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IELTS English Exam Preparation Course

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IELTS English Exam Preparation Course
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After a number of months of remote and hybrid teaching, we have reviewed the COVID-19 guidelines and the preference of our students and have decided to continue with our Hybrid course format as well as a number of remote courses. The Hybrid course format efficiently combines Face-to-face (up to 4 students) and Remote teaching with flexibility for you.

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IELTS Exam Preparation Course – Upper Intermediate-Advanced level (B2/C1) (group course)

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. 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

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Overview - IELTS English Exam Preparation Course

Group size
Book Required?
Course Length
24 hours
Duration per lesson
3 hours
6 hours per lesson
Catch-Up Lessons
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Content and Learning Goals - IELTS English Exam Preparation Course

Topics covered in the 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


€400 (excluding the book; including all other course materials); €360 for students/au pairs (student card number/details of host family must be provided). 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. 

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