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Exam Preparation - Higher Score®

These courses in pure exam technique are for those who are already confident in their English language abilities. We will ensure you get the best result possible in your IELTS, TOEFL or TOEIC exam.



Intermediate to Advanced

Course Duration
2-12 weeks (we recommend 6 or 12 weeks)
Course start dates
  • Every Monday

Lessons per week
20 / 30 lessons per week
1 lesson = 45 minutes
Available In

This course is suitable for students who

  • are confident in their English language skills
  • want to learn exactly what their chosen exam entails and how to get the best score possible
  • want to prove their linguistic ability and maximise their potential

What can you expect on this course?

Higher Score® IELTS

IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
An IELTS qualification is required by most British, Canadian, Australian, Maltese and South African universities and, in some cases, American academic institutions. IELTS is often required by professional bodies and is even needed for immigration to Canada and Australia.

Available in: 

  • EC Cape Town
  • EC Malta
  • EC Manchester
  • EC Bristol
  • EC Brighton
  • EC Cambridge
  • EC Oxford
  • EC London
  • EC Vancouver
  • EC Toronto
  • EC Montreal
  • EC Dublin

Higher Score® TOEFL

(Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Taken by over 25 million English language learners, the TOEFL test is a widely respected English language test. It measures your ability to use English at university level and is recognised by over 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries, including the majority of North American universities.

Available in:

  • EC Malta
  • EC Vancouver
  • EC Toronto
  • EC Los Angeles
  • EC San Diego
  • EC San Francisco
  • EC New York
  • EC Boston

Higher Score® TOEIC

(Test of English for International Communication)
TOEIC test scores are used by over 10,000 companies, government agencies and English language learning programmes in 120 countries, and more than 6 million TOEIC tests were administered in 2010.

Available in:

  • EC Toronto
  • EC Malta


Get a Higher Score

In this special training course our goal is very simple: to help you improve your exam result. Since 2004, thousands of students have taken this course, and over 97% of them were able to increase their score with our help.

Exam Technique

We focus on three key areas to help you achieve a great score quickly and easily: helpful exam strategies, effective exam thinking, and studying only the English you need to pass the test. This proven system of teaching has helped thousands of students achieve great results because you do not have to study things that you do not need to know in the exam.

Expert Instructors

All Higher Score® teachers have received special training. They also have expert knowledge of the exams, and an average of over 10 years’ experience teaching English and exam classes.

Serious Classes

Every day you will study and practise authentic exam questions. Your classmates will have the same goals and attitude as you and your teacher will do everything possible to help you succeed.

Unique Teaching Materials

We combine the best commercially-available course books with our own materials, developed by people who have worked with Oxford University Press and ETS (the organisation that develops TOEFL and TOEIC)

EC Toronto is an official testing centre for IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC