English as a foreign language: Standard English Course + IELTS exam preparation

English as a foreign language: Standard English Course + IELTS exam preparation

On request
12 weeks
Part Time and Evening
7pm-9pm (2 evenings per week)
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

This Standard English course is perfect for improving your everyday English both written and spoken and focuses on practical communication skills with the emphasis on speaking, listening, pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. Reading and writing activities provide the student with opportunities to interact with other students. Vocabulary, idioms and grammar are practised in interesting and stimulating ways to achieve fluency. 

This class will also incorporate elements of the following points:

– linguistic skills improving pronunciation and building vocabulary
– active listening – concentrating on the necessary skills of note taking
– summarising information both oral and written
– social situations – relating to clients/colleagues socially, hosting receptions and discussing current topics.

For non-native speakers of the English language the IELTS test is the most effective and achievable way to gain access to UK and Irish university courses. The IELTS examination is a recognised measure of whether you are ready to study or train in the medium of English. It helps people improve job prospects or measure progress in English. In this course, you will learn skills, techniques and methods to get the highest mark possible in your IELTS exam. The examination consists of four papers: reading, writing, listening and speaking

CTA will help you to prepare and practise for the internationally recognised examination which benefits your academic studies or career. You will take a placement test on your first day to determine your class level. You will receive advice and guidance on the choice of appropriate examination for your level of English and your career objectives. You will complete sample examination papers under examination conditions to provide you with the best preparation possible.

At the end of your course, you will have the skills and knowledge to successfully complete each component of the IELTS examination.  

* These courses are subject to demand!



Day                 Time                                               Class

Wednesday  7:00pm – 9:00pm                           English –Intermediate level

Friday          7:00pm – 9:00pm                            English –Intermediate level