IELTS

Test Preparation | Age 13-18

Course Overview

Point Avenue's IELTS program prepares students for official language assessment by immersing students in the processes of interpersonal communication. This course develops students to be more fluent, coherent, and effective multi-skilled communicators by utilizing the four assessed IELTS skills as catalysts for language advancement. Enrollment Prerequisites

Completed ELA Intermediate or equivalent
IELTS band 5
TOEFL score of 60

Skills Acquired
Language proficiency requirements for undergraduate study
Academic vocabulary expansion
Grammatical proficiency and awareness
Listening efficacy & accuracy
Reading rate, accuracy, and critical comprehension
Speaking coherency & fluency
Writing efficacy, coherency, and cohesiveness
Interpersonal communication soft-skills

Continuation Roadmap & Options
SAT / ACT / SSAT

Diagnostic test registration

About this Course

  • 13-18 years old

  • 17 weeks

    4 hours / week

  • 48-68 hours

Course Objectives

  • IELTS 101 (Basic User): This is an introductory level course for beginner students who test between a band 5-6 on a diagnostic and who have a CEFR A1 - A2 vocabulary and grammar foundation.
    Beginner-level courses explore the Listening and Speaking (Part 1) sections of the test along with the Writing and Reading sections of the General module as an introduction to academic reading and writing. A further concentration on foundational grammatical proficiency and remedial vocabulary expansion enable general English communication development.
  • IELTS 201 (Independent User): This is an intermediate to upper intermediate level course for between students who score between a band 6-7 and who have a CEFR B1-B2 vocabulary and grammar proficiency.
    Intermediate level courses focus on IELTS vocabulary & topic knowledge expansion, and critical reading & analysis. Students' understanding of correctly utilizing grammatical conventions when writing and speaking is also a primary focus at this level.
  • IELTS 301: (Proficient User): This is an advanced level course for proficient students who score above a band 7 and possess a CEFR C1-C2 vocabulary and grammar proficiency. This is a one-semester course.
    Advanced level courses focus on all four skill mastery, emphasizing the Writing and Speaking sections. The advancement of writing & speaking coherency, construction, and elaboration are the primary objectives for this course. Students will learn how to utilize complex grammatical structures and academic lexical items when communicating in a written or conversational format.

Textbooks

  • IELTS 101 Course Texts
    [Macmillan] Effective Reading 1 & 2
    [Macmillan] Destination B1 Grammar & Vocabulary
    [Collins] Grammar (Pre-Intermediate)
    Preliminary English Test (PET) Practice Tests
  • IELTS 201 Course Texts
    [Macmillan] Effective Reading 3 & 4
    [Macmillan] Destination B2 Grammar & Vocabulary
    [Learning Express] 501 Reading Comprehension Questions
    [Cambridge] IELTS Academic Tests 1-14
  • IELTS 301 Course Texts
    [Macmillan] Destination C1 & C2 Grammar & Vocabulary
    [Learning Express] 501 Critical Reading Questions
    [Learning Express] 501 Grammar and Writing Questions
    [Cambridge] Grammar and Vocabulary for Advanced
    [Princeton Review] ACT Prep 2021

Locations

  • Cau Giay Campus

    2nd & 3rd floor CT1 Building, Yen Hoa Park View, Cau Giay Dist., Ha Noi

    024 3201 1841,024 3381 2288

  • Long Bien Campus

    60 Chu Huy Man St., Sai Dong New Urban Area, Long Bien Dist., Ha Noi

    024 3204 7055,024 3204 7366

  • Bangkok Campus

    982/22, Unit No. 3121A, 3rd Floor, Gateway Ekkamai Shopping Mall, Sukhumvit Road, Prakanong Sub-district, Klongtoey District, Bangkok

    +66 2 105 3380

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