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Exam Preparation: IELTS

Portsmouth English Language School

IELTS Examination Preparation

English Courses in Portsmouth


Minimum enrolment age: 16*      Levels: A2-C2    Maximum class size: 12    Start dates: Every Monday 
 

UK universities require international students to take the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and achieve a certain band score. It is regarded as a reliable means of assessment to show the language ability of those students intending to study or work in places where English is the main language of communication.

Students at PELS can study both General and Academic IELTS. We have a fast track IELTS course for high-ability students too.

Our IELTS Success is based on:

  • Friendly classes
  • High quality teaching methods
  • Dedicated teachers
  • Strong course syllabus and content
  • Continual assessment and support

You will learn to:

  • Produce academic writing (task 1 & 2) essays including the description of bar charts, pie charts and tables; the 'for' and against' essay; describing trends; and the 'agree or disagree' essay.
  • Perform academic listening tasks to practise form and note completion; multiple choice and short answer questions; note completion; classification; table and summary completion and labelling a diagram.
  • Perform academic reading tasks with a focus on short answer questions; classification; true/false/not given; matching information to sections of text; table and sentence completion; multiple choice questions; and summary completion.
  • Practise speaking tasks including introduction and interview, the individual long turn and a two way discussion.
  • Perform practise tests under examination conditions.

Our students have gone on to study at universities in the UK, the USA and Australia. All students are pleased to recommend the IELTS preparation at our school thanks to the dedicated teachers and the good results.

The nearest IELTS test centre is located 300 metres from our school.

For further information on IELTS, please go to www.ielts.org.

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* 16 and 17 year old students will be accepted on the course with parental consent. 

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Testimonials

“I came to PELS because I wanted to speak more in English. I joined afternoon activities and they were very good. I met some new friends from Spain, Bulgaria, Italy and Oman. I think I can speak more fluently now. It is really great to study at PELS.” Clarice, 15 y.o from Hong Kong, B2 “Lessons are absolutely beneficial and delivered by...

Clarice, 15 y.o. from Hong Kong

“At PELS, the teachers are excellent and they are really helpful and friendly. I like my classmates who are from so many different nationalities. When I arrived, I was a complete beginner. 6 months later, my English has really improved.” Ilyes, 24 y.o from Tunisia, B1

Ilyes, 24 y.o. from Tunisia

“I first studied at PELS 2 years ago and decided to come back this year. My English has improved. The teachers were very supportive and now I can now speak in front of people. My host family was very- very- great.” Turki, 19 y.o from Saudi Arabia, B1 “Lessons are absolutely beneficial and delivered by professional teachers. My host family was the...

Turki, 19 y.o. from Saudi Arabia

“I came to PELS because my brother had studied at the school before. I learnt a lot of grammar and vocabulary. My teacher was excellent and he helped me a lot. I like Portsmouth a lot and I think it is a good city to live and study in.” Rayan, 17 y.o from Saudi Arabia, A1+ “Lessons are absolutely beneficial and delivered...

Rayan, 17 y.o. from Saudi Arabia

“I loved the school, the teachers and the administration staff members. I got a lot of support from the staff. They are supportive and helpful. I talked to them if I had a problem and they always had solutions. We also had some fun activities which helped to meet the other students from the other classes. I wish I could...

Bayan, 20 y.o. from Oman

 “I came to PELS to improve my English and I can now talk in English more easily. Asa is the best teacher. I like my host family. The City of Portsmouth is very nice and I want to come back.” Alexandros, 17 y.o. from Greece, A2

Alexandros, 17 y.o. from Greece

“Coming to PELS was a good experience to meet new people from all over the world and to improve my English. It also helped me to socialize more and discover other lifestyles. Yes, it was a great experience.” Zaineb, 16 y.o. from Tunisia, A2

Zaineb, 16 y.o. from Tunisia

“I came to PELS because of the female classe and [because I wanted] to learn English grammer and culture. I met people who became some of my best friends. My English has improved so now I can communicate better. ” Amal, 34 y.o from Saudi Arabia, A2

Amal, 34 y.o. from Saudi Arabia

“I came to PELS because I needed to improve my English in order to get a high score in the IELTS exam. I met lovely people from different countries who helped me to practise my speaking skills. I found the lessons very useful for the IELTS exam preparation. I learnt a lot about the exam structures and strategies to improve...

Cristina, 34 y.o. from Spain

“The atmosphere at Portsmouth English Language School is very pleasant. My teacher Claire is very experienced. I like her because she always smiles and tries to help us in a different way. The members of the staff are very helpful and friendly as well. If you come to PELS you will feel at home because it is similar to a...

Desiree, 24 y.o. from Italy

“I enrolled at PELS for professional reasons because English is very important for my job. I needed to improve my communication skills. The lessons were very challenging. However, my English is much better now than when I first started.” Guiseppe, 54 y.o from Italy, B1   “Lessons are absolutely beneficial and delivered by professional teachers. My host family was the greatest one ever...

Giuseppe, 54 y.o. from Italy

 “I came to PELS to improve my English. I chose it because it looked nice and it was next to my place. In PELS, I did morning courses with Marc and IELTS courses with Betty, Claire or Laura. My English improved a lot and I met a lot of people in this school. I went to different activities such as...

Erell, 24 y.o. from France