IELTS Exam Resources from British Council

The British Council offers also a wide range of free online IELTS preparation resources and materials. Have a look:


Practice your listening now with these online activities which include podcasts, stories and poems.
Practise a listening test with these IELTS mock listening papers.
Download listening materials from the British Council’s iTunes University (you will need iTunes to access this content).


Practice your speaking with this series of online videos.
Practice your IELTS interview skills with these online tutorials.


Prepare for IELTS with these free practice tests and answers. Time yourself and develop your exam technique.
The practice tests in this section offer you the opportunity to:
get to know the test format;
experience the types of tasks you will be asked to undertake;
test yourself under timed conditions;
review your answers and compare them with model answers.

FREE MOBILE APP: ielts word power (android)

British Council IELTS Word Power is a free vocabulary practice app for IELTS test takers. With over 100 questions to test your word power, this app helps to build vocabulary in preparation for the IELTS test. Download it now from Google play on your Android mobile device.