IELTS Preparation Course: Get Band 7+ in 2 Hours
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IELTS Preparation Course: Get Band 7+ in 2 Hours

Get the band score you need and live the life of your dreams. All the top tips and key information from an IELTS Expert
4.3 (119 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,469 students enrolled
Created by Charles Cornelius
Last updated 6/2017
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 8 Articles
  • 33 Supplemental Resources
  • 1 Practice Test
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the different parts of the IELTS Test
  • Get some great exam tips
  • Find out how to prepare for the IELTS Test
  • Take the IELTS Test with confidence
  • Know how to write a IELTS Writing Task 2 discussion essay
  • Learn some useful vocabulary for the IELTS Speaking Test
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Requirements
  • You should be at a pre-intermediate level of English or above
  • You do not need any knowledge of the IELTS Test
Description

IELTS Preparation Course - UPDATED March 2017!

Prepare for the IELTS online and get Band Score of 7.0 and above. 

Learn from IELTS Charlie, one of the top IELTS experts.

What Students Say

Over 2000 students have enrolled from all over the world with lots of 5 star reviews:

  • "Amazing explanation!" 
  • "Perfect!" 
  • "I'm more confident because of you. Thanks!"

Getting a good band score in the IELTS test will change your life - I will show you how to prepare for the IELTS test and get a Band Score of at least 7.0. 

Prepare for the IELTS quickly and effectively

  • Get All The Essential Information
  • Learn The Best Exam Tips
  • Find Out How To Prepare At Home

Take The IELTS Test With Confidence!

This IELTS Preparation Course contains:

  • over 20 video lectures and 2 hours of video content
  • articles
  • quizzes
  • downloadable study materials

FREE BONUS! Download my eBook, The Essential Guide To The IELTS.

In this course, you will learn all the essential information about the IELTS test, including the exam format and question types. You will also learn some powerful tips that you can use in the exam itself. And I will also share with you some effective tips to help you prepare at home.

Finally, I will give you some downloadable materials to help you prepare for the IELTS Test, and some quizzes to help you remember what you have learned.

By the end of this IELTS Preparation Course, you will know how to get a good score in the IELTS test. You will understand what you must do in each of the four tests (listening, reading, speaking and writing) and you will have some exam tips to help you get the best band score possible. 

You will be able to take the IELTS test with confidence!

So, are you preparing to take or retake the IELTS test? Do you need a band score of 7 or above? Then this IELTS Preparation Course is for you.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for students who are preparing to take or retake the IELTS Test
  • The course is ideal for English language learners at a pre-intermediate to advanced level of English
Curriculum For This Course
30 Lectures
02:12:31
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Introduction to the IELTS
5 Lectures 14:50

Welcome to the course. Watch this short video about the course from your course instructor, Charles Cornelius.

Preview 03:10

Get all the essential information about the IELTS test in this video: what is it, who accepts the IELTS, the 3 exam types (and how they are different). And find out about the exam format.

Preview 06:15

QUIZ: What do you know about the IELTS?
00:10

Learn about band scores and how your band score is calculated. Also, see the descriptions of each of the 9 band scores.

Preview 05:10

BONUS eBook: The Essential Guide to the IELTS
00:05
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The Listening Test
4 Lectures 15:18

Get all the essential information about the Listening Test. Find out how long it takes, and learn about the four different parts of the Listening Test.

Preview 04:58

Test your knowledge of the IELTS Listening Test with this quiz.

The Listening Test
12 questions

Find out the types of questions that come up in the Listening Test.

Question Types
03:01

Get some effective tips for doing the Listening Test. Download the Official IELTS Listening Test answer sheet. 

Preview 03:36

How do you prepare for the IELTS Listening Test? Get some effective methods. I explain the importance of 'Slow Practice'. I also tell you about some great resources to help you to improve your IELTS listening skills. HYou can find the links to these in the resources section.

How to Prepare for the IELTS Listening Test
03:43
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The Reading Test
5 Lectures 26:57

Understand what you have to do in the IELTS Reading Test, both for the Academic and General Training IELTS. Find out about the kind of texts you have to read and look at some practice reading texts.

Essential Information
04:11

The Reading Test
6 questions

Find out about the question types that come up in the IELTS Reading Test.

Question Types
04:13

Learn the most essential reading exam strategy: skimming and scanning. Find out about my 3 step reading test strategy and see skimming and scanning in action with my animated explanation video.

Exam Tips: skimming and scanning
10:14

Understand how the IELTS Reading test is assessed.

How is reading assessed?
02:26

How should you prepare for the IELTS Reading Test? Find out how in this video, in which I show you some great websites to help you improve your reading, plus some advice on using practice tests. Check out the resources for links to my recommended websites for reading materials.

Preview 05:53
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Reading Practice Test
1 Lecture 03:50

In this section you can practice some questions from the IELTS Reading test. 

  1. Read the text in this lecture - it's a good idea to print out the article, so I have included the article as a PDF (see the Resources section for this lecture)
  2. Try the questions in the Practice Test.
Reading Passage 1
03:50

Reading Practice Test
13 questions
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The Writing Test
7 Lectures 36:09

Learn all the essential information about the IELTS Writing Test. Find out about the writing tasks in both Task 1 and Task 2 of the Academic and General Training IELTS, as well as common writing topics.

Essential Information
04:19

The Writing Test
6 questions

In this video, you will get the essential information on writing a Task 2 essay. You will learn about the two main essay structures (the Argument essay and the Opinion essay), the different kinds of question and the different types of response.

How to write a Task 2 discussion essay
08:31

In this video, you will learn about how IELTS examiners assess your writing. You will find out about the assessment criteria and the four different assessment areas: 

  • Task Achievement / Response
  • Coherence and Cohesion
  • Lexical Resource
  • Grammatical Range and Accuracy

And you will find out how to get a Band 7 in each of these four assessment areas.

You can also download the writing assessment criteria from the resources section for this lecture.

How is writing assessed?
07:59

Get some great tips for the writing exam. Find out about the importance of timing and planning, and why vocabulary is so important.

Preview 08:58

Read my article about the importance of using Cohesive Devices in your writing. You can also download a PDF of examples of Cohesive Devices from the Resources section.

Cohesive Devices
02:49

Read my Essential Guide to Writing Task 2

IELTS Writing Task 2: The Essential Guide
03:13

IELTS Writing Vocabulary
00:19
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The Speaking Test
7 Lectures 34:57

Get all the essential information about the IELTS Speaking Test. Find out about the 3 parts to the speaking test and how they are different from each other.

Essential Information
04:15

The Speaking Test
7 questions

Learn about Part 1 of the speaking test and the kinds of questions you will be asked.

Speaking Part 1
02:20

Learn about Part 2 of the speaking test and the kinds of questions you will be asked. Plus some tips on making notes for your talk. You can also download some sample speaking topics from the resources section.

Speaking Part 2
05:44

Read my essential guide to Part 2 of the IELTS Speaking Test and get even more tips and information.

Speaking Part 2: The Essential Guide
06:43

Learn about Part 3 of the speaking test and the kinds of questions you will be asked. You will also understand how Part 3 is different from Part 2.

Speaking Part 3
02:18

In this video, you will learn about how IELTS examiners assess your speaking. You will find out about the assessment criteria and the four different assessment areas: 

  • Fluency and Coherence
  • Lexical Resource
  • Grammatical Range and Accuracy
  • pronunciation

And you will learn how to get a Band 7 in each of these four assessment areas.

You can also download the speaking assessment criteria from the resources section for this lecture.

Preview 06:06

Learn 6 top tips for success in the IELTS Speaking Test.

Preview 07:31
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Bonus Lecture: what to do next
1 Lecture 00:51
About the Instructor
Charles Cornelius
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4,810 Students
6 Courses
English language teacher, 4000+ students in 121 countries

I'm a qualified teacher with 20 years' teaching experience all over the world, most recently as an English language teacher with the British Council where I taught IELTS exam preparation and Business English. 

I have a Masters degree in education and a certificate teaching the English language. I'm an experienced teacher trainer, most recently in Thailand where I have carried out training in English language teaching techniques to classroom teachers. I currently live in Thailand.

I'm the author of two bestselling books and run websites designed for both English language teachers and students.

Qualifications: MA (Education), PGCE (Secondary Education), CELTA