Includes an overview of IELTS with advice on how to use the Student's Book activities and suggestions for additional activities. Also included are model answers and students' answers with examiner's comments and full answer key.
Achieve IELTS 2 takes students from band 5.5 to 7.5 and was developed and tested at UK and international universities and language schools by experienced IELTS teachers and examiners. Achieve IELTS recognises students' real aims and ambitions by preparing them for examination success and student life in international education.
The course provides: a student-centred communicative approach to learning; clear, useful advice on approaching the test from an experienced examiner; motivating and contemporary topic-based units that cover the core skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking; carefully graded development of test skills, building to full test practice activities, texts and instructions that closely follow the test format; a strong grammar syllabus which revises key structures needed by students at this level; graded writing practice with model answers and example students answers (with examiner's comments), including the latest changes to the IELTS writing test; an integrated Workbook with further practice in test questions, with a study skills syllabus and practice in the IELTS general English module; and preparation for study after IELTS to help students deal with social life in an academic environment.
teaches at the University of Bradford on IELTS preparation courses as well as pre-sessional and foundation courses. He has taught in the UK, Turkey, Hungary and Sri Lanka and is an experienced author having written several English Language teaching books. Susan Hutchison is a teacher, teacher trainer and examiner who worked for many years with the British Council where she was involved in an IELTS CD rom project. She has taught in Italy, Russia and the UK and currently teaches English at an International School in Budapest. Caroline Cushen is a current IELTS examiner with 5 years' testing experience overseas and in the UK. She has taught EFL in Spain, Hungary, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam. She is currently teaching on EAP Foundation and MA TESOL Programmes at the University of Buckingham.