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Improve your IELTS score with British Council practice materials!

New Road to IELTS is

A free 30 hours online self learning platform from the British Council to support your exam preparation
Exclusively for registered candidates
3 units , each based on commonly used IELTS topics
The content is grouped into 4 main areas, which help you prepare for the 4 components of the IELTS test: Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing
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New Road to IELTS 10 hours free access 20 hours more practice, if you take IELTS with British Council

We want to help you achieve good scores on your IELTS test, so we are providing you with 10 hours FREE access to New Road to IELTS here:

Prepare for your test
•Practise IELTS listening tasks under timed conditions
•View sample videos of speaking tests, highlighting good and less good practice
•Develop vocabulary and techniques for writing tasks 1 and 2
•Work on authentic texts for the reading test – just like the real exam
•Develop vocabulary in topic areas commonly used in the IELTS exam

Further benefits
•Instant Feedback: Gain instant feedback on your performance and monitor your personal progress.
•Understand your mistakes: See the correct answers and receive tips and hints to help you improve.
•Develop Confidence: As the exercises are based on real IELTS tasks, you become more familiar with the test and so feel more confident.

Other resources
Road to IELTS Online is a self study resource which we recommend you follow along with other forms of preparation. See here for other preparation resources offered by British Council.

Access the materials
After you have registered for the IELTS test and your payment is confirmed we will send you your unique access codes to the materials.

You can use the materials as many times as you wish until one week after the date of your written exam.

Check out our FAQs or contact us for further questions about the materials and how to use them Frequently Asked Questions document.

Good Luck on your Road to IELTS!