12 August 2021 -
18:00 to 19:00
Online (Zoom)

Are you thinking of taking the IELTS Exam but don’t feel quite ready yet?

Take part in our IELTS Olympics event – see where you stand with your IELTS skills and stand a chance to win free IELTS consultations, coffee vouchers and exclusive offers for our IELTS Preparation Online course.

What’s IELTS Olympics?

This is a 60-minute online event which includes an interactive quiz and some opportunities to practise for the IELTS exam, as well as find out more about our IELTS courses. Participants will collect points and will be able to win prizes. 

Who is the event for?

Anyone who is interested in taking the IELTS exam in a few months (or more), who feels committed to improving their English before the exam and is interested in British Council IELTS preparation courses. All participants must be aged 18 or above.

When is it?

Thursday, 12 August 6pm-7pm via Zoom (please ensure you enter a valid email address to be sent the link)

What do I have to do?

Register by filling out the registration form.

What do I have to do to win prizes? 

Show up to the event and take part in the quiz. Additionally, if you want to maximise your chance of winning prizes, submit your response to the prompt below by 10 August 2021.

Everyone who submits their writing will also receive free feedback and advice from one of our IELTS Coaches. Send your writing to: with the title: IELTS Olympics. Don’t forget to include your full name.

With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, most schools have had to switch to teaching online. Some people think that online teaching is as effective as in-person instruction, while others think online teaching is inferior.

Discuss both these views and give your own opinion.

Write at least 250 words.

Submit your response to the prompt by 10 August 2021.