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IELTS - International English Language Testing System (Level 2) - January

ESOL - English for Speakers of other languages

What does the course include?

The IELTS course at Greenwich Community College prepares learners for the IELTS test and provides training in academic language skills.

IELTS is an international standardised test of English proficiency. It is intended for those who want to enrol in universities within 2 years and for professionals such as nurses or doctors who want to study or practice in the UK. The IELTS exam tests the four skills – reading, writing, speaking and listening. Most universities require an IELTS score of 5.5 -7 as an entry requirement.

The benefits of writing the IELTS are many. If you like to study in world class universities like The Oxford University, Cambridge University, University of Bridgeport, University of California Berkeley, San Francisco State University, etc you must take IELTS.

Once you are graduated from any of these universities, your career begins with a fantastic position heading toward a bright future.

Further, you can have access to employment abroad by writing the IELTS General Module. You can enjoy incredible lifestyle and financial security if you are employed in the United Kingdom, Australia or New Zealand.

Our ‘IELTS’ students have said:

“This course is useful for the students who want to get more skills and go to University.” – Issa Kouade

“Despite the length of the course, I found it very interesting and useful. I would definately recommend it.” – Olga Govor

“Although it is a very short course, I find it quite useful and our teacher is absolutely great.” – Monika Korcz

What do I need to get on this course?

You will need to be working at a minimum of Level 1.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by a member of the ESOL team to secure a place on the course.

IELTS is assessed by 100% examination:

  • Listening 30 minutes
  • Reading 60 minutes
  • Writing 60 minutes
  • Speaking 11-14 minutes

Where does it lead?

IELTS is an English language entry requirement for universities in the UK and it is also recognised a large number of professional organisations and government agencies.

Book as soon as possible to ensure you get your place by completing an application and paying a deposit.

For further information, please call 020 8488 4800 or email