Suggestions for extending your study beyond the classroom - IELTS

Self-access materials are available on the Sanako system in the multi-media centre. Guided e-learning (GEL) is available via the Study Zone on the ELC website.

Exam materials

  • ROAD TO IELTS – AVAILABLE ON ‘STUDYZONE’ VIA THE SCHOOL WEBSITE [Log in required] Exercises, practice and advice on all papers EXAM PRACTICE FILES IN MMC WITH LISTENING MATERIALS ON SANAKO

Listening

  • PODCASTS - AUTHENTIC LISTENING AVAILABLE ON SANAKO
  • BBC IPLAYER FOR NEWS AND TV PROGRAMMES – SEE WEBLINK ON THE SCHOOL WEBSITE CHANNEL 4OD FOR TV PROGRAMMES – WEBLINK AVAILABLE ON THE SCHOOL WEBSITE

Reading

  • CLASS READERS
  • NEWSPAPERS – TRY THE ‘I’ IN THE STUDENTS’ ROOM OR THE FREE WEBLINKS AVAILABLE ON ‘STUDYZONE’ ON THE SCHOOL WEBSITE
  • BBC NEWS WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/news FLASHPOINT – AUTHENTIC READING MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON GEL

Writing

  • WRITE A DIARY – ASK YOUR TEACHER TO CORRECT IT WRITE LETTERS/EMAILS TO FRIENDS/FAMILY – ASK YOUR TEACHER TO CORRECT THEM

Grammer

Vocabulary

Pronunciation

  • ‘SHIP OR SHEEP’ AVAILABLE ON SANAKO IN THE MMC
  • ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION IN USE [INT/ADV]- FILES IN MMC AND LISTENING ON SANAKO
  • SKY PRONUNCIATION AVAILABLE ON GEL DRAMA CLUB – EVERY FORTNIGHT [SEE NOTICEBOARD FOR DETAILS]

Speaking

  • CONVERSATION CLUB – WEDNESDAYS, 4PM AT STEAM
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