Preparation – Official Websites

If you are going to take the test, your preparation should include looking at one of the official exam websites.

The exam is co-owned by three organisations.

So, you can go to any of the following official sites for free materials and further information on the test.

Official Cambridge Website

Official British Council Website

Official IDP Website

Official Facebook Page

Websites – Further Information


Official Cambridge IELTS Website

This website has help for test takers and teachers, as well as an FAQ section and an IELTS preparation section with a sample test.

British Council

Official British Council Website

The British Council website has an section entitled “Prepare for Your Test”.

When you click on the “Prepare for Your Test” tab on the home page, you will see information on how to get free materials, such as practice tests and study guides.

This section of the website also has advice on what to expect on the day of your test and tips for test takers.

After you have prepared for and taken the test, you can return to the British Council site to get your results.

IDP Education

Official IDP Website

The IDP website has an section called “Prepare for IELTS”.

You can find test centres and get exam tips and advice on the IDP website.

The IDP website is excellent if you are re-taking the test.

Preparation on Facebook

Official Facebook Page

Go to the official Facebook page for discussion questions, videos, quizzes, tips and grammar help.

More Test Prep Materials

You can find a great deal of test prep materials on the internet.

However, our practice test download is the best because it shows you all of the tips and secrets that you need in order to get a top score on your exam.

If you are preparing for the test, you should have a look at our:

Free Practice Test

Free Download

Free Grammar Practice