With over 85 years’ experience in teaching English, we can help you prepare your students so that they achieve an IELTS score that accurately reflects their English level. Our experts have developed a wide range of resources for teachers preparing IELTS test takers.

Road to IELTS online preparation material

Road to IELTS is a powerful tool that you can use as the core material for an IELTS preparation course. It can also be used as a self-access resource by students.

Test takers are more likely to do well if they know what to expect. This is where our Road to IELTS course provides students with a unique advantage. It includes 120 hours of intensive work on Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking, helping candidates to develop their skills to the levels necessary to succeed in IELTS. Crucially, the programme simulates IELTS, enabling candidates to view videos of the Speaking test and to practise against the clock.

How does Road to IELTS help me as a teacher?

Institutional licences are available for Road to IELTS. This allows you to give your students access to the material. Road to IELTS includes a functionality that enables you to monitor the progress of your students and develop bespoke study programmes tailored to their individual needs.

Advantages for you as a teacher include:

  • instant feedback on your students' performance and the ability to monitor their personal progress
  • access for your students to hints and tips to help them improve and understand their mistakes
  • material based on real IELTS tasks that will help your students develop confidence.

Sample 10 hours’ free access to Road to IELTS and experience for yourself how the online preparation materials can help your students.

When a candidate registers for IELTS with the British Council, they will get an additional 20 hours’ free access to Road to IELTS.

IELTS teacher seminars

We offer training and support to teachers who need to prepare students for the test. Our seminars are designed to give an overview of IELTS, as well as focusing on specific areas, such as how to improve the writing skills of your students.

The seminar materials have been specifically designed by British Council IELTS experts to help teachers better prepare their students for the test. They provide teachers with:

  • key strategies for success in IELTS
  • practical ideas for classroom teaching
  • guidelines on marking and assessing candidate performance
  • information on the content of the IELTS exam.

Please contact us for more information.