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SelfAccess Online English courses - Academic IELTS Preparation

 

This course will help you get results and improve those English skills you need to succeed in the IELTS Academic Module.
This course contains:
A lesson explaining what IELTS is.
20 lessons - each on a different topics often used in the IELTS academic exam. You will become familiar with different IELTS tasks, increase your general knowledge AND work with topics that are regularly used in the writing section. The lessons range from intermediate level to advanced.
Reading, writing, listening, grammar and vocabulary exercises.
This course includes:
100% interactive exercises.
Over 140 activities and exercises - approximately 35 hours of online study.
Model essays and letters.
Colourful graphics and audio.
Immediate feedback on your work.
Progress Reports to show you how you are going, what you have completed and what you need to finish.
You have 3 months to complete the course and can do each exercise in each lesson twice. We have divided the course up by theme. Each lesson has its own theme and you will practise tasks, skills and skill subsets you will need to pass IELTS.

 

IELTS Overview - An overview of the IELTS Academic Module and General Training Module. Academic or General? Find out what IELTS test you need to sit and what is required.

   
IELTS - Speaking and Pronunciation Practice - part 1
These exercises will help you prepare for Part 1 of the IELTS speaking exam.
In part 1 of the IELTS exam you will need to speak about familiar topics such as family, friends, hobbies or food.

   
Medical Tourism - Reading comprehension - Scanning for information, complete a table, skimming to complete short answers, Answering True, False, Not Given questions, Writing - organising a task 2 essay giving your opinion, identifying topic sentences in an essay.

   
It Pays to Recycle - Listening - labelling a diagram, Writing - Task 2 IELTS essay, Vocabulary - the academic word list, Reading comprehension - True, False or Not Given questions, completing a diagram, matching sentence halves, scanning, matching headings and paragraphs.

   
Crime and Punishment - Vocabulary - crime and report writing, Listening - making notes, Reading comprehension - completing a summary, classifying information, Writing - notes for an essay, an IELTS task 2 essay, a Task 1 report describing a graph and a diagram.

   
IELTS - Speaking test practice - parts 2 & 3
Topic: Giving a talk and discussing a topic. Asking for clarification, making notes and giving your opinion.

   
The Clocks are Ticking ... - Reading comprehension - matching sources and opinions, matching paragraphs and headings, answering True, False or Not Given questions, answering multiple-choice questions, giving short answers, Writing - Task 1 IELTS Academic IELTS describing a graph.

   

Women in India - Understanding a writer’s point of view, short answer questions, completing a summary and table, identifying topic sentences, Writing a Task 2 essay giving your opinion, classifying information, completing a cloze using discourse markers, listening to a reading text.

   

Go Green and Cut the Meat? - Reading comprehension - completing a table, understand a writer's point of view, answering True, False, Not Given questions, Writing, a task 1 report interpreting a bar graph, a task 2 essay giving your opinion.

   

Online Music - MP3s - Reading comprehension - completing a table, answer multiple choice questions, matching text and title, Listening - multiple choice questions, matching information, Academic IELTS writing - describing a process.

   

Fast Food - Listening - matching and completing a summary, watching news videos, Reading comprehension - scan for specific information, completing a summary, completing a table, classifying information, Writing - a cause and effect essay, vocabulary - word forms.

   

Hurricanes - facts and predictions - Reading comprehension - matching paragraphs and headlines, True, False, Not Given questions, completing a table, Listening - short answer questions, completing a table, Writing - Academic IELTS task 1 describing a graph.

   

Information Overload? - Completing a table, sentence transformations, grammar - looking for mistakes, completing a cloze, Academic IELTS writing - describing a process.

   
International Aid - Matching paragraphs and headings, answering multiple choice questions, writing a task two essay, Academic IELTS writing - describing a graph, listening to a reading text.

   
IELTS Speaking test practice - Parts 2 & 3 - These exercises will help you prepare for your Part 2 Talk with your personal tutor and give you practice for the IELTS speaking exam. Listening, Speaking, Stress, Intonation.

   
Salaries for Work? Reading comprehension - answering short answer questions, sentence completion questions, true, false, not given questions, writing a task 2 essay giving your opinion, listening to a reading text, writing a task 1 report describing a table.

   
Unemployment - Reading comprehension - completing a table, multiple choice questions, Listening - matching statements, Writing - a task 1 report interpreting a bar graph, a task 2 essay giving your opinion.

   
Online Education - Grammar - word forms, completing a cloze, Writing - a Task 2 essay looking at advantages and disadvantages, IELTS Task 1 - describing a graph and comparing pie charts, Listening to a reading text, Reading comprehension - True, False, Not Given questions.

   
IELTS Speaking test practice - Parts 2 & 3 - These exercises will help you prepare for your Part 3 discussion with your personal tutor and give you practice for the IELTS speaking exam.

   
Eco-tourism or No Eco At All - Writing - Task 2 IELTS essay, Vocabulary - working with the academic word list, Listening - short answer questions, Reading comprehension - completing a summary, matching viewpoints, answering True, False, Not Given questions, matching sentence halves.    


Ideal for those who are aiming for a General IELTS bandscore of 5 and above. Our Selfaccess.com exercises include activities that are similar to those found in IELTS General training module and like the IELTS General Training Reading Test our lessons get progressively harder through the course. By using the SelfAccess lessons you will be able to practise IELTS reading, listening and writing questions, and improve your IELTS scores.