IELTS Preparation Course

Course Description

The IELTS Preparation Course prepares participants for all parts of the IELTS exam – the Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking modules. It focuses on the skills and strategies which students need to achieve the band score they need. 

Course Objectives

This course aims to:

  • To help students achieve desired IELTS band.
  • To familiarize students with the IELTS exam format. 
  • To introduce and practice essential IELTS exam techniques. 
  • To practice authentic IELTS material under timed, exam conditions. 
  • To assess students’ progress according to IELTS exam marking criteria. 

Course Outcomes
At the end of the course, the participants should be able to:

  • Students become familiar with the components of the Academic IELTS exam. 
  • Practice the core skills: Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. 
  • Students learn key grammar and vocabulary items. 
  • Students become ready to take the Academic IELTS exam upon completion of the course.

Who should Attend?
This course is suited for

  • Students preparing to start their undergraduate or postgraduate studies at universities that use English.

Training Strategies

The following training strategies will be adopted for this course:

  • Expository lectures. 
  • Pair work and small group work. 
  • Class Participation. 

Delivery Plan

  • Learning the speaking Part of the IELTS test (week 1).
  • Learning the Listening part of the IELTS test (week 2).
  • Learning the Reading part of the IELTS test (week 3). 
  • Learning the Reading part of the IELTS test (week 4).
  • Learning the Writing part of the IELTS test (week 5). 
  • Learning the Writing part of the IELTS test (week 5).

Starts July, 10, 2023 Ends July, 12, 2023


Hours per Day: 2
Days per week: 3
Total no. of Hours: 24 hours

Total no. of weeks: 4. 

Afternoon from 5:00 p.m till 6:00. p.m

English (participants can talk and ask questions in  Kurdish and Arabic too.


University of Kurdistan Hewlêr. 


UKH Professional and Executive Education Centre. 

Trainer Biography 

Maher Haramy is an instructor of Academic English at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) and an IELTS instructor at Aston American University. He holds BA in English and Literature, a Diploma in Literary Studies, an MA in Translation, a CELTA, a TESOL certificate, and a TEFL certificate. In addition to teaching, he is also a published poet and translator.