IELTS, the International English Language Testing System, is designed to assess the language competencies of candidates who seek to study or work where English is the language of communication. Subject content for this program is framed around IELTS testing.
Students study the four main skill areas:
• Listening – Speaking – Reading -Writing
Career Occupation* (if applicable)
Prospective students can provide an official IELTS test transcript or equivalent (minimum IELTS 3). Alternatively, an official IELTS practice test is used to determine proficiency and course placement.
Upon completion of this program, the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to have advanced their skills and knowledge in Listening, speaking, reading and writing in preparation for IELTS.
Method(s) of Evaluation*
Formative assessments are contained in the lessons. Summative assessments are based on the following criteria:
20% for attendance and participation (80% attendance is required)
20% for quizzes
20% for assignments
40% final exam
Students should achieve an overall average of 70% to advance to the next level and/or complete their program.
There is no graduation per se. Students need to fulfil 80% of the course for completion.
Variable (the total duration of the program is 520 hours; 260 hours per course, students may register anywhere from 4 weeks to 52 weeks)
2 to 4 hours per week
Required Course Materials
All learning materials are provided by the College. Class copies may be available.
List the titles of the courses in this program in the order they are provided and the hours of instruction allotted to each.
|Title of Course||# of Hours*|
|Test Preparation for IELTS – Complete course||520 hours|
|Test Preparation for IELTS – Upper level course||260 hours|
|Test Preparation for IELTS – Lower level course||260 hours|
Tuition Fee (Variable)
$1,889.00 per 1 month (full time) $950.00 per 1 month (part time)
$4,530.00 per 3 months (full time) $2,565.00 per 3 months (part time)
$8,500.00 per 6 months (full time) $4,248.00 per 6 months (part time)
The language programs that are longer than 6 months or for which tuition is CAD$4000 or over are protected by PTA. For more details please refer to http://www.