essential guide to the IELTS exam
is this book for?
book is for advanced speakers of English and first-language English
speakers who wish to take the IELTS Academic test and want to find
out more about what the exam entails, and, importantly, how to take
the test effectively. Unlike many other IELTS books, it is not a
coursebook, and it does not include language practice. Rather, it
includes information about the test format, what is being tested and
how you can give good answers in the test. Test information, exam
tips and practice opportunities with answers.
The book is
separated into five main chapters:
of the IELTS exam
chapter contains test information and exam tips. You also have an
option to practise the question and task types.
of grammatical terms and technical language also included
much as possible, this book utilises accessible language. Certain
grammatical terms and more-technical language are linked to an
files for the chapter on Listening can be downloaded from the
IELTS Academic Reading test
co-written several titles in exam preparation and EAP, and creates
materials and assessment resources for a range of educational
providers. She is DELTA-qualified and holds an MA in ELT and Applied
Tomlinson has co-written a number of books on EAP and exam
preparation, and currently works full-time as an exams and materials
developer. She is DELTA-qualified and holds an MA in Language
and Jo are directors of Target English, a consultancy in Spain
that provides tailor-made solutions in content creation, course
provision, training and testing.