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IELTS Speaking Prep. English course


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John Mckenzie

Speak English

From United Kingdom

has taught 559 sessions.

我是一位英語母語者的英文老師,超過30年的教學經驗。 我喜歡教學,並試圖讓課程有變的好玩有趣。課程由學生安排,但我鼓勵學生增加他們的詞彙,以更能有自信地說話。我有幫助學生準備雅思考試的豐富經驗。我在公司行號和各個層次的學生中教授商務英語,有廣泛教法律英語的經驗,教學對象也有想在英國工作的醫生、牙醫和護士英語。- 以上為 AmazingTalker 協助翻譯I am a qualified, native English teacher with mor...

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Information of the Courses

  • Language Levels

    Intermediate 1 - Advanced 1

    Can give a prepared straightforward presentation on a familiar topic within his/her field.

  • What Will I Learn?

    After completing the course you will be prepared for the Speaking paper of the IELTS


For students who aim to achieve a Band Score of 6.5 or higher in the IELTS Academic.
Specifically, this programme is for you if:
you intend to study for a postgraduate degree that requires an IELTS band score of more than 6.0;
you intend to study overseas at a university that require an IELTS entrance band score of at least 6.5;
you need an IELTS ban score higher than a current band score of 6.0.

This course will give you lots of speaking time to improve accuracy, fluency, vocabulary and will familiarise you with all stages of the IELTS speaking test and the most common topics.
The course will provide strategies for dealing with the different stages of the IELTS Speaking:
• Introductory section
• Part 1 - Introduction and interview
• Part 2 - Long turn
• Part 3 - Discussion

The course will explain the Assessment Criteria for the Speaking paper:
Fluency and Coherence;
Lexical Resource;
Grammatical Range and Accuracy;
and how understanding these can help improve your score.
To achieve a Band Score of 6.5 or higher you will need to use a high level of vocabulary. You will expand your vocabulary range in the topics that often come up in the speaking paper:

• Work
• Media & Communication
• Education
• Fashion
• Environment

• Family
• Culture and Traditions
• Eating and Food
• Travel and Tourism
• Sport

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

  • Read as much and as often as you can in English. You do not need to read long novels or read Shakespeare!
  • Read what interests you. Read magazines or read stories on the internet.
  • Read what you like but read something every day if possible.Keep a vocabulary notebook – I will advise you about this.

Who is your target student?

  • Students who need to get a score of 6.5 or higher in the IELTS.

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

  • You will be familiar with the IELTS Speaking format.
  • You will know how the IELTS speaking is assessed.
  • You will know how to respond in each stage of the test.
  • You will have a better range of vocabulary to talk about key IELTS topics.
  • You will be more confident and more fluent in the test.


  • Lesson 1: Introduction to the test. Topic: work

  • Lesson 2: What the examiner is looking for. Topic: media & Communication

  • Lesson 3: Talking about personal interests. Topic: Education

  • Lesson 4: The individual long turn phase of an IELTS speaking test. Topic: Fashion

  • Lesson 5: The two-way discussion phase of an IELTS speaking test. Topic: Environment

  • Lesson 6: Strategies on speaking confidently and fluently. Topic: Family

  • Lesson 7: Participating in a discussion. Topic: Culture and Tradition

  • Lesson 8: Pacing/pausing and chunking. Topic: Eating and Food

  • Lesson 9: Formal and informal register. Topic: Travel and Tourism

  • Lesson 10: Dos and don’ts, listening and responding appropriately. Topic: Sport

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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