How to Teach IELTS

Everything you want to know to Teach IELTS

- 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: 3 February – 23 March, 2024

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.

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

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

Be able to help your students achieve higher scores

Be able to charge more for your quality IELTS classes

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

Be able to answer all your students’ tricky questions about any IELTS-related topics

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

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

Become a real IELTS expert

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?
The course covers IELTS Academic and General, Computer Delivered and Paper-Based test formats; teaching IELTS online and offline.

It took me more than 7 years to combine all the knowledge, experience and IELTS successes into this full course which helps you become a real IELTS Expert.

This unique course is designed to enhance your performance as an effective IELTS teacher and will guide you towards confidence in assessing your IELTS students’ writing and speaking.
You will given reliable and up-to-date information which has been checked with IELTS Examiners and qualified teachers.

All the materials and strategies introduced on the course have been applied to practice and proved to be effective in raising students’ IELTS scores. So, I cherry-picked the bestest best for you!

Course Overview

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

Course Components

Zoom Sessions

8 interactive Zoom sessions which will be recorded

All Exam Parts

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


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

Worksheets for Students

Downloadable worksheets for students to use in your classes

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


Online Course Programme

Dates: 3 February – 23 March, 2024

Live Zoom once a week

The course lasts for 8 weeks + 16 more weeks after the course you have access to all the materials.   
All the course materials are on the online platform which you have access to.

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

All classes are in English.

Week 1

IELTS Writing part 1 Essentials: Graphs
Live Zoom Session 03.02 at 11.00-12.30 (UTC+3)

Week 2

Writing part 1 Assessment (Graphs)
IELTS Writing Part 1: Letters
Live Zoom Session 10.02 at 11.00-12.30

Week 3

IELTS Writing Part 2 Essentials
IELTS Essay Assessment
Live Zoom Session 17.02 at 11.00-12.30

Week 4

IELTS Listening Essentials
How to Teach Listening (games + activities)
Live Zoom Session 24.02 at 11.00-12.30

Week 5

IELTS Reading Essentials
How to Teach Reading (games + activities)
Live Zoom Session 02.03 at 11.00-12.30

Week 6

IELTS Speaking Essentials + Assessment
Live Zoom Session 09.03 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 16.03 at 11.00-12.30

Week 8

Review of all the Units. Final Quiz. Revision Activities.
Live Zoom Session 23.03 at 11.00-12.30

4 months

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

How does it work

Course format:

Online format includes Zoom classes

Get access to the Course Materials

You'll get all the guidance via e-mail, access to the online learning platform + the pre-course task

Start Studying

Complete the Pre-course task and start Unit 1
- Online classes take place on Zoom
- Chat is on WhatsApp


Places are LIMITED
Book your place now

How to Teach IELTS

Online, Zoom
350 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
  • 4 months of after-training access upon completion


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