What is IELTS Preparation?
The IELTS PREPARATION PROGRAM at GV Calgary focuses on both versions of the IELTS Tests: Academic Test (AC) and General Training (GT). If you are preparing to sit the IELTS exam, you will want to learn important strategies for navigating each section of the IELTS test: Reading, Listening, Writing, and Speaking.
We also offer FREE monthly IELTS Preparation Seminars on how to prepare for an English exam such as the IELTS test.
The IELTS preparation courses delivered by GV Calgary are known to be extremely useful for students in reaching their goals. Whether you hope to attend a college or university in Canada and abroad, or immigrate to a English speaking country, we are here to help you in your journey!
Our IELTS Test Preparation Program at Global Village
GV Calgary's IELTS PREPARATION PROGRAM focuses on the main components of both IELTS Tests:
- Academic Test (AC)
- General Training (GT)
Years of experience teaching students and overseeing test day operations means that our instructors are experts on how to prepare for English language exams. A variety of resources are used to guide students through essential strategies and techniques for the reading, listening, writing, and speaking sections of the IELTS exam.
GV Calgary offers IELTS Preparation programs at various intensities: part-time afternoon electives or custom private lessons. Your classes will focus on intensive test practice that builds familiarity with the format of the test itself, while improving your overall English language skills as well.
Based on an interesting curriculum explores 12 weekly themes, your IELTS prep lessons will involve the following topics:
- Art and Culture
- Natural Disasters
- Memory and Education
- Communication + Media
- Outer Space and Predictions
- Transportation and Tourism
- Facial Expressions
- Photography and Cinema
- Health and Food
- Cities and Locations
- The Pace of Life
- Leisure and Shopping
Students preparing to sit the IELTS test may also find GV Calgary’s skill-based afternoon elective classes, including the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) electives and workplace English, to be very helpful as a means of English test preparation.
Extra Practice and Self-Study:
Daily English practise is the key to achieving your targeted IELTS score. To support our learners with practising in and outside the classroom, we offer GV ONLINE, an excellent platform where you will find additional IELTS practice materials for your self-study. Register for group lessons and you'll receive access to the GV ONLINE Study platform for the duration of your program, plus 4 weeks after the program ends.
When is this course offered?
Evenings: Tuesday & Thursday
Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Who is this course for?
As an international English proficiency test, the IELTS exam is accepted by Canadian immigration authorities (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)), higher education institutions, as well as more than 11,000 employers, universities, schools, and immigration bodies around the world.
Taking IELTS preparation at Global Village Calgary requires you to be at an upper intermediate level of English. . You can check your current level of English by taking our free level check.
GV Calgary is an Official IELTS Test Center in Alberta, Canada.
By taking English test preparation while in Calgary, students learn from our test prep experts and have direct access to GV’s Official Test Centre staff who can answer questions right up until test day.
To register for the IELTS Test in Calgary, visit the Calgary test dates page.