IELTS Preparation

About the IELTS Preparation Course

IELTS Preparation course is an introductory course that gives you the essential knowledge and needed skills to pass the IELTS exam smoothly.

IELTS refers to the International English Language Testing System. It was established by Cambridge Assessment English and the British Council in 1980.

IELTS has two types: The Academic and the General Training.

Each one examines students on the same 4 skills but in different contexts and content.
The IELTS Academic test is for students who wish to travel abroad to learn at a higher education level, while the IELTS General Training test is for those who want to find a job abroad, for example.

What does Our IELTS Program Include?

The IELTS preparation course can be taken in two different ways: Intensive IELTS preparation course and IELTS four-week course, both of which have their benefits which we’re about to go into.

Intensive IELTS preparation course

20 Total Hours

1 Week

5 Sessions

4 Hours per session

Why choose this course?

This course is your chance to find out which skill you need to improve and gain more knowledge about English. In this way, you’re not too late to improve this skill in addition to reinforcing the other ones, so you pass the exam and get the chance to communicate well with the native English speakers.

And for academic purposes, you need to understand the entire context of the exam so you can focus on improving the needed areas and prepare yourself with the terminologies you’ll hear in the course and in the country while studying.

Who is the IELTS Preparation Course for?

This course is suitable for anyone with a B1 level or higher in English that wishes to travel to an English-speaking country to work, study, or emigrate.

As a student, you’ll be applying for this exam for academic purposes.
The most common purpose is taking the IELTS exam to study abroad at a higher education level, whether you want to study in a university, college, or technical institution.
This type of applicant needs the IELTS Academic test.

For other applicants, many of them apply for this exam for professional reasons, such as working abroad. And this type of applicant needs the IELTS General Training test.

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What Will You Learn During the Course

In each IELTS Preparation course form, you’ll learn the essential skills and knowledge to surpass the exam. Let’s discover what each course form includes!

You’ll learn in the Intensive One-Week IELTS Preparation Course:

You’ll learn in the Four-Week IELTS Preparation Course:

and both will prepare you to perform confidently on the test!

What are the Expected Outcomes?


  • You’ll speed up your reading process by learning how to skim passages for main points.
  • Understand the context of the passage more rapidly.
  • You’ll catch the main point of each paragraph faster.


  • You’ll enhance your grammatical accuracy.
  • Your writing will be more concise and clear.
  • You’ll learn to express your ideas through writing
  • You’ll learn how to demonstrate your opinions accurately in your writing.


  • You’ll understand the words better when hearing them.
  • You’ll practice listening to the English sounds with stress and intonations.
  • You’ll follow up with the speaker while they’re talking and keep track.
  • You’ll identify the argument and opinions of the speaker.


  • Your speaking will be more fluent and clearer.
  • You’ll learn how to organize your ideas and opinions while talking.
  • You’ll understand how to create your own argument while speaking.
  • There will be more sequence in your talking.

Why should you take this course with IH Cairo?

How could the center you choose give you the exact result you want? It’s a question that you need to ask in order to know which center you should join, because you want to spend your time on something that will benefit you. IH Cairo can guarantee that you’ll learn so much in little time. Because in only 4 weeks, you’ll practice English skills with other learners and native English speakers.


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Course info

You need an intermediate level (B1) in English at least to apply for this course.
We test you to make sure you are B1+ through Cambridge English Placement Test (CEPT). This course will prepare you for the IELTS exam by practicing your English skills and enhancing your abilities in each skill.

Additionally, you’ll learn some other skills besides the English ones. One of these is time management as you need to be precise in the time you need for every question, because if you take too much time on a question you’ll not catch up the others or you’ll solve them in a rush. And as we know, rushing in the answers isn’t great.

Your English skills need to be at B1 level or higher so that you have the basics of the English skills that we can build on and enhance to reach the level of the IELTS exam.
You also need to demonstrate the ability to learn more, whether in the English skills or other skills like analyzing questions and managing time.

Once you have been accepted onto the IELTS  course you are obliged to pay a deposit in order to reserve your place. The remaining fees must be paid 2 weeks prior to the course starting.

You can pay your deposit and full fees as follows:

  • Cash Payment at Reach Out Academy.
  • Credit or Debit Card in either GBP/USD/EGP at Reach Out Academy.

Course Fees

IELTS Preparation course fees 3000 EGP

Transferring or depositing the due amount to the following Account:

Arab African International Bank – AAIB Account

  • Account Name: Reach Out Academy
  • Account Number: 521337
  • IBAN Egyptian pound Eg980057088005213373931818001
  • IBAN Pound sterling Eg200057088005213373931826001
  • Branch: Mesaha, Dokki, Giza – Egypt

Commercial International Bank

  • Account Name: Reach Out Academy
  • Account Number: 100035159015
  • Swift Code: CIBEEGCX184
  • Branch: Mesaha, Dokki, Giza – Egypt

If you make your payment via bank transfer, or bank deposit, Please send us a copy of the transfer to info@ihcairoeg.comAll transfer fees incurred are the responsibility of the candidate.

In the case of cancellation four weeks or more before the course starting date, 20% of our total fee will be retained. With less than two weeks’ notice, 50% of our total fee will be retained. If cancellation occurs in the final ten days before the starting date our total fee will be retained.

However, in certain exceptional circumstances we will consider transferring the fees to another course.

In the event of a course being cancelled all fees will be refunded.

NOTE Once the course has started, there is no possible refund. For this reason, you might consider taking out an insurance policy in order to be covered in case anything happen and you needed to leave the course.

If the course is delayed or prevented by Force Majeure, then Reach Out Academy shall NOT be liable for a refund.

Frequently Asked Questions

Your English should be an intermediate level which is B1 or plus in the CEFR standards.

It’s a short course offered by International House Cairo. You can learn from this course how to prepare for the IELTS exam and how to answer its questions. It is only in one week with 5 sessions, every session lasting 4 hours long.

It’s a long course form also offered by International House Cairo. This course is 4 weeks long.
Each week has 3 sessions and each session is 3 hours long.
This course gives you the essential practice for the IELTS exam.

No. IELTS is internationally recognized and therefore it includes various English accents such as American, British, and Australian.

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