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Intensive IELTS Programme

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English Language Course

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The Intensive academic programme is perfect for students who want to challenge themselves and are really serious about their study. The Programme: Improves the students’ fluency and reading/writing ability under pressure; and gives personal attention and quality feedback to the students. The Key Points of the Programme: The whole course is based on production. In other words, we invite you to speak to the subject when discussing essay topics, when you practice grammar actively and so on. We practice the IELTS interview through the easy steps of keep talking (part one), speaking personally with detail (part two) and addressing the topic directly (part three). After practicing the common sense strategies of doing the test, we focus on improving your “ear”. We provide lots of efficient short listening opportunities and full testing. We are in touch with changing reading formats and different question types from gist questions, to specific, to gap fills (cloze). Reading tests happen regularly and we insist that students are well prepared to gain maximum benefit from teaching time. We regularly improve a student two whole IELTS-points in writing. We know that true fluency comes from knowledge, so we cover at least 1001 academic words, the second 2,000 words of English with special learning techniques. We study, in a three-month program, all the structures of English whilst actively practicing them. Levels: Intermediate to Advanced (2 levels). Starts every Monday (unless Monday is a public holiday)

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