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Course Code: CEEN 172
Your score on the IELTS test speaks volumes about your skills as an English speaker. So naturally, you want the best score possible. You’re in luck. This three-hour workshop will give you the skills and strategies you need to succeed, like answering in the correct tense and as fully as possible, speaking at length using a range of connectives/discourse markers when answering typical questions (speculate, agree/disagree, compare), using accurate grammar and less common vocabulary with awareness of style and speaking clearly at a natural speed. In short, you’ll gain a wealth of knowledge to help you do your best when you take the IELTS speaking component test.

Your take-away

This workshop will empower you to:
• Develop an understanding of the structure of speaking component of the IELTS test;
• Gain practical experience on how to raise your band score on the speaking 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 speaking component;
• Identify your strengths and weaknesses in the speaking 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 speaking 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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