Barron's IELTS: International English Language Testing System

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Barron's Educational Series, 2010 - Study Aids - 412 pages
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The IELTS is taken by over 1.2 million people and is internationally recognized by more than 6,000 institutions in 120 countries. IELTS test scores are used as a measure of English language proficiency by educational institutions, government departments and agencies, and professional organizations. This revised and updated test preparation manual for ESL students covers all parts of the IELTS and all of its question types: multiple-choice, short answer, sentence completion, flowchart completion, graphs, tables, making notes, summarizing, labeling diagrams and maps, classification, matching, and selecting from a list. The manual also offers four practice tests that reflect the most recent actual tests. The book's tests come with audio for all four tests, answers, and listening and reading modules with answer keys.
 

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This book helps everybody from all around the world to pass exams of American colleges. Because book contains many exercises that youll be taken during the exam. I really recommend this book for everybody who wants to be an american student Read full review

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Not a good book. I am dissapointed. The practice of all question types does not help because it is far easier than the real IELTS test. I will recommend this book for those who want to get overall IELTS band score 5.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
PREPARING FOR IELTS
9
READING MODULE
53
READING SKILLS
55
Target 1Using the First Paragraph to Make Predictions
56
Target 2Using the Topic Sentence to Make Predictions
57
Target 3Looking for Specific Details
59
Target 5Identifying the Tasks
62
Target 8Stating Your Opinion
102
Target 9Writing the Conclusion
104
Lexical Resource
106
Synonyms
108
Target 12Writing with Variety
110
Grammatical Range and Accuracy
123
Target 14Parallel Structures
124
Target 15Coherence
125

WRITING MODULE
71
QUICK STUDY
72
Writing Tips
74
Target 2Completing the Task
77
Target 3Determining the Task
78
Coherence and Cohesion
82
Target 5Organizing Your Writing
88
Target 6Writing the Introduction
96
Target 7Writing a Paragraph
100
Target 16Sentence Types
127
Target 17Voice
128
Revision
129
Target 19Checking the Spelling
139
SPEAKING MODULE
143
QUICK STUDY
144
Speaking Tips
147
9
189
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About the author (2010)

Dr. Lin Lougheed is author of more than 30 ESL/EFL textbooks. He is a past member of the Executive Board of TESOL, the international EFL/ESL professional organization.

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