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The thought of facing an English speaking exam can be quite frightening: having your speaking skills assessed by experts is not something that happens often and many students worry that they won’t perform at their best on the big day.
At some point during your preparation you’ve probably wondered ‘What if I speak too much?’ ‘What if I can’t answer the question?’ ‘What if I find myself making a mistake?’ And worst of all, ‘What if my mind goes completely blank and I can’t think of anything to say?’
The question is how do you learn all the skills you need to make this possible in time for your Speaking exam?
Well, that’s exactly why we’ve developed our new Speaking course for IELTS students. It’s called:
IELTS Speaking: Advanced!
‘IELTS Speaking: Advanced’ is a 10-unit course which covers everything you will need to face the examiner with total confidence. The self-study course is packed with highly-effective speaking strategies, grammar and vocabulary exercises and lots of practice tests to help you prepare thoroughly for the exam.
Let’s see what you need to face the Speaking exam with total confidence:
Well, that’s exactly what ‘IELTS Speaking: Advanced‘ offers you:
Using ‘IELTS Speaking: Advanced’ you will:
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“Splendid Speaking is giving me the tools and the confidence to improve my speaking skills, providing explanations and tips on the best approaches to answering a question.”
Solange, English language student, Brazil
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“Very useful tasks, complete with appropriate vocabulary!”
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First, there’s nothing to download or install. ‘IELTS Speaking: Advanced‘ is an online course so all you need is a web browser and an Internet connection. (You will need Flash to view the units). With ‘IELTS Speaking Advanced‘ you can fit your Speaking exam preparation around your own busy lifestyle.
To help you stay on track with your exam preparation we invite course members to join us and other students on one of our live monthly ‘askthetutor’ tutorials. (Times are advertised on the course homepage.) Each tutorial will focus on a key Speaking skill covered in IELTS Speaking Advanced and try to answer any questions you may have. And members who can’t attend a session can email us their question and we’ll try to help.
Click here to download the full syllabus (PDF file).
Subscribers to IELTS Speaking: Advanced will also get free access to our ‘Functions Toolkit’: interactive quizzes to help you learn key functional language such as ‘speculating’, ‘using fillers’, ‘modifying levels of agreement’ etc. essential language for the IELTS advanced candidate.
Purchase a subscription to ‘IELTS Speaking: Advanced‘ and get a FREE subscription to ‘Splendid Expressions’, our three-stage approach to learning HUNDREDS of English expressions. (Normal price $13 for 3 months)
The costs of an individual student subscription are as follows
(Prices below do not include VAT)
(Contact us if you’re a teacher and would like to purchase multiple subscriptions for ‘IELTS Speaking: Advanced‘).
I've been teaching English, both online and face-to-face for well over 20 years. My teaching career began in Coimbra, Portugal back in 1991. I moved on to Greece the following year and then took on a full-time post in a further education college in the UK. I am fully qualified with a Trinity College TEFL Certification and the Dip TEFL (Diploma in Teaching TEFL). During my career I have taught English at all levels and gained extensive experience in helping students prepare for their exams, including IELTS, Cambridge FCE, CAE and CPE.
It was a combination of my background in EFL, and a growing interest in e-learning, which ultimately led to me co-founding the award-winning Flo-Joe website, and later forming my own company, ‘Splendid Learning’ which publishes online courses for IELTS and CAE.
I’ve also worked with Harper Collins to author ‘Practice Tests for PET‘ (Cambridge English Preliminary) and ‘Practice Tests for FCE‘ (Cambridge English: First). I have also co-authored 2 further titles for Harper Collins, ‘IELTS Practice Tests‘ & ‘IELTS Practice Tests 2‘.