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SelfAccess Online English courses - IELTS Tips, Hints & Strategies - Academic Module


This course will help you get results you need in the IELTS Academic Module. The Academic module is required for entrance into undergraduate or postgraduate studies.

This course contains:

  • An introductory lesson outlining the IELTS exam.
  • 12 lessons based on different IELTS tasks using newspaper articles, recordings and model essays.
This course will help you become familiar with the different task types in IELTS - reading, writing and listening. It also gives tips and hints to help you get the best possible score. Each of the 12 lessons focuses on a different task type or skill.
This course includes:
Immediate feedback on your work.
Over 140 activities and exercises - approximately 30 hours of online study.
Model essays and Task One reports.
Colourful graphics and audio.
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 question type. Each lesson practices a specific skill you will need to pass your exam.


IELTS Overview
- texts outlining both the IELTS Academic Module and the General IELTS exam. An interpretation of IELTS bands and IELTS scores, explanation of the IELTS Academic Reading and Writing modules and outline of the Listening and Speaking sections.



IELTS Academic Reading Module - 6 lessons focusing on 9 different reading questions. The exercises are divided by question type to ensure your familiarity with the test format and are all timed so you can practise under real time constraints.


IELTS Listening - 36 exercises focusing on the different listening question types and using speakers with a range of accents, including British, South African, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian and American. You will practise listening for and noting specific factual information, listening for main ideas, attitudes, and speakers' opinions and following academic arguments.


IELTS Academic Writing - IELTS Task 1 - The writing tasks are on a variety of subjects. Our reports describe information presented in the form of graphs, tables or process diagrams. You will work with over 12 model essays and reports and focus on graph interpretation, planning and construction, using appropriate vocabulary, grammar and linking words.


IELTS Academic Writing
- Writing Task 2
- The writing tasks are on a variety of subjects. There are a range of model essays putting forward points of view, arguing in support of or against given statements and proposing solutions to given problems. You will work with over 20 model essays and focus on planning and construction, topic sentences and using appropriate linking words.

  • Academic Writing Task 2
    Writing essays presenting solutions to a problem, presenting and justifying an opinion or evaluating and challenging an argument or idea.
  • Academic Writing Task 2
    Writing essays presenting solutions to a problem, presenting and justifying an opinion or evaluating and challenging an argument or idea.

Ideal for those who are aiming for an Academic IELTS bandscore of 5 and above. Our Selfaccess.com exercises include activities that are similar to those found in IELTS Academic module. By using the SelfAccess lessons you will be able to practise IELTS reading, listening and writing questions, and improve your IELTS scores.