July 1, 2017

IELTS, Academic Writing & Speaking

One-to-one online classes (Skype) for ambitious and motivated students who want to prepare well for studying at English speaking universities.

The course provides the fastest and the most effective route towards reaching both the required English language level and the key academic skills.

The rationale:

International students face a long list of obstacles on the way to a university degree. Apart from the general English language proficiency, students have to develop spoken academic English needed for seminars and workshops, writing skills for academic projects, knowledge management skills, research skills, learning independence, presentation skills, exam and revision  skills.  On the top of it, students need to get a satisfactory score on the IELTS test. This can be daunting, even for those students who are proficient in English.

Individual approach: 

I always provide my students with a highly personalised training approach.  Simply, no two students are the same, consequently, they need help with different academic competencies and skills. My course will likely involve components of Academic English (Speaking & Writing)Writing Long Academic Projects  and
IELTS Preparation

What is included:

  • academic writing training
  • knowledge management training
  • preparation for seminars and presentation
  • writing long academic projects training
  • IELTS exam practice
  • feedback 
  • advice on  study in the UK 
  • books and supplementary materials


This classes are ideally suited to students who do not yet meet the required English language level needed for further academic study. However, due to the challenging nature of the course an intermediate levels of English is needed (preferably B2).


About me:

I have several years of experience in working with international students and I am committed to helping students succeed at university. Since I hold a MSc in TESOL and PhD in Education from Queen's University (the UK),  I know well the academic and language standards expected by British universities. More about me you can find here.

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