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Intensive IELTS @ RELA

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STUDY, WORK OR IMMIGRATION?
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  • Improve your intonation, pronunciation and fluency
  • Expand your lexical resource and grammatical range
  • Learn the necessary techniques to master writing
  • Train and develop effective listening and reading skills
  • Scrutinize all four skills to advance your knowledge

PREPARE AND PERFECT YOUR SKILLS – REGISTER NOW

Intensive IELTS at RELA

Key Facts

  • Start Dates: Runs May 1, 2017 to August 18, 2017 / weekly intake
  • Location: Ottawa, Canada
  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Class Time: 25 hours per week
  • Minimum age: 16
  • Average age range: 18-35
  • Maximum class size: 12

Learning Outcomes

  • Practical experience using authentic IELTS papers
  • Exposure to a wide range of IELTS vocabulary
  • Development of analytical strategies and exam techniques
  • Professional individualized targeted feedback
  • Knowledge of all aspects of IELTS

Included in the price

    • Orientation & Diagnostic Exam
    • Textbook fee
    • 25 hours of study per week
    • 1 hour weekly of private 1:1 feedback & learning
    • Exit Exam
    • Two out of class activities to enhance learning
    • Certificate of Participation
    • Graduation Party with refreshments
    • 6 Writing assessments after departure – (3 of each Task 1 & 2)*

*Writing samples must be submitted within 6 weeks of program end date
Students coming from overseas should schedule to arrive in Ottawa the Thursday/Friday prior to their program start date.

 

The Intensive IELTS @ RELA program is designed and structured to provide students with in-depth knowledge of the format and requirements of each Section of IELTS (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing). The program is taught by certified teachers experienced in preparing students for IELTS. Students will learn the strategies and techniques needed to increase their score. Focus is placed on practical application through practice, testing and a final full mock IELTS. Exposure to diverse themes, a wide range of vocabulary and practice with professional feedback, will build student confidence and enhance their English proficiency in all skills areas; Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing.

How much does it cost?

Intensive IELTS @ RELA: $ 725.00 CAD* per week

*Price above does not include, transportation, accommodation, meals, medical insurance or IELTS exam fees. The payment and refund policies are the same for all programs. Refer to our website.

SAVE:

  • Discounts available for groups – contact us for further details @ [email protected]
  • $25.00 per week if you register with a friend

OTHER FEES:

  • Application Fee: $150.00 CAD (one-time)
  • Medical Insurance (mandatory): $ 1.80 CAD per day.
  • Airport Pick-Up (optional): $120.00 CAD (one way)

Accommodation** Fees (optional):
Homestay Placement Fee – $225.00 CAD (one-time)
Full Homestay Plan (3 meals) – $225.00 CAD per week
University Residence (no meals) – $160.00 CAD per week
**Book early to secure a preferred housing option.

 

Sample Schedule – Week 1

Week 2 Note: All themes and topics identified will be covered however, order is subject to change
DAYS

(Topics)

Monday

(Family & Lifestyle)

Tuesday

(Arts & Leisure)

Wednesday

(Government & Society)

Thursday

(Education & Health)

Friday

(Business & Media)

9:00am – 9:15am Exam Feedback Homework Corrections Homework Corrections Homework Corrections Homework Corrections
9:15am – 10:30am Writing Task 2

(Overview, Opinion Questions, Structure )

Writing Task 1

(Overview, Charts & Tables, Structure)

Writing Task 2

(Developing Ideas)

Task 1 (The Overview)

Writing Task 2

(2 Questions, Editing)

Task 1 (Vocabulary)

Writing Task 1 & 2

(Grammar & Revision)

10:30am – 10:45am

Break

Break Break Break Break
10:45am – 11:30am Listening Overview

(Predicting & Editing Answers)

Listening

Section 1 & 2

(Numbers & Letters, Gap Fills)

Listening

Section 1 & 2

(T/F/NG, Gap Fills)

Listening

Section 3

(Paraphrasing,Multiple Choice)

Listening

Section 4

(Matching & Revision)

11:30am – 12:15pm Speaking Overview

Part 1

Speaking Part 1 & 2 (Questions and Planning) Speaking Part 2

(Linking Phrases)

Speaking Part 2

(Fluency Markers)

Speaking

(Grammar & Revision)

12:15pm – 1:00pm

Lunch

Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm Reading

(Overview, Scanning and Key Words)

Reading

(Scanning, Y/N/NG)

Reading

(Scanning, Gap Fills)

Reading

(Paraphrasing, Multiple Choice, Headings)

Reading

(Matching & Revision)

2:00pm – 3:00pm Writing Task 2

(Planning, Brainstorming & Linking)

Writing Lab or 1:1 Writing Lab or 1:1 Writing Lab or 1:1 Writing Lab or 1:1

Week 2    Note: All themes and topics identified will be covered however, order is subject to change

DAYS Monday

(Geography)

Tuesday

(History)

Wednesday

(Science & Technology)

Thursday

(Crime & Justice)

Friday

(Urban Problems)

9:00am – 9:15am MOCK Exams

Listening

Reading

Writing

Speaking

Homework Corrections Homework Corrections Homework Corrections Homework Corrections
9:15am – 10:30am Writing Task 1

(Maps)

Writing Task 1

(Process)

Writing Task 1 & 2

(Revision)

Writing Task 1 & 2

(Revision)

10:30am – 10:45am

Break

Break Break Break
10:45am – 11:30am Listening (Maps) Listening (Flow Charts) Listening (Diagrams) Listening (Revision)
11:30am – 12:15pm Speaking

(Intonation & Pronunciation)

Speaking – Part 3 (Speaking in General, Giving Opinions) Speaking – Part 3

(Speculating, Comparing & Contrasting)

Speaking (Revision)
12:15pm – 1:00pm

Lunch

Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00pm – 2:00pm Exam Feedback Reading

(Tables)

Reading

(Flow Charts)

Reading

(Diagrams)

Exit Exam (3 hours)
2:00pm – 3:00pm Writing Lab or 1:1 Writing Lab or 1:1 Writing Lab or 1:1 Writing Lab or 1:1 Party – After Exam

Value Checklist

Questions to ask when selecting a program RELA’s Intensive IELTS Program
Is the program taught by certified teachers who specialize in IELTS? Yes. As an accredited institute our teachers are certified. The teachers responsible for our IELTS Intensive Program are experienced in preparing students for the IELTS exam.
Is the time for breaks and lunches included in the total hours per week? No, break time and lunch time are outside of the total hours per week. You will receive as shown above, five (5) hours of scheduled class time per day / twenty five (25) hours per week.
Is a clear sample schedule available identifying learning activities? Yes. See above.
Is private 1:1 teacher time included in the weekly program fee? Yes. You will receive during the course of a week one hour of private scheduled teacher time.
Is any feedback available after my program end date? Yes. You will receive feedback for six (6) writing samples (three (3) of each/ Task 1 & 2). Samples must be submitted within 6 weeks of your program end date.
Is there an opportunity to experience learning outside of the classroom setting? Yes. Two (2) teacher led out of class activities are included during the (2) two week program.