Preparation for OET

 

The English Teacher Premium Preparation Provider logoThe OET has been adopted by the Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council, NHS Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups as the appropriate English qualification for medical and care staff.

Like IELTS, it assesses ability in reading, writing, speaking and listening skills. The leading medical governing bodies have recognised that OET is unique in that it offers:

    • Specific and medically targeted language for healthcare professions.
    • Improved communication between international staff and their colleagues.
    • Effective interaction between overseas health professionals and their patients, carers and relatives.
    • Evidence of a high level of English in a medical context.
    • Provision of a high level of English suitable for a Visa to live and work in the UK.

The English Teacher is a Premium Preparation Provider of OET, accredited by the OET examining board. Our in-house programme delivers an intensive short course prior to sitting the OET which enables the candidate to:

    • Approach the OET with confidence and become independently competent in a short period of time.
    • Communicate naturally in an appropriate manner with patients, their care givers and families.
    • Convey written and spoken information to colleagues effectively and professionally.

Our training course is accompanied by supporting packages:

    • Initial assessment of candidate level.
    • Progress tests to monitor exam readiness and development.
    • Open access masterclasses for each sub-test.

Placement Test


Assess student ability and language level appropriate for the exam and includes: 

    • Delivery and invigilation of reading test.
    • Delivery and invigilation of writing test.
    • Delivery and invigilation of speaking test recorded on camera with interlocutor.
    • Delivery and invigilation of listening test.
    • 1.5 hour assessment of placement test by invigilator and samples verified by qualified teacher.
    • Report on level of English as evidenced by placement test.

£75.00 per student

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Progress Test


Assess student ability and language level appropriate for the exam and includes: 

    • Review of all four sub-test skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening) using the exam format.
    • Assessment of the review and samples verified by a qualified teacher.
    • Individual student report highlighting learning needs.
    • 1.5 hour assessment of placement test by invigilator and samples verified by qualified teacher.
    • Individual learning plan based on student progress including revision timetable.

£100 per student

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Listening Sub-Test


Listening Sub-Test Lessons which include:

    • Review and analysis of Listening task and question types.
    • Listening techniques for Part A, Part B and Part C.
    • Real time listening Part A, B and C tasks and full practice sub-test.
    • Provision of listening resources and signposting to ‘real world’ practice listening resources.
    • End of course feedback, tutorial and individual revision plan.
    • 10% discount when booking a set of 10 lessons.

Pricing is bespoke

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Reading Sub-Test


Reading Sub-Test Lessons which include:

    • Review and analysis of Reading task and question types.
    • Reading techniques for Part A, Part B and Part C.
    • Practice Reading tasks for Part A, B and C and full timed practice sub-test.
    • Provision of practice reading resources.
    • End of course feedback, tutorial and individual revision plan.
    • 10% discount when booking a set of 10 lessons.

Pricing is bespoke

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OET Writing Sub-Test


Writing Sub-Test Lessons which include:

    • Review of Writing task criteria.
    • Analysis of case notes to choose correct information.
    • Practice logical ordering of paragraphs, letter layout and structure.
    • Full timed practice sub-test.
    • Provision of practice writing resources.
    • End of course feedback, tutorial and individual revision plan.
    • 10% discount when booking a set of 10 lessons.

Pricing is bespoke

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OET Speaking Sub-Test


Speaking Sub-Test Lessons which include:

    • Review of Linguistic and Clinical Communication criteria.
    • Analysis of role play card tasks.
    • Practice demonstrating and evidencing speaking skills criteria.
    • Full timed practice sub-test.
    • Provision of practice speaking resources.
    • End of course feedback, tutorial and individual revision plan.
    • 10% discount when booking a set of 10 lessons.

Pricing is bespoke

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One to One OET Preparation Course


One to one course designed for each individual. Course length is variable according to student need and includes: 

    • Placement test to assess student level.
    • Introduction to the sub-tests, marking criteria and pass level requirements.
    • Analysis of questions type (as completed in the placement test) to determine areas of need.
    • Review of different questions types and an effective approach to answers.
    • Techniques and strategies to improve core skills including grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and listening.

Pricing is bespoke

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Intensive in-house OET Preparation Course


A 60 hour course delivered over 2.5 weeks. This intensive programme includes: 

    • Introduction to the sub-tests, marking criteria and pass level requirements.
    • Analysis of each sub-test and the main communicative features of the reading, writing, speaking and listening tests.
    • Review of different question types and an effective approach to answers.
    • Techniques to improve core skills including grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and listening.
    • Practice materials for each sub-test.
    • Exam preparation pack.

Pricing is bespoke

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OET Masterclass


Open access four day course covers the essential elements of each sub-test. This intensive programme includes: 

    • Introduction to the reading, writing, speaking and listening sub-tests and pass level requirements.
    • Breakdown of exam structure, question type and sub-test features.
    • Familiarisation with exam strategies and techniques to approach different question types.
    • In-depth examination of OET pass level grammar and vocabulary.
    • Exam preparation pack.

£250 per student

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