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Jump start your IELTS journey with Road to IELTS Free Version. This gives you all the essentitals you need: 30 interactive exercises, four videos giving tips and advice, plus one practice test for each of the four skills.

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How will Road to IELTS help you?

Practice tests

Road to IELTS is the official online British Council preparation course. You will get a total of 36 individual practice tests with answer keys, and videos of 5 candidates taking the Speaking test — all provided by the British Council.

Flexible learning

You are subscribing to a 100% online course, so you can study anytime, anywhere and at your own pace. Access everything you need in one convenient place.

No test-day shocks

What questions should you expect in the Speaking test? How do you divide your time between Writing Task 1 and 2? Road to IELTS has the answer to these questions… and so much more. There’ll be no surprises on your IELTS test day!

Learn. Practise. Test.

Start your Road to IELTS preparation journey with these 2 key sections:

Getting started

A great place to start your preparation, the four eBooks for Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening show you all the different question types. They also tell you exactly what the examiner is looking for.

Advice and Tutorials

These 17 videos by British Council IELTS experts are packed with tips and tricks for your preparation and the actual test day. Don’t miss out on these secrets to IELTS success!

Learn. Practise. Test.

Practice Zone

“If you do nothing else, you must understand how the test works.” - Greg Selby, Global Head of Examinations Delivery, British Council.

Give yourself the best chance of achieving the band score you need by practising question and task types in the Practice Zone. It has lots of interactive activities modeled on real IELTS test papers — with instant marking and feedback!

Learn. Practise. Test.

Test practice

What band score do you need? What level are you at now? Try one of our practice tests, put your results into the IELTS score calculator, and find out!

Improve your band score with Road to IELTS
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  2. A study of 130,711 candidates using Road to IELTS showed that on average they learned to perform 44% better on the Listening tasks
  3. Complete the course and boost your band score
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