This course is designed for EFL students in Myanmar, who need to take the IELTS test for employment purposes or for their applications to universities in some English-speaking countries such as United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. It aims to provide students with language and test-taking skills essential to achieving high scores in IELTS academic tests. Consequently, students will be able to apply those skills to perform well in their future academic studies in English speaking countries.
The course comprises thematic units, which frequently appear in the IELTS test such as education, globalization and the environment. Students will also understand the test formats and become familiar with the IELTS question types such as multiple choice, paragraph heading, summary completion through practicing sample tasks and the activities in the units. The course also aims to help students learn and practice test-taking techniques for managing time and coping with anxiety during the test so that they can complete all the tasks in the allotted time.