About this course

Target your preparation by focusing your effort on the skills that you most need to improve and maximise your IELTS score with the world’s English experts.

Why choose IELTS Coach?

IELTS Coach is a programme designed to maximise your success on test day. The British Council is a co-owner of IELTS, so we are ideally placed to help you get the result you deserve. The course is designed for those who are looking to improve their academic performance on the IELTS test. 


Control your learning! IELTS Coach is designed for students who need effective preparation within a designated period of time. You can choose not only the parts of the exam you wish to focus upon, but also the lesson day and time that best suit your needs. Booking and management of your lessons are all easy to control with our online booking system (OBS). 

Take the full course, or choose from our four skills modules depending on your needs:

  • IELTS Coach Listening – in this module you will be equipped with listening strategies such as predicting information, identifying synonyms and antonyms and dealing with distracting information, in order to correctly answer all IELTS Listening question types.
  • IELTS Coach Reading – in this module you will learn how to apply reading skills such as skimming and scanning, and techniques such as identifying synonyms and antonyms to tackle all IELTS Reading question types.
  • IELTS Coach Writing – in this module you will encounter a comprehensive set of activities to maximise your score on IELTS Writing Task 1 and 2. You will learn how to identify key features and fully respond to the task prompt in order to meet expectations for Task Achievement, as well as improve your grammar and vocabulary. 
  • IELTS Coach Speaking – in this module you will take part in speaking tasks and activities designed to maximise your score across all four assessment criteria: Fluency and Coherence, Lexical Resource, Grammatical Range and Accuracy, and Pronunciation. 

You will also have access to a set of complimentary online resources designed specifically for IELTS Coach students. An excellent way to review your lessons and extend your learning, these resources will help ensure you get the score you really deserve on the IELTS test.


IELTS Coach will help you focus on the exam strategies you need in order to be successful on the IELTS test. You will become familiar with the test format and learn how to approach different sections of the test. Our British Council in-house materials cover all question types and include useful tips for the exam. Cambridge English authentic examination papers will allow you to put these strategies into practice.

 IELTS Experts

IELTS Coach is delivered by British Council IELTS Experts – British Council qualified teachers who know the test inside out. Your teacher will coach you in applying strategies and techniques which are sure to maximise your IELTS score.

Where is this course taught?

Additional information

Free online resources

Visit the LearnEnglish website for free resources to assist your learning.


Refunds are only available if the course is cancelled by the British Council or if you can prove that you are unable to complete the course due to serious illness, a loss or bereavement, or another personal trauma.

Credit transfers are also available if you can provide evidence of a reasonable cause for cancellation. The credit must be used within six months, after this period the credit expires. . Read more about our refund policy below.

Calendar and pricing


Choose the package that best suits your schedule and budget:

  • 10 lessons package: 3700 EGP
  • 20 lessons package: 5700 EGP