What Can You Do To Enter University Or College If You Have A Low IELTS Score
You were thinking of going to Australia to study, and you have been planning for a long time about what to study and what career path you want to pursue.
You found the university or college you wanted to study at, you found out that the minimum required overall IELTS score to be eligible to get into the course you want to study.
You go on to take the IELTS exam, and finally, you are about to found out your score, then suddenly get surprised that you didn’t get a high overall IELTS score.
Now you are probably thinking that all your dreams to study abroad has all gone away? Lucky for you, there are a lot of ways to get the IELTS score to help you get an enrolment into University or College.
Start with Evaluating Yourself:
Self-evaluation is an important step to help you make the right choice. Ask yourself, does my English need improving, or do I just panic during the exam
This will save lots of time and money to make the right decision that will help you improve your overall IELTS score.
Look for English Language Schools:
After evaluating yourself, you will either realise that your English is good but you just panic during the exam, or your English skills are bad and you need to work on improving your language skills.
English Language Schools can help you with both improve your English Language Skills and prepare better for the IELTS exam.
There are programs such as the ELICOS course, this course has two versions:
ELICOS – General English
which aims to provide students with intensive classes to improve their English language skills over 56 weeks. This course is also a good start for those who wish to improve their overall English skills for work, study or social purposes, this is suitable for short-term and long-term students.
The ELICOS – General English is designed to help students improve their English language skills in:
- Formal and informal
- Grammar and Vocabulary.
- Reading Comprehension.
- Confidence in using the English
- Learning Australian culture and way of life.
There are Four English Levels offered in the program :
ELICOS for Academic Purposes (EAP)
This is suitable for those who would like to complete their studies, live, or work in Australia. This course is a 28 weeks course that is perfect for those who have plans to further your Vocational or Higher Education studies. There are two levels in this course:
- English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP1)
- English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP2)
The key skills students will learn in the ELICOS for Academic Purposes are relevant to areas such as IT, Business, Art and Humanities, and more.
This course will provide students with the following key objectives:
- Learning important time-management skills that are essential to help further your study.
- Helps you prepare and practice to speak in public in English in a formal manner.
- Helps students get familiarised with Australian classrooms and learning environment.
- Learn how to properly use references and cite your sources to over plagiarism.
- Learn and master academic writing skills in English
- Participate in University-like group projects.
- This course will also open pathways to further your study in English
In most cases, taking the ELICOS English course alone can exempt you from taking the IELTS test and you may be eligible to get into the University or College.
If you think your English skills are great but you freak out or panic during the exam and you end up making silly mistakes. Then the IELTS Preparation Course is suitable for you.
The IELTS Preparation Course
The word IELTS stands for the (International English Language Testing System), the IELTS exam is one of the most of important English Languages tests that Universities, Colleges, and Immigration departments use as a measurement of your English Language skills, along with other English Languages tests such as TOFEL, OET, and PTE.
Getting a high score in any of these tests can make a difference to what you can study, work or live, this is why it is important that you should consider taking the IELTS preparation course.
The IELTS preparation course will help you improve all the four areas of the IELTS exam (Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking), and you can choose to take as many sessions as you want.
Our Associate Organisation:
Health Careers Language Academy (HCLA) offers a number of English language courses including the IELTS and ELICOS program, which can help you improve your English skills.
Feel free to take a look at their courses here
HCLA, 1 Wentworth Street, Parramatta NSW 2150 click to navigate
Feel free to contact them on +61 (2) 8228 6402