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IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English test for higher education and global migration. It can help you live, study and work around the world. Find out more about IELTS.

Maximise your potential. Maximise your chances by taking one of our IELTS Preparation courses. The British Council are IELTS specialists.

Our courses offer:

  • convenience - there is a course every month at one or more of our centres
  • different length courses to suit your needs - up to 30 hours
  • finish just before you take your test
  • familiarisation with the test
  • practise on all the papers and question types
  • exam tactics and techniques
  • tips and advice
  • personalised feedback on personal/specific areas for improvement
  • speaking test practice.

 If you register through the British Council, you will also get access to free online practice and preparation materials.

NOTE: REMEMBER TO CHECK THE EXAM ENROLMENT DATES FIRST BEFORE ENROLLING ON AN EXAM PREPARATION COURSE!

IELTS preparation courses - course details and fees

Note: course fees do not include exam fees

Coimbra

 

Duration

Hours

Fees 2018
4 modules of 4 hours

1 x 4 hours/week

Each module EUR 90.00

All four modules EUR 330.00

MODULES 2018

to be announced

Tuesday 17.30 – 21.30 Writing Task 1 
Wednesday 17.30 – 21.30 Writing Task 2
Thursday 17.30 – 21.30 Reading and Listening
Friday 17.30 – 21.30 Speaking

These workshops are offered based on demand. Please contact us to express interest and find out the next potential dates. 
Annual discounts and Family discounts are not available for these courses.
Note: course fees do not include exam fees

Lisbon

Lisbon

Duration

Hours

Fees 2018
24-hour module

2 x 3 hours/week over 4 weeks

EUR 440.00

Annual discounts and Family discounts are not available for these courses.

Note: course fees do not include exam fees

NEXT COURSE(S) OFFERED:

LISBON

Next courses: 2018
See test dates

November 2018
06, 08, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27 and 29 November, 19.00-22.00

December 2018
No course

**Provisional: dates and times are subject to revision

MORE INFORMATION

Contact us for more information.

Porto

 

Duration

Hours

Fees 2019
24-hour module

2 x 3 hours/week over 4 weeks

EUR 440.00

Next course(s): 2019

Test date: 09 February
Course: 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 January and 05 February

Test date: 09 March
Course: 07,12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 February and  07 March

Test date: 23 March
Course: No 

Test date: 27 April
Course: 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 March and 02, 04 April (Due to Easter holidays)

Test date: 04 May
Course: No 

Test date: 01 June
Course: 02, 07, 09, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28 May

Test date: 06 July
Course: 04, 06, 11, 13, 18, 25, 27 June and 02 July

Test date: 17 August
Course: 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 July and 06, 08, 13 August

Test date: 28 September
Course: 29 August and 03, 05, 10, 12, 17, 24, 26 September

Test date: 12 October
Course: No 

Test date: 26 October
Course: 01, 03, 08, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 October

Test date: 07 December
Course: 07, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28 November and 03 December

Contact us for details

Annual discounts and Family discounts are not available for these courses.
Note: course fees do not include exam fees