Prepare for success with IELTS, one of the world’s most trusted English language tests.
Since 1989, IELTS has helped tens of millions of people to study, work and live in English-speaking countries. Part of our successful track record in English language testing is the support we offer to test takers.
In this section of the website you’ll find a range of materials to help you prepare for IELTS.
Step 1: Understanding the IELTS test format
Step 2: Use our practice materials
When you’ve familiarised yourself with the IELTS test format, we advise test takers to prepare using our range of preparation activities.
We recommend undertaking some or all of these activities:
Some native English speakers are surprised to find that they score lower grades than non-native English speakers who have only been studying English for a few years. This can happen if you take IELTS unprepared.
If you are a native English speaker and need to take IELTS to emigrate, make sure you prepare for the test!