The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination is taken worldwide by those who plan to attend English speaking universities. Written by experienced IELTS examiners, these books contain practice test material for the revised IELTS exams. Four complete tests are provided in each volume with reading and writing tests for both the Academic and the General Training versions of the tests.
The Student's Books contain an introduction to the format of the test, as well as details of each of the four sections into which the test is divided: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking. Class Audio CDs contain the revised listening materials. Practice answer sheets are also included, as well as preparatoty materials for the Speaking component. The Book with Answers contains explanations of the grading and marking system used in the tests, answers to multiple choice and cloze questions, and example answers to essay questions and spoken tests.
IELTS Practice Tests 1 is designed to help all students prepare for the IELTS examination. There are two versions of the test book, one with an answer key for home study, and one without an answer key, suitable for use in class. Each version contains four complete tests for the Academic module, with two separate Reading and Writing sections for the General Training candidates. Both editions include an introduction to the exam, details of how it is graded, helpful tips for students and the full transcript of the Listening section. The "With Answers" edition also contains an answer key to the Reading and Listening sections, sample essays for the Writing module and two model scripts for the Speaking test. The Listening tests follow the style and timing of the actual exam, and the recordings feature a variety of different accents.