IELTS Academic

The IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is recognised globally as the best way to measure a speaker’s level of proficiency. Universities, whereby English is the language of communication, require the Academic IELTS (the course we offer here).If your goal is to study at an English-speaking university, then our IELTS course at Influential English can help you to achieve this. All of the core skills are covered in this course (listening, reading, writing and speaking) and a breakdown of how the exam is conducted will be explained in detail to each student so you know exactly what to expect.

Who is this course for?

This course is for students who are looking to attain the highest possible academic IELTS score. You will be placed in a class with people of a similar language level as you.  This course is available as a class-room based course as well as an online course. The course is perfect for those who need expert language tuition wherever they are in the world. The IELTS (International English Language testing system) is an internationally recognised exam that looks fantastic on your CV for employers and allows students to attend an English-speaking university.This course is also recommended for high level students who need a challenge to take their English skills to the next level.

What to expect
  • Cover all parts of the exam and be given strategies, techniques, and advice on how to achieve the score you need

  • Complete full practice tests under exam conditions and get individual feedback from your teacher

  • Study each part of the exam and have regular tests to see your progress

  • Practise speaking using a wide range of language used in the exam

  • Develop your writing skills and learn how to analyse data and texts to help you write more accurately

  • Listen to different accents, talks, lectures, and conversations

  • Read a wide range of academic and exam style texts, such as reports and academic articles

  • Increase your grammar and vocabulary range to help you improve your score

  • A wide range of motivating materials, including digital resources and coursebooks

  • Access to our online learning platform and a range of self-study materials

  • Regular targeted support from your teacher helps you to achieve your learning goals

  • Understand the IELTS Academic exam

  • Feel more confident when you take the exam

  • Use a range of academic language and communicate more fluently

  • Think critically and express your opinions in both written and spoken English

  • Use strategies and techniques to help improve all four skills –listening, reading, writing, speaking

Our courses and learning objectives



You are assessed on your ability to organise, present and possibly compare data; to describe the stages of a process or procedure; to describe an object or event or sequence of events; to explain how something works. You are assessed on your ability to present a solution to a problem; to present and justify an opinion; to compare and contrast evidence, opinions and implications


A wide range of listening skills are assessed, including:

  • Understanding of main ideas
  • Understanding of specific factual information
  • Recognising opinions, attitudes and purpose of a speaker
  • Following the development of an argument


A wide range of reading skills are assessed, including:

  • Reading for gist
  • Reading for main ideas
  • Reading for detail
  • Understanding inferences and implied meaning


A wide range of speaking skills are assessed, including:

  • The ability to communicate opinions and information on everyday topics and common experiences and situations by answering a range of questions
  • The ability to speak at length on a given topic using appropriate language and organising ideas coherently
  • The Ability to express and justify opinions and to analyse, discuss and speculate about issues

Are you ready to take your IELTS exam? 

Please note that the IELTS exam fee is not included in our price list

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“The scheme gives an assurance of quality to international students who are taking or are planning to take an English language course in the UK”