IELTS Preparation Course in London

Academic IELTS course in London for the best results

Our highly intensive IELTS preparation course focuses on all the main language skills and exam techniques you will need to give you the best possible chance of getting the score you require for the university of your choice.

Who’s it for?

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is recognised as an entrance requirement by British, Australian, New Zealand and Canadian universities and for secondary, vocational and training programmes. This IELTS course is for you if you are planning to apply to these academic institutions or if you would just like to challenge yourself and work towards a recognised qualification in English.

Alumni universities

  • University of Reading
  • 51
  • 52
  • University of Roehampton

The Benefits

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

  • Achieve your best possible IELTS result  

  • Be able to approach the four components (listening, reading, writing and speaking) 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

  • Be able to recognise the areas you need to improve

Course Content

The IELTS course is a highly intensive programme focusing on the skills required including 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 full-practice exam, and receive feedback, correction and advice from your trainer. A full online practice IELTS exam is also included in the course.

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

Included in fees

Fees include training plus:

  • All IELTS course materials and resources

  • Daily three-course lunch (Monday to Friday)

  • Monthly networking reception

  • Access to London School Online platform

  • Detailed end of course progress report

  • Support from University Relations Manager

  • Weekly lecture

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!


Why study at The London School of English?

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Find out more

Contact us:

  • locationLondon, Westcroft Square
  • studentsMaximum group size: 12
  • ageMinimum age: 18
    Average age: 25
  • durationDuration: 4 or 8 weeks (4 week courses for levels 5.5 - 7.0 only)
  • time24 hours per week
    09.15 - 15.45 (Monday to Friday)
  • datesStart dates:
    4 week course: 29 July
    8 week course: 14 January, 25 March, 03 June, 26 August, 21 October
  • timetableSample week
  • price£3600 (8 weeks)
    £1800 (4 weeks)
    +£170 (Exam fee)

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.