Prepare for IELTS with the world’s English experts. 

IELTS Coach is a programme designed to maximise your success on the test day by equipping you with the strategies you need to succeed. The British Council is a co-owner of IELTS, so we are ideally placed to help you get the result you deserve. IELTS Coach is designed for intermediate students and above looking to improve their performance on the IELTS academic test. Some elements of the IELTS Coach programme could also help those interested in IELTS General Training. 

Course information

Location: At one of our English language centres

Package 1
Credits: 12 (to be used in 8 weeks)
Hours: 18
Price: LKR 26,400/=
Package 2
Credits: 24 (to be used in 12 weeks)
Hours: 36
Price: LKR 47,600/=
Package 3
Credits: 48 (to be used in 24 weeks)
Hours: 72
Price: LKR 84,500/=


Here are some reasons why you should choose IELTS with the British Council 


IELTS Coach is a flexible IELTS Preparation course which allows you to be in control of your learning. Designed for students who may not have much time but still need effective preparation, IELTS Coach offers you the flexibility of choosing not only the parts of the exam you wish to focus upon but also the lesson day, time, location and teacher that best suit your needs. You can book and manage your lessons easily via our online booking system (OBS).

How to book and cancel myEnglish lessons 

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IELTS Coach will help you focus on the exam strategies you need in order to be successful on the IELTS test. You will become familiar with the test format and learn how to approach different sections of the test. Our British Council in-house materials cover all question types and include useful tips for the exam. Cambridge English authentic examination papers will allow you to put these strategies into practice.

How to maximize your learning

How to maximize your learning - Sinhala 

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IELTS Experts

IELTS Coach is delivered by British Council IELTS Experts – British Council qualified teachers who know the test inside out. Your teacher will coach you in applying strategies and techniques which are sure to maximise your IELTS score. 

Setting Learning Objectives

To help you choose the best class for you, use our tool to set your personalised learning objectives. 

Click here for our tool in Sinhala 

Here's our approach to each skill of the IELTS test

Listening IELTS Coach Listening lessons will equip you with listening strategies such as predicting information, identifying synonyms and antonyms and dealing with distracting information, in order to correctly answer all IELTS Listening question types.
Reading IELTS Coach Reading lessons will help you apply reading skills such as skimming and scanning, and techniques such as identifying synonyms and antonyms to tackle all IELTS Reading question types.
Writing IELTS Coach Writing lessons will offer you a comprehensive set of activities to maximise your score on IELTS Writing Task 1 and 2. You will learn how to identify key features and fully respond to the task prompt in order to meet expectations for Task Achievement, as well as improve your grammar and vocabulary.

IELTS Coach Speaking lesson will give you the chance to take part in speaking tasks and activities designed to maximise your score across all four assessment criteria: Fluency and Coherence, Lexical Resource, Grammatical Range and Accuracy, and Pronunciation.

You will also have access to a set of complimentary online resources designed specifically for IELTS Coach students. An excellent way to review your lessons and extend your learning, these resources will help ensure you get the score you really deserve on the IELTS test.