Which IELTS Book I can refer?

Asked by Jaiteexa almost 2 years ago

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Faisal Mohdd

Faisal Mohdd

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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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Yash Mothia

Yash Mothia

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 Choosing the correct IELTS preparation book is critical for attaining a high score, which can often lead to studying abroad. Among the many alternatives available.

The book covers both the Intellectual and General Training courses in detail and contains test-maker recommendations. It includes a thorough explanation of each test component, practical activities, and eight certified practice tests. These aspects help to imitate the actual exam atmosphere, helping students to practice successfully as they control their time while under exam conditions.

In addition to traditional literature, consider using digital platforms like the British Council and IDP websites, which provide free resources and practice tools. Combining these materials with a quality IELTS preparation book will give you the tools you need to excel in the exam. Always ensure to start your preparation well in advance to allow ample time for practice and revision.

Just check out the IELTS Test Prep Section here. 


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