The IELTS test is used as a measure of English language proficiency by over 7,000 educational institutions, government departments and agencies, and professional organizations in 135 countries. Barron’s IELTS international English language testing system updated 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, note taking, summarizing, labeling diagrams and maps, classification, matching, and selecting from a list.
Students will find: Four practice Academic tests reflective of the most recent exams. Two practice General Training tests. An MP3 CD containing audio for all tests and activities. Explanatory answers for all test questions. Audioscript for the listening sections
Barron’s IELTS Strategies and Tips offers test-takers a range of strategies for choosing the best methods for answering questions, along with useful tips that help them make choices quickly and efficiently. Together, these tips and strategies will give prospective test-takers a plan for success on each module of the exam–Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. Practice questions with fully explained answers and an MP3 CD add to the benefits of this unique test guide.
Barron’s IELTS Practice Exams with MP3 CD prepares test takers for success on the IELTS, an English competency test that’s recognized by more than 9,000 organizations in over 145 countries. The program presents: Six full-length Academic Module IELTS practice exams with answers and explanations Six full-length General Training Module IELTS practice exams with answers and explanations Audio prompts for all of the tests’ listening modules Sample responses for the writing and speaking modules ESL students can increase their language fluency by using this book and MP 3 CD package alone, or they can use it along with Barron’s IELTS, Essential Words for the IELTS, and IELTS Strategies and Tips, all of which contain extensive practice and review for all of the IELTS test sections.
Barron’s IELTS Essential Words offers students extensive practice in vocabulary building and correct English usage, with emphasis on 600 English words that relate to specific categories that appear frequently on IELTS exams. Author Lin Lougheed presents exercises that teach ESL students how to decipher the meanings of countless new words by reading or hearing them in relation to the context in which they are used. You’ll find helpful strategies for learning and retaining word meanings, tips on analyzing unfamiliar compound words to determine their meanings, and vocabulary expanding exercises with answers in every chapter. Also included are recommendations for web-based self-study activities. The included downloadable MP3 Files present all of the listening comprehension exercises.
Barron’s Writing for the IELTS will help you prepare for the writing section of the IELTS test whether you are planning to take the Academic or the General Training module. The organization of this book follows the criteria IELTS examiners use to score your writing. If you study everything in this book, you will score well.