myClass Online equips you with English language skills for everyday life, such as problem-solving, making plans, leadership and expressing opinions.

Each lesson is a complete learning module. In each module, you’ll learn new vocabulary and phrases, work on pronunciation and grammar, and improve your accuracy.

You can tailor your course by selecting modules that prepare you for work and study.

Prepare for your IELTS test with myClass Online by choosing IELTS sessions from your timetable.  

IELTS Coach 

The Academic and General Training Modules offer a full array of 90-minute stand-alone lessons. These are available to book via the myClass Online Student Portal. 

Prepare for IELTS with the world’s English experts. 

IELTS Coach is a programme designed to maximise your success on 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 students looking to improve their performance on the IELTS test. 

Here are some reasons why you should choose IELTS Coach:


IELTS Coach is a flexible IELTS preparation course which allows you to be in control of your learning. It’s designed for students who may not have much time but still require 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 and teacher that best suit your needs. 

You can book and manage your lessons easily via the myClass Online booking system.

Choose two or more of the skills-based lessons depending on your exam preparation needs:

IELTS Coach Listening

You will be equipped 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. 

Listening – lessons include

  • Full practise with question types for Sections 1 to 4
  • Form completion, sentence completion, summary completion, flowchart completion,
  • Short answer, and multiple-choice questions
  • The language covered includes compound nouns, words with similar sounds, vocabulary for education, and linking expressions
  • Topics include cultural events, education, consumerism and study trips

IELTS Coach Reading

You will learn how to apply reading skills such as skimming and scanning, and techniques such as identifying synonyms and antonyms to tackle all IELTS Reading question types.

Reading – lessons include

  • A range of texts and question types such as flowchart completion, multiple-choice, true/false/not given, heading matching, sentence completion, summary completion, and categorisation
  • Language areas include language for science, numerical terminology, words with similar meaning, and compound words
  • Topics include scientific discovery, population change, public art, and economic resources 

IELTS Coach Writing

You will encounter 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, coherence and cohesion and get the most UpToDate exam tips on maximising your writing abilities. 

Writing – lessons include

  • Full practice for Tasks 1 and 2
  • Sub-skills include writing introductions and overviews, categorising data, following instructions, brainstorming and planning, and structuring paragraphs
  • Topics include public infrastructure, industry, advertising, international relations, and the world of work 

IELTS Coach Speaking

You will 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. 

Speaking – lessons include

  • Full practice for parts 1 to 3
  • Giving extended and more detailed answers
  • Identifying question types and increasing grammatical knowledge
  • Improving pronunciation and avoiding breakdowns in speech
  • Topics include study and work, the media, education, social media, and the environment

Exam Strategies

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. 

IELTS Experts

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

Benefit from studying with learners at the same English level

You will complete a quick and easy level test, which ensures that you will study with learners at the same level for the most effective learning experience. Each level is aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), the international standard for defining language ability. 

You will then have the chance to book an appointment with our customer services team to talk you through myClass.