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Prepare for IELTS

IDP makes it easy for you to prepare for IELTS with a wide range of tools

We are a proud co-owner of the IELTS test which we deliver through our extensive network of test centres.

Preparing for an English language test is not difficult or expensive with IELTS.

We offer a comprehensive range of low-cost and free IELTS preparation materials which will help you as you study for the test.

With IELTS, you can access a wider range of official preparation materials, unlike any other English language test provider.

IELTS support tools

If you are preparing for an IELTS test, you must check out the free IELTS preparation pack.

The IELTS essentials pack contains:

  • A handy checklist to help you get organised for your IELTS journey.
  • Practical IELTS advice from examiners to be best prepared for your test.
  • Guidance on what to expect on the day your IELTS test is scheduled.
  • Answers to frequently asked questions about rules and regulations, test day processes and results.

IELTS preparation classes

We offer free preparation classes for you, whether you have booked your IELTS test or need to improve your English language skills before the test.

Regardless of where you live, we can help you get ready for the day of the test.

One of the free preparation classes is the IELTS Masterclass, which is a 90-minute session that will help you:

  • Understand how examiners will mark you.
  • Get practical tips on how to enhance your English language skills.
  • Find out about the most common IELTS mistakes and how to avoid them.
  • Get a detailed understanding of the assessment criteria.

You can find out all about the upcoming IDP IELTS Masterclass near you here.

Access an IELTS training course for free

In your booking confirmation email, you will receive a special link which will allow you to start your free training.

You can choose from a Reading, Writing, Speaking or Listening module, and once you activate your access, it will be available to you for free for 30 days.

Official preparation books for purchase

IELTS also offers official practice materials to help you understand the types of questions and the format of the test.  There are two volumes of practice materials.

Both offer samples of the Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking modules with sample answers and examiner’s comments.

The CD in Volume 1 offers samples of the Listening test and the DVD in Volume 2 shows candidates taking the Speaking test.

You can order your copy of the Official IELTS Practice Materials here to understand what to expect on the day of your test.

Be a part of our community and keep learning

We want you to do your best when you sit for your IELTS test.

To help you achieve this, we offer daily updates on test information and advice via our Facebook page.

On our Facebook page, you will find insights into the test format. You will also be able to connect with and hear from students who are preparing for IELTS just like you in other countries.

You will find answers to frequently asked questions like:

  • Where do I find IELTS preparation material?
  • Do I need to be a subject expert for the speaking section of the IELTS test?
  • Does it matter if I use American or British English for IELTS?

For daily tips and advice on how to ace your IELTS test, you can join us on Facebook.

We are always here to help

We pride ourselves on providing outstanding customer service to ensure that you have the best possible experience when you take your IELTS test with us.

Our team of IELTS experts are ready to help you and answer any questions that you have. 

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