Student looking at British Council online IELTS preparation materials

Practice tests

Free online practice test are available on our Take IELTS website:

Prepare for the IELTS Listening Test

Practise your listening with these online activities.

Prepare for the IELTS Speaking Test

Practise your speaking skills with these online activities.

LearnEnglish website

The British Council also has a dedicated website called LearnEnglish, which provides a number of English learning resources including:

  • videos
  • podcasts
  • grammar and vocabulary tutorials
  • business and work resources, as well as a magazine section
  • games
  • community networking opportunities.

It is an ideal resource to complement your IELTS training and increase your confidence when taking your IELTS test.