IELTS and PTE Preparation

CRICOS Course Code: 0101702

IELTS/PTE assesses the English language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is the main language. It is recognised by higher education providers, governments and employers all over the world.

Course Details

  • Prepares you for the IELTS or PTE test
  • Develop your test taking technique, grammar, academic writing, reading, listening and speaking skills
  • Weekly practice tests conducted in real test conditions
  • Get tips and strategies with helpful insights, giving you the best chance to reach your goals
  • Receive regular personal feedback and help with improving weaknesses
  • Have access to counselling with teachers to advance your learning quickly

This course prepares you to successfully participate in the IELTS and PTE tests.

With lots of strategies and hints for success, it will teach you how to:

  • Listen carefully and take useful notes
  • Express ideas and opinions, seek clarification, pronounce certain words and other speaking strategies
  • Speed read, understand diagrams, analyse research, interpret questions and other reading strategies
  • Clearly structure and write answers, use correct grammar and other writing strategies

Sample Timetable

Sample Weekly Timetable 
Day Program: 22.5 hours per week (20 contact teaching hours + 2.5 hours of optional classes)

  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday   Friday 
Lesson 1
8:30 – 10:00

 Listening:
Making and analysis of answers

 Reading:
Locating information
in a paragraphs
 Writing: 
Finding mistakes &
Self-correction

Listening:
Discuss strategies/
practice

Practice Test
Reading
Listening

 10:00-10:15  Morning Break      
Lesson 2 10:15-11:45  Writing
Error analysis
& extra practice
Vocabulary
Key vocabulary &
collocation
Writing
Improving
paragraphs
Grammar
Complex grammar
structures
Practice Test
Writing
Speaking
 11:45 – 12:30 Lunch      
 Lesson 3
12:30 – 13:30
Reading
Matching paragraphs
& texts
Speaking
Overview &
practice
Vocabulary
Town & Country
Speaking
Tips & tricks
Weekly Review
Feedback
Lesson 4
13:45 – 14:35 
  Optional Class
Active Listening
Optional Class
Fluency Practice
Optional Class
Pronunciation Clinic
 

Entry Requirements

  • IELTS 4.5 (or equivalent) OR
  • PTE 30 – 36 (or equivalent) OR
  • Successful completion of the UEC placement test

2021 Session Dates

1 February, 8 March, 12 April, 17 May, 21 June, 26 July, 30 August, 5 October*, 8 November and 13 December**

 

*Tuesday start date due to a public holiday.

**Includes 1 week UEC Christmas holiday.