Academic IELTS Unit 10

This is the final unit of the course. In this unit, you will review some of the skills you have learned, as well as extending other skills. In this unit, there is a strong focus on the language and grammar that you need to know and demonstrate in order to achieve a Band 7.0 result … Read more

Academic IELTS Unit 9

In this unit, we will look at questions in the reading test that ask you to locate information in a paragraph. In the writing section, we will review the main points covered for Task 1 writing tests, and in the speaking section we will practice speculating and describing change in the speaking test. This unit … Read more

Academic IELTS Unit 8

Matching and classifying questions in the reading test are covered in this unit, as well as looking at the most common errors made in the writing test. In the listening section we will cover signpost words – the essential language you need to identify in order to follow the listening test. In the speaking section, … Read more

Academic IELTS Unit 7

This unit will look at the other of the two hardest questions types in the reading test – TRUE / FALSE / NOT GIVEN questions (the other most difficult question type – Headings – was covered in Unit 2). The writing will put together the skills you have learned (planning your response, writing an introduction, … Read more

Academic IELTS Unit 6

Unit 6 continues by focusing on another question type used in the IELTS test – labelling a diagram. This question is used in both the reading and the listening test. The unit also extends the paragraphing skills learned in Unit 5 by looking in detail how to present your point of view with clear examples … Read more

Academic IELTS Unit 5

In this unit, we will look at multiple choice questions and short answer questions in the reading test, before moving on to how to create the ideal paragraph in the writing test. For speaking, we will look at how to complete the 2 minute ‘long turn’, using the skills from Unit 4 and developing them … Read more

Academic IELTS Unit 4

In Unit 4, we will look at how to answer sentence completion questions in the reading test. We will also be looking at how to use the ideas and plan you studied in Units 2 and 3 to start writing an introduction that will be clear and to the point. In the listening section, we … Read more

Academic IELTS Unit 3

In this unit, we will look at one of the two hardest question types in the reading test – headings questions. We will also be looking at how to get ideas for your written work and develop them into a strong plan. In the listening section, we will be looking at the best ways to … Read more

Academic IELTS Unit 2

In this unit, we will start looking at specific questions types used in the IELTS reading and listening tests, as well as looking at three techniques to improve your reading speed. In the writing section, we will be looking at how to carefully analyse the question before you begin writing your answer to make sure … Read more

Academic IELTS Unit 1

In this first unit, we will look at exactly what you are required to do in the IELTS test. There is a lot of free ‘information’ about the IELTS test on the internet which is either inaccurate or completely incorrect, so in this unit we will look at what you need to do for each … Read more