IELTS Preparation Course

ESL 105 | 8 Weeks

Increase your efficiency in performing IELTS exam tasks and improve performance in the four skill areas tested by IELTS.

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Increasing Performance: IELTS Test Taking Strategies and Skills

Develop the skills and strategies necessary to perform your best on the IELTS test.

The course will increase your efficiency in performing IELTS exam tasks and improve performance
in the four skill areas tested by IELTS: listening, reading, writing and speaking.

The course is offered in class or online depending on the term.

Admission Requirements

Students must fulfil one of the following minimum requirements:

  • IELTS Academic score of 4.5 overall, 4.0 in other skill area
  • TOEFL IBT score of 34 overall, 11 in writing
  • TOEFL PBT score of 410
  • TOEIC score of 490
  • CAEL score of 40 overall, 40 in other skill area
  • Overall CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) of 5
  • Completion of level 3 of UCalgary English Language Program Semester Program (ESL 100) with a minimum final grade of B+ in each course
  • UCalgary English Language Program placement test score of level 4
  • Duolingo English Test score of 75 overall, and 75 in production

Spring 2023

April 24 – June 16

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Program Hours

120 hours

Price

Face to Face: $2,175

Payment

Payment is available by credit card (recommended), cash/debit card (in-person), convera or international bank wire. Please contact esl@ucalgary.ca to receive payment instructions on convera and international bank wire. 

Policies and Procedures

Application and admission requirements, payment and refund policies, and homestay policies.

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Class Schedule

Face to Face

Monday to Friday: 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Rosario

My instructor creates a positive atmosphere and it is fun to learn with her.

Rosario from Chile