IELTS Test Preparation (ITS)

The Canada Star College IELTS Test Preparation (ITP) program prepare students to be ready for further studies in colleges in English-Speaking countries by improving their language proficiency and achieve satisfactory IELTS scores required for university admission. 

Our ITP program will enhance students’ language skills, and also teach them strategies to take the IELTS exam. The whole program includes four different levels of courses. The first three course levels focus on improving skills in Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing, as well as vocabulary and grammar. The last level heavily emphasizes on strategies for taking the IELTS exam, ultimately to help students to achieve a better score.

Students can be enrolled in any of the four courses depending on their assessment. They may enroll in one or multiple courses at the same time. 

Program Hours:

The program is divided into four levels. Each level is 60 hours total over the span of 15 calendar weeks. 

Students are expected to do approximately 40 minutes of homework after each class during the course.

Admission Requirements:

All applicants must be over 16 years old, and must provide results of one of the following English proficiency standards tests:

  1. IELTS
  2. Canada Star College English Proficiency Exam

* Exam scores presented as proof of English proficiency must have been earned no more than one calendar year before application to the ITP program 

* Original documents must be provided as proof of graduation or English proficiency.

* Exam scores presented as proof of English proficiency must have been earned no more than one calendar year before application to the ITP program 

* Original documents must be provided as proof of graduation or English proficiency.

Program Levels:

Level One Building Foundations
Our ITP level one centers on providing students with basic vocabulary and simple sentence patterns. In this class, students learn to describe familiar people, places, things, and events. Explicit instruction in basic grammar such as noun identification, prepositions, subject-verb agreement, and ordinal numbers will equip students with a simple understanding of language conventions. Finally, students at this level learn specific common phrases involved in making requests, asking questions, giving negative responses, and commands. Students will be given ample time to practice their skills through teacher-led discussions and partner practices.
Level TwoAchieving IELTS 4.5
Our ITP level two course continues to build on the foundational skills acquired in Level 1. As students work through six engaging units, they continue to develop their language skills by learning both everyday vocabulary and academic vocabulary. They will also participate in class discussions and oral presentations to develop their oral communication and listening comprehension. Finally, students will improve their understanding of language conventions through explicit instructions on verb usage and simple sentence structures. 
Level ThreeAchieving IELTS 5.5
While the first two levels focus on providing students with basic vocabulary and simple sentence structures, our ITP level three class equips students with idiomatic expressions and more complex sentence patterns. In this class, students will acquire content knowledge over an array of topics (Canadian culture, government, sciences, environmental issues, and natural disasters) and challenge their reading comprehension, written language, and oral skills through novel studies. As students work through these diverse units, they are encouraged to initiate and participate in a range of collaborative discussions. Through class discussions and written assignments, students are expected to build on others’ ideas and express their own more clearly.  
Level FourAchieving IELTS 6.5
Our ITP level four course stresses on strengthening the basis of the 4 test components, and intensive training prepares students extensively to quickly achieve higher scores in IELTS. A deliverance of mock exam and periodical feedback guarantees the learning results: The realistic simulation written, and oral tests are specially designed in conjunctive with famous IELTS teachers’ constructive feedback. Testing skills and solid language basis are necessary to rapidly improve scores of IELTS. 

Program outline sample: Level 4

Session 1 – Introduction to IELTS Scoring Guidelines on Each Individual Bands

Session 2 – Writing Strategies: Task 1 – Line Graphs & Bar Charts + Task 2 – Hook & Introduction

Session 3 – Reading: Skimming and Scanning Texts

Session 4 – Speaking: Describing a Person

Session 5 – Listening: Screening Common Question Types

Session 6 – Mock Exam 1

Session 7 – Writing Strategies Task 1: Tables and Pie Charts + Task 2: Conclusion 

Session 8 – Reading: How to Paraphrase Key Ideas 

Session 9 – Speaking: Telling a Story 

Session 10 – Listening: Improving Accuracy and Identifying Keywords 

Session 11 – Mock Exam 2

Session 12 – Writing Strategies Task 1: Process Diagrams + Task 2: Opinion (Agree or Disagree) 

Session 13 – Reading: Paraphrasing Full Text

Session 14 – Speaking: Describing a Place 

Session 15 – Listening: Spelling Names, Addresses and Perplex Numbers 

Session 16 – Mock Exam 3

Session 17 – Writing Strategies Task 1: Maps + Task 2: Discussion (both views) and Advantages and Disadvantages.

Session 18 – Reading: Tips in Answering Common Question Types 

Session 19 – Speaking: Describing Various Types of Changes 

Session 20 – Listening: Map Labeling and Completion 

Session 21 – Mock Exam 4

Session 22 – Writing Strategies Task 1: Combination of Graphs + Task 2: Problems/Causes and Solutions

Session 23 – Reading: True, False, Not Given practice

Session 24 – Speaking: Advance Vocabularies and Word Choices

Session 25 – Listening: Multiple Choices and Process of Elimination 

Session 26 – Mock Exam 5

Session 27 – Writing Strategies: Time Management and Proof-Reading 

Session 28 – Reading: Matching Question Types 

Session 29 – Speaking: Common Questions and Themes

Session 30 – Listening: Short Answer Questions and Fill in the Blanks

IELTS Test Preparation (ITS)

The Canada Star College IELTS Test Preparation (ITP) program prepare students to be ready for further studies in colleges in English-Speaking countries by improving their language proficiency and achieve satisfactory IELTS scores required for university admission. 

Our ITP program will enhance students’ language skills, and also teach them strategies to take the IELTS exam. The whole program includes four different levels of courses. The first three course levels focus on improving skills in Listening, Reading, Speaking and Writing, as well as vocabulary and grammar. The last level heavily emphasizes on strategies for taking the IELTS exam, ultimately to help students to achieve a better score.

Students can be enrolled in any of the four courses depending on their assessment. They may enroll in one or multiple courses at the same time. 

Program Hours:

The program is divided into four levels. Each level is 60 hours total over the span of 15 calendar weeks. 

Students are expected to do approximately 40 minutes of homework after each class during the course.

Admission Requirements:

All applicants must be over 16 years old, and must provide results of one of the following English proficiency standards tests:

  1. IELTS
  2. Canada Star College English Proficiency Exam

* Exam scores presented as proof of English proficiency must have been earned no more than one calendar year before application to the ITP program 

* Original documents must be provided as proof of graduation or English proficiency.

* Exam scores presented as proof of English proficiency must have been earned no more than one calendar year before application to the ITP program 

* Original documents must be provided as proof of graduation or English proficiency.

Program Levels:

Level One Building Foundations
Our ITP level one centers on providing students with basic vocabulary and simple sentence patterns. In this class, students learn to describe familiar people, places, things, and events. Explicit instruction in basic grammar such as noun identification, prepositions, subject-verb agreement, and ordinal numbers will equip students with a simple understanding of language conventions. Finally, students at this level learn specific common phrases involved in making requests, asking questions, giving negative responses, and commands. Students will be given ample time to practice their skills through teacher-led discussions and partner practices.
Level TwoAchieving IELTS 4.5
Our ITP level two course continues to build on the foundational skills acquired in Level 1. As students work through six engaging units, they continue to develop their language skills by learning both everyday vocabulary and academic vocabulary. They will also participate in class discussions and oral presentations to develop their oral communication and listening comprehension. Finally, students will improve their understanding of language conventions through explicit instructions on verb usage and simple sentence structures. 
Level ThreeAchieving IELTS 5.5
While the first two levels focus on providing students with basic vocabulary and simple sentence structures, our ITP level three class equips students with idiomatic expressions and more complex sentence patterns. In this class, students will acquire content knowledge over an array of topics (Canadian culture, government, sciences, environmental issues, and natural disasters) and challenge their reading comprehension, written language, and oral skills through novel studies. As students work through these diverse units, they are encouraged to initiate and participate in a range of collaborative discussions. Through class discussions and written assignments, students are expected to build on others’ ideas and express their own more clearly.  
Level FourAchieving IELTS 6.5
Our ITP level four course stresses on strengthening the basis of the 4 test components, and intensive training prepares students extensively to quickly achieve higher scores in IELTS. A deliverance of mock exam and periodical feedback guarantees the learning results: The realistic simulation written, and oral tests are specially designed in conjunctive with famous IELTS teachers’ constructive feedback. Testing skills and solid language basis are necessary to rapidly improve scores of IELTS. 

Program outline sample: Level 4

Session 1 – Introduction to IELTS Scoring Guidelines on Each Individual Bands

Session 2 – Writing Strategies: Task 1 – Line Graphs & Bar Charts + Task 2 – Hook & Introduction

Session 3 – Reading: Skimming and Scanning Texts

Session 4 – Speaking: Describing a Person

Session 5 – Listening: Screening Common Question Types

Session 6 – Mock Exam 1

Session 7 – Writing Strategies Task 1: Tables and Pie Charts + Task 2: Conclusion 

Session 8 – Reading: How to Paraphrase Key Ideas 

Session 9 – Speaking: Telling a Story 

Session 10 – Listening: Improving Accuracy and Identifying Keywords 

Session 11 – Mock Exam 2

Session 12 – Writing Strategies Task 1: Process Diagrams + Task 2: Opinion (Agree or Disagree) 

Session 13 – Reading: Paraphrasing Full Text

Session 14 – Speaking: Describing a Place 

Session 15 – Listening: Spelling Names, Addresses and Perplex Numbers 

Session 16 – Mock Exam 3

Session 17 – Writing Strategies Task 1: Maps + Task 2: Discussion (both views) and Advantages and Disadvantages.

Session 18 – Reading: Tips in Answering Common Question Types 

Session 19 – Speaking: Describing Various Types of Changes 

Session 20 – Listening: Map Labeling and Completion 

Session 21 – Mock Exam 4

Session 22 – Writing Strategies Task 1: Combination of Graphs + Task 2: Problems/Causes and Solutions

Session 23 – Reading: True, False, Not Given practice

Session 24 – Speaking: Advance Vocabularies and Word Choices

Session 25 – Listening: Multiple Choices and Process of Elimination 

Session 26 – Mock Exam 5

Session 27 – Writing Strategies: Time Management and Proof-Reading 

Session 28 – Reading: Matching Question Types 

Session 29 – Speaking: Common Questions and Themes

Session 30 – Listening: Short Answer Questions and Fill in the Blanks