IELTS – British Council

(International English Language Testing System)
(get ready for a higher education environment)

The IELTS Academic test measures whether you have the level of English language proficiency needed for an academic, higher education environment. It reflects some of the features of academic language and assesses whether you are ready to begin studying or training.

About IELTS Test
(Duration: 2 hours and 45 minutes.)

Format: There are four sections to the test: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. When you book your IELTS test with the British Council, the test will take place in an official British Council IELTS test centre.

Your Speaking test may be offered on the same day as the other sections of the test, or up to a week before or after. You will receive notification in advance if your Speaking test is on a different day to your main test day.

IELTS Preparation  Course Outline (Upper Intermediate)


Aims of the course:

  • To prepare the students for Abroad Study / Immigration
  • To assist the students to communicate more effectively and confidently in a variety of settings

Learning Outcomes:

  • SPEAKING: give a presentation; participate in an interview; participate in a group discussion; carry out goods and services transactions; report information, events and activities.
  • LISTENING: Listen critically; listen for a more detailed understanding of the text; extract key points from an oral account; interpret context in conversation.
  • READING: read critically; read intensively; demonstrate more advanced dictionary skills; demonstrate speed reading skills.

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