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Section 1: Overview

Is this course for me?

  • This course is aimed at students who want to concentrate 100% on IELTS exam preparation.
  • It will prepare you thoroughly for taking the exam in as short a time as possible.

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Key Facts

Start dates:

  • 2 week course: 25 November 2019
  • 3 week course: 29 June, 20 July 2020
  • 2 week course: 10 August 2020

Available in

  • Oxford

Entry level:

  • Intermediate (Kings Level 5/IELTS 5.5)

Age:

  • 16+

Duration:

  • 2 or 3 weeks 

Class size:

  • Maximum 14

Lessons per week:

  • 32 lessons per week (24 hours) IELTS exam preparation, skills, and practice sessions

Included in the price:

  • 32 lessons per week (24 hours)
  • Welcome Information Pack
  • Course materials
  • Weekly progress tests and regular homework 
  • Use of Computer Learning Centre
  • Access to Classmate, the Kings online learning platform
  • Free Wi-fi at school
  • Full access to Kings social programme, with at least two free activities per week
  • Full access to join Kings’ school clubs and societies
  • Optional weekly lecture programme
  • End-of-course certificate (90% or higher attendance required)
"I decided to take the IELTS exam because it is one of the requisites that you need to apply to many universities or companies. I have been lucky because my classmates and my teacher are always ready to help you with a smile on their face. "

Section 2: Course structure and content

All lessons will be taught by specialist teachers with extensive experience of preparing students for the IELTS exam.

Week 1: Reading and writing focus

  • Students will learn about the format and requirements for the IELTS Reading and Writing papers, including strategies for reading successfully and writing high-quality essays.
  • In the afternoons, they will do practice tests, in addition to reading and writing homework every day.

Week 2: Language work

  • Students will do further practice of listening, reading and writing skills, with more focus on vocabulary and grammar input.
  • In the afternoons, they will do practice tests, in addition to reading, writing and vocabulary homework every day.

Week 3: Speaking and listening focus

  • On the Monday of their final week, students will do a full practice test under exam conditions.
  • From Tuesday to Friday they will learn about the format and requirements for the IELTS Speaking and Listening papers, and strategies for maximising their score in these skills.
  • There will also be one session on reading or writing each day.
  • In the afternoons (and in the mornings if they are on a two-week course), they will do practice tests, in addition to either reading or writing homework every day.

Note: the Super Intensive IELTS course is intended for the Academic Module only. If you would like information about preparing for the General Training Module, please contact us.

Section 3: About the IELTS exam

  • IELTS is the ‘International English Language Testing System’ which tests English proficiency across the globe.
  • It is one of the world’s most popular English-language tests for study, work and migration, conducting 2 million tests in the past year.

The IELTS exam is available in two test formats: Academic or General Training. All candidates take the same Listening and Speaking tests but different Reading and Writing tests.

  • Academic test is for those who want to study at a tertiary level in an English-speaking country.
  • General Training test is for those who want to do work experience or training programs, secondary school or migrate to an English-speaking country.

IELTS Testing Centre

  • Kings Oxford has been the Official Test Centre for the Oxford region since 1996, and today is one of the busiest IELTS Test Centres in the UK.
  • We currently test over 3,500 candidates per year — a number that continues to grow.
  • With Kings, your IELTS preparation will be thorough, relevant, and expert, which will ultimately give you the best chance of success.

Test Report Forms

  • We will issue your Test Report Form (TRF) ten working days after the date of your test.
  • If you need to prove your test result (for example to a university or employer), we can send a duplicate of your TRF directly to them.

Further information

Full details about IELTS testing at Kings Oxford are available on our website. Here, you can apply for your test online and view your results:

Kings IELTS Test Centre factsheet

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