39.50 USD

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How to teach IELTS


Course summary:

Gain a thorough understanding of IELTS and help your learners approach the exam with confidence. Use practical strategies and activities to fully prepare your learners for exam success.

Suitable for:

•   Inexperienced teachers
•   Experienced teachers who want to revise and extend their skills in this area

As many of the tasks within this course are classroom-based, you will find it more useful if you are currently teaching.

You should already have:

•   English at B2 level or higher What’s this?
•   basic lesson planning skills
•   a basic understanding of the IELTS test.


Before beginning this course, we recommend that you read the free, downloadable IELTS Guide.



You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion at the end of the course.



By the end of the course you should be able to:

•   fully prepare your students for their IELTS exam
•   thoroughly understand the skills being assessed
•   use practical  strategies and activities to help your students approach the test tasks with confidence
•   identify potential problems your students may encounter while preparing for the exam
•   reflect on your existing teaching methods and consider areas for development.



Online self-study

The tasks within this course encourage you to try new approaches in the classroom and reflect upon the outcomes.

To successfully complete the course, you will be required to:

•   check your progress and understanding, through a range of interactive activities
•   participate in discussion forums with other teachers
•   keep a learner journal

An end-of-course quiz will provide feedback on your progress and suggest areas for revision, where appropriate.

Course duration:

About 10 hours; 10 units.

You have 12 months to complete the course. 


•   Unit 1: Reading skills and text types
•   Unit 2: Reading skills and task types
•   Unit 3: Reading skills, task types and strategies
•   Unit 4: Writing skills and learner problems
•   Unit 5: Writing Task 1 and assessment
•   Unit 6: Writing Task 2 and the stages in writing
•   Unit 7: Listening skills and Listening Sections 1 and 2
•   Unit 8: Listening Sections 3 and 4
•   Unit 9: Speaking skills and Part 1
•   Unit 10: Speaking Parts 2 and 3

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