The International English Language Test (IELTS) is the world’s most popular English language test. It measures the language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as a language of communication. This test assesses your ability in the English language through 4 skills– listening, reading, writing and speaking.
The better you score on the IELTS test, the more opportunities you will have when it comes to choosing your preferred place to study or work.
The British Council is a co-owner of IELTS, so we are ideally placed to help you get the result you need to succeed.
British Council IELTS expert teachers will coach you in group and private classes, to apply strategies and techniques which are sure to maximise your IELTS score.
With English Online IELTS Coach you will:
English Online IELTS Coach is suitable for learners looking to take both the IELTS Academic and the IELTS General Training Tests. It doesn’t matter if you´re taking it for the first time or if you've already attended the IELTS test before. With IELTS Coach you can be sure that you are prepared for test day.
English Online IELTS Coach is recommended for test takers with an English level of at least B1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEFR), the international standard for English language learning. Whether you are taking IELTS for the first time or retaking the test, we will help you boost your IELTS score.
Choose your preferred plan according to how many classes you need to maximise your IELTS score. Classes are booked on our platform using credits and each package includes a set number of credits:
IELTS Coach Complete: A complete, comprehensive course which gives you total and personalised preparation for the test - includes 75 class credits.
IELTS Coach Lite: Best choice for focused consolidation and practice before your test - includes 39 class credits.
IELTS Coach Express: Best choice for last minute revision, IELTS Test advice and strategies - includes 9 class credits.
This IELTS Coach plan includes 75 class credits. You can use your class credits to book your own tailor-made combination of private or group classes, speaking practice tests and writing tutorials. A group class uses 1 credit and a private class uses 2 credits.
The first step to put you on the right track in preparing for IELTS is to have a personal needs analysis with one of our expert IELTS teachers. You’ll receive an action plan with suggestions and resources to improve your band score.
Choose if you wish to attend a webinar about the General Training Test or the Academic Test. Familiarise yourself with the format of the test, learn how the scoring works, the question types used and other test specifications.
Attend private one-on-one or group classes designed to maximise your score across all four skills - Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
For example, our speaking classes focus on developing your Fluency and Coherence, Lexical Resource, Grammatical Range and Accuracy, and Pronunciation. Your teacher will give you totally personalised feedback and, in private classes, you will receive a report with advice on how to improve.
In our private one-on-one or group writing classes you will learn how to identify key features of the different types of essays that commonly come up on IELTS as well as improve your grammar and vocabulary. These classes have been designed to help you maximise your score on IELTS Writing Task 1 and 2.
Every time you book a class you’ll have access to a set of online activities designed specifically for English Online IELTS Coach students. These activities will help ensure you get the score you need on the IELTS test, they are an excellent way to prepare for your lessons.
Take IELTS practice speaking tests conducted one-on-one with one of our expert IELTS teachers. Your teacher will give you personalised feedback on your speaking test with areas where you can improve your fluency and coherence, your lexical resource, the grammatical range and accuracy, and your pronunciation.
Book a writing tutorial, bring a piece of writing you have done and receive feedback from one of our expert IELTS markers.
15 Listening lessons – learn listening strategies such as predicting information, identifying synonyms and antonyms and dealing with distracting information, in order to correctly answer all IELTS Listening questions.
15 Reading lessons – learn how to apply reading skills such as skimming and scanning, and techniques such as identifying synonyms and antonyms to tackle all IELTS Reading questions.
join live stream language sessions with our expert teachers. Use these to brush up any areas of grammar that may be rusty.
This IELTS Coach plan includes 39 class credits. You can use your class credits to book your own tailor-made combination of private or group classes, speaking practice tests and writing tutorials. A group class uses 1 credit and a private class uses 2 credits.
This IELTS Coach plan includes 9 class credits. You can use your class credits to book your own tailor-made combination of private or group classes, speaking practice tests and writing tutorials. A group class uses 1 credit and a private class uses 2 credits.
How fast you want to complete your IELTS Coach course depends on you and the plan you have chosen. You will have complete control over your pace and frequency of study.
You can complete your English Online IELTS Coach course within 3 months of the date of payment*. You decide how intensively you want to study.
You can set your own schedule based on your preferences and availability. Live online classes are scheduled throughout the day, everyday, including weekends, mornings, afternoons and evenings.
When you login for the first time, you will be asked to select your time zone and your preferred time format (12 hour clock or 24 hour clock). All the class times will be shown according to your local time.
*Students are responsible for booking and attending the classes before the expiry date of the course.
All our teachers are highly qualified and experienced British Council English teaching professionals. Our teachers are experienced in working with students from many different countries, and are highly trained in modern teaching methodologies.
You can select your teacher when you book your classes online. You can even read their profiles and get to know them a little before attending classes with them.
There is no formal assessment. There will be continuous assessment offered throughout the course, including computer-marked quizzes, as well as customised feedback on tasks from our teachers.
Getting started with English Online IELTS Coach is easy. Use our secure online payment platform to select your preferred package - IELTS Coach Complete, IELTS Coach Lite or IELTS Coach Express - and create your account. Online payment is enabled through Stripe. Most credit cards are accepted and you can also use Google Pay (for Android devices) or Apple Pay (for iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac). Also available in selected markets is Paypal, Alipay, WeChat, Ideal (Netherlands), Giropay (Germany) and P24 (Poland)
Your payment will be charged in local currency or in USD (the exact price and currency will be displayed once you have selected your country of residence during the registration process).
You will receive immediate access to English Online IELTS Coach when you create your account. You can start straight away.
English Online IELTS Coach is based in the United Kingdom. Certain banks in other countries may charge a foreign transaction fee for your membership. This fee varies depending on your bank. Whilst we are unable to adjust or remove this fee, we suggest that you reach out to your bank with any other questions.
Yes, you can pay using a company credit card.
Once your payment is complete and you log in for the first time, you will be able to download your payment receipt from the ‘Account Status’ menu and to include company information such as name, address and Tax number.
To access your student portal and attend our live online classes, you will need:
English Online IELTS Coach classes take place using the free and secure Zoom software. Please make sure you download Zoom to your device before your class begins.
We recommend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to access the English Online platform as some portal features may not work as desired on other browsers.