For qualified and experienced teachers who are looking to upgrade their skillset to include exam preparation, this 30-hour online course will show you how the IELTS exams are structured, marked, and how best to prepare your students.
30-hour Specialist Exam Preparation Courses
The IELTS and TOEFL exams are taken by millions ESL students every year for emigration, job application, or university entrance purposes. Specializing in IELTS or TOEFL will help you get more students and earn more per hour in the lucrative exam preparation niche market as a freelancer. These courses are designed as a resource for you to come back to again and again so you will have lifetime access and you will learn how these exams are structured, what is required of the test-taker in each part of the exam, how the exams are graded, and strategies on how best to prepare your students.
What is IELTS?
IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System and is an English language exam that is required to be taken by international candidates considering studying or working in a country where English is the main language of communication. The most popular countries where IELTS is accepted for university admissions are the UK, Australia, New Zealand, the USA, and Canada.
What is the aim of this course?
This course has been designed to help you, the teacher, prepare your students for the IELTS exam. We will cover the 4 parts of the exam – Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking – to give you an in-depth understanding of what is required of the test-takers. You will learn how the test is structured and how to best prepare your students for the exam. We’ve included strategies, resources, and examples for you to download and work through.
We also host an ever-growing resource library on our website where you can find 100s of done-for-you lesson plans on every topic for every level. These lesson plans are specific for online teaching and are 100% customizable. We also include free training videos on topics like using Zoom for teaching, Google Sheets, and other online tools commonly used by teachers. There are also links to other paid and free resources.
Where we really stand out from other teacher training organizations is our support structure. After the program, you will move to our main WhatsApp support group with 100s of our previous graduates, our course managers, your mentor, and recruiters. We regularly offer live training sessions on topics related to ESL teaching and host monthly live Q and A sessions where you can ask us or your fellow online teachers any questions you may have.