In completing this course you should feel more prepared to take the IELTS

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yourself with an IELTS-style practice test for each skill. In completing this course, you should feel more prepared to take the IELTS Academic test. SYLLABUS IELTS Academic Test Preparation TIME PER WEEK 5-10 hours per week COURSE DURATION 8 weeks COURSE TEAM Iain Mathieson (Course Team Lead) Martin Dutton (Listening) Megan Yucel (Reading) Stephen Walker (Writing) Philippa Coleman (Speaking) IELTSx Syllabus Page 1 of 4
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Unit 1 Facts about the Listening Test What the Listening Test Assesses Listening for the Main Idea Listening for Factual Information Understanding Speakers’ Agreement Following Academic Explanation Understanding Speakers’ Responses and Attitudes Unit 2 Listening Strategies Before Listening: Using Audio Instructions and Predicting While Listening: Being Ready to Hear and Listening While Reading After Listening: Checking and Transferring Answers Unit 3 Conversation - Section 1 Multiple Choice Questions Skills: Listening for Synonyms of Keywords Form Completion Skills: Predicting the Type of Answer Skills: Listening for Numbers Matching Skills: Identifying Paraphrases LISTENING Unit 4 Talk - Section 2 Short Answer Questions Skills: Understanding the Question Labelling a Diagram, Plan or Map Skills: Following the Speaker Table Completion Skills: Money, Numbers and ‘s’ Unit 5 Academic Discussion - Section 3 Sentence Completion Classification Skills: Recognising Speakers Skills: Recognising Opinion and Attitude Unit 6 Academic Monologue - Section 4 Notes Completion Listening for Signpost Language Unit 7 Listening Practice Test COURSE OUTLINE LEARNING OBJECTIVES In this course you will: learn about the IELTS test procedure and format learn useful test-taking strategies and skills for the IELTS Academic Tests practise and develop skills and strategies by completing IELTS-style practice tests in reading, listening, speaking and writing develop your reading, writing, listening and speaking English skills IELTSx Syllabus Page 2 of 4
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