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Course Code: CEEN 171
If you listen carefully, you can hear the sound of your IELTS test score improving. Because that’s what will happen if you take this three-hour workshop. In it, you’ll learn the practical tips and strategies you need to get the highest score possible, like predicting answers, highlighting key words, identifying what type of words you’re listening for, listening for words and phrases that carry meaning, recognize sign-posting words, synonyms and distractors. In short, you’ll gain a wealth of knowledge to help you do your best when you take the IELTS listening component test.

Your take-away

This workshop will empower you to:
• Develop an understanding of the structure of listening component of the IELTS test;
• Gain practical experience on how to raise your band score on the listening component;
• Develop an understanding of the different types of question types you will need to perform well during the test;
• Develop test-taking skills and strategies to succeed in the listening component;
• Identify your strengths and weaknesses in the listening component through test simulations.

Our approach

This workshop is based on an optimized practical approach that mixes active learning, self-assessment activities, demonstrations and individual exercises. In short, you’ll learn by doing.

Who benefits the most?

• Anyone who wants to take the IELTS for both the Academic and General Training modules of the test for the first time.
• Anyone who has taken the test, but whose listening score was too low.
• Anyone applying for a work visa, professional recognition or permanent residency in Canada.
• Students who plan to enroll in studies at Concordia University or another institution.
• Applicants and international graduates seeking professional registration.
• Candidates for scholarships and/or professional certifications.
• English-language learners who want to track their progress.
• Students and workers applying for visas in countries that require IELTS test results.

Concordia CCE Loyalty Discount

All students who meet at least one of the following conditions, will receive a 10% discount on their CCE course or workshop tuition fees:

1)   Have completed a CCE, Undergraduate or Graduate course at Concordia University in a prior academic term;

2)   Have completed a language proficiency test (IELTS) at CCE;

3)   Have completed a CCE Professional Development Seminar/Workshop.

This discount is based on the information maintained in the Concordia University student information system.

NOTE: This discount does not apply to a language proficiency test enrollment (IELTS) nor to application fees for admission to a CCE program of study.


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