Capital College

English Language IELTS Preparation

English Language IELTS Preparation

The intent of the program is to provide opportunities for students to upgrade their language skills relevant to the course in all four skill areas: Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening.

Classroom based. Lectures (ie PowerPoint/ chalk and talk/ videos etc.), explanation and discussion; practice exercises, readings and quizzes; partner and group activities (such as role plays or practice areas); group and pair work; oral presentations; homework. Students will be given opportunities for practice in all areas.

  • Academic: 80 hours per course
  • Full-time: 20 hrs/week

“This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training”.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of these courses students will be able to achieve the standard equivalent to IELTS levels (see below).

  • Start at the beginning of any week. Get credits for moving up levels.
  • Small class size 5+ (for one-to-one lessons please contact the college)
  • Contact us for for your language assessment (free), placement and tuition fees.

English upgrading - levels: IELTS 2-3

  • The program provides opportunities for students to upgrade their language skills in all four skill areas: reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • The program consists of one program / one course.
  • “ESL elementary” (IELTS 2-3 or equivalent)

English upgrading - levels: IELTS 3-4

  • The program provides opportunities for students to upgrade their language skills in all four skill areas: reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • The program consists of one program / one course.
  • “ESL pre intermediate” (IELTS 3-4 or equivalent)

English upgrading - levels: IELTS 4-5

  • The program provides opportunities for students to upgrade their language skills in all four skill areas: reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • The program consists of one program / one course.
  • “ESL Inermediate” (IELTS 4-5 or equivalent)

English upgrading - levels: IELTS 5-6

  • The program provides opportunities for students to upgrade their language skills in all four skill areas: reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • The program consists of one program / one course.
  • “ESL high intermediate” (IELTS 5-6 or equivalent)

English upgrading - levels: IELTS 6-7

  • The program provides opportunities for students to upgrade their language skills in all four skill areas: reading, writing, speaking and listening.
  • The program consists of one program / one course.
  • “ESL advanced” (IELTS 6-7 or equivalent)

Heath and Safety

The College ensures the health and safety of all staff, students and community by following the official guidelines set out by the Government of Canada, the Province of British Columbia; local health and safety authorities.

TheCOVID-19 safety and response plans developed by the institution are intended to provide a comprehensive safety plan and support the return of international students. The intent is to mitigate risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The plans apply to domestic and international students; faculty and staff; community and the public; and external contractors.

The institution has a Health and Safety Committee, consisting of the Director, the on-site administrator and a faculty representative. They meet once a week and more often if required. The institution plans will be updated as additional information is available and as regional and provincial measures are amended.

Questions, concerns or suggestions should be directed the Health and Safety Committee – phone or email the College. The committee chair (contact person) is Ms. Lui, Director.

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