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IELTS Preparation

Our IELTS preparation course focuses on all the main language skills and exam techniques needed to give you the best possible chance of getting the score you need for the university where you wish to study.

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Who is it for?

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is needed for most universities and to take other training courses in British, Australian, New Zealand and Canadian universities and colleges. This IELTS course is for you if you are planning to study in these countries or if you would just like to challenge yourself and gain a well-known qualification in English.

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Course participants went on to study at various universities, including:

Benefits

At the end of this IELTS course you can expect to:

  • Achieve your best possible IELTS result  

  • Be able to listen, read, write and speak with greater confidence

  • Be able to speak and write more accurately and confidently

  • Be able to use a wider range of academic and general vocabulary and grammar

  • Have a better understanding of the skills and strategies you need to succeed in the exam

  • Be able to recognise the areas you need to improve

Course content

The IELTS course is a very intensive programme focusing on all of the skills you need: reading, writing, listening and speaking, as well as improving vocabulary and grammar. You will also concentrate on developing effective examination techniques.

You will do regular examination practice, including a mid-course practice exam, and receive feedback, correction and advice from your trainer. You will be given a book of past papers to practice and then review in class.

Optional self-study: Before or after your classes, you can use the self-study area in the centre. There are computers, a printer and plenty of desk space available. The self-study area is available whenever our centre is open. See the opening times here.

Included in fees

Fees include training plus:

  • All IELTS course materials and resources

  • Three months access to London School Online platform with IELTS mock exams

  • Detailed end-of-course progress report

  • Certificate of course completion

If you plan to take the IELTS exam in the UK, please note, there are fixed dates which are available to view on the IELTS website.

This course does not include the IELTS exam.  You will need to book your own exam.  Prices change by country.  Here is a guide to the expected costs in the UK 

  • IELTS Academic and General Training: £190- £220 (depending on location) 
  • IELTS for UKVI  Academic and General Training: £220 
  • IELTS Life Skills A1, A2 and B1: £155 

The British Council website can help you decide which test is right for you 

Beautiful experience for my IELTS course. Perfect host family, great location, the food was good, teachers and the people who work there are also very nice!

Mary

  • location London, Holland Park Gardens
  • students Maximum group size: 10
  • age Minimum age: 20
  • duration Duration: blocks of 4 weeks
  • time 24 hours per week
    09.30 - 16.00 (Monday to Friday)
  • dates Start dates 2024
    15 January (4 weeks)
    12 February (4 weeks)
    8 April (4 weeks)
    1 July (4 weeks)
    29 July (4 weeks)
    21 October (4 weeks)
  • timetable Sample week
  • price 2024
    £2750 (4 weeks)

English Level

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

Level 1 (Beginner)

I do not speak any English.

Level 2 (Elementary)

I can say and understand a few things in English.

Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate)

I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.

Level 4 (Low Intermediate)

I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.

Level 5 (Intermediate)

I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.

Level 6 (Upper Intermediate)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 7 (Pre-Advanced)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 8 (Advanced)

I speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.

Level 9 (Very Advanced)

I speak and understand English completely fluently.