Need to retake one skill? IELTS One Skill Retake is here. 


Stay informed with the latest news items and discover IELTS blogs to help you along with your preparation. Learn from our IELTS Experts, find updates on administrative changes to the IELTS test, catch up our latest events, upcoming conferences and new test venues.

Familiarise yourself with test types, take advantage of the free support tools on offer. And let our Experts help you get the IELTS score you need, from preparation advice to a breakdown of the test parts, what to expect on test day and everything in between. You will find resources to help you prepare for both the Academic and General Training tests.

Staying informed of what to expect on test day and putting the tips and advice here into practice will lead to IELTS success!

For more information about Covid-19, click here ▶


View IELTS news and articles

A female IELTS test taker wearing black and white stripped t-shirt reads a magazine sitting on a park benchPreparation

IELTS Academic Reading free sample questions

Get access to free sample questions for Academic Reading. It’s perfect for improving your English-language skills and prepare for test day.

clock45mins read
Three male IELTS test takers sitting on a bench prepare for IELTS test with the official preparation materials.Preparation

Question types in the Academic Reading test

Make sure you familiarise yourself with the questions you might get in IELTS Academic before sitting your test.

clock5mins read
A male IELTS test taker reading IELTS preparation notes.Preparation

Question types in the General Training Reading test

Make sure you familiarise yourself with the questions you might get in IELTS General Training before sitting your test.

clock90s read
Male test taker wearing blue checked shirt completes his IELTS Writing test on a computerPreparation

Question types in the IELTS General Training Writing test

If you need to take a General Training test, take a closer look at the questions you might see in IELTS Writing.

clock90s read
A female candidate takes the IELTS Listening test on the computer

9 myths about the IELTS Listening test you should not believe!

There is a lot of conjecture out there about the IELTS Listening test. In this article we debunk some common misconceptions.

A male test taker in a white t-shirt answering a question in his IELTS Speaking testPronunciation

Question types in the IELTS Speaking test

Get familiar with the questions you might encounter in an IELTS Speaking test to help you prepare for your IELTS test.

clock30s read
IELTS test taker typing into her laptop

7 myths about the IELTS Writing test to dispel

Want to give yourself the best chance of a high band score in IELTS Writing? Then take our advice and don’t believe these 7 myths.

Two women in casual outfits reading official IELTS preparation materials in a classroomPreparation

IELTS Academic Writing free practice questions

Download our free Academic Writing sample question and familiarise yourself with the questions you might get on test day.

clock30mins read
A male test taker practicing for IELTS Listening test in his laptop.

IELTS Academic and General free practice tests

Prepare for IELTS with these free practice tests and answers for Listening, Speaking, Writing and Reading.

clock5mins read
A male test taker in a brown t-shirt practicing the IELTS writing test on his laptop.

IELTS General Training Writing free practice questions

Use our free sample questions for General Training to assess your English-language skills and learn where you need to improve.

clock30mins read

View IELTS news and articles