Prepare for IELTS

Free IELTS practice activities and resources

Prepare for your IELTS test with more free online resources courtesy of British Council. Our expertise can help you get ready for IELTS wherever you are in the world.

Road to IELTS: Test Drive - Free IELTS e-learning and assessment
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'Road to IELTS' is British Council's e-learning and assessment tool for people preparing to take the IELTS test. ‘Road to IELTS: Test Drive’ provides free access to 10 hours of preparation materials including listening tests, reading and writing exercises and mock tests designed to help you develop your exam skills.

Practise your IELTS listening
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Try these practice activities for the IELTS Listening test from the British Council's LearnEnglish website.

Practise your IELTS speaking
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Watch this series of videos from the British Council's LearnEnglish website, designed to help you prepare for the IELTS Speaking test.

Improve your general English listening skills
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A comprehensive range of high-quality learning materials is available to help improve your English listening skills at the British Council's iTunes University site (note you will require iTunes to view this content).

Download our mobile apps
IELTS Mobile apps

Need more preparation? Download our mobile apps and prepare for IELTS 

WORDREADY - prepare for IELTS Academic
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WORDREADY is an online resource, delivering personalised vocabulary learning, to help you prepare for IELTS Academic. For a free access to WORDREADY book IELTS with British Council!