The IELTS preparation course at AIMGA is designed for IMGs who need to enhance their language skills and develop test-taking strategies in order to achieve the required IELTS score and meet the language proficiency requirements for the licensure process. The course content mirrors the IELTS Academic specific language tasks with a focus on each of the language skills. The problems with grammar and sentence structure needed for success in IELTS especially for improving writing scores will be reviewed within the context of these tasks. Practice tests will be included and emphasis will be on common errors for IMG test takers in all strands: Listening, Reading, Speaking, and Writing. Additional time is spent on the area of writing as this is the area most IMGs struggle with to meet the language proficiency requirements set by regulatory bodies in Alberta. Effective April 1st, 2020 this will be a fee-for-service program. The cost will be $250 per course and a minimum of 10 participants will be required.