Enhance your IELTS Writing and Speaking teaching performance and effectiveness with these free online courses by IDP Education.

The IELTS Writing and Speaking training courses have been designed by IDP Education to further enhance teachers’ performance and effectiveness as IELTS Speaking and Writing teachers. It’s part of our commitment to support teachers. If you are an IELTS test taker, check out our free study program.

Complete the IELTS Writing training course and the IELTS Speaking training course and you will learn how to:

  • Understand how to use the public Band Descriptors as a teaching tool

  • Become familiar with the key features in the Speaking and Writing Band Descriptors

  • Understand why test takers don’t achieve their desired band score

  • Increase IELTS test content and assessment terminology knowledge

In doing so, your students can strive to reach all the positive features needed to achieve a higher band score.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the IELTS Teacher Training course?

The IELTS training courses are a free resource available to all TESOL and IELTS teachers. What are the course features?

  • Interactive IELTS Writing and Speaking courses
  • Covers Academic and General Training Writing
  • Authentic ‘live’ materials and official IELTS samples
  • Online intuitive training platform to optimise learning
  • All training materials included
  • 10 hours worth of learning for each course
  • Practice in rating Writing and Speaking tests using the public Band Descriptors
  • Receive a certificate of completion
  • The IELTS Writing training course units

    Unit 1: Introduction to the Writing test
  • 1.1 Writing Training Course Information

  • 1.2 Introduction to the IELTS Writing Test
  • The IELTS Speaking training course units

    Unit 1: Introduction to the IELTS Speaking test
  • 1.1 Speaking Training Course Information

  • 1.2 Introduction to the IELTS Speaking test