This 5-unit course explores all four IELTS papers, looking at the different exam tasks and the skills and sub-skills which are tested in them. You will also look at the speaking and writing test criteria in order to be better able to understand what is expected at each IELTS band and help your students to effectively prepare for these parts of the exam.
Is this course for you?
Teachers who already prepare students for the IELTS exam or who are thinking of doing so in the future.
Language Level: B2/C1
Course dates: 5 - 16 July
Option for Trinity CertTP
Course Length: 2 weeks
Course fee: £350
Trinity Registration and Administration Fee (optional): £250
Minimum age: 18
Max class size: 16
Tutor-led and highly interactive
Live and asynchronous eLearning platforms
Specialist ELT eLibrary
Accredited by AQUEDUTO
Focus on improving your understanding of IELTS exam tasks and what skills and sub-skills are tested
Exploring how to be better able to help learners achieve their desired score in the IELTS exam
Exploring how to better able to engage and motivate students preparing for the IELTS exam
Discover how to be better able to assess student’s speaking and writing against the IELTS assessment criteria
The course gives you as a teacher the chance to try out and reflect on a variety of classroom activities which prepare your learners for all aspects of the exam, including the acquisition of new vocabulary. The course also explores common teaching issues with IELTS classes, such as how to support learners of differing abilities.
Online courses are broken down into individual units and activities, forming a clear structure. Tasks will be interactive, involving voice chat, forums and community walls, and they will utilize a range of multimedia including images, audio files and videos. Participants need a computer, a headset (with microphone) and an Internet connection. You can do much of the course on a tablet or mobile device, but will need a computer for certain activities.
All participants have access to NILE’s extensive ELT e-library and the NILE digital Tasks are interactive, involving live online sessions, forums and community walls, and utilise a range of multimedia including images, audio files and videos.
All NILE’s courses involve a significant element of English language improvement and/or development of language awareness.
Lindsay is a teacher, trainer and materials writer. She has been teaching general English and exam preparation courses for over twenty years. She is a CELTA trainer and has delivered teacher development courses in the UK and abroad on topics such as train the trainer, using technology in the classroom and helping learners to prepare for exams.
She is co-author of several coursebooks including Expert IELTS 6 (Pearson), Gold Preliminary B1 (Pearson) and Skillful Reading & Writing level 4 (Macmillan).