The Cambridge IELTS courses offer a flexible and stimulating way of studying using authentic practice materials. Modules are broken down into learning ‘chunks’ so that learners can make best use of small blocks of time. The courses provide learners with the opportunity to improve their listening, reading, writing and speaking skills, while also enhancing their knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. The Cambridge IELTS courses provide learners with the best possible chance of succeeding in the IELTS test.
LEVELS: Intermediate to Advanced
The online self-study course provides practice activities for learners who are aiming for an IELTS band score of between 4.5 and 7.5. The first blended course is aimed at an IELTS 4.5 – 5.5 range and the second blended course is aimed at an IELTS 6.0 – 7.5 range. The courses are suitable for first time test takers as well as those who are repeating the test.
Learners should be able to apply the skills and strategies taught throughout the courses to successfully complete the IELTS test.
SUGGESTED HOURS OF LEARNING
The self-study course consists of the following:
In both blended courses, the main focus of the classroom component is on the productive skills writing and speaking) while the main focus of the online component is on the receptive skills (listening and reading). This format is flexible with various other combinations possible to suit the needs of individuals and organisations.
Blended (4.5 – 5.5)
The lower level blended course has been designed so that approximately 30% – 40% of the resources can be delivered in a classroom situation while 60% – 70% can be accessed online.
Blended(6.0 – 7.5)
In the second blended course, 25% – 30% of the resources have been designed to be delivered in a classroom situation while 70% – 75% of the resources are delivered online.