IELTS Preparation Course (Academic Reading)

The training course on “IELTS Preparation”, which is being held in April 2nd, 2021, is organized by the Department of English at Cihan University – Erbil for the Academic Staff for free of charge.
The training course is being delivered daily in 120 minutes in duration of 8 days and some unstructured hours where the participants have to practice the skills they learn at the course. The course trainers are two academic staff of Cihan University, specialized in English. This training course focuses on the skills needed for examinees to reach their IELTS grade requirements and succeed in an academic environment. The course aims to introduce examinees to and familiarize them with the format and content of IELTS. It also equips the participants with effective skills and strategies needed to undertake the IELTS test with confidence. This course administers a mock test with individual feedback for participants.
The course learning outcomes focus on Reading skill development related to IELTS Exam. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:
Learn about the IELTS test procedure and format
Learn useful test-taking strategies and skills for the IELTS Academic tests
Develop their English Reading Skills
Understand a variety of different academic text types
Skim, scan and focus on target material in all types of reading passages
Identify the elements of a text and, where required, reproduce these elements in their own writing
Achieve a deep understanding of different questions types found in the reading and how to address them.

Targeted Group: Teaching staff and Employees of Cihan University – Erbil.

Topics of the course:

  1. · Day 1: Course Overview, Skills, and Strategies
  2. · Day 2: Multiple Choice Questions
  3. · Day 3: Short Answer
  4. · Day 4: Sentence Completion
  5. · Day 5: Summary Completion
  6. · Day 6: Matching Headings
  7. · Day 7: Matching Features
  8. · Day 8: Mock Test
  9. No. of Participants: 21
  10. Course Date: Sunday – Thursday, April 2 to April 11, 2021
  11. Course Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM



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