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The official Cambridge guide to IELTS : for academic & general training : student's book with answers /

by Cullen, Pauline; French, Amanda; Jakeman, Vanessa.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cambridge English: Publisher: [Cambridge, England] : Cambridge University Press ; Cambridge English Language Assessment, 2014Description: 402 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 28 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).ISBN: 9781107620698; 1107620694.Other Title: IELTS; International English Language Testing System.Subject(s): International English Language Testing System -- Study guides | English language -- Problems, exercises, etc | English language -- Examinations -- Study guides
Contents:
Introduction -- IELTS summary -- IELTS listening skills (1. Getting ready to listen ; 2. Following a conversation ; 3. Recognising paraphrase ; 4. Places and directions ; 5. Listening for actions and processes ; 6. Attitude and opinions ; 7. Following a lecture or talk ; 8. Contrasting ideas) -- IELTS reading skills (1. Reading strategies ; 2. Descriptive passages ; 3. Understanding the main ideas ; 4. Locating and matching information ; 5. Discursive passages ; 6. Multiple-choice questions ; 7. Opinions and attitudes ; 8. General Training reading).
IELTS writing (1. Academic writing task 1: Describing a chart, table or graph ; 2. Academic writing task 1: Comparing and contrasting graphs and tables ; 3. Academic writing task 1: Describing diagrams ; 4. Academic writing task 1: Describing maps ; 5. General Training writing task 1: A letter ; 6. Writing task 2: Getting ready to write ; 7. Writing task two: Expressing your ideas clearly ; 8. Writing task 2: Checking and correcting) -- IELTS speaking (1. The speaking test: part 1 ; 2. Part 2: Giving a talk ; 3. Part 3: talking about abstract topics ; 4. Checking, correcting and assessing) -- Practice tests.
Summary: The official Cambridge guide to IELTS' is THE definitive guide to IELTS. It contains all you need to succeed in the exam. Skill-building exercises cover all of the question types in the exam for both the General Training and Academic modules. Our research into real IELTS candidates' exam answers - and the mistakes they make, helps you avoid the same ones! Eight official practice tests and a focus on test-taking strategy help you maximise your score. The DVD-ROM includes videos of the Speaking test, and all the listening material, including the tests, as MP3 files. List(s) this item appears in: Study Skills books outside Copy Room - improve your English
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"Cambridge English."

Includes 8 official practice tests.

Book accompanied by supplemental DVD-ROM comprising MP3 listening files and speaking test videos.

Introduction -- IELTS summary -- IELTS listening skills (1. Getting ready to listen ; 2. Following a conversation ; 3. Recognising paraphrase ; 4. Places and directions ; 5. Listening for actions and processes ; 6. Attitude and opinions ; 7. Following a lecture or talk ; 8. Contrasting ideas) -- IELTS reading skills (1. Reading strategies ; 2. Descriptive passages ; 3. Understanding the main ideas ; 4. Locating and matching information ; 5. Discursive passages ; 6. Multiple-choice questions ; 7. Opinions and attitudes ; 8. General Training reading).

IELTS writing (1. Academic writing task 1: Describing a chart, table or graph ; 2. Academic writing task 1: Comparing and contrasting graphs and tables ; 3. Academic writing task 1: Describing diagrams ; 4. Academic writing task 1: Describing maps ; 5. General Training writing task 1: A letter ; 6. Writing task 2: Getting ready to write ; 7. Writing task two: Expressing your ideas clearly ; 8. Writing task 2: Checking and correcting) -- IELTS speaking (1. The speaking test: part 1 ; 2. Part 2: Giving a talk ; 3. Part 3: talking about abstract topics ; 4. Checking, correcting and assessing) -- Practice tests.

The official Cambridge guide to IELTS' is THE definitive guide to IELTS. It contains all you need to succeed in the exam. Skill-building exercises cover all of the question types in the exam for both the General Training and Academic modules. Our research into real IELTS candidates' exam answers - and the mistakes they make, helps you avoid the same ones! Eight official practice tests and a focus on test-taking strategy help you maximise your score. The DVD-ROM includes videos of the Speaking test, and all the listening material, including the tests, as MP3 files.

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