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IELTS Exam Preparation

Study for an internationally recognised English language qualification

Are you hoping to study at a university but need help with your IELTS score? Look no further! CSL can help.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is an internationally recognised English language test used for educational and/or work purposes. At CSL, our classes are dedicated towards the Academic version of the IELTS test. We can also offer preparation for the General Training exam preparation as one-to-one tuition.

Course profile

Our IELTS course will help you to prepare for this internationally recognised English language test, which many students need in order to enter academic life at university. The course combines General English in the morning with IELTS classes in the afternoon. The IELTS classes will help you to become familiar with the four parts of the IELTS exam (reading, writing, speaking and listening) plus develop your critical thinking skills and academic vocabulary. You will be more confident when you take the exam and be able to do your best as a result.

Aims of the course

  • Increase your IELTS score in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Improve your critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Be better prepared and feel more confident on your exam day

Also included

  • IELTS Exam Booking Support
  • Online Grammar Practice
  • IELTS Exam Tips And Techniques

Levels available

  • Pre-Intermediate
  • Intermediate
  • Upper-Intermediate
  • Advanced

General English with IELTS Exam Preparation

Class timetable (25 hours per week)

Monday -Thursday (Morning)  09.15 - 13.15 (Including breaks) General English
Monday -Thursday (Afternoon)  14.15 - 16.30 (Including breaks) IELTS Exam Preparation
Friday (Morning)  09.15 - 12.30 (Including breaks) General English
Friday (Afternoon)  Private study


Students are expected to do one hour of homework every day

Course Fees (price per week)

Course Number of hours per week 1-5 weeks 6-10 weeks 11-15 weeks 16-20 weeks 21-25 weeks 26-30 weeks 31-35 weeks 36 weeks+ 
IELTS Exam Preparation 25 hours* £300  £294 £288  £282  £277  £271  £266  £260 

*25 hours = 17 hours of General English and 8 hours of IELTS Exam Preparation.

Please note that the course fees do NOT include the IELTS exam fees. You will need to book the exam at an official exam centre. The fees are £165.00 

Important information

Public Holidays 2017 (school is closed) 

There are no lessons on Saturdays or Sundays

02 Jan*, 14 Apr, 17 Apr* (Easter Holidays), 01 May*, 29 May*, 28 Aug*, 16 Dec 2017 - 07 Jan 2018 (Christmas Holidays) 

Public Holidays 2018 (school is closed)  There are no lessons on Saturdays or Sundays

01 Jan*, 30 March, 02 Apr* (Easter Holidays), 07 May*, 28 May*, 27 Aug*, 22 Dec 2018 - 07 Jan 2019 (Christmas Holidays)

Minimum enrolment age 17
Maximum class size 15**
Start date

Any Monday (Start of the new term is preferred. For more information, please contact us)

If you are a beginner, please contact us before booking your course so we can check course availability. 

Minimum stay 1 week
Term start dates 2017 09 Jan, 03 Apr, 03 Jul, 25 Sept
Term start dates 2018  02 Jan, 03 April, 02 July, 24 Sept

*Enrolment takes place on the Tuesday following a Bank Holiday **In some circumstances, this may be increased to 16


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