With the evergrowing popularity of IELTS (International English Language Testing System) which reached a milestone of 3 million tests taken every year, almost every university now accepts IELTS. It is conducted jointly by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English and to crack this prestigious exam student work really hard and it becomes difficult to prepare if the right resources are not available. But in this roundup, we have gathered 8 Best IELTS apps which can be a great help in your preparation, be it Speaking, Writing, Listening or Reading.
And the key to achieving success in any examination, not just IELTS is a sound familiarity with the test pattern and format. The better and clear understanding you develop regarding the test structure, the higher your chances to complete it successfully within the allotted time frame and these best apps for IELTS will come in handy as you can use them whenever and wherever you are and to utilize them to their full potential I believe you need to understand a bit more about IELTS than just the Full Form.
IELTS is for those Non-Native English Speakers who want to work, study or migrate to a country where English is the primary mode of communication like America, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom and many more.
It is structured in two formats one is General and Second is Academic.
This module is basically for those Non-Native English Speakers who want to pursue Graduation or Post Graduation and experience the international education.
This module is for those Non-Native English Speakers who wish to migrate from their country to any of the countries I mentioned above with their existing work experience.
This was a quick roundup about IELTS and now without wasting anymore time let’s start the list of 8 best apps for IELTS:-
Top 8 IELTS Apps
1) IELTS Master:-
IELTS Master has been given 4.5 rating out of 5 by 152 users. Though the user base is small this app has the capability to increase its user base from less than 150 to more than 1,000 users.
This one app is made for all the sections of IELTS such as writing, reading, speaking and listening
In the writing section, this app has added various modern topics with different formats such as Essay, Reports, and Letters.
In the Speaking section, you can check your pronunciation, learn to give the introduction and you will also find the format of the scenario based question asked during the interview which is most difficult for most of the students.
In the listening section, you can listen to the conversation between two people and give the correct answer same as in IELTS.
With this app, you can also book your IELTS test, calculate your band and check your results.
2) Complete IELTS:-
Complete IELTS has been given 4.6 stars out of 5 by 6,651 users as of now.
This is another great app with every module in it such as writing, speaking or listening.
In the writing section, you will find different topics such as equality, hobbies and many more and while reading these topics if you find any word difficult to understand then you just need to click on them and the meaning will be shown to you.
In the listening section, you can choose the type of difficulty level and this app also displays transcript so that you can learn better.
3) IELTS Prep:-
IELTS Prep has been given 4.4 stars out of 5 from 2,655 and it is increasing.
This app is made by one of the organizers of IELTS British Council which means you will learn from the experts.
You can find many useful tips to crack IELTS, videos of speaking interviews, set a reminder for a test day and many more.
But there is one con of this app which is fewer practice guides than the apps I mentioned above for example in this app there are only 2 practice tests while in the above apps there are more than 20.
I hope that the British Council will add more content to it.
4) IELTS Speaking 2018:-
IELTS Speaking has been given 4.6 stars out of 4 from 1,563 users.
This is one the best app specially made for IELTS Speaking which is the most feared module amongst Writing, Reading and Listening.
But with this app, you can make your speaking skills better as it offers multiple features like actual interviews videos between an examiner and an IELTS student so that you can learn from them.
You will find tones of speaking samples, exercises, tips, vocabulary lessons and many more to improve your speaking skills to a great extent.
Apart from the above features, you can also test your Speaking Skills by recording your audio and it will be checked within 2 days by the experts.
5) IELTS Writing:-
IELTS Writing has been given 4.7 stars out of 5 by 2,644 users.
If you are facing challenges in the Writing module of IELTS than this is a must have app for you as this app provides many samples of different formats such as Essay, Letter, and Graph.
And not just samples, you can actually practice writing in the app with the option of Practice Test where you can select the IELTS categories such as IELTS Academic or IELTS General and the format will be same as present in IELTS like a graph, essay, argument, and problem etc.
If you don’t like the white background you can even change the background to Night Mode, and font size to whatever suits best to you.
The kind of features this app has makes it the best Writing app for IELTS.
6) IELTS Listening:-
IELTS Listening has been given 4.6 stars out of 5 by 3,111 users.
If you are lacking in the Listening Module in IELTS than I would suggest you to download this free app.
We have included this app in our list because this app offers commendable features which can drastically improve your Listening Skills if you practice regularly.
You can choose over many different Lessons and with an option of selecting the difficulty level such as Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced.
You can even change the speed of the audio from the slower to fastest and this app also feature of Night Mode.
Apart from the above features, you can learn tenses, Grammar Rules and many more.
7) IELTS Reading:-
IELTS Reading has been given 4.3 stars out of 5 by 655 users.
In this app, you will find a lot of samples for reading classified in two categories the first one is for Academic and the second one is for General and they both contain many reading tests and answers of them.
You can check out some of the reading tips in this app such as scanning technique, skimming and many more to make your reading faster.
You can also find the videos in it to help you in your preparation for IELTS.
8) IELTS Skills:-
IELTS Skills has been given 4.2 stars out of 5 by 7,123 users.
This is another great app for all the modules of IELTS such as Writing, Speaking, Listening and Reading.
IELTS Skill is designed very well to help you practice better as this app is very easy to use and has very simple explanations to problems which is a plus point in this app.
And the main thing is that it creates your interest in this app like some game that once you open it, you keep studying ahead & ahead.
With the combination of regular practice and the right resources, you will get the band of your choice not just using these apps but these apps are the best example of digital education.
I hope you liked our list of 8 Best Apps for IELTS if you do then please express your views and if you have any other apps in your mind that should be on the list, you can comment and we will add them too.
And last but not least why just use our smartphone for games, movies, taking selfies when you can also use it for learning.