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The official Cambridge guide to IELTS : for academic & general training : student's book with answers, Pauline Cullen, Amanda French, Vanessa Jakeman

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The official Cambridge guide to IELTS : for academic & general training : student's book with answers
Title
The official Cambridge guide to IELTS
Title remainder
for academic & general training : student's book with answers
Statement of responsibility
Pauline Cullen, Amanda French, Vanessa Jakeman
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Language
eng
Summary
'The official Cambridge guide to IELTS' is THE definitive guide to IELTS. It contains all you need to succeed in the exam. Skill-building exercises cover all of the question types in the exam for both the General Training and Academic modules. Our research into real IELTS candidates' exam answers - and the mistakes they make, helps you avoid the same ones! Eight official practice tests and a focus on test-taking strategy help you maximise your score
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Cullen, Pauline
Dewey number
  • 428.24076
  • 428.34076
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
CEFR level: B1-C1
Literary form
non fiction
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  • French, Amanda
  • Jakeman, Vanessa
  • University of Cambridge
Series statement
Cambridge English
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • International English Language Testing System
  • English language
Label
The official Cambridge guide to IELTS : for academic & general training : student's book with answers, Pauline Cullen, Amanda French, Vanessa Jakeman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD contains MP3 listening files and speaking test videos
  • "Official Cambridge preparation material"--Title page
Accompanying material
1 videodisc (DVD ; 12 cm)
Antecedent source
not applicable
Carrier category
  • volume
  • computer disc
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • cd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • txt
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: IELTS Summary -- IELTS Listening skills -- 1.Getting ready to listen -- 1.Understanding the context -- 2.Using the correct spelling -- 3.Writing numbers -- 2.Following a conversation -- 1.Identifying the speakers -- 2.Identifying function -- 3.Understanding categories -- 3.Recognising paraphrase -- 1.Identifying distractors -- 2.Recognising paraphrase -- 3.Selecting from a list -- 4.Places and directions -- 1.Describing a place -- 2.Following directions -- 3.Labelling a map -- 5.Listening for actions and processes -- 1.Understanding mechanical parts -- 2.Describing an action or process -- 3.Describing a process -- 6.Attitude and opinion -- 1.Identifying attitudes and opinions -- 2.Persuading and suggesting -- 3.Reaching a decision -- 7.Following a lecture or talk -- 1.Identifying main ideas -- 2.Understanding how ideas are connected -- 3.Understanding an explanation -- 8.Contrasting ideas -- 1.Signposting words --
  • Contents note continued: 2.Comparing and contrasting ideas -- 3.Using notes to follow a talk -- IELTS Reading skills -- 1.Reading strategies -- 1.Using the features of a Reading passage -- 2.Skimming a passage and speed reading -- 3.Global understanding -- 2.Descriptive passages -- 1.Scanning for detail -- 2.Using words from the passage -- 3.Notes/flow-chart/diagram completion -- 3.Understanding the main ideas -- 1.Identifying the main idea -- 2.Understanding the main points -- 3.Identifying information in a passage -- 4.Locating and matching information -- 1.Identifying types of information -- 2.Locating and matching information -- 3.How ideas are connected -- 5.Discursive passages -- 1.Discursive passages -- 2.Identifying theories and opinions -- 3.Matching features -- 6.Multiple-choice questions -- 1.Understanding longer pieces of text -- 2.Different types of multiple choice -- 3.Identifying a writer's purpose -- 7.Opinions and attitudes -- 1.Argumentative texts --
  • Contents note continued: 2.Identifying the writer's views/claims -- 3.Identifying grammatical features -- 8.General Training Reading -- 1.The General Training Reading paper -- 2.Dealing with multiple texts -- 3.Understanding work-related texts -- IELTS Writing -- 1.Academic Writing Task 1 -- Describing a chart, table or graph -- 1.Understanding graphs, tables and charts -- 2.More complex charts -- 3.Improving your Task Achievement score -- 2.Academic Writing Task 1 -- Comparing and contrasting graphs and tables -- 1.Avoiding repetition -- 2.Comparing and contrasting data -- 3.Grammatical Accuracy -- describing numbers and figures accurately -- 3.Academic Writing Task 1 -- Describing diagrams -- 1.Understanding a diagram -- 2.Describing a process -- coherence and cohesion -- 3.Lexical Resource -- being accurate -- 4.Academic Writing Task 1 -- Describing maps -- 1.Describing a map -- 2.Describing changes in a place -- 3.Grammatical Accuracy --
  • Contents note continued: 5.General Training Writing Task 1 -- A letter -- 1.Understanding the task -- 2.Improving your score -- 3.Checking and correcting -- 6.Writing Task 2 -- Getting ready to write -- 1.Understanding the task -- 2.Planning and organising your ideas -- 3.Getting started -- writing an introduction -- 7.Writing Task 2 -- Expressing your ideas clearly -- 1.Linking ideas -- cohesion -- 2.Lexical Resource -- avoiding repetition -- 3.Expressing a personal view -- 8.Writing Task 2 -- Checking and correcting -- 1.Developing your ideas clearly -- 2.Grammatical Accuracy -- 3.Assessing your language -- IELTS Speaking -- 1.The Speaking Test -- Part 1 -- 1.Getting ready to speak -- 2.Part 1 -- talking about familiar topics -- 3.Using the right tense -- Grammatical Range and Accuracy -- 2.Part 2 -- Giving a talk -- 1.Understanding the task -- 2.Improving Fluency and Coherence -- 3.Organising your notes and your talk -- 3.Part 3 -- Talking about abstract topics --
  • Contents note continued: 1.Talking about abstract topics -- 2.Agreeing and disagreeing -- 3.Improving your Lexical Resource score -- 4.Checking, correcting and assessing -- 1.Dealing with problems -- 2.Pronunciation, intonation and `chunking' -- 3.Assessing yourself and improving your score -- Practice Tests -- Practice Test 1 -- Practice Test 2 -- Practice Test 3 -- Practice Test 4 -- Practice Test 5 -- Practice Test 6 -- Practice Test 7 -- General Training Test -- Practice Test 8 -- General Training Test
Control code
000052699559
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
400 pages
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781107620698
Isbn Type
(paperback & DVD)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • unmediated
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
  • optical disk
  • regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)873883267
System details
System requirements: DVD-ROm drive; Adobe Flash Player 11.2+; Apple Quicktime; web browser (IE9+, Chrome, Firefox 11+ or Safari)
Label
The official Cambridge guide to IELTS : for academic & general training : student's book with answers, Pauline Cullen, Amanda French, Vanessa Jakeman
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • DVD contains MP3 listening files and speaking test videos
  • "Official Cambridge preparation material"--Title page
Accompanying material
1 videodisc (DVD ; 12 cm)
Antecedent source
not applicable
Carrier category
  • volume
  • computer disc
Carrier category code
  • nc
  • cd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
  • text
  • two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • txt
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: IELTS Summary -- IELTS Listening skills -- 1.Getting ready to listen -- 1.Understanding the context -- 2.Using the correct spelling -- 3.Writing numbers -- 2.Following a conversation -- 1.Identifying the speakers -- 2.Identifying function -- 3.Understanding categories -- 3.Recognising paraphrase -- 1.Identifying distractors -- 2.Recognising paraphrase -- 3.Selecting from a list -- 4.Places and directions -- 1.Describing a place -- 2.Following directions -- 3.Labelling a map -- 5.Listening for actions and processes -- 1.Understanding mechanical parts -- 2.Describing an action or process -- 3.Describing a process -- 6.Attitude and opinion -- 1.Identifying attitudes and opinions -- 2.Persuading and suggesting -- 3.Reaching a decision -- 7.Following a lecture or talk -- 1.Identifying main ideas -- 2.Understanding how ideas are connected -- 3.Understanding an explanation -- 8.Contrasting ideas -- 1.Signposting words --
  • Contents note continued: 2.Comparing and contrasting ideas -- 3.Using notes to follow a talk -- IELTS Reading skills -- 1.Reading strategies -- 1.Using the features of a Reading passage -- 2.Skimming a passage and speed reading -- 3.Global understanding -- 2.Descriptive passages -- 1.Scanning for detail -- 2.Using words from the passage -- 3.Notes/flow-chart/diagram completion -- 3.Understanding the main ideas -- 1.Identifying the main idea -- 2.Understanding the main points -- 3.Identifying information in a passage -- 4.Locating and matching information -- 1.Identifying types of information -- 2.Locating and matching information -- 3.How ideas are connected -- 5.Discursive passages -- 1.Discursive passages -- 2.Identifying theories and opinions -- 3.Matching features -- 6.Multiple-choice questions -- 1.Understanding longer pieces of text -- 2.Different types of multiple choice -- 3.Identifying a writer's purpose -- 7.Opinions and attitudes -- 1.Argumentative texts --
  • Contents note continued: 2.Identifying the writer's views/claims -- 3.Identifying grammatical features -- 8.General Training Reading -- 1.The General Training Reading paper -- 2.Dealing with multiple texts -- 3.Understanding work-related texts -- IELTS Writing -- 1.Academic Writing Task 1 -- Describing a chart, table or graph -- 1.Understanding graphs, tables and charts -- 2.More complex charts -- 3.Improving your Task Achievement score -- 2.Academic Writing Task 1 -- Comparing and contrasting graphs and tables -- 1.Avoiding repetition -- 2.Comparing and contrasting data -- 3.Grammatical Accuracy -- describing numbers and figures accurately -- 3.Academic Writing Task 1 -- Describing diagrams -- 1.Understanding a diagram -- 2.Describing a process -- coherence and cohesion -- 3.Lexical Resource -- being accurate -- 4.Academic Writing Task 1 -- Describing maps -- 1.Describing a map -- 2.Describing changes in a place -- 3.Grammatical Accuracy --
  • Contents note continued: 5.General Training Writing Task 1 -- A letter -- 1.Understanding the task -- 2.Improving your score -- 3.Checking and correcting -- 6.Writing Task 2 -- Getting ready to write -- 1.Understanding the task -- 2.Planning and organising your ideas -- 3.Getting started -- writing an introduction -- 7.Writing Task 2 -- Expressing your ideas clearly -- 1.Linking ideas -- cohesion -- 2.Lexical Resource -- avoiding repetition -- 3.Expressing a personal view -- 8.Writing Task 2 -- Checking and correcting -- 1.Developing your ideas clearly -- 2.Grammatical Accuracy -- 3.Assessing your language -- IELTS Speaking -- 1.The Speaking Test -- Part 1 -- 1.Getting ready to speak -- 2.Part 1 -- talking about familiar topics -- 3.Using the right tense -- Grammatical Range and Accuracy -- 2.Part 2 -- Giving a talk -- 1.Understanding the task -- 2.Improving Fluency and Coherence -- 3.Organising your notes and your talk -- 3.Part 3 -- Talking about abstract topics --
  • Contents note continued: 1.Talking about abstract topics -- 2.Agreeing and disagreeing -- 3.Improving your Lexical Resource score -- 4.Checking, correcting and assessing -- 1.Dealing with problems -- 2.Pronunciation, intonation and `chunking' -- 3.Assessing yourself and improving your score -- Practice Tests -- Practice Test 1 -- Practice Test 2 -- Practice Test 3 -- Practice Test 4 -- Practice Test 5 -- Practice Test 6 -- Practice Test 7 -- General Training Test -- Practice Test 8 -- General Training Test
Control code
000052699559
Dimensions
28 cm. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
400 pages
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781107620698
Isbn Type
(paperback & DVD)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • unmediated
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Sound
sound
Specific material designation
  • optical disk
  • regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)873883267
System details
System requirements: DVD-ROm drive; Adobe Flash Player 11.2+; Apple Quicktime; web browser (IE9+, Chrome, Firefox 11+ or Safari)

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