Learning English with the BBC
This course is about learning to use the BBC English language site to improve your language skills. You will decide your level of English language skills and choose the pathways most appropriate for you. You will work with facilitators to practice written, spoken, listening and reading skills.
Successful completion of the Orientation to Online Learning course is a prerequisite for enrolment.
Learning English with the BBC Youth
This course is designed for participants of any level hoping to take the IELTS test. It is suitable for students working alone or in a study group. Participants will need access to the internet and a computer or a device that can access the course via the internet.
The course aims to provide an overview of the 4 parts of the IELTS exam. Participants will learn an explanation of each part, see examples of the different types of question they can expect to find in each section, be able to list the language skills and strategies for each type of question and gather study tips and test tips that can help to achieve your best score.
This short course is designed to support self-study using the Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS for Academic & General Training book.
The Listening paper is the same in both the Academic and the General Training modules of the IELTS test. It lasts approximately 30 minutes and you are given an extra 10 minutes to write your answers onto a separate answer sheet.
Preparation for doing well on the Reading test of the IELTS exam
This course follows the Introduction to the IELTS exam and will go into deeper study for each of the 4 parts of the exam. The course material is closely aligned with the book and the DVD, 'The Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS for Academic and General Training.'
This short course aims to provide:
- a detailed explanation of the Writing test sections
- examples of the different types of question candidates can expect to find in each section
- an analysis of the language skills and strategies needed for each type of question
- study tips and test tips that can help you to achieve your best score.