Sunderland College is a world class provider of education, with four campuses located across the city. We offer one of the region’s largest range of school leaver, adult and higher education courses as well as courses for international students.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Preparation:
This course is for people wanting to prepare for their IELTS examination and is designed to suit your individual language level. You’ll need to be over 18. If you require a tier 4 VISA you’ll also need a Common European Framework B1, IELTS Band Score 4.
As the college is an IELTS Testing Centre you could sit an IELTS exam at the end of your programme of study. This would allow you to continue your academic study at colleges and universities in the UK or continue your professional career in the UK.
Duration: Up to 1 year Attendance details: Full time
Maximum class size of 15 students
English lessons with qualified and experienced teachers
Interactive and engaging activities and tasks
Additional London Programme option
Includes 1 week in London:
Day visits to Cambridge and Oxford
Historical sights: Westminster and Houses of Parliament, Downing Street, Big Ben, Trafalga Square, Buckingham Palace, British Museum
Shopping: Covent Garden, Oxford St
River cruise on river Thames and Greenwich experience
The course is for all teachers (or aspiring teachers) of English anywhere in the world, whatever your teaching background or experience. The course will enhance your classroom teaching, raise your language awareness and increase your confidence in a classroom situation.
The TKT programme focuses on the core teaching knowledge needed by English teachers of primary, secondary or adult learners, anywhere in the world. It involves:
Language and background to language learning and teaching
Planning lessons and use of resources for language teaching
Teachers’ and learners’ language in the classroom
Students’ performance in each module is assessed via a series of 3 tests.
It is strongly advised that non-native speakers wishing to take this course should have at least an intermediate level of English – e.g. an IELTS band score of 5.
Full-board residential accommodation
Transportation between all sites and on excursions
Free group leaders (depending on group size)
Social programme activities afternoons and evenings
Day excursions to Edinburgh, Durham, Newcastle and Sunderland City Centre
Visit the Sunderland International Air show (subject to date)
Meet the Mayor (subject to availability)
Access to computers for internet and email
Course attendance certificate
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