IELTS Insight

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IELTS Insight Online Lingo Perfecto 2020

English is the #1 international language, are you ready to speak to the world! With excellent English skills you can study at university in the UK or start a career. Perhaps you have just a couple of weeks to prepare for the IELTS exam? With our friendly teachers, hard-working but fun atmosphere, extra support and special electives, Lingo Perfecto offers you a great IELTS exam preparation course programme. On this four-week course, you will study essential IELTS exam skills and you can also take an IELTS exam at the end of your course, which is available throughout the year. This course is ideal for people who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication.

Over 3.5 million tests are taken each year. UK Educational institutions, employers, professional registration bodies and government immigration agencies often require proof of English language skills as part of their recruitment or admission procedures. IELTS is the preferred exam for these purposes.

    • You will develop essential IELTS exam skills for success in all four papers: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
    • In addition, reading and listening assignments will build up your vocabulary and general knowledge of key IELTS areas. Areas include, Health Issues, Environment Issues and Global Issues.
    • We can arrange the IELTS examination, which can be taken at the end of your course. With an IELTS qualification, you show employers, universities or government bodies that you have achieved a certain level of English.

Perfect for short-term learning with 2 classes a week.

What will you learn?

Lessons and activities that provide the necessary language, motivation and opportunity for you to communicate effectively and think about key issues.

Build your confidence to develop micro-skills beyond exam practice, express yourself with a high level of fluency and react appropriately to the different task types as they are progressively introduced.

You will have access to IELTS learning resources – video, audio, practice tests and much more – in one easy to manage place.

Why study IELTS?

Start your journey into work or study in the UK – get the English language skills you need to be successful.

The test is offered in over 1,600 locations, in more than 140 countries.

Accepted internationally by over 10,000 organisations worldwide as proof of language ability.

Key points

    • 24 full hours live, online classroom + 4 hours teacher-assisted self-study.
    • 1:1 tutorials with class teacher.
    • Start any Monday after successfully enrolling.
    • Fee from £7 per lesson.

Timetable

  • Frequency – two days per week / 360 minutes.
  • Mondays to Fridays, 9:00am-12:00 noon, 12:30pm-3:30pm and  5:00pm-8:00pm GMT (depending on level and availability).
  • Length – 60 minutes per lesson / six lessons per week.

A typical week for students enrolled onto ‘IELTS Insight’ (B2 Upper-intermediate to C2 Proficiency):

17:00-20:00

Friday

Applying to study abroad.
IELTS Practice: Note and form completion.

Friday

Friday

Writing: Cultural data skills.
Describing data similarities.
IELTS Practice task 1.

Friday

Friday

*If you would like more hours you could add on General English or One-to-One lessons to your programme. These can be studied at a time to suit you. You can also study an online Business English exam Preparation course alongside your IELTS course, depending on your level.

Level of English

Before enrolling test your level of English. This table gives you an idea of the levels:

Beginner
Little or no knowledge or experience of English
A1
Elementary
Knows basic greetings and can answer simple questions
A2
Pre-Intermediate
Can hold a basic conversation (e.g. describe family) with help. Some knowledge of grammar, including past and future tenses
A2+
Intermediate
Can hold a basic conversation without difficulty but can’t discuss more complex issues. Some basic grammar mistakes
B1
Upper-Intermediate
Can discuss some complex subjects fluently. Has no issues with common grammatical construction
B2
Advanced
Can discuss a wide range of complex subjects. Wide vocabulary. Can read newspapers and magazines without much difficulty. Mistakes are about style rather than structure
C1

Exam Preparation

An Exams Officer is available to advise you on the most suitable examination for you.

International English Language Testing Service (IELTS)
Level: Any level from Intermediate (4)
This exam gives you a score which you then use to apply to a university. The exam tests listening, speaking, reading and writing. It is popular with British and Australian universities, and is growing in popularity with US universities.

Tuition fees include:

    • IELTS Insight is our online live learning programme. You have full access from the time of enrolling and for the whole duration of your course.
    • Learner-Access Centre – A teacher is available to help you in our well-equipped centre for additional learning support.
    • Tutorials – Regular meetings to discuss your progress / study plans.
    • Regular exam practice.
    • Graduation certificate & final progress report written by your teacher.

Course programme

All students follow a course-book in classes at an upper-intermediate to advanced English language level which focuses on IELTS exam vocabulary and skills, and gives them grammar practice in test contexts.

IELTS Masterclass’s unit topics cover subjects that are either popular, are relevant to academic subjects, or are likely to occur in the exam.

An Exam skills and Exams practice section takes students step by step through a complete test, building knowledge and confidence to maximise their score.

IELTS Masterclass is the official Oxford English preparation course for the academic IELTS exam.

Key features

  • Authentic, up-to-date IELTS tasks in a range of contexts.
  • Short units, covering essential vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for IELTS, whether students are taking an exam or not.
  • Grammar and vocabulary syllabus informed by the Oxford Learner Corpus.
  • Exams skills and Exam Practice sections so students maximise their score.
  • Topics and ideas encourage students to use language independently, with real confidence, and motivates them to think broadly.
  • Online practice tests give students a realistic taste of the exam itself, helping them prepare for success.

Computer software

Our live, online classes are delivered via Zoom. We will provide you with an account and all the information and support that you will need to use get started.

Enrolment

You should enrol and pay for your course on the Wednesday before the Monday you would like to to start.

Your first lesson

Before enrolling you need to take our online English level assessment test so that you know which level of class you will join. Please complete complete an application form available after enrolling.

IELTS Mindset Sample Lesson 1

1
IELTS Masterclass contents
180 minutes

IELTS Mindset Sample Lesson 2

1
The Arts
180 minutes

IELTS Mindset Sample Lesson 3

1
When is a room not a room?
180 minutes

IELTS Mindset Sample Lesson 4

1
Global multiple-choice
180 minutes

IELTS Mindset Sample Lesson 5

1
Labelling a diagram
180 minutes

IELTS Mindset Sample Lesson 6

1
Language for writing
180 minutes

IELTS Mindset Sample Lesson 7

1
Describing figures
180 minutes

IELTS Mindset Sample Lesson 8

1
Listening engineering
180 minutes
In addition to teaching grammar and vocabulary, all courses are built on tried and trusted methodology and contain uniquely motivating lessons and activities that encourage students to discuss topics with confidence. We ensure that every sentence, activity and topic creates a foundation towards fluency.
All courses we offer are aligned with the CEFR levels (A1 Starter - C1 Advanced) and to complete the course takes 150 classroom hours. At the end of the course students have the opportunity to take the IELTS examination.
Yes, Lingo Perfecto IELTS lessons deliver the important language competencies: vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for IELTS, whether students are taking an exam or not. By learning these skills, you will be able to take the test with confidence, understand the examiner's questions and feel comfortable completing assessment tasks.
We are aware that one of the most important people in your learning journey is your teacher and learning English takes more than just following a coursebook. That’s where our experienced native English speaking teachers come in. All of our teachers are CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) certified and have a history of teaching excellence. Teaching is not their hobby, it’s their career and they are passionate about their profession and enjoy working in multi-cultural classroom environments.
Your free 7 day trial begins after you have successfully enrolled. A one-time payment for your plan of choice is processed automatically after your free trial ends. If you’re still not sure about learning with us, be sure to cancel before the end of your free trial to avoid being charged!
Zoom is a cloud platform for video and audio conferencing and is used for collaborations, catch-ups, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones and room systems. Zoom works to help organisations and individuals communicate, no matter where they are located in the world.
Lingo Perfecto offers live face-to-face classes with engaging native English speaking teachers. All you need is a laptop or computer and a good stable internet connection. You can select classes on a day that suits you best, either Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays. At Lingo Perfecto, the average size for a group class is 6 students, however during peak hours and for popular levels you might study with a maximum of ten students in your class. We recommend that you book well in advance (at least seven days) to get the class and the time that is best for you.
Lingo Perfecto provides quality course materials which are free to access on your student platform. You do not need to buy any additional materials or textbooks.
All of our lessons are recorded and your teacher can provide you with a copy of the recording. We cannot offer refunds if you encounter problems with your internet connection during the lesson.
Inform your teacher that you will be unable to attend. They will be able to provide you with a recording of the lesson and any homework that you must complete. Refunds cannot be given for any lessons you don’t attend.
You need to complete our online test and our Academic Team will use this to place you into the correct level.
You can speak with your teacher and they will advise you on the best thing to do. This may involve changing courses if it’s the right thing for you.
Any Monday throughout the year after you have successfully enrolled.
Minimum 4 weeks, maximum as long as you want, up to 1 year or more…
From all over the world. We have students from Europe, South America, Asia and Africa.
We take our responsibility for our students very seriously and we endeavour to ensure that our staff are fully trained in safeguarding and all students know who to contact in cases of emergencies.
Yes, we provide basic to advanced English courses for both lower levels and higher levels. Our English lessons for beginners module helps you to learn basic English speaking, pronunciation, writing and listening by covering all the basic rules of grammar. You can visit our course module page where you can get all the information about English lessons for beginners.

Welcome Announcement:

— 11 December 2020

Welcome to IELTS Insight! I am so glad you have decided to take this course. Please be sure to take our level test to check your level before you begin. This will clarify and hopefully get us all started on the right foot. Take some time to go through the syllabus and assignment due dates as well. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me with any questions or concerns you might have. Here’s to a great course ahead!

Weekly Announcement:

Hi all, this is a reminder that all unit 1 assignments are due next Monday by midnight. This includes assignments and discussion topics under Cultural data. There has been some confusion on quiz question number 2 but this answer can be found in full in our book, “IELTS Masterclass,” by Haynes & May on page 78. Be sure you are reading the book carefully to find answers to the quizzes and questions to assignments. 

Keep in mind, I do not accept late work so be diligent and aware of your time. If there is an issue that is impeding your work, please keep open communication with me so I can accommodate you to the best of my ability. 

As always, thank you for your hard work and diligence in this course. Keep up the great work and have a healthy day!




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Monday 9:00 am - 8.00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8.00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8.00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8.00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8.00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5.00 pm
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