Learn online with IH London to prepare for your IELTS exam. Achieve your best IELTS score.


Morning or afternoon classes available.

Don’t let travelling get in the way of your English learning goals! Now you can study online with the same highly qualified and experienced IH London teachers in a virtual classroom.

This IELTS Preparation Online course follows the same teaching methodology as our face-to-face lessons so you can learn at exactly the same pace without leaving the comfort of your own home.

You’ll learn techniques to develop all four key English skills – listening, reading, writing and speaking (including pronunciation) to raise your English level before the exam. You will also prepare and practise common questions and tasks in the IELTS exam.

2021 start dates

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04 January 29 January
01 February 26 February
01 March 26 March
06 April 30 April
04 May 28 May
17 May 11 June
01 June 25 June
14 June 09 July
05 July 30 July
02 August 27 August
31 August 24 September
27 September 22 October
25 October 19 November
22 November 17 December


Lesson times:

(GMT UK time)

All courses are Mon-Fri

  • IELTS 15 hr morning course (AM): 09.00-12.00 (with a 15-minute break)
  • IELTS 15 hr afternoon course (PM): 13.15-16.15 (with a 15-minute break)
  • IELTS 20 hr course 11.00-12.00 & 13.15 to 16.15 (with a 15-minute break)


Who is this course for?

This online course is for students who are looking to attain their highest possible academic IELTS score.  You will be placed in an online class with people of a similar language level as you. The course is perfect for those who need expert language tuition wherever they are in the world.


How long is this course?

The course is 4 weeks long.


Learning outcomes

Take this course to: 

  • Understand the IELTS Academic exam 
  • Feel more confident when you take the exam 
  • Use a range of academic language and communicate more fluently 
  • Think critically and express your opinions in both written and spoken English 
  • Use strategies and techniques to help improve all four skills –listening, reading, writing, speaking. 


Course content

Our teachers adapt the course for the needs and level of each class. This means your lessons will be designed with your progression in mind. Online guided self-study sessions will provide you with the targeted focus you need to achieve your desired IELTS score.

The course includes: 

  • 10 live online group lessons with your teacher in a virtual classroom
  • 5 live online lessons of group guided project work, including exam practice
  • A wide range of motivating materials, including digital resources and coursebooks
  • Access to our online learning platform and a range of self-study materials 
  • Regular targeted support from your teacher helps you to achieve your learning goals.

During the course you will: 

  • Cover all parts of the exam and be given strategies, techniques and advice on how to achieve the score you need
  • Complete a full practice test under exam conditions and get individual feedback from your teacher
  • Study each part of the exam and have regular tests to see your progress
  • Practise speaking using a wide range of language used in the exam
  • Develop your writing skills and learn how to analyse data and texts to help you write more accurately
  • Listen to different talks, lectures, programmes and conversations
  • Read a wide range of academic and exam style texts such as reports and academic articles
  • Increase your grammar and vocabulary range to help you improve your score. 




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Course requirements

To get the most from this course you will need:

  • A reliable internet connection
  • A desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone
  • A web camera on or attached to the device you are using
  • An integrated microphone in the device you are using or an attached headset.
  • You will be sent all the details you need to connect to the IH London virtual classroom.

Sample timetable

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Continue your studies with IH London and develop your academic and professional English skills.

*Please note there will be no classes on days where the course includes a bank holiday.

Any questions?

Our sales team at IH London are happy to help further with any queries you have. 

Email us on sales@ihlondon.com  or call us on +44 (0) 20 7611 2400

It was my first ever online lesson and I found Zoom very easy to use and to set up. We had the opportunity to follow the lesson as a group but also to discuss in pairs during exercises. I found the experience fun and interesting!

Estelle, France

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We have two new videos to show you. One shows how learning online works with IH London and the other shows you our online social activities, free with all online courses.

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  4. Accommodation
  5. Insurance
  6. Confirm & pay

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Course price

IELTS Online 15 hours AM
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