Watch videos of British Council IELTS experts giving advice on how to prepare for the IELTS Reading paper, and what to do on test day. Get valuable IELTS Reading tips, and find out exactly what the examiner is looking for.
To succeed in IELTS, you need two things: the right level of English, and lots of practice in the IELTS task types. The Road to IELTS Practice Zone is a great source of IELTS Reading practice online. You’ll try all the task types: Yes / No / Not given; Matching headings to paragraphs; Short answers… and all the rest.
Finally, you need test practice. Use Road to IELTS to access mock IELTS Reading test papers — carefully prepared by British Council specialists. Boost your confidence by trying them under exam conditions.
And if you’re taking the computer-delivered version of the test, you need to practise with the CD IELTS Simulator. This takes you through exactly what you’ll be doing on test day.
Good time management is the key to a high band score. Learn how to divide your time between the different sections, get tips from a tutor, and plan what to do next.
If you are retaking your IELTS test, remember you aren’t starting from scratch. Use the experience to help you improve and try these three tips to get the band score you need.