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IELTS test dates 2024

The 2024 schedule for the paper-based IELTS test has been announced. Book now and get a head start on your preparation.

 
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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.

 
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Get ready for your IELTS Online test

Explore our comprehensive IELTS Online video series for valuable insights on test setup, Speaking test preparation, and Written test success.

 
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Preparing for Canada Immigration in 2024: A Guide to English Language Tests

Discover which English language tests are accepted by Canada. Achieve your immigration dreams this year with IELTS.

 
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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.

 
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IELTS Unlocks Potential

IELTS is trusted and accepted by more​ universities, employers and immigration ​authorities than any ​other English Language test.​

 
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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.

 
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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.

 
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Minimum IELTS score requirements for the UK

Learn all about the IELTS requirements for UK universities.

 

Enhancing IELTS essays with impactful examples

Explore expert strategies and tips for writing impactful essays and learn how to use examples effectively in your IELTS essays.

 

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