The British Council runs IELTS Coach in Hong Kong S.A.R, as well as many neighbouring countries such as Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam. 

In Mainland China, we have launched the course in partnership with Likeshuo.

Why choose IELTS Coach?

  • The British Council is a co-owner of IELTS, so we are ideally placed to improve your performance in the test.
  • IELTS Coach is a programme designed to develop key language skills and key exam strategies that you need in order to be successful on the IELTS test.
  • The course is written by our IELTS teaching experts. 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.
  • Your teachers are trained by British Council IELTS experts who know the test inside out. They will coach you in applying strategies and techniques which are sure to maximise your performance on the IELTS test.


IELTS Coach is designed for students who need effective preparation within a designated period of time.

Take the full course to well equip yourself with us. 

  • IELTS Coach Listening – in this module 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.
  • IELTS Coach Reading – in this module 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 Academic Reading question types.
  • IELTS Coach Writing – in this module you will encounter a comprehensive set of activities to maximise your score on IELTS Academic 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 – in this module 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. 

Course length and course fees 

96 hours four modules (48 lessons x 2 hours): ¥18,800

Student testimonials 

'I am so happy to share my exam result which was an overall 6.5. Thank you so much for your help which has really given me a lot of confidence, especially in speaking.' - Ng Yim Na from Hong Kong

'I took my IELTS test and I was on the edge of my seat until I saw I got an overall score of 7.5. I'm elated and relaxed now and I just wanted to thank you for all the help that you provided to all of us to keep learning and improving.' - Cristobal from Hong Kong

‘Teachers always give regular feedback on the points that need to be developed in each skill. I also learned several techniques to help me achieve IELTS 6.5, ready for university admission.’ - Kanta from Thailand

‘The teachers were extremely helpful and straight to the point. They highlighted the points I should be working on and that saved me a lot of time. I got a score of 6.5 in my first attempt!’ - Sirada from Thailand