Recommended Resources

Online

Dominic Cole's IELTS Blog - All things IELTS

IELTS Official Website

OET Online - Courses for the Occupational English Test (for medical professionals)

Podcasts in English - Great listening comprehension & practice for all levels

Happy English (Facebook Page) - For phrasal verbs, collocations, idioms, and expressions

IELTS Podcast - Listen to IELTS experts talking about their tips and hints. Listen to me talking about Task 1 tables and pie charts with Ben from IELTS Podcast.

Study English: IELTS Preparation - a great resource from Australia Network

IELTS Simon - Daily lessons with an ex-examiner.

IELTS Speaking - Speaking vocabulary and practice activities for advanced level students.

The IELTS Network
- The one and only forum dedicated entirely to the international IELTS community.

For further online resources, click here to see my favourite EFL/ESL websites.


Booklets
Decoding the Band Descriptors for Writing Task 2 - A guide for teachers and students of IELTS Writing
101 Helpful Hints for IELTS (Academic)
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My Task 2 Writing Courses follow the 5-step approach to writing for IELTS, explained by Terry Peck and Garry Adams in 101 Helpful Hints for IELTS (Adams & Austin Press).


You can read about this approach in more detail, do further practice activities for writing, and study the other 3 skills areas (reading, listening, speaking) using this excellent book.

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101 Helpful Hints for IELTS (General)
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My Task 2 Writing Courses follow the 5-step approach to writing for IELTS, explained by Terry Peck and Garry Adams in 101 Helpful Hints for IELTS (Adams & Austin Press).


You can read about this approach in more detail, do further practice activities for writing, and study the other 3 skills areas (reading, listening, speaking) using this excellent book.

Click here to buy from Fishpond.com.au
Click here to buy from Adams & Austin Press


IELTS Language Practice
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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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Check your Vocabulary for IELTS
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This workbook provides a resource for students studying towards the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) exam.

Fully updated for this third edition, the book provides exercises to help teach and build vocabulary related to the IELTS test and also covers grammar, use of English, comprehension and spelling.

Suitable for both self-study and the classroom, it includes a range of activities to help students build and improve their English vocabulary and language skills.
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202 Useful Exercises for IELTS
202
The original practice exercises workbook for IELTS providing extensive, guided practice for both the Academic and the General Training Modules of the IELTS exam.
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404 Essential Tests for IELTS (General)
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404 Essential Tests for IELTS (Academic)
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Cambridge IELTS 8
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Cambridge IELTS 8 contains four authentic IELTS papers from Cambridge ESOL, providing excellent exam practice. This Self-study Pack provides students with everything they need in order to familiarise themselves with IELTS and to practise examination techniques using authentic test material prepared by Cambridge ESOL. The Student's Book with answers contains four complete tests for Academic candidates, plus extra Reading and Writing modules for General Training candidates. A comprehensive section of answers and transcripts makes the material ideal for students working partly or entirely on their own.
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