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English for Examinations at Wallace College

IELTS Intensive Course


Wallace College offers courses for preparation for The University of Cambridge International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination. Examination dates are available throughout the year.


IELTS Courses offer a choice of either 20 or 30 group lessons per week. (1 lesson = 45 minutes.)


  • Levels: Elementary to Advanced
  • Maximum class size: 8
  • Times: Monday to Friday, 0900 - 1230 (20 lessons per week)
    or 0900 - 1500 (30 lessons per week)


The cost of the intensive IELTS course is £333 (20 lessons) / £499.00 per week (30 lessons). The cost includes the course textbook.


Enrol for an IELTS Intensive Course


Late Afternoon Exam Focus Classes
Exam Preparation Courses for IELTS, FCE and CAE exams

Exam Focus Class

On three afternoons per week Wallace College offers courses in exam strategy for the Cambridge IELTS examination, First Certificate in English and the Certificate in Advanced English.


These examinations are for students of upper intermediate level (FCE) and advanced level (CAE). Students preparing for IELTS should be of intermediate level or above.


Students wishing to join the classes may be asked to take a placement test to ensure that their level of English is appropriate for the course they wish to follow.


The maximum class size is 8, and students may join at any time. The price of the course is £102.00 per week.


These courses take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons, 1530 - 1730, and run throughout the year.


Exam Focus Course Structure

The course will cover all aspects of the examinations, as shown in the table below.


Reading Reading Listening
Writing Writing Academic Reading
Use of English English in Use Academic Writing
Speaking Speaking Speaking
Listening Listening  


At the end of the course students will be given opportunites to practise each unit under exam conditions.


Course materials will be provided by Wallage College but students will be given the option to buy the textbook. If students wish to take home the textbook overnight a deposit will be charged. The deposit will be returned at the end of the course provided the textbook is returned in good condition. Students intending to return the textbook must not write on it, even in pencil.


Please Note: Wallace College offers a preparation course for the above examinations. It is the responsibility of each student to register for the examination. Wallace College cannot guarantee that examination places will be available at local centres. Please check availability with the Office Administrator.


Enrol for Exam Focus classes