IELTS - How To Achieve An Overall Band Score Of 9

Helping you to achieve a band score of 9 on the listening, reading, writing and speaking sections of the IELTS exam.
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  • Lectures 30
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

This comprehensive IELTS course was created by Michelle, a highly experienced English teacher, who has taught at one of Australia's leading universities.

Whether you are doing the Academic version of the IELTS exam so that you can study at university in an English speaking country or the General Training version of the IELTS exam so that you can emigrate to or work in an English-speaking country, both versions are covered in detail in this course to ensure you are fully prepared.

With a strong emphasis on exam questions and tips on how to approach each component of the Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking Sections of the exam; this is the perfect course for anyone planning on sitting the IELTS exam.

What are the requirements?

  • All materials are provided as pdf attachments with each lecture.
  • Students will need a printer to print off the attachments where necessary.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Reading: extract information from reading passages and answer questions effectively.
  • Writing: interpret and describe visual or graphical information on diagrams, charts and graphs.
  • Writing: the ability to structure informative essays, letters and reports.
  • Speaking: the ability to hold a two way conversation with the examiner about abstract issues and topics, as well as being able to express ideas and opinions.
  • Listening: the ability to interpret data you hear and to answer complex questions.
  • The course focuses on the skills and techniques needed to help you achieve a band score of nine on the IELTS exam.

What is the target audience?

  • This is a comprehensive, complete IELTS course, specifically created for students wishing to sit the IELTS exam, whether it be the Academic version or the General Training version.
  • This course covers both the Academic version and General Training version of the IELTS exam in full.
  • The IELTS Academic lectures in this course are for those who want to study abroad at university in an English-speaking country, either at an undergraduate or postgraduate level.
  • The IELTS General Training lectures in this course are for those wishing to emigrate to or work in an English-speaking country such as Australia.

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Curriculum

Section 1: IELTS Exam - Academic Version
What is the IELTS Exam?
01:12
The Layout of the Exam
02:35
IELTS Listening Test
03:14
Academic Listening Test - Part One - Exam Question and Model Answer
13:59
14:57

This is the second part to the Listening Test that you did in the previous lecture.

Please use the 'Listening Test Question Paper' and 'Listening Test Answer Sheet' that you downloaded in the previous lecture and continue doing the rest of the Listening Test.

When you are finished, please download the 'Listening Test Answers' to see how many answers you got correct!

IELTS Academic Reading Test
03:48
Academic Reading Test - Part One - Exam Question and Model Answer
15:11
16:29

This is the second part to the Academic Reading Test that you did in the previous lecture.

Please use the 'Academic Reading Test Question Paper' and 'Academic Reading Test Answer Sheet' that you downloaded in the previous lecture and continue doing the rest of the Reading Test.

When you are finished, please download the 'Academic Reading Test Answers' to see how many answers you got correct!

IELTS Academic Writing Test - Task One
02:52
Academic Writing Test - Task One - Exam Question and Model Answer
07:08
IELTS Academic Writing Test - Task Two
02:04
Academic Writing Test - Task Two - Exam Question and Model Answer
Preview
08:57
IELTS Speaking Test
05:04
IELTS Academic Speaking Test - An Actual Exam
10:55
Additional Help
02:48
Section 2: IELTS Exam - General Training Version
What is the IELTS Exam?
01:12
The Layout of the Exam
02:35
IELTS Listening Test
03:14
General Training Listening Test - Part One - Exam Question and Model Answer
13:59
14:57

This is the second part to the Listening Test that you did in the previous lecture.

Please use the 'Listening Test Question Paper' and 'Listening Test Answer Sheet' that you downloaded in the previous lecture and continue doing the rest of the Listening Test.

When you are finished, please download the 'Listening Test Answers' to see how many answers you got correct!


IELTS General Training Reading Test
03:36
General Training Reading Test - Part One - Exam Question and Model Answer
15:57
10:57

This is the second part to the General Training Reading Test that you did in the previous lecture.

Please use the 'General Training Reading Test Question Paper' and 'General Training Reading Test Answer Sheet' that you downloaded in the previous lecture and continue doing the rest of the Reading Test.

When you are finished, please download the 'General Training Reading Test Answers' to see how many answers you got correct!

IELTS General Training Writing Test - Task One
01:59
General Training Writing Test Task One Exam Question and Model Answer
04:48
IELTS General Training Writing Test Task Two
02:05
General Training Writing Test Task Two Exam Question and Model Answer
Preview
08:22
IELTS Speaking Test
05:04
IELTS General Training Speaking Test - An Actual Exam
10:47
Additional Help
02:48

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Instructor Biography

Michelle O' Brien, University ESL Teacher

Teacher of English at one of Australia's leading universities.

Over five years spent studying at third level education at three universities in Ireland and the United States of America.

Four year Bachelor of Business with French Honours Degree with a further qualification in English and a Post Graduate Diploma in Education.

Over 5 years experience teaching.

Owner of two educational companies in Ireland.

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