About this course

English for IELTS (50 hours)

This ten week 50 hour course prepares candidates with a higher level of English for the IELTS academic exam. 

The main focus for this English for IELTS course is on improving academic writing skills and spoken accuracy and fluency.

Take an English for IELTS (50 hours) course and you will:

  • develop your reading and listening comprehension, processing longer texts and more complex exchanges, lectures and discussions.
  • develop exam strategies,
  • do practice tests for each paper and get feedback on your performance
  • build your confidence and get advice on how you can improve

If you are new to the British Council, you will need to take a level check to find out whether you are the right level to follow a course. The English for IELTS course is designed for students who are at Upper Intermediate 1 level or above.

Where is this course taught?

Dates and prices

Before you register for an IELTS preparation course you will need to take a level check, which is a written and spoken test to find out your level of English.  

Level check fee (non-refundable, non-transferable) - Rs. 1000

This course is taught at the Colombo English language centre. 

Term dates 2016

Terms Dates
Term 1 15 January – 01 April 2017
Term 2 19 April – 30 June 2017
Term 3 19 July – 24 September 2017
Term 4 06 October  – 15 December 2017

* Prices are subject to change. Refunds are only possible before your first class and an administration fee will be deducted.  

Price includes: 

Additional costs: 

  • Course books 
  • Your personal stationery 
  • IELTS examination fee