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Course SummaryThis simple and fun test prep course helps you get ready for the IELTS Academic exam. You can work through the course's short lessons and quizzes at your own pace to study and practice all of the English language skills that you'll be tested on.
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About This Course
This course is designed to help you quickly prepare for the IELTS Academic exam. Inside the course, you'll find short video lessons that help you study important English language skills, as well as quizzes to help you practice answering the types of questions you'll be asked on the IELTS Academic exam. Our expert instructors simplify basic reading, writing, speaking and listening concepts in a way that's easy to understand and remember. The course helps you study the following topics:
- IELTS Academic Test format
- Listening, reading, writing and speaking skills
- Writing cohesion and coherence
- The basics of sentence structure
- Grammar accuracy and range
- Lexical resources
About the Exam
The IELTS Academic exam is a proficiency exam that measures your ability to communicate in the English language. The Academic version of the exam is intended for people who are applying for professions or higher education institutions in English-speaking countries. The test has 4 sections that must be completed in a total of 2 hours and 45 minutes. The Listening, Writing and Reading sections are taken on the same day, and the Speaking component can be taken before or after the other sections.
IELTS Academic Exam Preparation & Registration
Studying with this course is simple and easy. You can work through the course at your own pace, and either take it from start to finish, or jump to the chapter topics you need to spend more time studying. Each lesson defines important English language topics and explains them in a memorable way. You can print out the lesson transcripts to take notes or study after watching the video lessons. If you have any questions about the lesson topics, simply submit them to our instructors online. You can make sure you're ready for the IELTS Academic exam by taking the course's lesson quizzes, chapter exams and final assessment.
The IELTS Academic exam is offered approximately 50 times per year at over 1,000 locations around the world. You can find upcoming test dates and locations on the IELTS website, which also walks you through the online registration process. You'll need to bring the same identity document you used to register for the test when you arrive at your testing center. You'll receive a Test Report Form once you've completed the exam, and you can also view your scores online.
The IELTS Academic exam is administered by the International English Language Testing System, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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