IELTS practice materials and preparation

Download study and preparation material for the International English Language Testing System test.

IELTS online

Take the IELTS test with confidence: With detailed lessons, tips, full practice tests and answers, IELTS Online has everything you need to prepare for the IELTS test.

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IELTS websites

You can find examples of IELTS test items on the IELTS global website and IELTS New Zealand website. They also provide background information about the IELTS test. Tips and other sample questions are available on the IELTS Essentials website.

IELTS support toolkit

Download a free IELTS support toolkit with useful test information, examiner-approved tips, and writing and speaking samples.

Repeating candidates

Please read the document below prepared by for repeating candidates.

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Language Learning Centre

Victoria University of Wellington’s Language Learning Centre has an excellent collection of books and CDs for IELTS test preparation for Academic and General Training candidates. These include practice tests, past exam papers, and materials with test-taking strategies.

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