IELTS Preparation Intensive Course

IELTS course in Auckland


IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the test of English language ability which is used for two main reasons:

  • ACADEMIC: to qualify for advanced study (university, college etc)
  • GENERAL TRAINING: for immigration or other general purposes


Language Hub will help you to improve your English skills and strategies to sit the IELTS exam and to achieve your target score.
This course will help you to:

  • Take an IELTS test with confidence.
  • Get the IELTS score you need.
  • Improve your English.
  • Become familiar with the test format.
  • Test yourself and get used to timed test conditions.
  • Learn valuable English skills and strategies for taking the IELTS exam.
  • Develop your English reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.


Entry requirements:

To be enrolled into our IELTS class students should meet the following criteria:

  • Pass of IELTS exam at Level 4 or above or
  • Pass on Language Hub’s internal IELTS test at intermediate level or above


Course length:

Minimum term: 4 weeks – You can stay as long as you want. You can cancel your IELTS course any time after 5 weeks.


Size classes:

Classes are limited to 8 students


Start dates:

You can start your IELTS course on any Saturday



10:00am to 11:30am Listening
11:30am to 11:45am Break
11:45am to 1:00pm Reading
1:00pm to 1:45pm Lunch
1:45pm to 3:15pm Writing
3:15pm to 3:30pm Break
3:30pm to 5:00pm Speaking



IELTS Group Intensive Course
Every Saturday
10am to 5pm

$180 per week

Minimum 4 weeks, after 5 weeks you can cancel your membership any time.

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Group Classes

IELTS Private Classes
1 hour per session


10 sessions

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Private Classes
10 sessions


  • There is no enrolment fee or materials cost.


Call us to enrol today or
if you have any questions

09 3071 202
+64 27 53 09 495
100 Mayoral Drive, Level 1, Auckland Chamber of Commerce Building, Auckland


Language Hub IELTS Course Outline

The course aims to:

  • Equip students with effective strategies and skills for taking the IELTS test;
  • Provide materials for practice in all four areas of an IELTS test;
  • Provide students with corrective feedback for improvement; and
  • Facilitate students’ self-driven learning.

Listening and Speaking


  • Extracting information from texts of varying lengths
  • Predicting what information to look for and to exclude
  • Identifying key words
  • Learning key vocabulary in different situations
  • Giving an extended talk on a given topic
  • Completing communicative and interactive tasks
  • Giving a formal presentation



  • Skimming and scanning for information (general/specific)
  • Processing information
  • Learning strategies for answering questions of various kinds
  • Analysing the logical organisation of information
  • Analysing key sentence structures
  • Learning key vocabulary



  • Analysing the tasks: interpreting information (data, facts)
  • Structuring the essay & mapping a paragraph
  • Developing arguments (opinions)
  • Presenting information logically
  • Writing coherently and cohesively using signaling devices and sequencers
  • Editing/proof-reading (grammar & vocabulary)


IMPORTANT to all students:

  • Self-study is an important part of the course and homework will be set in addition to the course work. This needs to be submitted by Wednesday so it can be marked before next lesson.
  • Students are encouraged to read a little every day if possible to improve general vocabulary (teacher will provide advice on suitable graded reading books or materials.)


Meet your teacher

IELTS teacher, Peter Zimmatore

Peter Zimmatore

Peter is an Englishman whose professional career as an entrepreneur started in England when he began his own interior design company near London from which he gained valuable hands-on experience in all aspects of business.

After a change in family circumstances, he decided to make a radical change in his life and took a study course to become qualified TEFL teacher. He then moved to Japan, where he taught English to university students and company employees, as well as pursuing his lifelong hobby of karate.

During this time he gained extensive experience in TOEIC and IELTS study curriculum and test preparation.

After spending ten years in Japan, Peter and his wife decided to move to New Zealand where he has joined Language Hub as the teacher of the intensive IELTS course.


Language Hub – IELTS course curriculum
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Calendar of IELTS exam in Auckland:

Visit the official IELTS website:
Book your IELTS Test now


2018 IELTS test dates Test format
Saturday 17 November 2018 Academic only
Saturday 1 December 2018 Academic and General Training
Saturday 8 December 2018 Academic only
Thursday 13 December 2018 Academic only
Saturday 15 December 2018 Academic and General Training