The IELTS Information Session provided by the British Council is a free 90-minute session introducing IELTS – the International English Language Testing System – which is the world’s leading English language test for higher education and global migration, taken by over 3million candidates each year worldwide.

The session, which is delivered by one of our IELTS experts, is ideal for those who want to get a brief overview of the IELTS test and its parts, and explore ways to prepare and register.

By the end of this session, participants will have answers to the following questions:

  1.  Do I need to take IELTS?
  2.  What IELTS Band Score do I need?
  3. How do I succeed in IELTS?
  4. What IELTS support is available from the British Council? 

Attendees will understand and explore the following:

Part 1 Overview of IELTS Test

  • Purposes for taking IELTS
  • Benefits of taking IELTS
  • Overview of the IELTS test-types and test modules
  • Overview of IELTS test-day procedure
  • Introduction to the IELTS Band Score system 

Part 2 Insights from the IELTS Expert

  • Overview of Listening Test and tips
  • Overview of Reading Test and tips
  • Overview of Writing Test, criteria and tips
  • Overview of Speaking Test, criteria and tips

Practice task from Speaking Test (Part 2) 

Part 3 Preparing for IELTS

  • Overview of British Council learning resources for IELTS
  • Sample activity from ‘Road to IELTS’
  • Walk through demonstration IELTS online registration system
  • Introduction to IELTS Test Report Form (TRF)

Questions and Answers:

For those who know the basics of IELTS and want to learn some more in-depth test tips, practice techniques, and get some feedback, why not join our 6-hour IELTS Workshop?