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The A to Z of IELTS: I is for Intonation

Intonation is an important part of your speaking as it can help indicate meaning. Focus on this area in your IELTS test preparation to improve your band score.


New arrangements for fully vaccinated eligible visa holders

Australia is finally reopening its borders to eligible visa holders. Learn more about how the latest Australian border and quarantine news impacts you.


What is the minimum IELTS score to get PR in Canada through Express Entry?

Learn about the language proficiency requirements for Canada migration and Express Entry System.


Make the most of your free access to this IELTS online preparation course

Booked your IELTS test with IDP? Get free access* to an online preparation course developed by Macquarie University. Make the most of this amazing offer!


Convert PTE to IELTS scores

Concordance Tables for Organisations – Updated 2021


Meet Areza from the Philippines : IELTS test taker to Master's student

Read Azera's success story and learn how she took advantage of IELTS' wide range of official preparation material to get test-ready during the lockdown.


8 ways to make the most of the free IELTS webinars

Looking to maximise your learning from IELTS webinars? Here are some tips to help you make the most out of the sessions.


How to get a good IELTS band score during this pandemic (5 things to do)

Preparing for your IELTS test isn’t easy amid social restrictions. Here are some tips and tricks to help you stay focused.


The A to Z of IELTS: H is for Hyperboles

Hyperboles are often used by native speakers and you may want to consider using them in your IELTS Speaking test as a way of enhancing your band score.


Academic or General - Which IELTS test should I take?

Which IELTS test should you take? The Academic test is usually for entry into university. General training is used for migration purposes. Read more here.