University of Information Technology

English Language Proficiency I

Course Description

Complete IELTS is a short preparation course for students who wish to take the Academic module of the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). It includes reading, writing, listening and speaking skills that the students need for the exam. It covers all the exam question types, as well as key grammar and vocabulary are known to be useful to candidates who need to achieve a high band score in the test. In this book, there are eight units for classroom study, speaking and writing reference sections, a language reference section and a complete IELTS practice test.

A set of rules that help us to read, write and speak correctly and properly, is called English Grammar. Grammar rules can help students develop the habit of thinking logically and clearly. This book is for students who want help with English grammar. Each chapter concentrates on a particular point of grammar. The chapters begin with explanations and examples, followed by one or more exercises.

The aims of this course are:

  • To improve strategies and skills of practice activities for the IELTS Exam Tasks.
  • To equip students with four skills of English.
  • To get knowledge of advanced grammar.
  • To understand English language using grammar and vocabulary explanations.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • develop familiarity with the IELTS test format.
  • gain better knowledge of understanding English Language.
  • use grammar structures to express the ideas accurately and effectively.
  • organize and present information and ideas in a coherent way.

Text and References Books


  1. Complete IELTS by Guy Brook- Hart and Vanessa Jakeman , Cambridge University Press (2012)
  2. English Grammar


  1. New Grammar Practice by Elaine Walker Steve Elsworth , Fifth Impression 2004, ©Pearson Education Limited 2000
  2. Oxford English Grammar Course by Michael Swan & Catherine Walter 2011, First Published 2011, © Michael Swan and Catherine Walter 2011
  3. Understanding and Using English Grammar, Bettey S.Azar and Stacy A. Hagen, FourthEdition, ©2009,2002,1989,1981 by Betty Scharmpfer Azar
  4. Practical Grammar, Level 2 by John Hughes and Ceri Jones,©2011 Heinle, Cengage Learning
  5. Raymond Murphy, First published 2004, third Edition, Grammar in Use, CambridgeUniversity Press

Assessment system

Evaluation Marks Percentage
Class Participation 10 Marks 10%
Tutorial 10 Marks 10%
Assignment/Project 10 Marks 10%
Final Examination 70 Marks 70%