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Exam Preparation Course

Minimum language level Upper intermediate (B2)
Start date Any Monday
Maximum length of course 36 weeks
Hours per week 30 hours tuition with breaks (25 hours without)
Group size 15 students maximum
Times 9.15-12.00pm and 12.30-3.15pm
Exam fee £ask at reception for up-to-date prices


The IELTS Exam Preparation Super Intensive course is one of the most intensive IELTS course run by the Islington Centre for English, London (ICE).

This course is for serious students who want to maximise their chances of a good score in your IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam, in preparation for entry to University or new employment roles. Students need to be at B2 (Upper Intermediate) level or above to join this course.

The IELTS Super Intensive course is as substantial course and students will need to be very dedicated. You will be studying mornings and afternoons, Monday to Friday (25 hours per week of teaching time) as well as being given additional homework. You will be taught in small groups of up to 15 students by experienced, native speaking English tutors.

Morning- 9.15-12.00pm. IELTS specific exam practice

Afternoon- 12.30-3.15pm. General English taught at B2 or C1 level.

On this course you will be taught the specific grammar skills for IELTS and practice exam techniques in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening. ICE will manage the course for each individual student, based on your exam date, ensuring you will learn everything you need to succeed in the exam.

Exam enrollment itself will be taken care of by the college and students will pay the exam enrollment fee of £185, plus a £15 registration fee.

It’s not all work at ICE! There are fun, weekly social trips and outings so you can make new friends whilst exploring London.

As one of the best value English classes in London, we welcome potential students who may wish to join us for a free trial class. Contact us to here to arrange a date. Alternatively, come in for a free test and a consultation with an experienced tutor. We will assess your current IELTS score and provide you with a personalised study plan, enabling you to achieve the score you need!


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Here are 10 tips for the IELTS Exam Writing section:

  1. Understand the task: Make sure you fully understand the task and the specific requirements of the writing prompt. Read the prompt carefully and identify what is being asked, such as whether you need to provide an opinion, discuss advantages and disadvantages, or present a solution.

  2. Plan your essay: Before you start writing, take a few minutes to plan your essay. Outline your main ideas, supporting points, and examples. This will help you organize your thoughts and ensure that your essay has a coherent structure.

  3. Manage your time: Time management is crucial in the IELTS Writing exam. Allocate enough time for planning, writing, and reviewing your essay. Stick to the recommended word limit and make sure you have time to check for errors and make revisions.

  4. Use a variety of vocabulary: Demonstrate your range of vocabulary by using a variety of words and phrases. Avoid repeating the same words or phrases too frequently. Use synonyms and related terms to add depth and complexity to your writing.

  5. Use complex sentence structures: Incorporate complex sentence structures, such as compound and complex sentences, to show your ability to use different grammatical structures. This can help elevate the sophistication of your writing and improve your overall score.

  6. Provide evidence and examples: Support your ideas with evidence and examples to make your essay more convincing. Use relevant and specific examples to illustrate your points and demonstrate your ability to apply knowledge in a practical way.

  7. Stay on topic: Make sure your essay remains focused on the topic and does not go off on tangents. Avoid writing irrelevant information that does not directly address the task at hand. Stick to the main idea and provide concise and coherent arguments.

  8. Check for grammar and spelling errors: Review your essay for grammar and spelling errors. Simple mistakes can negatively impact your score, so take the time to proofread your work carefully. Pay attention to common errors such as verb tense, subject-verb agreement, and word forms.

  9. Use formal language: The IELTS Writing exam requires formal language. Avoid using colloquial or informal language and slang. Use appropriate vocabulary and tone to maintain a formal and academic style.

  10. Practice regularly: Practice is key to improving your writing skills. Write practice essays on a variety of topics and have them reviewed by a teacher or native English speaker. Take feedback into account and make necessary improvements to your writing.

Remember to practice these tips during your preparation for the IELTS Writing exam. With consistent practice and attention to detail, you can improve your writing skills and achieve a high score on the exam. Good luck!

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Course Information

Our courses for individual enrolments are for adults.  The minimum age is 16.  Junior courses are provided for 11 to 16 year-olds as part of group tuition packages. 

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