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English as a foreign language: Standard English Course + IELTS exam preparation 2018-02-07T18:48:30+00:00

English as a foreign language: (Standard English Course + IELTS exam preparation)

(Next Course starting 11th April 2018 – Subject to demand!!)

This Standard English course is perfect for intermediate level students wishing to improve their everyday English both written and spoken and focuses on practical communication skills with the emphasis on speaking, listening, pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar. Reading and writing activities provide the student with opportunities to interact with other students. Vocabulary, idioms and grammar are practised in interesting and stimulating ways to achieve fluency.

This class will also incorporate elements of the following points:

– linguistic skills improving pronunciation and building vocabulary
– active listening – concentrating on the necessary skills of note taking
– summarising information (both oral and written)
– social situations – relating to clients/colleagues socially; hosting receptions and discussing current topics.

For non-native speakers of the English language the IELTS test is the most effective and achievable way to gain access to UK and Irish university courses. The IELTS examination is a recognised measure of whether you are ready to study or train in the medium of English. It helps people improve job prospects or measure progress in English. In this course, you will learn skills, techniques and methods to get the highest mark possible in your IELTS exam. The examination consists of four papers: reading, writing, listening and speaking

CTA will help you to prepare and practise for the internationally recognised examination which benefits your academic studies or career. You will take a placement test on your first day to determine your class level. You will receive advice and guidance on the choice of appropriate examination for your level of English and your career objectives. You will complete sample examination papers under examination conditions to provide you with the best preparation possible.

At the end of your course, you will have the skills and knowledge to successfully complete each component of the IELTS examination.  The course fee is outlined in the Fee Schedule (up to 16 students max per class).

You can find out more about the actual IELTS exam by clicking here:

Please note: The IELTS exam is run up to four times a month throughout the year, (subject to demand) in Dublin/Cork/Galway. 

You can book your test here:


(Next Class starting 11th April 2018 – Subject to demand!!)

Day Time Class
Wednesday 7:00pm – 9:00pm English –Intermediate level
Friday 7:00pm – 9:00pm English –Intermediate level

**Timetable subject to change

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is a guideline used to describe achievements of learners of foreign languages across Europe and, increasingly, in other countries. It was put together by the Council of Europe as the main part of the project “Language Learning for European Citizenship”. To learn more about the Common European Framework levels and how they are mapped to our levels please check our CEFR Levels page.

* These classes are subject to demand. For more information and/or to register your interest please contact us now on info@clonmeltuitionacademy.ie