An intensive course focused on the skills, language and techniques healthcare professionals need for the OET exam. Achieve your best possible OET score.

Now you can study online with the same highly qualified and experienced IH London teachers in a virtual classroom.

This OET preparation course group programme follows the same teaching methodology as our face-to-face lessons so you can learn at exactly the same pace without leaving the comfort of your own home.

Our OET online courses are held in Zoom meeting rooms.  This allows our trainers to recreate our face to face lessons online by utilising features such as whiteboard and breakout rooms to give whole class feedback and monitor students speech in smaller groups

Course outline

Lesson times: 09:00-12:00 (Focus on Reading and Listening)

13:00-16:00 (Focus on Speaking and Writing)

You will study a wide range of medical language, with a specific focus on communicating effectively with patients and their families.  You will work on exam strategies specifically tailored to your needs and your profession. 

The morning sessions will focus on listening and reading, while the afternoon sessions will develop your skills for the speaking and writing exams. 

The course looks at exam techniques and strategies, including full exam practice.

Classes that have fewer than eight participants, speaking and writing lessons may contain a mix of students preparing for the OET exam in different areas of healthcare.    

IH London is an accredited exam centre for OET, and our OET teachers are fully trained to deliver OET courses and to teach online – so you can be assured you are in safe hands with IH London.


Who is this course for?

This online course is for students who are looking to attain their highest possible OET grade.  You will be placed in an online class with people of a similar language level as you. The course is perfect for those who need expert language tuition wherever they are in the world. Ideal for:

  • Doctors/Consultants
  • Nurses
  • Dentists
  • Dietitians
  • Optometrists
  • Pharmacists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Occupational Therapists

How long is this course?

This is a 1 week intensive course

Learning outcomes

Take this course to: 

  • Understand the OET exam 
  • Feel more confident when you take the exam 
  • Use a range of medical language and communicate more fluently with patients and their families
  • Think critically and express your opinions in both written and spoken English 
  • Use strategies and techniques to help improve all four skills –listening, reading, writing, speaking. 

Course content

Our teachers adapt the course for the needs and level of each class. This means your lessons will be designed with your progression in mind. Online guided self-study sessions will provide you with the targeted focus you need to achieve your required OET grade.

The course includes: 

  • 25 live online group lessons with your teacher in a virtual classroom
  • A wide range of motivating materials, including digital resources and coursebooks
  • Access to our online learning platform and a range of self-study materials 
  • Regular targeted support from your teacher to help you achieve your learning goals.

During the course you will: 

  • Cover all parts of the OET exam and be given strategies, techniques and advice on how to achieve the grade you need
  • Complete a practice test under exam conditions and get individual feedback from your teacher
  • Study each part of the exam and have regular tests to see your progress
  • Practise speaking using a wide range of medical language used in the exam
  • Develop your writing skills and learn how to analyse data and patient letters to help you write more accurately
  • Listen to different talks, lectures, programmes and conversations
  • Read a wide range of medical and exam style texts such as reports and patient letters
  • Increase your grammar and medical vocabulary range to help you improve your OET grade. 

IH London OET

Lesson times:

9:00 – 12:00, 13:00 – 16:00

Course requirements

To get the most from this course you will need:

  • A reliable internet connection
  • A desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone

You will be sent all the details you need to connect to the IH London virtual classroom.

Still have questions?

Our sales team at IH London are happy to help further with any queries you have. 

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