How to Teach IELTS

Ultimate IELTS Course for Teachers

- Supercharge your Teaching and Add IELTS to your CV
- Learn to Teach IELTS with Style and Confidence
- Get Insights into IELTS Writing and Speaking Assessment

Dates: August 1 – November 2, 2024

Zoom sessions from September 14

Who is the course for?

Teachers who are new to IELTS or haven't taught IELTS before

Teachers who have taught IELTS and would like to become IELTS Experts

Experienced Teachers who want to master IELTS assessment to grade their students’ writing and speaking

Also this Course is for:

- Teachers with a minimum language level B2 on the CEF
- IELTS teachers who want to upgrade their teaching
- Teachers who enjoy continuous professional development and want to add IELTS into their toolkit

What you will learn

The course covers all four IELTS parts focusing on exam format, strategies and life hacks in detail.
You’ll get valuable insights into writing and speaking assessment to be able to grade your students’ speaking and writing.
You’ll learn how to teach IELTS listening, reading, writing, speaking effectively and what materials to use in your online and offline classes.
The course is really practical with take-and-use handouts, tasks and activities for you to help your students to achieve the score they want.

The course focuses on common difficulties teachers usually face while teaching IELTS:

- How to assess IELTS writing and speaking?
- What’s the difference between 6.5 and 7.0?
- What to do if I have no idea what score this writing is?
- How to prepare students if I haven’t taken IELTS myself?
- What to do if I don’t understand these horrid graphs?
- How to plan and teach an effective IELTS lesson?
- How to teach IELTS online?
- What IELTS games to use for my class to be more fun?
- Which IELTS book to use?
- What to do with lower levels?

Theory and Practice

The course effectively combines theory and practice for you to be able to use everything you’ve learnt in your own lessons.

There is sufficient recorded input which you can watch and listen at your own pace and come back to it at any moment using your smart phone or laptop
Variety: engaging webinars and videos, presentations and recorded sessions
There is also plenty of reading e.g., articles and unique materials designed by the tutor throughout their IELTS teaching experience. So, you’ll get everything which is “hands-on” and up-to-date
Online materials and hard copies you can download
Online quizzes and knowledge checks
The course includes readymade materials to be used in your own classes
Zoom sessions are interactive and I teach you the same way you can teach your students, so you can “steal” top-notch teaching ideas. Stealing in teaching is good!
You’ll discover IELTS tasks and activities through doing them yourself
Before the course you will complete full IELTS listening and reading tests and will know your score

By the end of the course you will

Be confident and well prepared to teach any IELTS students online and offline

Gain a competitive advantage and have IELTS training on your CV

Know how to assess your students’ writing and speaking against the official band descriptors

Вы сможете ответить на все каверзные вопросы ваших студентов по любым темам, связанным с IELTS

Be able to help your students achieve higher scores

Add additional skills to your teaching toolkit to be on top of your game

Gain precious insights from a CELTA Trainer and an experienced IELTS Professional

Know how to plan and teach an effective online and offline IELTS lesson

Be able to charge more for your quality IELTS classes

Become a real IELTS expert

Course Components

Zoom Sessions

8 interactive Zoom sessions which will be recorded

Worksheets for Students

Downloadable worksheets for students to use in your classes


Homework tasks to be completed before, during and after the course

All Exam Parts

Input on all exam parts, strategies, assessment: articles, online resources, handouts etc.

Games and Quizzes

Online games and quiz shows to check your knowledge of the material covered

Exclusive chat

Exclusive WhatsApp group for you to ask questions which stays after the course as a support chat

Teaching Materials

Unique downloadable teaching materials

Webinars and Videos

Recorded IELTS Webinars and Videos
Watching videos and listening to recordings to assess speaking

The Course Trainer

IELTS Expert: Maria Molashenko
- IELTS Teacher since 2012
- Nile (UK) qualified IELTS Expert
- IELTS Academic: 8,5 (9.0 for Speaking)
- An experienced CELTA Trainer
- DELTA (3 Modules), NILE Certified IELTS Instructor
- IELTS Speaking for Success Podcaster
- Academic Director at an Official IELTS Test Centre for 8 years
- Maria has trained IELTS teachers for over 5 years and is a self-employed trainer
- Founder of
- IELTS Speaking for Success Podcaster


Course Programme

Dates: August 1 – November 2, 2024

Access to the platform from August 1
Trainings on Zoom once a week on Saturdays (September-October), at 11.00-12.30 UTC+3.

All course materials are on the online platform (desktop and mobile app)

You can cover the material at your own pace and come back to any unit whenever you want.
Zoom classes are live and interactive. They are recorded and you have access to the recordings of all Zoom sessions.

Access to course materials: 3 months (extension for additional fee)

All classes are in English.

Week 1

IELTS Writing part 1 Essentials: Graphs
Live Zoom Session 14.09 at 11.00-12.30 (UTC +3)

Week 2

Writing part 1 Assessment (Graphs)
IELTS Writing Part 1: Letters
Live Zoom Session 21.09 at 11.00-12.30

Week 3

IELTS Writing Part 2 Essentials
IELTS Essay Assessment
Live Zoom Session 28.09 at 11.00-12.30

Week 4

IELTS Listening Essentials
How to Teach Listening (games + activities)
Live Zoom Session 5.10 at 11.00-12.30

Week 5

IELTS Reading Essentials
How to Teach Reading (games + activities)
Live Zoom Session 12.10 at 11.00-12.30

Week 6

IELTS Speaking Essentials + Assessment
Live Zoom Session 19.10 at 11.00-12.30

Week 7

IELTS Teaching: how to plan a course / lessons; how to teach writing / speaking
IELTS Games and Activities to spice up your classes
Live Zoom Session 26.10 at 11.00-12.30

Week 8

Review of all the Units. Final Quiz. Revision Activities.
Live Zoom Session 2.11 at 11.00-12.30

3 months

All the Course materials are available to you for further studies.
You can extend at extra cost

Training format

All materials are on the online training platform
Live classes on Zoom + recordings
Whatsapp support chat
Access to materials for 3 months after the course

After the payment you will receive an email with the Pre-Course Task.
You will receive access to the training platform with all materials on August 1. First Zoom class is on September 14 - you will have 6 weeks to study the materials on your own before the 1st class

We meet live on Zoom, do practical assignments and discuss difficult issues. Live classes on Zoom in September-October. Recordings of the sessions will be available afterwards.
You study 8 sections on the online platform, video lessons + materials and complete assignments at your own pace.
Access to course materials - 3 months after the last lesson in Zoom (extension for an additional fee).
Closer to Zoom trainings, I will add you to WhatsApp support chat.
In the chat you discuss any questions you have with the teacher and other participants; The chat is available even after completing the training.


Places are LIMITED

How to Teach IELTS

Online, Zoom
380 USD
  • 8 Weeks of intensive training
  • 8 Live Zoom Sessions: 12 hours in total
  • Zoom Sessions recordings
  • Online Platform: 60 hours
  • WhatsApp Chat
  • Certificate of attendance
  • 3 months of after-training access upon completion


If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us