IELTS English Exam Preparation Course 

B2 Upper-Intermediate - C1 Advanced

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Do you need to take the IELTS exam for university entrance or for work? 

Kickstart School’s IELTS Exam preparation group course provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge to take the IELTS Academic exam with confidence.

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The course covers all four modules (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) and increases your proficiency by familiarising you with:

  • Question and,
  • Text-types, 
  • Teaching exam techniques and, 
  • Working through practice exams together.  

Our courses optimise practice to achieve and maximise results. The IELTS exam preparation course is for CEFR levels B2 – C1 (Upper-intermediate to advanced). All our IELTS teachers are native-speakers who have a wealth of experience with the IELTS exam and the techniques/skills needed to achieve your required scores.

If you have a busy schedule and need a more flexible lELTS preparation course then we can offer private IELTS lessons. Please view our English private course page for information about prices and how to apply.

The IELTS* exam provides an internationally-recognised certification of a person’s English language level for study, employment, or visa purposes. It is taken by over 2 million people each year and is recognised by more than 9000 professional organisations, educational institutions, and government agencies worldwide (to check a particular institution’s requirements, see the Cambridge English website). This certification is valid for two years.

* IELTS: International English Language Testing System

Overview - IELTS English Exam Preparation Course

Group size




Language during lesson


Duration per lesson

3 hours

Course Length

24 hours


6 hours per lesson

Course Content and Learning Goals - IELTS English Exam Preparation Course

Topics covered in your course include:

  • Use appropriate and relevant language during conversations on different topics
  • Extract key information from listening and reading texts
  • Understand the difference between fact and opinion
  • Structure an academic text, using topic sentences, paragraphs and linking works appropriately
  • Present and develop an argument in written and spoken English, supporting your points with relevant examples
  • Listen for cues such as word emphasis, speaker intonation, and tone of voice

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

  •  Speak confidently during conversations on a variety of topics

  • Extract the key points from texts/audio files
  • Compose an academic text, using correct grammar, format and punctuation
  • Debate a topic in spoken or written English confidently

Practical Information - IELTS English Exam Preparation Course


€440 (excluding the book; including all other course materials). N.B. This does not include the price of the exam, which must be paid by the student directly to the British Council when registering for the exam.

Course materials

IELTS Trainer Six Practice Tests with Answers ; ISBN 9780521128209

Private Course

Please note that if you cannot attend the IELTS group course we also offer Private IELTS exam training. 

Have you already completed Upper-Intermediate English?     Register now!   

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