IELTS Advantage

$38.95

SKU: ec9781905085637 Category:

Authors: Jeremy Taylor and Jon Wright
Publisher: Delta Publishing
CEF: B2-C1
IELTS: 6.5-7.0

IELTS Advantage is a series of course books offering step-by-step guidance to achieving a high IELTS score.

IELTS Advantage: Speaking & Listening Skills is a comprehensive resource for achieving 6.5 or higher in the Speaking and Listening modules of the IELTS exam.  Students are guided step-by-step through the different stages of the speaking and listening modules, using lively material covering a wide range of the topics that are likely to occur in the exam.

The step-by-step approach guides students to success using features such as Try it first!, Spotlight on language, Exam skills, Prepare and practise and Pronunciation focus. There are plentiful exam-practice opportunities, and students can compare model speaking tests with their own versions in order to acquire further useful ideas and strategies.

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IELTS Advantage: Speaking & Listening Skills:

  • Shows students how to give the well-structured, detailed replies that examiners are looking for in the speaking module
  • Contains numerous audio examples of model speaking test performances on the accompanying CD
  • Covers a wide range of the key grammar and vocabulary that students will need to give their best possible performance in the exam
  • Advises on strategies for getting the best possible score on the day of the exam
  • Explains the formats of the listening module, and how to answer them successfully
  • Includes exam practice material covering all parts of the listening module
  • Includes audio exam practice material for the listening module

Key features:

  • Suitable for classroom study or self-study
  • Includes audio CD, audio transcripts and answer key
  • Four full-length speaking test role-plays covering topics which commonly appear in the exam
  • Frequent exam tips to help students achieve a higher score
  • Check-and-challenge sections allow students to revise material and take their skills to the next level

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IELTS Advantage: Reading Skills is a fully comprehensive resource for passing the IELTS Academic Reading Test with a grade of 6.5-€“7.0 or higher.  Students who are taking the General IELTS Test can also benefit from the book. This book teaches a range of key strategies for reading more effectively and for understanding texts more easily, such as skimming, scanning and speed-reading techniques , helping students to get a better result in the Reading paper.

Each of the ten units provides a variety of long and short texts that cover major topic areas likely to appear in the exam. Each unit is divided into different sections to help students:

  • Get to know the many question types and how to approach them
  • Develop skills to cope with the amount of reading in the test
  • Learn strategies which help in making the most of the time in the exam
  • Develop vocabulary and collocations, with particular attention paid to synonyms and paraphrases, essential for a good exam result

Key features:

  • Suitable for classroom study or self-study
  • Includes answer key
  • Includes additional sections to help students with core skills needed for IELTS:

    • Useful websites for hours of IELTS reading practice
    • Problems to avoid when filling in the answer sheet
    • Tips for effective vocabulary skills
    • How to get the most from your dictionary
    • A summary of IELTS tips
    • How this book helps prepare for the other IELTS papers

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IELTS Advantage: Writing Skills is a fully comprehensive resource for passing the writing section of the IELTS exam with a grade of 6.5-7.0 or higher.  Students are guided step-by-step through the different tasks in the writing module, using material developed in the classroom, by authors with many years’ experience in helping hundreds of IELTS candidates achieve a high IELTS score.

  • Shows students how to organise and structure an answer for all types of task 1 and 2 questions
  • Contains a model essay in each unit, showing students exactly what is required
  • Contains a general interest article in each unit, developing ideas and vocabulary for a common topic in the exam
  • Quickly develops students’ fluency and confidence in producing pieces of writing through a focus on academic vocabulary and collocations
  • Contains grammar exercises in each unit, showing students how to apply a wide range of grammar items in their IELTS writing

Key features:

  • Suitable for classroom study or self-study
  • Includes answer key
  • Real writing samples from IELTS students, with examiners’ comments, show in detail what is required to achieve a 6.5, for example
  • Frequent exam tips help students achieve a higher score
  • Check and challenge sections allow students to revise material and take their writing to the next level

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