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IELTS Advantage: Reading Skills

ISBN: 9781905085637

Released: December 28th, 2012

Status: In Print

Publisher: Cengage Learning

IELTS Advantage: Reading Skills

by Jeremy Taylor, Jon Wright

IELTS Advantage: Reading Skills is a fully comprehensive resource for passing the IELTS Academic Reading Test with a grade of 6.5–7.0 or higher.  Students who are taking the General IELTS Test can also benefit from the book. This book teaches a range of key strategies for reading more effectively and for understanding texts more easily, such as skimming, scanning and speed-reading techniques , helping students to get a better result in the Reading paper.

Each of the ten units provides a variety of long and short texts that cover major topic areas likely to appear in the exam. Each unit is divided into different sections to help students:

  • get to know the many question types and how to approach them
  • develop skills to cope with the amount of reading in the test
  • learn strategies which help in making the most of the time in the exam
  • develop vocabulary and collocations, with particular attention paid to synonyms and paraphrases, essential for a good exam result

Key features:

  • Suitable for classroom study or self-study
  • Includes answer key
  • Includes additional sections to help students with core skills needed for IELTS:
    • Useful websites for hours of IELTS reading practice
    • Problems to avoid when filling in the answer sheet
    • Tips for effective vocabulary skills
    • How to get the most from your dictionary
    • A summary of IELTS tips
    • How this book helps prepare for the other IELTS papers

List price: $67.95
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