You can benefit from a wide range of IELTS preparation books and materials, created by some of the world’s leading English language specialists.

How To Prepare for IELTS

Available in British Council test centres and selected book stores, this IELTS practice book can be used in class or for home study. It includes a CD-ROM and recording transcript that contains practical preparation exercises to help you study each of the four IELTS skills. 

Official IELTS Practice Materials Volume 1

This book and audio CD contains some sample tests for all modules: Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking.  Answers and examiners’ comments are also included for extra help.

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Official IELTS Practice Materials Volume 2

The second volume of the Official IELTS Practice Materials range contains more helpful sample tests for each of the four IELTS skills. Answers and examiners’ comments are also included, as well as a DVD of a practice listening test and footage of students taking their speaking tests. 

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Top Tips for IELTS Academic

If you’re taking the Academic test, then this IELTS practice book is a must-read. It comes with a CD-ROM containing:

  • an interactive practice test
  • sample answers and scores
  • test feedback.

To give you a clearer idea of what you’ll need to do when taking your test, a video of a Speaking test is also included.

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Top Tips for IELTS General Training

This guide is really helpful for those of you taking IELTS General Training. It includes important advice for all four parts of the test, as well as a CD-ROM containing: 

  • an interactive practice test
  • sample answers and scores
  • test feedback.

To give you an idea of what to expect on your test day, a video of an example Speaking test is also included.

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