Essential Words for the IELTS

Essential Words for the IELTS

Book Plus CD - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
Reviews all question types covered by the International English Language Testing System, offers four practice tests, and includes audio portions of the test on an accompanying disc.

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This book presents students with a comprehensive prep course for taking the IELTS. The text is organized in ten units following a general introduction. Each unit is organized around a theme and broken up into three sections. Each section provides a vocabulary list and a reading, followed by vocabulary and fill in the blank questions based on IELTS question types. Individual units are dedicated to the vocabulary of the natural world, leisure time, transportation, culture, health, tourism, business, society, education, and technology. The text includes a CD with listening tracks, tips for understanding unfamiliar words, and emphasis on the 600 English words that frequently appear on the exam. Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Barron's Educational Publishing
IELTS test takers must have a command of English vocabulary that applies to many different situations and contexts. This book offers students extensive practice in vocabulary building and correct English usage, with emphasis on 600 English words that relate to specific categories that appear frequently on IELTS exams. These categories include nature and the environment, leisure activities and hobbies, the arts and culture, transportation, health, tourism, business, technology, social issues, and education.

Author Lin Lougheed presents exercises that teach ESL students how to decipher the meanings of countless new words by reading or hearing them in relation to the context in which they are used. All activities are formatted like the actual questions on the IELTS exam and provide extra test practice. Dr. Lougheed suggests helpful strategies for learning and retaining word meanings. He also offers tips on analyzing unfamiliar compound words to determine their meanings and he includes vocabulary expanding exercises with answers in every chapter. Also included are recommendations for Web-based self-study activities. The enclosed MP3 CD presents exercises in listening comprehension.
This book offers extensive practice in vocabulary building and correct English usage, with emphasis on 600 English words that relate to specific categories and appear frequently on IELTS exams. The enclosed MP3 CD presents exercises in listening comprehension.

Publisher: Hauppauge, New York :, Barron's Educational Series,, 2014
Edition: 2nd edition
Description: 379 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm + 1 sound disc (MP3 ; 4 3/4 inch)
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781438073989
1438073984
Branch Call Number: ESL 428.00763 Lou
Additional Contributors: Barron's Educational Series, inc

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