IELTS SOS is the British Council's new last-minute preparation course for IELTS. Develop online the skills you need with our certified and experienced teachers via live classes. You can choose one or more of our workshops focused on each IELTS skill: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.

WITH THE IELTS SOS CLASSES:

  • Learn to answer each IELTS section correctly. 
  • Participate in two online workshops (each one 50 minutes long) with certified teachers from the British Council.
  • Focus on the skills you want to practice, wherever and whenever you choose.

Course information

  • Price

    USD $35 for each workshop (two sessions of 50 minutes) 

    USD $120 for all four workshops (Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening)

  • Methodology

    Live classes online 

  • English level required

    Minimum B1

  • Length of workshops

    2 Sessions of 50 minutes per workshop 

IELTS Speaking

Join this workshop and learn about:

  • the types of questions and tasks in IELTS Speaking Test
  • how to give detailed and extended responses to questions
  • the types of questions in Part 3 of the IELTS Speaking Test 
  • useful, techniques, expressions and phrases 
  • ways of answering the questions effectively, without getting nervous

IELTS Listening

In this workshop you will learn about:

  • the types of questions in the IELTS Listening test
  • the strategies and techniques for answering the questions and how to use them
  • practise listening
  • ways of improving your listening skills

IELTS Writing

In this workshop you will learn how to:

  • to answer IELTS Task 1 and Task 2 effectively
  • analyse two tasks and learn about strategies and techniques for answering the tasks
  • practise writing
  • receive feedback on your writing from expert trainers

IELTS Reading

In this workshop you will learn how to:

  • use key strategies and techniques for  IELTS reading tasks
  • practice answering different types of questions in reading tasks
  • manage time effectively

IELTS SOS
September

Level Days Time (Eastern Time) Dates
IELTS SOS Reading Monday and Wednesday 18:30 - 19:20 September 4 and 6 
IELTS SOS Writing (General Training) Monday and Wednesday 19:30 - 20:20 September 4 and 6
IELTS SOS Speaking Tuesday and Thursday 18:30 - 19:20 September 5 and 7 
IELTS SOS Listening Tuesday and Thursday 19:30 - 20:20 September 5 and 7
       
IELTS SOS Listening Monday and Wednesday 18:30 - 19:20 September 11 and 13 
IELTS SOS Speaking Monday and Wednesday 19:30 - 20:20 September 11 and 13 
IELTS SOS Reading Tuesday and Thursday 18:30 - 19:20 September 12 and 14 
IELTS SOS Writing Tuesday and Thursday 19:30 - 20:20 September 12 and 14
       
IELTS SOS Writing Monday and Wednesday 18:30 - 19:20 September 25 and 27 
IELTS SOS Reading Monday and Wednesday 19:30 - 20:20 September 25 and 27
IELTS SOS Speaking Tuesday and Thursday 18:30 - 19:20 September 26 and 28 
IELTS SOS Listening Tuesday and Thursday 19:30 - 20:20 September 26 and 28

IELTS SOS
October

Level Days Time (Eastern Time) Dates
IELTS SOS Listening Monday and Wednesday 18:30 - 19:20 October 2 and 4 
IELTS SOS Speaking Monday and Wednesday 19:30 - 20:20 October 2 and 4 
IELTS SOS Reading Tuesday and Thursday 18:30 - 19:20 October 3 and 5 
IELTS SOS Writing (General Training) Tuesday and Thursday 19:30 - 20:20 October 3 and 5
       
IELTS SOS Reading Monday and Wednesday 18:30 - 19:20 October 9 and 11 
IELTS SOS Writing (General Training) Monday and Wednesday 19:30 - 20:20 October 9 and 11
IELTS SOS Listening Tuesday and Thursday 18:30 - 19:20 October 10 and 12 
IELTS SOS Speaking Tuesday and Thursday 19:30 - 20:20 October 10 and 12
       
IELTS SOS Speaking Monday and Wednesday 18:30 - 19:20 October 23 and 25
IELTS SOS Listening Monday and Wednesday 19:30 - 20:20 October 23 and 25
IELTS SOS Reading Tuesday and Thursday 18:30 - 19:20 October 24 and 26
IELTS SOS Writing (Academic) Tuesday and Thursday 19:30 - 20:20 October 24 and 26
       
IELTS SOS Writing (General Training) Monday and Wednesday 18:30 - 19:20 October 30 and November 1
IELTS SOS Reading Monday and Wednesday 19:30 - 20:20 October 31 and November 2
IELTS SOS Speaking Tuesday and Thursday 18:30 - 19:20 October 30 and November 1
IELTS SOS Listening Tuesday and Thursday 19:30 - 20:20 October 31 and November 2

Find out about the system requirements for our online courses

STUDENT REVIEWS

"The classes were very clear and dynamic. The teacher had a lot of patience and explained the activities very clearly. We were given the tips needed to succeed in the SOS Workshops for Writing and Reading. I would definitely recommend the workshops."

Paula Andrea Bravo Cardona

“The course helped me structure my knowledge and obtain the result I needed to study abroad. The workshop was very intensive but I was able to deal with it. I would definitely recommend it.”

Florencia Calvo

“The Preparation Course was excellent. I got the result I needed and the tips from the teacher were spot-on. They really helped me prepare for the exam. When the time came, I knew what was coming. I would 100% recommend the course”.

Dafne Morán Toha