A Book for Ielts

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Preface
This is a self-study publication with two audio-cassettes for students preparing for the Academic Module of the International English Language Testing System
(IELTS), which is administered by The British Council, the University of Cambridge
Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES) and by IELTS Australia.
The book covers the four modules of the IELTS exam: listening, reading, writing and speaking. Special features of the book are: the reading exercises, the detailed Keys for these exercises, the wide range of exercises to help you prepare for Writing Task
1, and the detailed Key for the Reading Tests.
The publication may also be used as a course book, or as a supplement to a course book. So that you may repeat the exercises in this book, we would advise you to avoid marking the text.
This new edition incorporates the changes to the speaking module introduced in
July 2001.
Sam McCarter, Julie Easton and Judith Ash
2003

Contents
Page
Preface

iii

Acknowledgements

iv

Listening Module

1

Introduction

2

Listening Test 1

3

Listening Test 2

9

Listening Test 3

15

Listening Test 4

20

Reading Exercises

25

Introduction

26

1. How to read, or how to read efficiently?

28

2. Learning to read organisation

29

3. More about reading organisation

30

4. A summary of functions

31

5. Recognising paragraph types

32

6. Simultaneous functions

34

7. Reading control

35

8. Spot the difference!

36

9. Learning to concentrate

37

10. Predicting organisation 1

38

11. Predicting organisation 2

39

12. Focus on paragraph headings

40

13. Foreground and background information
14. Increasing your reading speed

42
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43

15. More about speed

45

16. Words that slow you down

47

17. Problems with meaning

48

18. An introduction to…...

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