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IELTS Exam Preparation Course (Lisbon)

The aim of this course is to prepare students, who want to study/work abroad and wish to sit the academic module of the IELTS examination. The course concentrates on strategy training, exam familiarisation, and the development of necessary reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. You will be assessed through mock exam practice and will receive advice on how to maximise your performance.

The minimum language level will be equivalent to Council of Europe B1 (placement test is required).

Course content
Developing speaking, writing, listening and reading skills. Goals include:

  • Making your ideas clear, exploring the themes, giving two sides of an argument
  • Speculating and extending a conversation
  • Writing a summary: Selecting and illustrating the main points
  • Listening for specific information: Predicting what type of words are needed
  • Identifying main and supporting ideas in a text: Understanding paragraph structure

Exam preparation

  • Training on the content and format of exam papers:
  • Timed exam practice from past papers
  • Detailed feedback about your written work
  • Understanding the exercise types
  • Analysing questions
  • Time management
  • Tips on good exam practice
  • Personalised guidance, and recommendations from the trainer
  • Practice activities to do at home with feedback from the trainer
  • Access to all the IELTS study materials available in the British Council library

Course dates:
January 2019: 08, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31
February 2019: 05, 07, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
March 2019: 07, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28
April 2019: 02

Times: 19:00-22:00

Course duration: 24 hour

For more information on this course you can contact: secretaria.lisboa@pt.britishcouncil.org

Posted on 07 January 2019
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