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iPass offers unique online IELTS courses which provide a blended approach to test preparation, combining self-study lessons with 1-2-1 coaching and personal feedback.

Since it was founded in 2005 it has grown to become one of the leading global online IELTS course providers. iPass was set up by Nigel Haines and Jenny Bedwell who are both native English teachers at the British Council and have over 35 years teaching experience between them. Jenny has also been a Cambridge examiner since 2002.
Jenny“I met Nigel in 2003 while working together in Portugal. The idea for iPass came about because we wanted to be able to give non-native English speakers from all kinds of backgrounds the opportunity to prepare for the IELTS test regardless of their work or family commitments or their physical location. By providing an alternative to traditional face-to-face courses, we allow students to study at their own pace and at their own convenience while still getting the support and guidance from experienced and well qualified teachers. Through our personal style of online coaching, they have found that they can trust us to help them improve their English in preparation for IELTS.”

Jenny - iPass co-founder & tutor

Nigel“For me, the great thing about iPass is that we get to teach students from all over the world and play a key part in helping them to reach their goals, both academically and professionally. Our students are ambitious, hard-working, and know exactly what they want to achieve and as a teacher it’s a real pleasure to be part of their journey by helping them to succeed in the IELTS test.”

Nigel - iPass co-founder & tutor

Over the last 12 years the iPass team has helped hundreds of candidates around the world to achieve the IELTS scores they need for their future work and study plans.

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Ma Belen - The Philippines

I would like to say a big “Thank You” to the iPassielts online course and tutors that have been so helpful and supportive for my IELTS exam and even for my job position here in the UK. I took the IELTS exam last June 28, 2014 and I achieved an overall score of 7 through the continuous support that I have received from my tutor. I scored 8 in Listening, 7 in Reading, 6.5 in Writing and 7 in Speaking, which is not bad for a first timer.
I am really grateful for the ipassielts team because when I asked them to be one of my references in a job position that I am applying for they responded immediately and gave me an awesome reference without any hesitation. I feel honoured and delighted with all the efforts that they have shown me throughout my journey from the preparation for the exam until getting a health care assistant position at NHS in the UK.
Finally, I am looking forward to retaking the exam and working with ipassielts once more to pursue my nursing registration in the United Kingdom.
If you are taking IELTS and do not have the confidence, why not try enrolling at ipassielts and start building your future. In ipassielts, it is always a win-win!

Ma Belen - The Philippines

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