An essential preparation course for students aiming to achieve Band 7+ in the IELTS Speaking test
What you'll learn:
Speak with a good degree of fluency, coherence and confidence
Use strategies and formulas to improve organisation and prevent running out of ideas
Paraphrase effectively using special self-study strategies and learn how to use idioms
Avoid some of the most common grammatical, lexical and organisational mistakes of IELTS Speaking
Realise a few of the most important pronunciation features in English, and learn the foundations of how to master them
Discover some of the secret tips, techniques and strategies that help students to achieve their IELTS goals
I've just received my IELTS Test Report Form, and I was able to get the scores I needed!
I was worried about the speaking test, but after following the amazing tips from this course I was able to obtain a score of 7.5.
Thank you very much for your help in obtaining these results!
Kleber da Silva"
FROM THE CREATOR OF 'MASTERING IELTS WRITING TASK 1' &'MASTERING IELTS WRITING TASK 2' (5,000+ 5*reviews)
Are you struggling to achieve your IELTSgoals in the Speaking component of the IELTSexam?
Are you frustrated with takingthe exam again and again and again but withoutany improvement in your Speaking score?
Are you tired of learning long lists of vocabulary, revisingthe same old grammarpoints and staying up late to fit in more study sessions?
Are you running out of time to get the score you need?
'Mastering IELTS Speaking:The Express Course', the new course from The IELTS Teacher,might be the answer.
This course doesnotgive youlong lists of vocabulary to revise. It doesnotgive you boring, complicated lectures on grammar. It doesnotofferGeneral English lessons which, while useful, will not have much of an impact on your score in the short term.
Instead, 'Mastering IELTSSpeaking' gives you the techniques,strategies and informationrequired to make rapid improvements in yourIELTS Speaking score.
This course differs from others in that itfocusesspecifically ontheIELTSexaminers' marking criteria for IELTSSpeaking; these lessonsare thusdesignedto teach youexactly what you can do toimprove your chance of meeting these criteria.
It also differs from others in that it is taught by an instructor withthousands of hours of experienceteaching IELTS, having helpedhundreds of studentsto get the score they need via Skype lessons.This course takes all the best advice from these Skype lessons and delivers it in a beautifully presentedpackage.
Each part of the Speaking test is given its own section in this course: Section 2 relates to Part 1, Section 3looks atPart 2, and Section 4covers Part 3.
These sections are composed of four lectures, each one focusing on a different band descriptor category:Fluency and Coherence, Lexical Resource, Grammatical Range and Accuracy, and Pronunciation.
Model answers to IELTSSpeaking questionsappear throughout the course.
The final section looks at some 'secrets' to scoring highly in the Speaking test, advice on how to get guidance and handle anxiety, and finally a complete walkthrough of an entire model speaking test.
DoNOTtake this course if you are hoping to see long lists of vocabulary related to different topics. Learning vocabularyis helpful, but other courses and resourcesalready exist for this!
DoNOTtake this course if you are hoping to see an in-depth exploration of different grammar or pronunciation points. This course will teach you some grammar and pronunciation features, but this is in the context of common mistakes and the most effective grammar and pronunciationto use for getting a good score.
DOtake this course if you want to learn strategies forcreatingorganised, fluent, confidentanswers to questions.
DOtake this course if you want to learn how to improve yourparaphrasingability, how touse idioms,and how toavoid common vocabulary mistakes.
DOtake this course if you want to learn which grammatical structures you need to use to score band 7+, and which grammatical mistakes to avoid to prevent slipping to a 6 or less.
DOtake this course if you want to learn the different features ofpronunciationwhich have thelargest impact on yourscorein this area, and what kind of mistakes are commonly made.
DOtake this course if you are short on time or if your exam is coming up soon; as an 'express' course,the information here is designed to be taken quickly!
DOtake this course if you want to be taught by a teacher who has taught thousands of 1-to-1 IELTSSpeaking lessons, helping hundreds of students over Skype to achieve their IELTSgoals and reach the next stage of their careers.
DOtake this course if you want to be taught by a Udemy instructor who has one of the most 5-star ratings for any IELTScourse on the entire site (Mastering IELTS: Writing Task 2 withover 3,500 5-star reviews).