Programme - IELTS

IELTS  SYLLABUS
Number of hours: 198 / The course consists of two semesters

IELTS exam course is based on the following topics:

VOCABULARY

1  Government
2  Immigration
3  Climate change
4  Employment/Work
5  Education
6  Family
7  Technology and Science/Information technology
8  Art/Films/Entertainment/Music
9  Advertising
10  Global problems
11  Crime and the Law
12  Environment
13  Leisure time
14  Home/Towns/Buildings
15  Health and the Body/Diet/Fitness
16  Food/Drink/Restaurants/Cooking
17  Money
18  History and Politics
19  Sport
20  Travel/Holidays
21  Business and Industry
22  Appearance and Clothes
23  Adjectives: -ing, -ed
24 Phrasal verbs
25  Idioms and Collocations

READING
Reading exam practice is based on the mentioned above grammar and vocabulary.
Candidates read three long texts and answer 40 questions.
The IELTS course exam practice consists of:
a) Academic module: exam practice is based on reading long texts - discursive, descriptive, factual and analytical.
b) General training module: exam practice is based on reading extracts from books, magazines, newspapers, advertisements, guidelines, company handbooks.
Examples of reading exam question types: true/false/not given, paragraph matching, gap-fills, jumbled sentences, multiple-choice or short answer questions.

LISTENING
Listening exam practice is based on the mentioned above grammar and vocabulary.
Listening part of the exam consists of four sections:
a) section 1 - conversation (social context)
b) section 2 - a monologue (everyday social situation)
c) section 3 - a conversation (educational or training context)
d) section 4 - a monologue (academic context)
Examples of listening exam question types: multiple choice and gap-fill.

WRITING
Writing exam practice is based on the mentioned above grammar and vocabulary.
Students need to practise writing tasks 1 and 2.    

a) Academic module:

Task 1 - students need to know how to describe, summarize or explain the information (e.g. percentage) in a given graph, chart or table.
Task 2 - students need to write an essay e.g. respond to an argument, problems or a point of view.    

b) General Training Module:

Task 1 - students need to know how to write a letter regarding a given situation or explain a given situation.
Task 2 - students need to write an essay e.g. respond to an argument, problems or a point of view.    

SPEAKING
Speaking exam practice is based on the mentioned above grammar and vocabulary.
Exam practice consists of three exam parts:
Part 1 - introduction and interview (familiar topics)
Part 2 - long-turn
Part 3 - discussion