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<ul><li><p>THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG HKU SPACE Community College </p><p> Associate Degree Programmes 2016-17 </p><p>Course Document </p><p>Course Title: Preparation for the IELTS </p><p>(International English Language Testing System) </p><p>Course Code: C C E N 8 0 0 1 </p><p>Aims and Objective </p><p> This course is designed to prepare student for the IELTS (International English Language Testing </p><p>System). The course is skills-based and aims to help students develop the skills and strategies required to </p><p>improve their IELTS score. </p><p> To familiarize students with the Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing Modules. To provide insight into strategies for achieving a successful score. To provide meaningful and practical opportunities for students to practice study skills. To instill in students a sense of confidence in attempting the test. </p><p>Intended Learning Outcomes of the Course </p><p> On completion of the course, students should be able to: </p><p>ILO 1. successfully complete the Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening tests in the IELTS examination; </p><p>ILO 2. develop the necessary grammar relevant to a higher IELTS level; ILO 3. develop the required vocabulary for common IELTS topics; ILO 4. attain study skills and strategies to be successful in the IELTS exam; ILO 5. encourage students to attain excellent learner habits by reviewing and evaluating their </p><p>work. </p><p> Syllabus </p><p> Contents 1 </p><p> Course Information </p><p> Student Needs Analysis </p><p> Introduction to IELTS </p><p> Reading </p><p>2 </p><p> Listening </p><p> Orientating yourself to the text </p></li><li><p>3 </p><p>Writing Task 1 Practice Writing Task 1 in groups Present on visualiser </p><p>4 </p><p>Speaking Introduction to Speaking Exam </p><p> Speaking Part 1 Strategies </p><p> Introducing yourself and talking about yourself </p><p> Extending your responses </p><p>5 </p><p>Listening &amp; Speaking Checklist </p><p> Examiner (questioner) examinee role-play </p><p>6 </p><p>Reading Yes, No, Not Given </p><p> Roleplay </p><p>7 </p><p>Listening </p><p> Predicting Listening for synonyms or similar meanings </p><p>8 Listening/Speaking </p><p>9 Writing Task 1 </p><p>10 </p><p>Writing Task 2 (Essay) 1 Video </p><p>The Process of Writing Understanding the task Preparing your answer Brainstorming Selecting ideas and evidence Deciding your viewpoint </p><p>11 </p><p>Planning your answer (cont/d) Checking your plan Write your answer Practice </p><p>Writing Task 2 (Essay) 2 </p><p>Practice Writing Task 2 (Essay) </p><p>12 </p><p>Speaking Tasks 2 Unit 3 </p><p> Practice Task 2 in pairs (task cards) </p><p> All students give individual 2-minute presentation A Job </p><p>Id Like To Do </p><p> Examiner examinee role-play (Task Cards; with checklist) </p></li><li><p>13 </p><p>Writing Task 2 Deciding your viewpoint </p><p> Checking your plan </p><p> Write your answer </p><p> Practice essay </p><p>Pre-requisite(s) </p><p>Nil </p><p>Required and Recommended Reading </p><p> New Insight into IELTS, 2008 </p><p>This is a non-credit bearing course. </p><p>04.07.2016 </p></li></ul>


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