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English Proficiency Exams English course


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Priscilla Akpiata

Speak English

From United States

has taught 17 sessions.

Phd in Educational Technology. Study focus was English Language Learners. Facilitator for candidates preparing for English Proficiency Exams such as IELTS, TOEFL, etc. I also work well with children of all ages.

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Information of the Courses

  • Language Levels

    Beginner 1 - Advanced 2

    Can read a very short, rehearsed statement.

  • What Will I Learn?

    After completing the course you will be prepared for all parts of an English Proficiency Exam (speaking, reading, writing, and listening)


For students who aim to achieve a Band Score of 6.5 or higher in the IELTS Academic or a 26+ on TOEFL.
Specifically, this course selection is for you if: you intend to study for a postgraduate degree that requires an IELTS band score of more than 6.0 or a TOEFL Score of 26+; if you intend to study overseas at a university that require an IELTS entrance band score of at least 6.5 or a TOEFL Score of 26+; if you need an IELTS ban score higher than a current band score of 6.0 or you want to improve your overall TOEFL Score.
This series of course material will give you lots of speaking time to improve accuracy and fluency while building a strong vocabulary base, reading strategies, listening and speaking skills.
This series of course will help you to become more aware of all stages of the IELTS and TOEFL English Proficiency exam and the most common topics.
The course will provide strategies for dealing with the different stages of the English Proficiency Exam:
Introductory Section
Part 1 - Introduction and interview
Part 2 - Long turn/Extended talk
Part 3 - Discussion
The course will explain the Assessment Criteria for the Speaking paper:
Fluency and Coherence;
Lexical Resource;
Grammatical Range and Accuracy;
Pronunciation; and how understanding these can help improve your score.
To achieve the highest score on an English Proficiency exam a high level use of vocabulary is required. You will expand your vocabulary range in the topics that often come up in written material and in conversational situations.
Media & Communication
Culture and Traditions
Eating and Food
Travel and Tourism

What will students need to know or do before starting this course?

  • Student should know the name of the English Proficiency Exam

Who is your target student?

  • Students who need to get a score of 6.5 or higher in the IELTS or 26+ on the TOEFL

At the end of your course, students will be able to…

  • You will be familiar with the IELTS and TOEFL English Proficiency Exam format.
  • You will know how the English Proficiency Exam are assessed.
  • You will know how to respond in each stage of the test.
  • You will have a better range of vocabulary to use during the English Proficiency Exam on many topics
  • You will be more confident and more fluent when taking the English Proficiency Exam.


  • Lesson 1: Introduction to English Speaking Exams. Topic: Student Choice or To Be Determined by Dr. Priscilla

  • Lesson 2: What will the examiner look for?

  • Lesson 3: Talk about personal interests fluently

  • Lesson 4: Understanding an English Proficiency Exam

  • Lesson 5: To BE Added.

  • Lesson 6: Strategies for speaking with fluency and confidence

  • Lesson 7: Writing, Reading, and Speaking with Complex

  • Lesson 8: Formal and informal register

  • Lesson 9: Dos and don’ts, listening and responding appropriately

  • Lesson 10: Wrap Up and Review

How to start?


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Purchasing notice:

  • The duration of a trial session is about 25 minutes.
  • The duration of a private session is about 50 minutes.


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