IELTS and Other Exams

IELTS and other exams

Exam success

You want to pass a recognised exam and achieve your goals. We can help you get there.
We understand that the key to success is not just learning enough language, but learning the right kind of language. And success doesn’t come from boring classes of endless practice tests, but from great motivating lessons!

You can achieve the grades you want in the exam you choose in one of three ways.
Click on the courses for details.

Do any of our long courses

We give all students the opportunity to take an exam and our language-rich classes ensure you get what you need to pass. Our Pathways and Essential English+ IELTS courses have additional classes on academic English, but if you want a different exam, we can give you support through homework, self-guided study, tutorials and our Learn Better blog

Do Essential English summer

With the focus on speaking and listening, you can choose to take a Trinity speaking test at your level at the end of the course.

Take an evening course

We have courses every term with classes twice a week (Monday and Wednesday).

Evening Exam Courses

We prepare you to pass one of the following Cambridge exams:

IELTS
The IELTS academic exam is aimed at students who are planning to start a university course and need to prove their current level of English. There is no pass or fail to the exam – all participants take the same exam and receive a mark from 1-9 to indicate their level.

Our course will prepare you for the exam, which can be taken on the 14th July or several other dates. The class is aimed at intermediate / upper intermediate students (IELTS 4.5-5.5) who are aiming to improve their scores.

For higher levels or students wishing to take a Secure English Test for visa applications contact m.ono@londonlanguagelab.com.

DATES AND PRICES

First Certificate in English
The FCE is aimed at students who want to show they have reached a B2 level of English. It shows you can:

  • talk to people effectively and express your ideas with some fluency
  • understand the main ideas in books, radio programmes and other media
  • write in English clearly explaining different points of view for example in letters, reports, stories and other kinds of texts

The exam certificate is usually accepted as entry on to foundation and pre-sessional courses for university in the UK and undergraduate studies elsewhere.

Our course will prepare you for the exam, which can be taken on July 28th.

DATES AND PRICES

Certificate of Advanced English
The CAE is aimed at students who want to show they have reached a C1 level of English. It shows you can:

  • express yourself spontaneously and fluently in most social, academic and professional situations
  • understand long and difficult texts in any media
  • follow any undergraduate course in English

The exam certificate is accepted by thousands of universities, businesses and government departments and opens the way for travel, work and study worldwide.

Our course will prepare you for the exam, which can be taken on July 16th.

DATES AND PRICES

Certificate of Proficiency in English
The CPE is aimed at students who want to show they have reached a C2 level of English.

The exam is the highest-level English language exam and the certificate is accepted throughout the world, providing opportunities in high-level professional and academic life including English Language teaching.

Our course will prepare you for the exam, which can be taken on July 16th.

DATES AND PRICES

Note that some of the dates quoted for Cambridge exams are computer-based exams. Paper-based options are also available for all exam on different dates.

Find the right exam for you

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How we bring you exam success

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