Dinesh - iPass student of the month
Dinesh first joined iPass in April 2016, although he took his first IELTS test way back in 2009. That was for academic purposes, but more recently he needed to take the General Training IELTS test for Canadian immigration, the requirements being band 7 in reading, writing and speaking but band 8 in listening.
Dinesh first signed up for the IELTS 7 course and despite scoring band 7 in 3 sub-tests, he only got band 6 in writing.
Realising that he needed to focus more on his writing skills, he took a break and then re-enrolled on our IELTS speaking + writing plus course this year and took the test again in July. Dinesh’s writing score increased to band 7 and his listening score went up to 7.5, but unfortunately it still didn’t quite meet the immigration requirements for Canada.
Understandably, there were feelings of frustration and disappointment, but undeterred and determined to achieve his goal, Dinesh is now banking his hopes on a “nomination of interest” provided by the province of Ontario and although it’s a lengthy process with only a 50% chance of success, everyone on the iPass is behind Dinesh in wishing that it will be sufficient for his immigration application to be accepted.
Dinesh was a very focused student with an extremely positive attitude and keenness to improve and that’s why we’ve chosen him as our student of the month!