IELTS preparation courses vary in length from between one to four weeks, depending on the individual needs of clients. Typically, you will receive 25 – 30 hours tuition per week based on official IELTS course material, covering the four key skills: reading, reading, listening speaking. Besides these core skills, you will also thoroughly familiarise yourself with the examination format, develop exam strategies, and undergo mock examinations in preparation for the real thing. Courses are usually residential; however, clients can of course arrange their own accommodation.
Significant discounts are available for clients who wish to study on a two-to-one basis or as part of a small group. Tuition is also available on a two-to-one basis for clients who would like to study with a friend or colleague. Studying with a peer can make revision more enjoyable and help with motivation. It can also help reduce the overall cost of the course per person.
The main objective of the training is to help students gain the necessary strategies, skills and knowledge required to pass the IELTS exam at the required level. Besides identifying specific language needs, the main aims and objectives are to provide clients with:
The nearest IELTS test centre to Broadstairs is in Chauser College , Canterbury, Kent. If you would like to sit the exam immediately after completing the course of study, please book your test several weeks in advance as the available spaces are often filled a month ahead. For clients who opt for a residential course, transport to and from the test centre is provided free of charge.