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Exam Preparation Courses

VanWest College Exam Preparation courses teach strategies to effectively prepare you for successful test-taking.

Exam Preparation courses will:

Teach you how to study strategically
Teach you how to match study to different question types
Introduce a series of productive strategies and how to apply them
Use authentic materials and weekly pre-tests
Reduce test anxiety
Keep you informed and up-to-date on exam requirements
Use expert instructors whose systematic teaching methodologies maximize learning

What is IELTS?

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS), a universally recognized English proficiency qualification, is accepted by most English-speaking universities in the world. VanWest College prepares students from intermediate to advanced levels using authentic test materials to improve student’s skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking, and their ability to perform well in an exam situation.

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Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
campus Vancouver, Kelowna
highlight IELTS Intermediate is a test preparation class that provides a solid grounding in the key language and skills needed for success in the IELTS test. In addition to reading, writing, speaking and listening practice, the course focuses on grammar and vocabulary development.


Level 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
campus Vancouver, Kelowna
highlight IELTS Advanced will take students to the level required for university admission by covering all four skills, building relevant vocabulary and grammar, and developing learner independence. Students will be encouraged to use language independently, with confidence, and be motivated to think broadly.