IELTS courses

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four or seven week, intensive IELTS preparation courses in central Birmingham.

** 2019/20 courses **

IELTS Aston University recommended Ideal for  IELTS candidates who need a Band 6.5 or above to:

The courses will help you achieve your best IELTS band score in the shortest possible time. All sessions are run by myself – Laura Plotnek-Jones – an experienced and qualified IELTS teacher.

COURSE LOCATION

Edgbaston Community Centre

The new teaching facilities at Edgbaston Community Centre

All IELTS preparation courses will now take place at Edgbaston Community Centre – a brand new training facility very close to Birmingham City Centre:

Edgbaston Community Centre
40 Woodview Drive
Birmingham
B15 2HU

The centre is within walking distance of Five Ways train station and is well served by a number of bus routes. It is approximately 25 minutes from Birmingham Bullring on foot.

2019/20 Course dates and times

All course sessions are run on Tuesdays from 09:30 am to 16:00 pm with a 30 minute break for lunch.

IELTS students who need a band 7 or above

My June 2018 cohort of IELTS students – what a lovely bunch!

A speaking assessment and interview will take place a week or two weeks before each course starts and a ull writing, reading and listening assessment will be provided for completion at home.

SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2019 4 WEEK IELTS COURSE

This course is ideal for candidates who are already at a band 6 or above but need to improve their exam technique and language to achieve their required result in the IELTS test.

Start date – Tuesday 24th September 2019.  End date – Tuesday 15th October 2019

Class times – Tuesdays from 9.30 to 16:00 for 4 consecutive weeks

Cost – £169 for the 4 Weeks (to include the pre-course assessment and all materials)

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NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2019 7 WEEK IELTS COURSE

This course is better suited to IELTS candidates who need more time to prepare for their exam. You will have more opportunity to develop your language skills and improve your exam technique with additional days in the classroom and homework.

Start date – Tuesday 5th November 2019.  End date – Tuesday 17th December 2019

Class times – Tuesdays from 9.30 to 16:00 for 7 consecutive weeks

Cost – £249 for the 7Weeks (to include the pre-course assessment and all materials)

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Pre-course assessment

Before the course starts, you will be asked to complete a pre-course assessment. This will comprise of an IELTS writing, reading and listening practice paper which you will complete at home. Following this, you will be invited to attend our centre to meet Laura, have an informal chat about the course and your requirements and complete a speaking test. The results of this assessment will help us plan the course exactly to your requirements.

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How much will the course cost?

Are there IELTS teachers in Birmingham?There are now two different course options:

  • 4 Week IELTS course – £169 per person
  • 7 Week IELTS  course – £249 per person

The prices above include all materials and marked homework. The fee is payable before the initial assessment date via Home English’s online booking system.

This fee does not include the examination cost. Visit a local IELTS test centre website for information on exam fees which cost approximately £150:

What will the course cover?

Depending on the requirements of the group and the length of the programe, the courses will cover:

A focus on the IELTS writing papers – Task 1 and Task 2

IELTS training centre Birmingham

And here’s my March 2016 students!

We will look at how to:

  • plan and structure perfect essays and reports
  • analyse and select the important information for Writing Part 1
  • organise and develop your ideas for Writing Part 2.
  • use the  grammar and vocabulary needed for the higher band scores

Succeeding in reading

How can you avoid running out of time in this challenging part of the exam? We will look at the invaluable techniques of scanning, skimming, reading in detail, summarising and paraphrasing to help you avoid this common problem. We will also provide you with a range of other useful tips to help you succeed.


Help with speaking and listening

button-3Invaluable techniques and useful language to help you through both of these papers plus one-to-one feedback on how you can maximise your speaking score.

Useful vocabulary and grammar

During each session, we will cover useful vocabulary and grammar structures relevant to the part of the exam we are working on.

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What level should I be?

To benefit from this course, your English should be at at least Upper Intermediate or Band 6.5 already. This is the equivalent of C1 on the CEFR scale.

 

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