IELTS for Academic Purposes is a concise, user-friendly course designed to be used intensively in the weeks and months prior to the exam.
It is ideal for both classroom-based learning and self-study. The core material provides approximately 40 hours of instruction, while a number of different reinforcement and extension options are provided in the other course components.
The Student's Book consists of 8 topic-based units, focusing on the development of key exam skills tested in the IELTS modules. It includes a Placement Test with individualized results guidance.
The Bandscore Booster reviews, consolidates and extends the content of the Student’s Book, providing further practice of all the target vocabulary: vocabulary from all reading texts, further topic vocabulary, phrasal verbs, word patterns, word formation and phrases. The Bandscore Booster also exploits all the target grammar structures from the Student’s Book, using a variety of tasks to ensure that each grammatical point is fully consolidated.
KEY FEATURES OF THE BANDSCORE BOOSTER
•Review, consolidation and extension of the Student’s Book
•Practice of all vocabulary appearing in the Student’s Book
•Vocabulary Boost tasks to extend students’ vocabulary
•Practice of all grammar appearing in the Student’s Book\
•Review sections after units 4 and 8
This book will help you prepare for the Academic version of the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) exam.
Main Aims of this book:
The main aim of this course is to help you get as high an Overall Band Score as possible.
The Overall Band Score is the number (from 0 to 9) that you get on your Test Results Form after the exam.
To achieve this, our aims are to:
• help you develop the skills you need to improve your listening, reading, writing and speaking
• give you information and advice about the IELTS exam
• give you practice with IELTS exam tasks
• develop your grammar and vocabulary