Preparing for the IELTS exam is tough enough, but the huge selection of resources makes it even tougher. To make your life easier, I’ve collected all the best resources from around the web and listed them below.
The following sites will give you all the general information you need for your IELTS exam preparation:
You should only ever use practice tests from official sources. Here are some you can trust:
It’s important to know how the examiners will assess your speaking and writing tests:
Here you will find all the help you need to make your IELTS Exam Preparation as easy as possible.
Courses and Online Assessment
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Reading Practice and Listening Practice
Community: Practice with Other Students
Quizlet– This app allows you to make flashcards and quizzes. Perfect for reviewing vocabulary. There are also flashcards and quizzes made by other people on the IELTS test.
Anki- Another great site for vocabulary. It is a spaced repetition flashcard program, that will make remembering vocabulary easy.
Memrise– Memrise helps you learn words and phrases by using a spaced repetition program similar to Anki. All the materials are contributed by other users, so there are lots of materials ready to go.
Dreamreader.net is a great resource for students who want to practice their reading skills. New articles are uploaded daily; with quizzes to test your knowledge.
Forvo allows you to simply type in a word and hear how a native speaker would say it.
Sounds of Speech is an invaluable app for anyone learning phonemes. It animates the different mouth movements required to make each sound.
British Council Phonemic Chart allows you to see and listen to all of the sounds of English.
TuneIn Radio– With over 100,000 stations, TuneIn has the largest selection of free sports, music, talk & news radio from around the world.
Stitcher– All your podcasts in one place.
VOA Learning English allows you to listen to the news in English and improve your listening and vocabulary at the same time.
Lyrics Training provides gap-fills for well known English songs. Great for listening, grammar and vocabulary.
Verbling lets language learners connect with native speakers around the world through live chat and video.
Bussuu.com is one of the biggest language exchange communities on the web.
Internations is a huge network of English speakers living abroad. Use it to connect with English speakers in your country.
VoiceThread is a tool that allows you to upload pictures and videos and then record yourself talking about them.
Lang 8 is a language learning platform where native speakers correct what you write.
Grammarcheck.net allows you to input your writing and identify common grammar errors.
Purdue Online Writing Lab helps students by providing literacy materials, such as handouts and slide presentations. Students may also submit questions for feedback.