For IELTS General Training, you should dig into these books before taking the IELTS test:
CambridgeIELTS 6 – 10
These Cambridge books provide students with an excellent opportunity to familiarize themselves with IELTS andto practice examination techniques using authentic test material. CambridgeIELTS contains complete tests for Academic candidates, plus extra Reading andWriting modules for General Training candidates.
Ace theIELTS for General Training
This excellent self-study book for intense IELTS preparation ina few weeks is designed to help students achieve their best personal score. Allthe tips, techniques, strategies and advice are focused on maximizing students’score by increasing their task-solving speed and efficiency, and preventingtypical mistakes. ‘Ace the IELTS‘ is loved by teachers as well asstudents.
The Offical CambridgeGuide To IELTS (Ebook + CD)
The Official Cambridge Guide toIELTS is the definitive guide to IELTS. It contains all you need to succeed inthe exam.
EIGHT official practice tests and a focus on test-taking strategy help youmaximise your score. Videos of the Speaking test, and all the listening material, including thetests, can be downloaded via the link below.
Barron’sIELTS Practice Exams (Ebook and Audio CD)
Barron’s IELTS Practice Exams – Mostup-to-date review and practice tests currently available. Barron’s is theleader in test preparation and students’#1 choice. This newly updated secondedition with two audio CDs prepares test takers for success on the IELTS, anEnglish competency test that’s recognized by leading colleges, universities,and government agencies in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom,Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa. This updated manual alsocovers all parts of the IELTS and all of its question types: multiple-choice,short answer, sentence completion, flowchart completion, graphs, tables, notetaking, summarizing, labeling diagrams and maps, classification, matching, andselecting from a list.
Barron's Essential Words forIELTS
IELTS test takers must have acommand of English vocabulary that applies to many different situations andcontexts.
This book offers students extensivepractice in vocabulary building and correct English usage, with emphasis on 600English words that relate to specific categories that appear frequently onIELTS exams. These categories include nature and the environment, leisureactivities and hobbies, the arts and culture, transportation, health, tourism,business, technology, social issues, and education.
EnglishCollocations in Use – Advanced Edition (Ebook) (for improving Writing andSpeaking skills)
A good knowledge of collocations(typical word combinations) is essential for fluent and natural-soundingEnglish, and knowledge of collocations is often tested in advanced levelexaminations such as Cambridge CAE, CPE and IELTS. English Collocations in UseAdvanced presents and practices hundreds of collocations in typical contexts tohelp you improve your written and spoken English.It also includes tips on learningstrategies and ways to avoid common learner errors.
16 Lessons for IELTS SpeakingCommon Topics (higlyrecommend)
For each lesson, vocabulary,collocations, and idioms for 16 topics (relationship, business, etc) arehighlighted and provided the meanings.
Other books and materials(Optional)
1. IELTS Target Band 7: How to Maximize Your Score
2. Vocabulary for Top 9 Most CommonTopics in IELTS Exam
3. English Pronunciation in Use(Intermediate Edition)
4. Advanced Grammar in Use with Answers
5. Get a 7.0+ for IELTS Writing Task 1by Using 6 Sentence Structures to Compare Numbers
6. UsefulGrammar Structures to Get an IELTS Band 7.0+
7. EnglishGrammar in Use
8. Recommendedbooks to help you prepare for the IELTS test
9. IELTS Listening Practice Test6
10. English Vocabulary in Use withAnswers ( Upper-Intermediate ) – Cambridge
11. Improve YourIELTS Listening & Speaking Skills (Ebook & CDs)
Have fun learning and hope you will get a high score for theIELTS exam.