Video review of Week 1

Lead Educator Alister Widdowson looks back at some of the main talking points of this week in a short video. Add your comments and questions below.

Alister mentioned:
Thursday’s Facebook clinic
Elena’s checklist for dealing with nerves
Narmin’s comment
RK’s comment
The Facebook study group

Check your progress

Now that you’ve reached the end of Week 1, click the Progress icon at the top of the page to see your progress page. This will show what percentage of the course steps you have marked as complete.

Once you have completed at least 50% of the steps in the course, you will be eligible to purchase the FutureLearn Statement of Participation. This certificate is a great way to show your interest in learning English and is evidence of your engagement in this course. It can also be used as evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and makes a great souvenir!

Coming up in Week 2

Next week we’ll be looking at the Speaking test in more detail. If you want to get started straight away, go to the To do list for Week 2.

You can always use the To do icon at the top of the page to see what’s coming up or go back to previous weeks and catch up.

If you haven’t completed every step by the end of the final week, don’t worry! The course will remain open to you so that you can carry on at your own speed.

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Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests

British Council

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