skills in exam techniques (by using past papers) and improve real life English language skills.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

Students will be given 2-3 hours homework every single week. Learners are also encouraged to immerse themselves in all aspects of British life to ensure maximum exposure to the English language.

How will my progress be assessed?

By the tutor in class, your contribution during the lessons and the results of tests and mock exams.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Enrol on a Skills for Life or other EFL course at the Adult Learning and Skills Service (ALSS), Further Education (FE) training or referral to job brokerage schemes or work.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

There is a course fee of £395 for 15 weeks (75 hours) which must be paid in full before the start of the course. There are no concessionary rates. Students need to bring their own lined paper or a notebook, a folder and a pen. Access and regular use of a dictionary and a thesaurus outside of class is highly recommended.

What support is available?

The class tutor is available to offer guidance and support throughout the course. Education and Training advice is also available through the on-site Information, Advice and Guidance service. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details are available in the ALSS prospectus or from teaching or reception staff.