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IELTS Exam Preparation

The IELTS Preparation course includes 30 hours of teaching per week. This intensive approach allows you to improve your English skills and pass the IELTS exam with the best results possible.

Develop your English language skills with expert IELTS tuition

The IELTS preparation course is focused on helping students to achieve the required score in the exam. Regular practice tests and drills ensure that the learner is confident with the exam format and working under timed conditions. The course helps students to improve a wide range of skills including:

  • Confidence and fluency for the spoken part of the exam
  • The ability to create clear arguments in your written and spoken English
  • The ability to structure written texts and essays
  • Accurate grammar and a wide vocabulary for comprehension and composition tasks
  • Independent study skills through revision strategies discussed with your tutors

Choose a course length

The IELTS preparation course is tailored to meet the learner’s needs. The length of study will depend on the current IELTS level and the target level. Students can choose a short course of 2 weeks, or take an extended programmes of 12+ weeks.

IELTS exam preparation support from expert tutors

In addition to expert IELTS tuition, students also receive a range of additional support, activities and materials to help them to navigate the exam and achieve the desired score. This includes:

  • Mock exam test papers under timed conditions for practice in sitting the tests
  • Revision coaching
  • Milestone reviews and goal setting meetings with your tutors
  • Interview practice and coaching in writing personal statements, if required
  • Assistance with registering for the exam, if required

Sample week of skills and outcomes on the IELTS Preparation Programme


Reading & listening: Identifying points of view in a text
Writing: Describing trends
Speaking: Projecting your voice for impact and effect


Reading & listening: Answering comprehension questions
Writing: Making comparisons using data
Speaking: Compensation strategies for dealing with the unexpected


Reading & listening: Summarising key points
Writing: Describing and analysing graphs and data
Speaking: Pronunciation and intonation


Reading & listening: Identifying the topic sentence in a paragraph
Writing: Analysing and answering essay questions
Speaking: Speaking at length on a given topic


Reading & listening: Multiple choice question strategy
Writing: Mock essay question and feedback
Speaking: Mock speaking exam

IELTS Preparation Programme

Sample timetable

15 mins: Morning Plenary

60 mins: Spoken Performance Workshop

60 mins: Grammar, Logic and Rhetoric

60 mins: Comprehension, Vocabulary and Précis

60 mins: Team Project: Language in Context

60 mins: Composition and Text Analysis

60 mins: Mentored Dissertation – Skills Workshop: Exam focus

15 mins: Plenary session