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Limited time online course

Understanding IELTS: Speaking 

Join our free limited time online course from 1 to 22 June 2020

The British Council’s Understanding IELTS: Speaking course gives you a complete guide to everything you need to know as you prepare for the IELTS test.  This course focuses on the speaking test. You’ll look in detail at the three parts of the test and learn about the four criteria that will be used to assess your spoken English. The tips and techniques will help you improve your English speaking and build techniques to help you succeed. Through practice activities, you’ll build confidence and feel fully prepared on test day.

Topics to be covered:

  • The Speaking Test Format
  • The Assessment Criteria
  • Understanding the Task
  • Building Confidence
  • Giving a talk
  • What to expect on test day

 

 

 

 Understanding IELTS: Reading

Join our free limited time online course from 1 to 22 June 2020

This course focuses on the reading test. You’ll explore the format of the test and the kinds of text you need to read, and develop learning strategies to help you tackle the different task types, from multiple choice to true, false, and not given. You’ll also look at general reading strategies that will help you cope with the kind of complex texts on unfamiliar topics that you’ll meet in your IELTS studies.

Topics to be covered:

  • The IELTS Reading test format
  • Reading Strategies
  • IELTS Reading task types
  • Dealing with Vocabulary
  • What to expect on test day