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IELTS Course

Join CPILS, the best language school in the Philippines.

This is based on the know-how of IELTS instructions according to experts who have been analyzing and studying IELTS for many years. We design courses that are more systematic and professional in nature: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Through this program, students will have confidence as they communicate in English as they are equipped with all the necessary preparations for the IELTS test. Students are grouped into Pre-IELTS, IELTS Basic, and IELTS Intermediate depending on their entry level after taking the placement test which administered by the school’s testing department.

IELTS Basic and Intermediate programs are divided into intensive IELTS classes and guarantee IELTS classes which assure the students to reach his target score.

IELTS Course Features
  • The classes are set to train and to help students achieve their desired band score.
  • One official test is given free of charge to students in the guarantee program.
  • If the target score is not acquired within the guarantee period, the school will provide free tuition for another guarantee period and will shoulder the cost for another official test.
  • Academic modules and general module classes are provided.
  • Practice tests are conducted every two weeks. Speaking tests are administered by the Native Teachers.
  • Over 60 sets of mock tests for reading, writing, listening, and speaking are available
  • Training materials are frequently updated.
  • All classes are student centered to set the correct learning aim and course.
  • Students’ progress is monitored by their respective teachers.
Starting Date

Intensive: Every Monday
Guarantee: Open once a month (date posted on homepage)

Available Period

Intensive: at least 8 weeks
Guarantee: 12 weeks or more

Available Levels
PRE-IELTS Intensive Course Guarantee Course
Basic Intermediate Basic Intermediate
CPILS ESL Test 1L - 2H + 3L - 3H 4L up 3L - 3H 4L up
IELTS placement Test 1.0 - 3.0 3.0 - 4.0 up 4.5 up 3.0 - 4.0 up 4.5 up
Real IELTS Test 1.0 - 3.0 3.0 - 4.0 up 4.5 up 3.0 - 4.0 up 4.5 up
IELTS Guarantee Course – Guarantee Score
CPLIS ESL Test IELTS Placement Test Period of Stay Overall Band Score
IELST Basic 3L Up 3.0 - 4.0 Up 12 weeks 5.5
16 weeks 6
20 weeks 6.5
24 weeks 7
IELST intermediate 4L Up 4.5 - 5.0 Up 12 weeks 6
16 weeks 6.5
20 weeks 7
24 weeks 7.5
Pre-IELTS Course Description
Speaking 1:1 Introduces vocabulary, phrases, language related to and can be applied to any topic with pronunciation and grammar points. It also teaches exam skills and strategies for IELTS test taking.
Writing 1:1 Applies various listening and speaking task types and practice tests to provide complete exposure to the test format.
Grammar 1:1 Presents key areas of grammar and vocabulary with practice exercises and practical exam strategies and tips to help improve grammatical skills.
Reading & Writing
(Regular ESL)
1:1 Develop and sharpen students reading and writing skills; geared towards developing fluency and accuracy in reading and writing by providing relevant language models.
Listening & Speaking
(Regular ESL)
1:1 Help students to communicate more effectively in wide-range of situations and aid students to acquire the essential listening and communication skills.
Cooperative Learning
(Regular ESL)
1:4 Approach focuses on exposing the students to common everyday situations in order to build up confidence in communicating in English through interaction within small groups.
General English
(Regular ESL)
1:8 Learn vocabulary words, expressions and sentence patterns commonly used by the Native English speakers, thus, gain familiarity and confidence in conversing in the real English world.
Master Class
- All Skills
GROUP Provides systematic preparation for all modules with useful practices under the IELTS Test Format.
Vocabulary & Reading GROUP Incorporates the skill in fundamental reading and writing to enhance writing performance and test response.
Special Classes or
GROUP Students get to choose a variety of Special Classes offered such as: Screen English, Speech Improvement, Pops English, TOEIC Class or a Self-study period.
Self-study GROUP It offers sufficient time to complete tasks guided by a teacher to monitor student’s work and performance.
Self-study GROUP

Note: Students at levels 1 and 2 will be advised to take 1:2 classes instead of 1:8 classes.

General English (1:2 Class, Filipino teacher): This class is specially designed for Level 1 & 2students only. The approach focuses on developing the four macro skills in English through peer and project-based learning. Students are able to experience learning useful conversations and doing corrections with a partner.

IELTS Course Description
Speaking 1 1:1 Comprehensive and structured approach to speaking from vocabulary, language to exam techniques.
Speaking 2 1:1 Applies language development, test techniques and skill development to improve speaking guided by specific approaches to provide the opportunity for speaking and discussion practice, among other things, the pronunciation and day-to-day English used by native speakers.
Writing Task 1 1:1 Structured approach to IELTS exam covering the key stages and analysis for key skills, techniques and language with exam strategies.
Writing Task 2 1:1 Presents writing skills, language development and test techniques through a step-by-step guide through various activities.
Group Listening 1 GROUP Focuses on listening skills, exam listening, language development and test techniques to ensure complete understanding and knowledge of the target skills.
Group Listening 2 GROUP Targets the application of various listening test taking techniques through exposure to diverse listening practices and activities
Group Writing Task 2 GROUP Provides practices for essay writing including strategies and test-taking techniques in a collaborative setting
Group Reading GROUP Focuses on topic areas to help in building vocabulary and covers the types of questions relevant to the test.
Self-study GROUP It offers sufficient time to complete tasks guided by a teacher to monitor student’s work and performance.
Self-study GROUP
Self-study GROUP
07:00 ~ 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 ~ 08:50 1st
09:00 ~ 09:50 2nd
10:00 ~ 10:50 3rd
11:00 ~ 11:50 4th
11:50 ~ 12:50 Lunch
12:50 ~ 13:40 5th
13:50 ~ 14:40 6th
14:50 ~ 15:40 7th
15:50 ~ 16:40 8th
16:50 ~ 17:40 9th
17:40 ~ 18:40 Dinner
18:40 ~ 19:30 Self-Study
19:35 ~ 20:25
20:30 ~ 21:30
07:00 ~ 08:00 Breakfast
08:00 ~ 08:40 1st
08:50 ~ 09:30 2nd
09:40 ~ 10:20 3rd
10:30 ~ 11:10 4th
11:20 ~ 12:00 5th
12:00 ~ 13:00 Lunch
13:00 ~ 13:40 6th
13:50 ~ 14:30 7th
14:40 ~ 15:20 8th
IELTS Guarantee

1) 100% Attendance record in all IELTS Classes. (including IELTS Mock Test and ESL Progress Test). Death of immediate family member, Sickness with Medical Certificate and Laboratory Results, and Visa Extension and Tests are the only valid reasons for absences. In case of 5 or more attendance penalty points incurred excluding the Academy related points, the guarantee status is nullified.
2) 100% Homework. If a student fails to do his homework, the guarantee status will be considered null or invalid.
3) The release of Guarantee Status is validated based on the consistency of the student’s Official Test Band Score. Failure to maintain the score is forfeiture of the Guarantee Status.
4) Only the overall band score is guaranteed. Specific skill requirement does not apply.
5) All set terms and conditions must be met to keep the guarantee status.

CPILS(Center for Premier International Language Studies) / E mail
Cebu Center Benedicto Bldg., M.J. Cuenco Ave., Cebu City, Philippines 6000/Tel 62-32-416-7637/Tel 63-32-416-7638
Korea Office 99, Seochojungang-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea/Tel 82-2-592-4747/Fax 82-2-596-7400
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