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Understanding IELTS

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world's most popular English language test for higher education and global migration. These four courses will give you all the information and practice you require to maximise your score.

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Get free, full access to all four courses for a week to see if they are right for you. 

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Pay a monthly subscription fee of £36/€36 for as long as you need to get ready for your test. You can learn at your own pace and cancel at any time.

Earn digital certificates

Receive a certificate for every completed course and complete all four courses to earn a digital certificate that you can share on your CV and LinkedIn. 

Course overview

In each of the four courses you’ll find:

  • a detailed breakdown of each part of the test and exactly what you have to do to achieve a good band score
  • an explanation of the assessment criteria showing you what the examiner is looking for
  • step-by-step guided practice and exam techniques to help you tackle all types of test questions
  • tips and strategies for successful test preparation and for improving your English ability in all four skills areas
  • practice tests to help you know what to expect on test day