IELTS Past Papers

IELTS Past Papers

Studying IELTS past/ practice tests is a great way to prepare yourself for the IELTS test. It offers you the opportunity to get to know the IELTS exam format and you can experience different types of tasks and questions you will be asked under tied conditions.

When doing the practice test, you should familiarise yourself with the format of the test by reviewing the content of the test, as well as the question and task types under each test section. You should also spend some time to read through the IELTS rules before you start.

More Exam Preparation Tips

  • Remember to set a timer and to complete tasks within the allocated timeframe
  • Keep practicing until you know what will be expected of you on your test day
  • Review your answers using the model answer sheet and identify your strengths and weaknesses
  • Consider buying IELTS self-study books and materials
  • Hiring an IELTS tutor

Understanding the Task type and format

IELTS tests the four skill area of language learning. You will have to develop skills in:

Listening: note-taking, listening for specific information

Speaking: expressing ideas and opinions, seeking clarification, pronunciation

Reading: speed reading strategies, understanding graphs and charts, analysing IELTS specimen papers

Writing: interpreting questions, organising content, grammatical accuracy

Below are some websites that you can find IELTS past/ practice tests:

Academic IELTS Past/ Practice Papers

IELTS Speaking Papers

IELTS Reading Papers

IELTS Writing Papers

IELTS Listening Papers

General IELTS Past/ Practice Papers

IELTS Speaking Papers

IELTS Reading Papers

IELTS Writing Papers

IELTS Listening Papers

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