British Council free IELTS preparation online course


Last updated on December 27th, 2020

The British Council is offering free online IELTS exam preparation courses for a limited time. IELTS preparation course has 4 separate courses and each course lasts for 3 weeks. The courses are held on the futurelearn online platform for free, and students can join paid courses to receive other benefits.

In this article, OPPGATE  platform will guide you through the application process and provide a  detailed explanation of how to join the IELTS Online preparation course.



Limited offer 



  • All nationalities are eligible to join the IELTS preparation course online, and there are no age restrictions.

What does the course offer?

The free version offers:

  • 5 weeks access to the course

The paid version offers:

  • Unlimited access to the course at any time
  • Digital Certificate

Contents of the IELTS preparation course

  • IELTS reading section format
  • Reading strategy
  • Various tasks
  • Tips for solving the reading section
  • Vocabulary test
  • IELTS Writing section format
  • Writing standards in the IELTS exam
  • evaluation criteria for the speaking section
  • Tips to build confidence during a conversation
  • IELTS listening test format
  • Several tasks
  • Listening skills and strategies
  • Create an account on futurelearnplatform here (you can sign up using  Facebook account) Or manually by entering your information.
  • After creating and confirming your account, join one of the courses (official course links can be found on the next tab below)
  • You can access the course content for 5 weeks for free.


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