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Author Braverman, Simone.

Title Ace the IELTS : IELTS general module : how to maximize your score / Simone Braverman
Published [Frankston, Vic.] : [Simone Braverman], [2009]


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Description 68 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents Contents note continued: Baby steps through the essay -- 40 minutes? Not enough! -- Helpful phrases -- Practice, practice, practice! -- Tips for the Speaking test -- Interview -- Possible questions and answers -- Speech -- Practice, practice, practice -- Discussion -- Have an opinion! -- What if...? -- Leave a good impression -- Pocket tips
Contents note continued: Strategy for Multiple-choice task -- Strategy for the Gap fills -- Assumptions are the mother of all mess-ups! -- Practice, practice, practice! -- Tips for the Writing test -- First, some general guidelines -- Tips for Writing Task 1 Letter -- Types of letters -- Complaint -- Useful phrases -- Example of a Complaint -- Request of information letter -- Example of a Request letter -- Job application letter -- Example of a Job Application -- Personal Letter -- Example of a Personal Letter -- Formal Business letter -- Example of a Formal Business letter -- Practice, practice, practice! -- Complaint letters tasks -- Request of Information letter tasks -- Job Application letter task -- Personal letters tasks -- Business Letter tasks -- Tips for Writing Task 2 Essay -- Essay structure -- Essay topics - 3 different kinds -- Essay of A(rgument) kind -- Essay of H(idden argument) kind -- Essay of S(ituation) kind -- General suggestions --
Machine generated contents note: What this book is about -- Attitude tips -- How to use this book -- The IELTS Routine -- The Listening test at a glance -- The Reading test at a glance -- The Writing test at a glance -- The Speaking test at a glance -- Tips for the Listening Test -- In general -- Instructions will keep you safe -- Divide and conquer! -- Distractions -- Listen for specifics -- Answer as you listen -- Keep moving forward -- Know your clues -- Spelling tasks -- Typical Listening tasks -- Eliminate wrong answers -- Gap-fill strategy -- Watch out for traps -- Check the grammar -- Use your time wisely -- Copy answers smartly -- Answer Sheet looks like this -- Practice, practice, practice! -- Tips for the Reading Test -- Test structure -- Manage your own time -- Don't read - scan! -- Make a map -- Learn the rules -- Types of task -- Go fishing! -- Choose your battles -- Use passage layout -- Find the keywords -- Strategy for True/False/Not Given task --
Summary Written by a passed IELTS candidate, who aims to help others pass the IELTS exam: It speaks your language - easy English It guides you through Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking tests It protects you from walking into IELTS traps (and there are many!) It gives you clear and simple tips how to do General IELTS tasks It tells you how to make the best impression on your examiner It teaches you great techniques to do things FAST It shows you how to manage your time It has examples for every task you may ever see in IELTS It supplies you with Pocket tips - little reminders you can take everywhere with you. It makes you practice, practice, practice
Subject English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
English language -- Examinations -- Study guides.
International English Language Testing System -- Study guides.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Study guides.
ISBN 9780646516134
Other Titles IELTS general module : how to maximize your score