Course - IELTS Exam Preparation

General

Program Description

The IELTS qualification is usually taken for academic purposes as it is recognised by colleges and universities in the UK, North America, Australia and New Zealand. The IELTS test is used to assess the English language skills of non-native students applying for higher education courses.

Our IELTS courses include both General and Academic English. Lessons are dynamic and challenging and you will develop strategies for dealing with each task in the exam paper with emphasis on practising reading, writing listening and speaking.

You will have training in exam technique and will be given practice tests to help increase your confidence.

Did you know?

  • Over 1.4 million candidates take the IELTS test each year to start their journeys into international education and employment.
  • IELTS is recognised by more than 6000 institutions in over 135 countries.
  • IELTS uses a scoring system from 0 to 9 and students usually need a score of between 5.5 and 7.5 depending on the course they wish to follow.
  • IELTS tests usually take place weekly and you will need to book your test approximately 4 weeks in advance (the IELTS test fee is not included in the course price).
  • Our IELTS tutors give expert examination advice and will assess your level. They will also advise you when you should take the test.

Quick Facts

  • Minimum Age: 16
  • Level: intermediate to proficiency (B1 to C2)
  • Tuition: 6, 9, 12, 15 or 21 hours per week
  • Start Date: anytime
  • Course Length: flexible
Last updated Jan 2018

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About the School

Crest Schools of English is a UK Border Agency (UKBA) Highly Trusted Sponsor and has been teaching English since 1983. Our friendly and experienced teachers and administrative staff ensure that each a ... Read More

Crest Schools of English is a UK Border Agency (UKBA) Highly Trusted Sponsor and has been teaching English since 1983. Our friendly and experienced teachers and administrative staff ensure that each and every student receives the very best in English language tuition. Students are free to visit our office whenever they need (if only to say ‘hello!’), which fosters a welcoming atmosphere at the school and students can feel secure knowing that we are always on hand to help with any queries. A recent survey showed that many of our current students chose to register with our school because they were recommended by a friend: we are very proud of this result because we believe it is the ultimate testament to the quality of our service and to the happy environment of our school. Crest Schools of English is rated Grade 1: Exceeds Expectations by the UK’s Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). We are an EL Gazette Centre of Excellence 2014 and 2013 and have been awarded Best Value School in London 2013 for providing the highest quality services at affordable prices. Our school is affiliated with London Crest Open Centre; one of the UK’s leading IELTS, Cambridge and Trinity exam centre, which also makes us an ideal choice for exam preparation courses. Location Crest Schools of English is based in a pleasant suburb of London called Edgware. The school is located on the main street, which means students can enjoy shops, restaurants and cafes in their free time and we are just a one-minute walk to the station. The advantage of being here is that you can easily visit central London by bus or tube to enjoy the magnificent sights and fantastic nightlife – but without the stress or cost of living in the centre. It is an equally convenient location for those who want to visit the many beautiful places outside London and who want to experience real English living first-hand. Read less