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Free IELTS Preparation Website

Welcome to my Free IELTS PREPARATION WEBSITE: IELTS tips, model answers, topics, practice lessons, and videos. My name is Liz and I am the author and teacher of this website.

Please read this whole page carefully to learn about IELTS and learn how to use this free website for your preparation. Most of the lessons and tips are for people aiming for IELTS band score 7, 8 & 9. Although people who only need band 6 can still benefit from the lessons as well.

What is the IELTS Test?

IELTS = International English Language Testing System. It is the world’s biggest English language test with test centres in most countries. This means it is a test which accepts international English, not only British English.

There are four parts to the IELTS test:

  • IELTS Speaking – a face to face informal test with an examiner which lasts between 11 and 14 mins and is made up of 3 parts. All IELTS candidates take the same test. 
  • IELTS Listening – a 30 minute audio recording with 40 questions. All IELTS candidates take the same test.
  • IELTS Reading – 3 reading passages with 40 questions which lasts for 1 hour. This test is divided into Academic and General Training papers.
  • IELTS Writing – this is divided into task 1 and task 2. Task 1 Academic is a short report of a chart, graph, map table etc. Task 1 GT is a letter. Task 2 Academic & GT is a formal essay. IELTS writing lasts for 1 hour in total.

How to use ieltsliz.com

At present, there are over 300 PAGES OF FREE IELTS LESSONS & TIPS on this site. All pages are accessed through the RED BAR at the top of the website. Click on the part of the test you want to practise and start learning. All lessons have been designed by myself to help you understand IELTS, develop skills, improve your English and reach your potential. 

You can find all information about format, test rules, advice etc on this page: click here: IELTS Test Information . In the RIGHT HAND COLUMN of the website, you will find Recent Exam Questions, Band Score Information and Useful Resources. Make sure you read those pages.

I post new IELTS tips and lessons once a week. If you have a question about IELTS, I will do my best to help you, but with so many people posting comments I can only answer a few each day.

ADVANCED WRITING TASK 2 LESSONS: I also offer paid lessons for writing task 2 essays. Click here: Advanced IELTS Writing Task 2 Lessons

How to Prepare for IELTS

Watch the video to learn the essential steps to prepare successfully for your IELTS test. When you prepare for IELTS, there is not particular place to start. Just start where you want to start. This video will help make sure you cover all the vital aspects of preparation before your test.

Other Useful Links for This Site

About Liz

I am an experienced IELTS and English teacher from the UK with about 18 years of experience. I have taught in various countries around the world and graduated from the University of London. Read more

IELTS Advanced Lessons:

For students who want more in-depth IELTS training, in writing task 2: Advanced IELTS Writing Task 2 Lessons