Recommended Resources


Dominic Cole's IELTS Blog - All things IELTS

IELTS Official Website

OET Online
- Courses for the Occupational English Test (for medical professionals)

English Arch
- English and Exam Preparation in Newcastle (UK) and Durhum (UK) as well as Skype Buddies

Pauline Cullen's IELTS Weekly
- Expert help for students and teachers preparing for the IELTS Test

Podcasts in English
- Great listening comprehension & practice for all levels

Happy English (Facebook Page)
- For phrasal verbs, collocations, idioms, and expressions

IELTS Podcast
- Listen to IELTS experts talking about their tips and hints. Listen to me talking about Task 1 tables and pie charts with Ben from IELTS Podcast.

Study English: IELTS Preparation
- a great resource from Australia Network

- Daily lessons with an ex-examiner.

IELTS Speaking
- Speaking vocabulary and practice activities for advanced level students.

The IELTS Network
- The one and only forum dedicated entirely to the international IELTS community.
For further online resources, click here to see my favourite EFL/ESL websites.


Decoding the Band Descriptors for Writing Task 2 - A guide for teachers and students of IELTS Writing

IELTS Information for Candidates (pdf)


101 Helpful Hints for IELTS (Academic)