The IELTS Masterclass is a free 2-hour seminar run by an IELTS expert. They will guide you through the 4 parts of the IELTS test, giving you tips and advice on how to understand questions and how to answer them on a test day. Take a closer look at the assessment criteria, band scores and what English-language skills IELTS examiners look for in your written and spoken responses. Learn about the common mistakes you should avoid and take a closer look at some sample questions and answers. You will have a chance to ask questions and have them answered by IELTS experts.


The Masterclass is available online as a webinar or as a face-to-face seminar. You will receive a helpful booklet with tips and advice on each part of the test as well as samples of Writing responses with examiner band scores and comments on performance.


The Masterclass covers the IELTS Academic and General Training tests.

How can I improve my Writing band score?

Read the assessment criteria used for both Academic and General Training Writing tests carefully before your test day. The examiner will assess your writing based on four criteria for Task 1 and Task 2.


Remember that Writing Task 2 is worth twice as many marks as Task 1. You can improve your Writing band score by practising. Our news and articles page has extensive tips and advice to help you prepare and improve your English-language skills.