IELTS is the world's most popular English language test for those wanting to study in higher education in an English-speaking country.
This IELTS course will prepare you to take the IELTS Academic tests with confidence. You will have immediate access to over 80 hours of interactive practice materials covering each of the four skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing.
This innovative preparation course has been designed and written by experienced English teaching professionals from The University of Queensland, an IELTS testing centre and one of the world's leading centres of learning. All of the course writers have extensive experience enabling students to reach their academic IELTS goal of entering a university where English is the primary language.
Each section of this course includes engaging multi-media presentations reviewing key test-taking skills, strategies and techniques. These are accompanied by a wide variety of authentic IELTS-style exercises and interactive activities that provide focused practice of the skills, strategies and techniques that you need to perform at your best.
In the new release of this IELTS preparation course, you will find a number of enhancements to an already-successful formula. The course appears with new videos and improvements to the explanation of answers as well as a number of new and engaging practice activities. Significantly, we have responded to requests from existing users to offer more comprehensive feedback on your writing using several new features.
As the course is self-paced, you can complete all of the course units in sequence, or only select the areas you want to focus on to prepare for the IELTS Academic tests. In completing this course, you will feel fully prepared to complete the IELTS Academic tests.
Students who select Verified enrolment in this course will have access to additional materials provided by the IELTSx course team.
- Learn about the IELTS test procedure and format
- Learn useful test-taking strategies and skills for the IELTS Academic tests
- Develop your English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills
Iain is Director of Studies at The University of Queensland’s Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE). Over the past 20 years, Iain has worked as a teacher, examiner, teacher trainer and academic manager in Australia, Europe, Asia and South America. He holds a Bachelor of Education (Hons), a Master of Education (TESOL), the Cambridge English Language Assessment Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA) and the International Diploma in English Language Teaching Management (IDLTM). He is also an experienced Cambridge English Language Assessment CELTA trainer, and has a particular interest and expertise in the fields of English language assessment, test preparation and professional development for English language teachers.
Megan teaches at the Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education of The University of Queensland (ICTE). She has worked as an English language teacher, examiner, teacher trainer, materials designer and test writer in Turkey, the United Kingdom and Australia and is co-author of the BroadLearn IELTS learning program and the Teacher’s Book for The Complete Guide to IELTS, published by Cengage. She holds the Cambridge English Language Assessment DELTA and a Master in Applied Linguistics. She has a PhD from The University of Queensland in the area of English language assessment.
Stephen has been Assistant Director of Studies at The University of Queensland’s Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education (ICTE) since May 2006. He has wide ranging experience as an academic manager, teacher trainer, materials and course writer which he gained in a variety of European, African, Asian, Australian and British ELT contexts. He holds the Cambridge English Language Assessment Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults (DELTA), and a Master in Applied Linguistics & ELT from the University of London. He is an experienced Cambridge English Language Assessment CELTA and DELTA trainer and co-author of the BroadLearn IELTS learning program. His professional interests include the development of reliable and valid English language assessment.
Philippa has been a TESOL Assistant Director of Studies and Teacher Trainer at the Institute of Continuing & TESOL Education at The University of Queensland (ICTE) since 2005. She has more than 25 years of varied experience as an English language teacher, examiner, academic manager, and teacher trainer in Asian, Latin American, European, Middle Eastern and Australian contexts. She holds the Cambridge English Language Assessment DELTA, a Master of Applied Linguistics and is an experienced Cambridge English Language Assessment CELTA trainer and assessor. She currently oversees the academic management of a wide range of customised English language courses, including the materials and delivery of preparation programs for the IELTS test.