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Understanding English Language Levels

Participant Group: All Staff

Facilitator: Kerry Platts, UCC Language Centre


  • Understand what is meant by "English language level" with reference to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and how this is reflected in UCC students’ use of English
  • Receive an overview of the content and context of the IELTS exam
  • Understand how the scoring system in IELTS specifically relates to students’ writing and speaking ability
  • Increase your awareness of the challenges that students face when taking this exam
  • Have an opportunity to ask questions regarding English language qualifications for students


Date: Thurs 1 Jun

Time: 10.00 – 11.30

Location: MS Teams

Open for booking Via ESS

Staff Wellbeing & Development

First Floor, Block E, Food Science Building, UCC, T12 YN60