IELTS Preparation: Semi-Intensive

Course Aims and Objectives

To develop students` levels of English in the areas of writing, reading, speaking and listening in order to assist them in achieving the best possible IELTS result.

Skills Covered


  • Punctuation
  • Sentence structure for description, cause and effect, chronology
  • Paragraph structure
  • Essay structure for opinions, comparison and contrast, arguments
  • Paraphrasing and summarizing
  • Understanding graphs and charts


  • Future
  • Relative clauses
  • Reason/result
  • Conditionals
  • Modals
  • Passive voice

Reading and Listening

  • Skimming and scanning (reading only)
  • For details and for main ideas
  • For prediction
  • For inference - reading between lines
  • Vocabulary acquisition


  • Expressing opinions, agreeing and disagreeing, expressing surprise and shock,
  • prioritizing, giving a two minute talk
  • Discussion techniques

IELTS Preparation

  • Practice IELTS questions
  • Mock test
  • Strategies and familiarization with IELTS exam format
  • Skills required for efficient reading, listening, writing and speaking


Regular assignments/tests and class participation will be assessed. A mock IELTS test will be held at the end of the course. A report and certificate will be issued at the completion of the course. The course will be based on weekly themes: space, environment, interpersonal intelligences, career, crime and punishment, globalization, alternative medicine, technology, computing, advertising.