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Non-Award | MAQ-IELTS140-2023

IELTS Speaking

Talk the talk as you develop the skills to pass the International English Language Testing System speaking test.Go over the test’s three sections. Listen to audio of sample questions and answers. Build your confidence and English fluency.

Study method

100% online


100% online

Entry requirements

No ATAR needed

No prior study


52 weeks

Start dates

  • 01 Jan 2023

About this subject

What you'll learn

In the IELTS Speaking subject you will:

  1. improve your confidence in the three sections of the IELTS Speaking test
  2. learn the skills and strategies you need to achieve fluency and coherence in your speaking
  3. develop your range and accuracy in vocabulary and grammar.

Because this unit is a non-award subject, there will be no compulsory assignments to be submitted and no final exam.

    • Introduction to the speaking test
    • The three sections of the speaking test
    • Focus on fluency and coherence
    • Focus on vocabulary range and accuracy
    • Focus on grammar range and accuracy
    • Strategies for the IELTS speaking test
    • IELTS speaking assessment task
    • Practice tests with feedback
    • Study strategies for the IELTS speaking test
  • This subject will improve your confidence in the three sections of the IELTS Speaking test. You will learn the skills and strategies you need to achieve fluency and coherence, as well as develop your range and accuracy in vocabulary and grammar. This subject includes over 30 minutes of audio recordings of sample questions and answers. You will be able to complete over 50 interactive speaking activities and compare your answers with model answers from other students and teachers. In addition, you will be able to record, listen, evaluate your answers, and complete two practice tests. It should take you approximately 25 hours of online study to complete the subject materials.

    Access Time: 30 days from the date of first login to the subject.

    Suitable for Academic or General Training IELTS exam preparation.

  • Assessment details, including dates, word limits and topics, will be provided in your study materials.

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Entry requirements

No entry requirements


You should have at least an intermediate level of English (approximately IELTS Band 5 or TOEFL PBT 520 or iBT 68).

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