Perfect boost just before your IELTS exam.


An intensive one week course designed for students that have the English language level they want but need to perfect their IELTS exam skills.


Who is this course for?

Students who have the English level they need and will take the IELTS exam soon, and want a short intensive course to boost their skills and technique to achieve their very best score.


What will I learn?

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
  • Access 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.

You will be placed in a class with people of a similar language level as you.

View a sample timetable for your week


What will I achieve?

  • Improve your IELTS score in one week
  • Understand the IELTS Academic exam
  • Feel more confident when you take the exam
  • Use strategies and techniques to help improve your IELTS score in all four skills – listening, reading, writing, speaking
  • A certificate with your new English level
  • Achieve your best score in the IELTS exam


Start dates

2020 2021
05 October 2020
19 October 2020
02 November 2020
16 November 2020
30 November 2020
07 December 2020
11 January | 25 January 2021
08 February | 22 February 2021
08 March | 22 March 2021
12 April | 26 April 2021
10 May | 24 May 2021
07 June | 14 June | 21 June | 28 June 2021
05 July | 12 July | 19 July | 26 July 2021
02 August | 09 August | 16 August | 23 August 2021
06 September | 20 September 2021
04 October | 18 October 2021
01 November | 15 November | 29 November 2021
13 December 2021


Choose to combine this course with

Take the IELTS Academic Preparation before this course to increase your language level.


What can I do next?

  • Book and take your IELTS exam at IH London. We are an accredited test centre. Face-to-face and computer-based IELTS exam options.
  • Use your new English skills for study, work and travel
  • Apply to higher education
  • Get that promotion or start a new career


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. 


Book your course for 2021 at 2020 prices

Book before 01 November 2020 for any start date in 2021 and you can book at this year’s price on your 2021 course.

£415 (one week course)

Registration fee: £98

Accommodation saver rates

Book a course for this year (2020) and you will receive this year’s super saver rate and you can keep this rate for the duration of the course, even if it extends into 2021.

Book for 2021 before 01 November and you will receive your accommodation at this year’s standard prices.

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