IELTS Preparatory Course

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IELTS Preparatory Course Timetable

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is a specialised international English proficiency qualification. It is jointly managed by the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), British Council and IDP: IELTS Australia, conforming to the highest international standards of language assessment. It covers the four language skills – listening, speaking, reading and writing, designed to assess student’s language ability for progressing into higher education or workplaces where English is the language of communication.

At DISTED, the IELTS preparatory course has been specifically designed to guide students on the test format, salient features, examination techniques and skills required to sit for the test confidently. It will give potential candidates an idea of whether their English is at the required level to hit the target score band of 6 or above.
Students are advised to get their IELTS Certification at least 6 months ahead of university entrance applications.


Requirements and format of the IELTS examination.

  • Question types: Multiple choice, short-answer questions, sentence completion, chart/table completion, summary completion and matching.
  • Read academic passages for short answer questions and matching lists.
  • Speaking tasks: Respond to an introduction and sustain a conversation on the topic given.
  • Translate graphic information into linear form using own words.
  • Use of correct and appropriate language to report statistical information
  • Writing task 1: Practice
  • Writing task 2: Different essay types and writing in an appropriate style.
  • Focus and active listening.
  • Practise listening test with set tasks.
  • Mock speaking test: Respond to examiner and discuss given statement with a partner.
  • Mock listening test based on IELTS examination and feedback.
  • Mock writing tests.
  • Feedback on writing tests for improvement.
  • More speaking practice: Extended conversation on a suggested theme and discussion.
  • Read a variety of passages and know the question types.
  • Mock reading test based on IELTS examination and feedback.

Examination
The IELTS test is conducted at least once a month and more often at peak times at IDP: IELTS Australia and the British Council in Penang. Results are available within two weeks of the test.

Duration of Study

There will be a total of 30 hours of classes.

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*Every registered student will be given a set of IELTS study pack for FREE.

*Study material will be provided.

SPM Certificate, or other equivalent qualifications recognised by the Malaysian Government.


At DISTED, you experience an exciting, practical all-rounded tertiary education conducted in a conducive campus environment. Learning approach includes group classroom teaching, discussions, research projects and oral-aural activities.

  • Qualified, dedicated and caring lecturers supported by experienced technical staff.
  • Optimum class size with close personal attention by lecturers.
  • Close monitoring of your academic progress.
  • Ideal learning environment at our purpose-built Yeap Chor Ee Heritage Campus with excellent modern facilities.
  • The International Student Unit caters to the needs and well-being of foreign students by providing a range of services and student support programmes.

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