Which IELTS Book I can refer?

Asked by Jaiteexa over 1 year ago

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Faisal Mohdd

Faisal Mohdd

MentR-Me Team

Country Expert : Germany

With plenty of options available,I know it can be very hard to choose the best IELTS books for your preparation. Don't worry, I have created a list of the top 5 books that you can consider. I have also mentioned the pros and cons of each book so that you can make your decision accordingly.


1.The Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS

Pros - 

Help you prepare for all the sections of the IELTS exam.

Includes a DVD with listening and speaking tests


Cons - 

Better for getting to know the exam format and structure rather than learning new things.


2. Barron’s IELTS Superpack

Pros - 

Comes with two practice exams and 2 audio CDs

Very comprehensive

Con - Not designed for absolute beginners


3. Simone Braverman’s Target Band 7

Pros - It’s clear and easy-to-read

Written by someone who has taken the IELTS tests themselves


Con - Some of the sample tests don’t have answers


4. IELTS Practice Tests Plus 2 with Key and CD Pack

Pros - 

Sample answers with annotations and explanations

There are 6 full tests included


Con - Doesn’t cover anything new as it just focusses on test strategy


5. Cambridge IELTS 15 Academic Student’s Book with Answers

Pros - 

Good tips which are divided up by section

It goes into a lot of detail


Cons- Not ideal for complete beginners


You can also checkout the FREE IELTS resources here. They have been curated by Study Abroad Experts and top school Alumni so that you can ace your IELTS. 


Let me know if you need any further information or assistance from my end. 



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