IELTS Exam Preparation

Our preparation courses

IELTS Preparation Classes

Get excellent support and specifically focused skills training for the IELTS exam with the Castle School team.


IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is useful. It gives you the opportunity to prove you have the necessary skills and knowledge of English to succeed on an academic course at degree level. Most British, Australian, Canadian and South African Universities, and some American universities, require an IELTS qualification.


IELTS is also required for Immigration to Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.


Our IELTS preparation courses focus on powerful exam strategies and exam practice. It looks at the specific areas of English and skills required to give you the best possible chance of success.

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Why take an IELTS Preparation Course?

The IELTS qualification has grown to be the most widely-used English examination in the world. IELTS can help English speakers of all levels gain access to education and employment opportunities they wouldn’t otherwise have.


The IELTS qualification can arm you with the ability to flourish in the wider world, competing with others on an international stage.


With an IELTS qualification you can:

  • Study a foundation course at an English-speaking university or college.
  • Improve opportunities for employment.
  • Succeed in securing a career that requires a good grasp of the English Language.
  • Have an advantage over other candidates in future job applications.
  • Those with an official ESL English Qualification are more likely to receive a higher salary.

Take the IELTS Preparation Course to:

  • Improve your opportunities for future employment with an international certificate
  • Study at an English-speaking university
  • Succeed in a career requiring a good level of English communication skills
  • Have a competitive advantage over other candidates in job applications


Available                  All year

Lesson Length        45 minutes

Lessons per week   20

Minimum Level        Intermediate B1

Starts                       Every Monday

The four parts of the IELTS test take a total of 2 hours 45 minutes to complete.


Listening: 40 questions in 30 mins

Writing: 2 pieces of writing in 60 mins

Reading: 3 sections of 40 questions in 60 mins

Speaking: 11–14 mins


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IELTS Experts

Our exam preparation teachers know what is required to get a great score in IELTS. Their good understanding of the IELTS requirements will help your results. Of course, your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills should also improve significantly.

Maximise your potential

We want your exam result to show your true potential. We will work on your vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation. Your English will also improve from being activated by communication with your classmates and people you meet in Brighton.

Exam Technique

Learning about exam technique is an important part of your preparation. Your results will be significantly improved by knowing the types of questions to expect. Knowing the types of answers the IELTS examiners want to see is very helpful. You will look at IELTS exam practice papers. This will develop the specific skills, knowledge and experience needed for your success.

Supporting you

Your teacher will carefully watch your progress. They will identify your strengths and weaknesses. They will give you guidance to maximise your chances of success. We understand the importance of giving you encouragement, confidence and motivation. This is at the heart of our approach in all our English courses.

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