About this Course
Prepare for your IELTS Speaking test and achieve your dream score. Learn new skills and strategies for success.
In this course, we will be working through examples of good and great responses to each of the speaking tasks, and unpacking them with you so that you can understand how to achieve your desired score.
Throughout the course, there will be frequent opportunities to interact with other learners and practise your fluency, vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation skills.
You will also learn how to self-assess your own responses and identify what you need to continue to work on so that you can be successful in your IELTS Speaking test.
We will show you what an examiner is looking for when they assess your response, and help you to develop techniques and strategies to improve your performance in each part of the Speaking test.
What topics will you cover?
- Language you need for each part of the test
- How you will be assessed
- Speaking more clearly
- Improving your fluency
- Enhancing your vocabulary
- Using better grammar
- Practicing with peers
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Understand how the examiner will assess your responses
- Identify the difference between good and great responses
- Develop strategies & techniques to improve your Fluency, Vocabulary, Grammar & Pronunciation
- Feel more confident and better prepared to achieve your desired IELTS Speaking score
Who is the course for?
The course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their IELTS Speaking score. It is especially aimed at people who are targeting an IELTS Speaking score of 6.5 or above to meet University entry requirements. However, it is also useful for people who need to improve their IELTS Speaking score for immigration or employment purposes.
To get the most out of this course it is recommended that you have an intermediate level of English.
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MA of Applied Linguistics. English Language Teacher, Course Coordinator and Learning Designer at Macquarie University. Over 20 years of teaching experience in Venezuela, KSA, Bangladesh and Australia.
English Language teacher and Learning Designer at Macquarie University, Sydney. Over 10 years experience teaching Academic English. MA Education (Literacy). Spanish language learner.