10 Aug 2016

Speaking for IELTS (Collins English for Exams)

If your speaking is preventing you from getting the score you need in IELTS, Collins Speaking for IELTS can help. Don't let one skill hold you back. 

Collins Speaking for IELTS has been specially created for learners of English who plan to take the IELTS exam to demonstrate that they have the required ability to communicate effectively in English, either at work or at university. 

It is ideal for learners with band score 5 - 5.5 who are aiming for band score 6 or higher on the IELTS test (CEF level B1 and above). What is IELTS? The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is sat by over 1.4 million candidates around the world every year. 

It is the most common test used by universities for foreign students to prove their language level. IELTS is also increasingly used for immigration purposes, with Australia, New Zealand and Canada all requiring visa applicants whose first language is not English to submit an IELTS grade. 

The system tests candidates' Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking in four separate papers. Usually, students must gain a good mark in all four skills in order to gain entry to the course, job, or country of their choice. 

For this reason, candidates will often sit the exam numerous times to secure the score that they need. Powered by COBUILD The 4-billion-word Collins corpus is the world's largest database of the English language. It is updated every month and has been at the heart of Collins COBUILD for over 20 years.

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8 Aug 2016

IELTS Practice Tests - Peter May

This title presents four practice tests with exam skills training and practice, and detailed explanations of answers.

Four practice tests with exam skills training and practice, and detailed explanations of answers. 

Detailed exam fact file. Strategies with the correct procedure for all tasks. Improve your skills tasks to focus learners on the right approach. 

Four complete IELTS exams with academic reading and writing modules. Detailed explanatory key with sample writing.

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7 Aug 2016

Oxford Solutions 2nd Edition - Advanced

A new, refreshed edition of the five-level English course for teenagers, with a clear structure, supported approach to speaking, practice, and exam preparation still at its heart. Solutions' simple structure and guided approach to learning supports and motivates students to use language confidently.

Solutions has been thoroughly modernized with 80% new content to draw in students, embed the grammar and vocabulary presented, and engage them in the tasks. Its guided approach builds up every student's confidence, through step-by-step objectives, lots of practice, meaningful personalization activities, and exam preparation tasks.

The course now embraces a wide range of teaching methods, furnishing the teacher with a flexible pick-and-choose package for use in the classroom, at home, and on the move.

The digital elements of the course enliven the material and allow teachers to vary the pace and focus of their lessons. Solutions turns all students into active learners, by offering a rich variety of learning opportunities for a whole range of abilities through extension and revision activities in all components - giving everyone a sense of achievement whatever their level.

The Student's Book and digital resources provide achievable activities and consistent practice. Exam pages and online practice tests also thoroughly prepare students for school-leaving exams.

The course develops language and skills so that speaking becomes frequent and familiar. Teachers who use Solutions say that by the end of each lesson "every student spoke!"

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6 Aug 2016

IELTS Language Practice: English Grammar and Vocabulary

The "with key" version of this popular and reliable series is aimed at all students preparing to sit their IELTS exams. 

It retains many of the features which make this series so popular: clear grammar explanations, themed vocabulary units to contextualise words and phrases, and a variety of exercise types to provide plenty of practice. 

This is the ideal accompaniment for any IELTS student or preparation class.

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5 Aug 2016

IELTS for Academic Purposes - 6 Practice Tests

IELTS for Academic Purposes is a concise, user-friendly course designed to be used intensively in the weeks and months prior to the exam. 

It is ideal for both classroombased learning and self-study. The core material provides approximately 40 hours of instruction, while a number of different reinforcement and extension options are provided in the other course components. 

The Students Book consists of 8 topic-based units, focusing on the development of key exam skills tested in the IELTS modules. It includes a Placement Test with individualized results guidance.

IELTS: 6 Practice Tests provides extensive practice in the 4 modules at the level of the actual IELTS (Academic format) exam. 

Offering practice for all major exam task types, IELTS for Academic Purposes: 6 Practice Tests provides 6 real tests with detailed corrections and explanation of why an answer is right or wrong. 

A variety of authentic reading texts cover the range of text types found in the actual exam. The answer key includes model answers for all writing tasks. An MP3 audio CD is included.

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