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We particularly recommend three books to help you prepare for your IELTS test. The book titles below are available at our offices. 

How to prepare for IELTS

How to prepare for IELTS is a British Council publication that contains advice, exercises and practice tests for the four components of the test: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. It covers both IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training.

The book comes with a CD containing Listening and Speaking interview extracts. This book is suitable for home study or for use in class.

Top Tips for IELTS (Academic and General Training)

Top Tips for IELTS is a revision guide available in both Academic and General Training modules. It gives clear examples, explanation, answer keys and general revision advice.

The book comes with a CD-ROM that includes a complete sample paper and a video of the Speaking test.

IELTS Official Practice Materials Volume 2

IELTS Official Practice Materials Volume 2 includes Academic and General Training sample tests for all modules: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking, as well as answers with examiners’ comments.

It also includes a DVD containing a practice Listening test, answers to the sample tests, and video clips of three students taking the Speaking test.