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Road to IELTS online resource can help you improve your English and prepare you for the International English Language Test - general version.

Library members can access Road to IELTS through computers at any library site, or through your own computer or tablet device for FREE 24 hours a day.  Not a member? Join! It's free.

Note: Internet Explorer is not supported by Road to IELTS. The following browsers are: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari and Microsoft Edge.

For a quick overview, take a look at this Road to IELTS tutorial

    Setting up a Road to IELTS account

    To use Road to IELTS on computers or tablet devices, first set up an account

    • Enter the login page on your computer or computer at a library site
    • Enter your library membership number and password
    • Create a new Road to IELTS account by entering your email address and a password at the login page

    Getting started with Road to IELTS Apps

    • Set up a new account first on your computer or computer at your library
    • Download the Android​ or iPad app

    Using Road to IELTS

    • Login
    • Click on one of the 4 skill areas then click Starting Out
    • Get free tips, advice and study guides here

    Road to IELTS allows you to

    • Practice IELTS listening tasks under timed conditions
    • View sample videos of speaking tests, highlighting good practice
    • Develop vocabulary and techniques for writing tasks 1 and 2
    • Work on authentic texts for the reading test as in the real exam
    • Develop vocabulary in topic areas commonly used in the IELTS exam

     Need help?

    • Click the Help? tab when using Road to IELTS
    • Check computer and tablet system requirements
    • Email for support if you have difficulty accessing Road to IELTS
    • Enquire about learning support at your local library

    Further information about the IELTS test

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