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Prepare for IELTS

Prepare for IELTS test with our free online programme and get the score you need.

Prepare for your IELTS test with a range of free resources from the British Council. Below you’ll find videos and online lessons, as well as preparation books, face-to-face courses, seminars and workshops. Choose the preparation materials that suit you and start getting ready for your IELTS test today.

Free IELTS preparation apps from the British Council

No matter where and when you want to prepare for your IELTS test – with our free preparation apps you can do it anywhere, anytime!


Sign up for free IELTS webinars and prep materials

To help you prepare for your IELTS test from home, British Council IELTS will be offering weekly LIVE webinars hosted by our IELTS experts. Click here to complete the form and receive free IELTS preparation material and information about future tests.

Free online course - Understanding IELTS

This online course connects you with other students to share experiences and tips. It will take you through every stage of the IELTS test, with advice from our team of IELTS educators along the way.

Browse the Digital Library- Road to IELTS

Access the British Council’s comprehensive IELTS preparation resources for the IELTS General and Academic test modules. With the Digital Library membership, you get access to the full version which includes interactive activities, tutorials and practice tests. 

Free IELTS Practice Tests

Take advantage of our free practice tests to get the IELTS score you need. If you prefer to practice offline, download the tests, blank answer sheets, transcripts and answers from the introductory pages.

Computer-delivered IELTS video tutorials

Our free familiarisation test will enable you to experience the full computer-delivered IELTS test before you sit the real one.