Prepare to pass the IELTS exam
Exclusive to EC, the Higher Score® system is targeted to helping get your best possible IELTS exam result. Our highly trained teachers will give you the skills to see what you need to work on to succeed at the IELTS exam.
Study with EC English and you can approach this valuable exam with complete confidence. That's because our Higher Score® system focuses on the key areas of exam strategy, exam thinking and wider English language skill.
There are two types of IELTS test, Academic and General. Most of our students choose to prepare for Academic IELTS. Should you wish to prepare for the General Training IELTS test, please select this option on your Needs Analysis and speak to your academic team.
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The IELTS Exam Preparation Course
At EC, our teachers are trained and experienced in getting you to approach the exams strategically. They will teach you how to take the exam using a solid methodology that will bring you closer to your goals.Book Now
All of the teachers offering IELTS exam preparation are experts in the exam itself. They know exactly what the IELTS exam demands of students and will provide you with the information you need, as well as the confidence in your own ability to use English.
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No matter how confident you may be of your English language skills, our IELTS Exam Preparation will provide the extra help needed to guarantee a strong performance. Aspects such as grammar, idioms and vocabulary will all be covered in depth, leaving you better equipped than ever.
They say that practice makes perfect, and at EC you’ll find out just how true that is. We use past exam papers on the IELTS exam preparation course, so you’ll know exactly what to expect when the time comes. The combination of teacher support and actual practise will leave you prepared for whatever may appear on the exam.
Your teachers will be there to guide and monitor you through every stage of the course. By tracking your progress and constantly providing feedback, they’ll be able to create a personalised study plan that’s tailor-made for your requirements, working to your strengths and helping with your weaknesses. With our full support you’ll face your IELTS exam with total confidence.
USA, UK, Canada, Dublin, Malta and Cape Town Course Details
Available: all year
Lesson length: 45 minutes
Lessons per week: 20 (15 hours), 30 (22.5 hours)
Minimum level: Intermediate
Starts: every Monday
Australia and New Zealand Course Details
Standard Programme: 20 exam lessons per week
Semi-Intensive Programme: 20 General English lessons + 4 exam preparation electives per week
Intensive Programme: 20 General English lessons + 8 IELTS exam preparation lessons per week OR 20 IELTS exam preparation lessons per week + 8 skills development lessons
Available: all year
Lesson length: 50 minutes
Lessons per week:
20 (16.6 hours)
24 (20 hours)
28 (23.3 hours)
Starts: every Monday
Class size: 15 maximum
Level: Intermediate to Upper Intermediate
Minimum age: 16
No matter where you take your IELTS Exam Preparation course we will provide you with the skills needed to sit the exam with confidence. Full support from teachers and the chance to work with like-minded students from around the world means you’ll leave EC not just ready to sit the IELTS Exam but more confident in every aspect of your written and spoken English.
Take this course if:
You want to attend an English-speaking university
You want a career in an international environment
You want to gain a competitive advantage in your career path
You want an international certificate which proves your level of English
You want better opportunities for future employment
We believe in giving our students the knowledge and tools they want and need to thrive, be it academically or professionally. With continuous guidance, monitored progress, and optimised learning through EC Online, your success is guaranteed.Discover more