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The A to Z of IELTS: P is for IELTS Progress Check

Test yourself with IELTS Progress Check, the official IELTS mock test assessed by IELTS examiners and get a feedback report with an indicative band score.

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Six daily habits for a higher Speaking band score

Getting a high band score on your IELTS Speaking test requires practice and persistence. Here are six daily habits that can help you achieve your goal.

IELTS vs TOEFL vs PTE: Which English test should I take?

Choosing which English proficiency test to take can be a tricky decision. There are a number of factors you need to consider.

IELTS Writing Assist - the official online IELTS Writing mock test

The difference between IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training

IELTS provides you with a choice between the Academic and General Training tests. So which one should you book? Let's find out.

Meet Ibrahim: From IELTS test taker to arts student at the University of Melbourne

Originally from Turkey, Ibrahim took an IELTS test and was accepted into The Victorian College of the Arts at the University of Melbourne.

Meet Tiago: From IELTS test taker to a Category Analyst in Australia

Originally from Brazil, Tiago's been living in Sydney for 3 years. Here's how IELTS helped him go from international student to Category Analyst in Australia

Meet Catherine: From IELTS test taker to marketer at IDP

From Macau to marketer in Australia, read about Catherine's journey with IELTS and IDP.

Meet Peter Pei: IELTS test taker to RMIT sessional teacher

After relocating from China and graduating from a university in Melbourne, Peter credits his strong IELTS results with helping him to secure a job in Australia.

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The A to Z of IELTS: N is for 'Not Given'

Do you find the ‘Not Given’ option tricky? Let’s look at some handy tips to help make the choice easier for you.

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Australia re-opens to international students! Have you booked your IELTS test?

Universities and immigration departments are expected to be inundated with applications. Get a head start by booking your IELTS test now.