English Exam Preparation: IELTS

Our IELTS exam preparation courses examine the Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening parts of the exam to make sure you are very familiar with the test format. You will learn vocabulary and language structures that you will need in the exam. Learn how to avoid common errors and use the strategies to help you get the best mark.

 

 

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Course Information

We have three ways to prepare to take IELTS at Alba English.

 

Super-Intensive IELTS Course (23h per week)

Study General English, Monday – Friday mornings to improve your overall English level (max 12 students), plus small group afternoon classes Monday – Thursday focussed on IELTS exam preparation (1h35 per day, max 4 students.

Intensive IELTS Course (20h per week)

Study General English, Monday – Friday mornings to improve your overall English level (max 12 students), plus evening IELTS classes on Mondays and Wednesdays focussed on IELTS exam preparation (max 12 students)

Part-Time IELTS Evening Class (3h20 per week)

Evening IELTS classes on Mondays and Wednesdays focussed on IELTS exam preparation (max 12 students)

Note that if you are the only student registered for a Beginner (A1), Elementary (A2) or Advanced (C1) course, or any evening course, we may replace your 100-minute group class with a 60-minute 1:1 class and 40 minutes of structured self-study.

Come to our IELTS classes to … 

  • …practice exam techniques
  • …discover common errors
  • …expand your vocabulary
  • …work on grammar accuracy
  • …practise past papers under exam conditions
  • …practise mock speaking and listening tests under exam conditions
  • …receive individual feedback on your written work

IELTS Exam Information

When you want to book your exam, you can go to the British Council’s ‘Take IELTS in Scotland‘ page. You can take the exam with Basil Patterson or ‘Mobile Testing Solutions’, who have an exam centre just a minute away from Alba English. 

Be careful to book the correct test – Academic or General, UKVI or not. Ask your IELTS teacher if you have any doubts

Want to know more about IELTS? Read our Complete Guide to IELTS to find out more about the exam.