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Improve your IELTS Speaking score

Prepare for your IELTS Speaking test and achieve your dream score. Learn new skills and strategies for success.

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Improve your IELTS Speaking score

In this course, we will be working through examples of good and great responses to each of the speaking tasks, and unpacking them with you so that you can understand how to achieve your desired score.

Throughout the course, there will be frequent opportunities to interact with other learners and practise your fluency, vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation skills.

You will also learn how to self-assess your own responses and identify what you need to continue to work on so that you can be successful in your IELTS Speaking test.

We will show you what an examiner is looking for when they assess your response, and help you to develop techniques and strategies to improve your performance in each part of the Speaking test.

What topics will you cover?

  • Language you need for each part of the test
  • How you will be assessed
  • Speaking more clearly
  • Improving your fluency
  • Enhancing your vocabulary
  • Using better grammar
  • Practicing with peers

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

Learning on this course

If you'd like to take part while our educators are leading the course, they'll be joining the discussions, in the comments, between these dates:

  • 25 Oct 2021 - 12 Nov 2021

On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Understand how the examiner will assess your responses
  • Identify the difference between good and great responses
  • Develop strategies & techniques to improve your Fluency, Vocabulary, Grammar & Pronunciation
  • Feel more confident and better prepared to achieve your desired IELTS Speaking score

Who is the course for?

The course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their IELTS Speaking score. It is especially aimed at people who are targeting an IELTS Speaking score of 6.5 or above to meet University entry requirements. However, it is also useful for people who need to improve their IELTS Speaking score for immigration or employment purposes.

To get the most out of this course it is recommended that you have an intermediate level of English.

Who will you learn with?

MA of Applied Linguistics. English Language Teacher, Course Coordinator and Learning Designer at Macquarie University. Over 20 years of teaching experience in Venezuela, KSA, Bangladesh and Australia.

English Language teacher and Learning Designer at Macquarie University, Sydney. Over 10 years experience teaching Academic English. MA Education (Literacy). Spanish language learner.

Who developed the course?

Macquarie University

Macquarie University aspires to be a different type of university: one focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society. Ranked in the top 1% of Universities globally, Macquarie is recognised for producing graduates who are among the most sought after professionals in the world.

  • Established

    1964
  • Location

    Sydney, Australia
  • World ranking

    Top 200Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021

What's included?

This is a premium course. These courses are designed for professionals from specific industries looking to learn with a smaller group of like-minded individuals.

  • Unlimited access to this course
  • Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and quizzes
  • Certificate of Achievement to prove your success when you're eligible
  • Download and print your Certificate of Achievement anytime

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Learning on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are split into weeks, activities, and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like
  • Learn through a mix of bite-sized videos, long- and short-form articles, audio, and practical activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to keep track of your step completion and assessment scores

Join a global classroom

  • Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course educators on every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, @ing, liking, bookmarking, and replying to comments from others

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the Progress page to guide your learning
  • Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control
  • Complete 90% of course steps and all of the assessments to earn your certificate

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