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IELTS Combination Course

Our IELTS Combination courses integrate group study with one-to-one English lessons in the afternoon starting at 13.30 or 15.15. This is an ideal course for students who want to work solidly on IELTS combining general exam preparation and focus on their individual requirements.

  • If following an IELTS Preparation group morning course, you can choose either weekly 5 (Combo 5), 10 (Combo 10) or 15 (Combo 15) lessons of individual tuition from 13.30.
  • If following an IELTS Intensive group morning/afternoon course, you can choose an Intensive Combo 5 course (5 lessons per week) from 15.15 in the afternoon.

Please note: 1 lesson = 45 minutes

What can I expect from the course?

  • This course combines the best of both worlds, with dynamic group classes, that develop your general ability to get the result you need in IELTS along with individual lessons that fully focus on your specific needs
  • You can choose from a range of one-to-one options in the afternoon ranging from either 5 (Combo 5), 10 ( Combo 10) or 15 ( Combo 15) lessons of private tuition. As one-to-one tuition experts you can expect well-planned and stimulating individual lessons from your teacher.  1 lesson = 45 minutes
  • You are are always given full and comprehensive feedback on what you studied and achieved in your one-to-one lessons, a great way of ensuring you make the progress you need to get your desired IELTS result.  
  • You can expect to develop your confidence in using and speaking English as well as working on those aspects of your English in need of special focus.
COMBO 5 < 5 individual lessons plus >

A combination of group lessons and private classes make up the IELTS Combo 5.

The IELTS Preparation course every morning is 4 lessons of highly focussed work on improving your IELTS Band score for all language skills.

There is one private class every afternoon to work on strengthening your weakest area of English.

Key Features

Group SizeAM 12 (Sept-June)/15 (Jul/Aug)
Lessons Per Week20 + 5/10/15
Hours Per Week18.75 [9:15 - 14:15]
DurationMinimum 1 week
LevelsIntermediate-Advanced
Minimum age16
ProgressIndividual testing & guidance
Start datesMondays

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09:15 - 10:45
Group
11:15 - 12:45
Group
LUNCH13:30 - 14:15
One to One

Sample Afternoon Timetable

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
13:30 - 14:1513:30 - 14:1513:30 - 14:1513:30 - 14:1513:30 - 14:15

Introduction & needs analysis discussion

Lead-in to topic
Cultures

Focus on ...Speaking
expressing opinions
agreeing & disagreeing

Error correction
review key errors & pronunciation

 

Lead-in to topic
Social Trends

Key Language
verbs & nouns for describing trends

Adjectives and Adverbs
to modify key language

Focus on…Listening
Extract from news programme
on social trends in Britain

Review Monday & Tuesday input

Focus on…Speaking
Prepare mini-presentation
on chosen topic - recent trend in own country

Give presentation which is recorded

Error correction
review key errors &
pronunciation

Focus on…Grammar
Conditionals

Key Language
Common phrases in
negotiations

Prepare a negotiation role-play
Role-play (recorded)

Error correction
review key errors & pronunciation

Lead-in to topic
The Perfect Meeting

Key Language
Giving information
Asking questions
Asking for clarification

Focus on…Listening
Authentic brainstorming
session

Review of the Week

Your afternoon 1-1 lessons will focus on your individual needs and objectives.

COMBO 10 < 10 individual lessons plus >

This course is a great mix of private classes and group lessons which can really help students get the best possible result in the IELTS exam.

The group morning sessions from 9.15 to 12.45 are highly focussed on IELTS exam techniques with a full mock test every Thursday. You have 2 classes of one-to-one tuition every afternoon to concentrate on your individual IELTS needs.

Key Features

Group SizeAM 12 (Sept-June)/15 (Jul/Aug)
Lessons Per Week20 (group)+10 (1-1)
DurationMinimum 1 week
LevelsIntermediate-Advanced
Minimum age16
ProgressIndividual testing & guidance
Start datesMondays

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09:15 - 10:45
Group
11:15 - 12:45
Group
LUNCH13:30 - 14:15
One to One
14:15 - 15:00
One to One

Sample Afternoon Timetable

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
13:30 - 15:0013:30 - 15:0013:30 - 15:0013:30 - 15:0013:30 - 15:00

Introduction & needs analysis discussion

Lead-in to topic
Cultures

Focus on ...Speaking
expressing opinions
agreeing & disagreeing

Error correction
review key errors & pronunciation

 

Lead-in to topic
Social Trends

Key Language
verbs & nouns for describing trends

Adjectives and Adverbs
to modify key language

Focus on…Listening
Extract from news programme
on social trends in Britain

Review Monday & Tuesday input

Focus on…Speaking
Prepare mini-presentation
on chosen topic - recent trend in own country

Give presentation which is recorded

Error correction
review key errors &
pronunciation

Focus on…Grammar
Conditionals

Key Language
Common phrases in
negotiations

Prepare a negotiation role-play
Role-play (recorded)

Error correction
review key errors & pronunciation

Lead-in to topic
The Perfect Meeting

Key Language
Giving information
Asking questions
Asking for clarification

Focus on…Listening
Authentic brainstorming
session

Review of the Week

Your afternoon 1-1 lessons will focus on your individual needs and objectives.

COMBO 15 < 15 individual lessons plus >

An intensive IELTS English course for the most committed students.

There are 4 morning lessons in a group of up to 10 students with a practice IELTS exam every week. In these classes there is lots of work on writing, speaking, listening and reading in order to obtain the best IELTS mark.

Three individual classes with an experienced IELTS tutor every day after lunch, consolidates the knowledge and exam techniques learned in the morning classes. 

Key Features

Group SizeAM 12 (Sept-June)/15 (Jul/Aug)
Lessons Per Week20 (group)+15 (1-1)
DurationMinimum 1 week
LevelsIntermediate-Advanced
Minimum age16
ProgressIndividual testing & guidance
Start datesMondays

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09:15 - 10:45
Group
11:15 - 12:45
Group
LUNCH13:30 - 14:15
One to One
14:15 - 15:00
One to One
15:15 - 16:00
One to One

Sample Afternoon Timetable

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
13:30 - 15:0013:30 - 15:0013:30 - 15:0013:30 - 15:0013:30 - 15:00

Introduction & needs analysis discussion

Lead-in to topic
Cultures

Focus on ...Speaking
expressing opinions
agreeing & disagreeing

Error correction
review key errors & pronunciation

 

Lead-in to topic
Social Trends

Key Language
verbs & nouns for describing trends

Adjectives and Adverbs
to modify key language

Focus on…Listening
Extract from news programme
on social trends in Britain

Review Monday & Tuesday input

Focus on…Speaking
Prepare mini-presentation
on chosen topic - recent trend in own country

Give presentation which is recorded

Error correction
review key errors &
pronunciation

Focus on…Grammar
Conditionals

Key Language
Common phrases in
negotiations

Prepare a negotiation role-play
Role-play (recorded)

Error correction
review key errors & pronunciation

Lead-in to topic
The Perfect Meeting

Key Language
Giving information
Asking questions
Asking for clarification

Focus on…Listening
Authentic brainstorming
session

Review of the Week

15:00 15:4515:00 15:4515:00 15:4515:00 15:4515:00 - 15:45

Focus on…Grammar
Past simple vs Present Perfect

Discuss life experiences

Pronunciation work
Review key sounds

Pronunciation work
Phonemic Chart

Focus on problem sounds
Listening

Word Stress

Focus on…Writing
Emails

Common expressions
Formal vs Informal style

Focus on…Speaking
Current Affairs

Article from today's newspaper
Summarising
Collocations

Pronunciation work
Sentence stress and
intonation

Connected speech

Recommendations for future study

Your afternoon 1-1 lessons will focus on your individual needs and objectives.

IELTS INTENSIVE COMBO 5

Students take the IELTS Intensive Mini-Group course during the day until 15.00 then have a daily individual lesson from 15.15 – 16.00 over the 5 study days of the week. This is a very popular course for those highly-focused students who are determined to improve their IELTS bans score for all language skills while in London.  

Key Features

Group SizeAM 12 (Sept-June)/15 (Jul/Aug)
8 All-Year (PM)
Lessons Per Week30+5
Hours Per Week26.25
DurationMinimum 1 week
LevelsElementary-Advanced
Minimum age16
ProgressIndividual testing & guidance
Start datesMondays

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Who is this course for?

  • Those needing tailor-made individual lessons
  • Who want to work hard on IELTS exam preparation
  • Develop confidence in using and speaking English
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