Prepare for your IELTS exam in one week.


Who is this course for?

This intensive one-week course is designed for candidates who are about to take the IELTS test and wish to gain a deeper understanding of the skills required for the test.

Choose this course if you’ve reached an upper intermediate English level, are new to IELTS, and want to achieve the best score in all four skills in the IELTS test.

Learning outcomes

This course aims to make you familiar with the IELTS exam and provide you with techniques that will help you gain the score you deserve.

After the course you will: 

  • have an excellent understanding of the IELTS Test from trainers who have a deep knowledge of the exam
  • have gained useable techniques to improve your exam skills
  • understand the requirements of each part of the IELTS test: listening, reading, speaking and writing
  • have gained strategies for approaching each part of the test which you will have practised in a mock test environment
  • have a good understanding of your strengths and weaknesses and of where to concentrate your revision.

Course content

The focus is on developing techniques and strategies to help you achieve your required band score at the IELTS exam. Over the course of the week you will:

  • look methodically at each part of the IELTS test: listening, reading, speaking and writing
  • have access to past papers and other learning materials
  • gain advice on what examiners look for in each section of the exam
  • complete a full mock (practice) exam under exam conditions
  • receive individual feedback from the trainers on your weaknesses and how to improve them.

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Book your IELTS exam

With IH London, you can prepare for your IELTS and sit your exam in the same place, because we are an accredited IELTS test centre. Our teachers know how to help you get the best results. You can book your IELTS test with our exam centre. 

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