Complete IELTS courses for the Academic Module and the General Training Module!
Expert teachers from the UK
All of our teachers are native English speakers (originally from the UK) with over 15 years experience in IELTS. We have had 4 IELTS textbooks published by Pearson Education (The IELTS High Impact Series published by Pearson Education).
We have been running our online course since 2006, and are very proud to announce that we are partnered with Studyportals (a British Council partner), so you can be confident that you are getting the best IELTS preparation resources available.
Covers ALL skills & more
To get a good result in your IELTS test, you need lots of practice and a strong foundation in English – that’s why our course includes lessons on ALL aspects of IELTS, as well as grammar, tenses, punctuation, vocabulary and much more.
15 complete practice tests
As you work through the course, you will be able to test your skills by taking 15 complete practice tests. Instant band score converters for the reading and listening tests, and model answers for writing and speaking, so you can see your progress!
Over 400 resources!
Including lessons, practice tests, exercises, vocabulary sheets, model and sample answers and more.
Reliable IELTS content
In partnership with StudyPortals (a British Council partner), you can rely on our resources to be authentic.
Content updated regularly
New and updated content is added to the site regularly, making sure that our site offers the very latest in IELTS information, testing and themes.
24 hour refund guarantee
We are so confident in our resources that we offer a 24 hour refund guarantee – if you don’t like our course, we will refund 100% of of your fees!
Over 120 hours of preparation resources!
EVERY membership will give you instant access to over 120 hours of resources, lessons, exercises and practice tests to make sure you reach your IELTS goals.
Over 9 hours of audio recordings!
Full audio recordings in each listening lesson AND end of lesson test, as well as the practice tests and model answers for the speaking test.
Over 12 years with 1000s of successful students!
Students have been using our online IELTS course for over 12 years, and we have so far helped over 78,000 IELTS candidates raise their band score!
A 94.2% success rate!
Using our unique 3Step learning programme, as well as supporting students as they study, we are very proud to say that we have achieved success rate of over 94%!
About the course
As a member, you have instant access to the complete online course, with lessons, presentation videos and practice exercises on EVERY aspect of IELTS. You can choose between the Academic Module or the General Training Module so you only study exactly what you need for your test. Our lessons are built using our unique 3Step programme, starting with essential vocabulary you will need to know to study the lesson, then presentation videos and examples, followed by practice exercises to consolidate what you have learned. After you have finished each lesson, you can then try the end of lesson test so you can see your improvement. There are over 350 presentation videos in over 80 lessons!
Choose either Academic or General Training
To make sure you are using your time in the most productive way, we have two separate courses depending on which type of IELTS test you are preparing for. The Academic Module will focus on writing a report about a graph, chart, table or diagram, while the General Training Module will take you through all of the steps needed to write a good letter.
The reading section also covers the differences between the two tests, and there are 15 complete practice tests (15 x writing, 15 x reading, 15 x listening and 15 x speaking) in the Academic AND General Training courses.
The Core skills
Although it is important to study and prepare specifically for the IELTS test, it is essential to keep in mind that your being tested on your ability to communicate in English. The Core Skills course has been designed to help you improve and reinforce your English skills, focusing on all the important aspects needed for a great result.
Covering tenses, prepositions, advanced grammar skills (the subjunctive, sentence inversion etc) and much more, the grammar lessons in the course will make sure that your English is sharpened and extended. Grammar is directly assessed in both the writing and speaking assessments so is an essential part of your preparation.
The IELTS test uses a wide range of vocabulary (especially in the reading test), and is an essential part of your speaking and writing test. Inside the course, you will have regular vocabulary tests, vocabulary lists from Level 1 to Level 10 and topic based vocabulary sections that focus on common IELTS themes like the law, health and transport.
From single words to complete topic cards, you will get instant feedback on your pronunciation and know exactly where to improve. Simply repeat the words / sentences you are given, or answer a question, and get an instant score for how similar your pronunciation is to a native speaker. No other IELTS online course has this option!
Our complete tests covers all of the IELTS question types and are timed to match the specifications of the IELTS test. Answers are instant graded and a band score is awarded.
With Task 1 and Task 2 in each writing test, and a timer to make sure you are staying within IELTS time limits, the writing tests give you a real feel for what the IELTS test is like. For those enrolled in the EXPAND Membership and MASTER Membership, you personal support tutor will also review, correct and grade your written work.
Each listening test has the same format, pauses and instructions as the official test, giving you a real feel for what you can expect. As with the official test, you will hear speakers from a range of English speaking countries, meaning there will be no surprises on test day! Answers are immediately graded and a band score is given.
Covering all three sections, the speaking tests will give you a chance to practice with the type of questions you can expect, as well as the format and style of the test. Model answers are given for EVERY question, and for those enrolled in the MASTER Membership, you have a live speaking assessment and feedback session, one to one with you and your personal support tutor.
Free downloadable eBook and audio files
The eBook can be downloaded as soon as you become a member, and gives you practice resources, model answers and complete tests that you can practice offline. The eBook is yours to keep, and includes sections on 7 sections (reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, vocabulary and practice tests).
Over 800 pages!
In total, there are over 800 pages in the eBook. The eBook and the course are updated regularly to make sure you are keeping current with IELTS styles and themes.
Includes audio files for the practice tests
There are also audio files for the exercises and practice tests in the eBook, giving you an ideal way to study even offline or after your course has finished. It’s a great last-minute way to review and practice on test day!
Your personal support tutor
Studying online doesn’t mean studying alone! Your personal support tutor will be assigned once you enrol, so if you have any questions about IELTS or issues in using our course, then you can message your support tutor using the course message service. Once assigned, you will have the same support tutor throughout your study with us, so you know that there is someone who will be following your progress and will know your IELTS goals.
Your support tutor will also grade your written work if you enrol for the EXPAND Membership or MASTER Membership.