IELTS 2020 NEWS
Are you a non-native English language speaker aspiring to have a future abroad? Whether you want to go abroad to work or study, or even if you plan to migrate permanently, you must be aware of the fact that the first step to make your dream come true is clearing the IELTS exam. IELTS stands for the International English Language Testing System. IELTS is jointly conducted by British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English. This exam can be your gateway to Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States of America and many more countries. There is some good news that we would like to share with you in case you are planning to appear for this life changing exam.
If you cannot afford to join coaching centres to have the best possible preparation for IELTS, you can now avail of the online classes provided by British Council. If you are based out of a tier II or tier III city and it is not feasible for you to relocate to a metro city to join the best coaching centres, you can become a part of the virtual classes of British Council. This is an effort to democratize the exam and give a fair opportunity to candidates from all corners of India. Let us tell you more about ‘IELTS Coach’.
It is the virtual classroom launched by the British Council to prepare students for IELTS. It is a healthy combination of learning from study material on the app and participating in live online classes. This removes the need for you to be physically present in class rooms. You can choose to study at your own suitable time. You can learn even while you are travelling. The benefits of IELTS Coach are plenty.
From IELTS registration to IELTS preparation, everything appears to be easily accessible through online. ‘IELTS Coach’ will provide you with a complete knowledge of whatever you need to know to prepare for the exam. Whether it is IELTS Registration or IELTS Exam Pattern, this is the place where you will get authentic and reliable information about everything. As you must be knowing already, the IELTS exam has four sections – Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. Experts will guide you on each section separately. You will receive online guidance from video tutors and a complete team of IELTS educators with loads of experience. What is more is that you too can participate in these virtual classroom discussions. You are welcome to share your insights and tips with other candidates who are part of your virtual class. This facility can act as a confidence booster for learners.
Through these virtual classes, you will be informed about the format of the test, know how the assessment is conducted and learn what to expect on the day of the exam. In the course on the Speaking section, you will be taught how to give a speech and how to speak freely in English. In the course on the Reading section, the video tutors and IELTS experts will share with you some techniques of reading better. You will learn about the various kinds of tasks you may face in the exam and learn strategies for the same. In the section on Listening skills, you will be taught the technique of carefully following classroom discussions, lectures and conversations. Lastly, in the course on Writing skills, you will learn how to write essays on various topics from everyday life. Along with these live classroom sessions, you will also have access to carefully curated study material and helpful quizzes.
These are preparation courses that run for 3 weeks. The classes on Speaking and Reading sections of the exam will begin on March 16, 2020 and run for the next 3 weeks. The classes on Listening andWritingsections will commence on February 10, 2020 and go on for the upcoming 3 weeks. You will be pleased to know that these virtual classes are free of cost. You can get yourself registered for this coaching at any time during the course of the session. Do not worry if you miss out on a few lectures, you can always gain access to the sessions you missed on demand.
‘IELTS Coach’ was launched in March 2019. Since then, the highest number of registrations have been from tier II and tier III cities. These are places where there are not adequate resources for the best learning. This feature of virtual learning makes the possibility of clearing IELTS equal for learners from all across the country, irrespective of their social background. The feature of allowing the learners to share their opinions with each other is another added benefit. It allows free flow of ideas among participants from various parts of the country. Students are divided into groups of 20 and allotted different virtual class rooms. Being divided in small groups and given collective tasks improves the students’ communication skills by a considerable extent.
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