United States of America
Students will learn the format and proven strategies to maximize their English proficiency on the IELTS exam.
Scoring rubrics for speaking and writing will be thoroughly explained and analyzed. A large amount of practice material will be at the students disposal. Listening strategy and practice exams will be provided. Reading strategy will be carefully explained in regards to each of the question types. Writing essays will be painstakingly dissected and analyzed in accordance with the scoring rubric. Speaking "mock" exams will be given, analyzed and scored.
Lesson 1-Listening format and strategy. Answer sheet guidelines. Practice tests will be assigned.
Lesson 2-Reading format and strategy. "Headings" questions explained and strategized.
Lesson 3-Reading questions strategy. "True/False/Not Given", "Fill-in-the-blank", "Mix and Match" questions explained and strategized.
Lesson 4-Writing Task 1 practice essay analyzed and scored. Appropriate writing format discussed.
Lesson 5-Writing Task 2 practice essay analyzed and scored. Appropriate writing formats discussed
Lesson 6-Speaking scoring rubric analyzed. Practice questions to illustrate scoring points.
Lesson 7-Complete "mock" speaking test with critique and score.
Lesson 8-Task 1 and Task 2 Writing essays edited and scored.
Lesson 9-Complete "mock" speaking test with critique and score.
Lesson 10-Open - depending on needs of individual student.