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IELTS Target 6.5: Preparation for IELTS Academic Combined Course Book and Workbook (eBook 317946)

Chris Gough

£20.00

A preparation course for the IELTS Academic examination.

ISBN: 9781782608400

Intermediate to advanced
CEF Level: B1 - C1  IELTS Level: 5.0 - 6.5

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IELTS Target 6.5 is aimed at students entering IELTS study at intermediate level. The main focus of preparation is the IELTS Academic examination, therefore this book is ideal for those seeking to gain accreditation for university admissions or for immigration purposes. The combined IELTS Target 6.5 Course Book and Workbook teaches language competencies, rather than focusing solely on exam preparation.

The course consists of three four-unit sections that take the student from an intermediate to advanced level. Each unit focuses on developing vocabulary and key language skills in all four areas – speaking, listening, reading and writing. The Workbook provides additional practice to help consolidate learning. By the end of the course, students will be working with texts and language at an advanced level.

Each unit consists of five modules:

  1. Speaking and Vocabulary: This prepares students for the type of interaction they can expect with the examiner in the Speaking test. The vocabulary selected is that most frequently encountered during the speaking exam.
  2. Listening: This module is in two parts. The first part engages students in a topic and pre-teaches key vocabulary, before focusing on a key skill or particular IELTS exam technique. The second part practises the skill.
  3. Reading: As with the Listening Module.
  4. Writing: This deals with both parts of the Writing test, each unit focusing on a different writing skill or writing technique. There is a focus on guided writing, with model compositions for all writing tasks.
  5. Consolidation and Exam Practice: The first part revises the speaking focus and vocabulary in the first module. The second part practises listening, reading or writing skills under exam-type conditions.

The course also includes end-of-section review material.

See accompanying Teacher’s Book.

 


Format: eBook

Publication date: 9 Jun 2020

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Contents

Unit 1: Life and death
Unit 2: Nature or nurture
Unit 3: Boys and girls
Unit 4: Past and present
Unit 5: Work and play
Unit 6: Home and away
Unit 7: Kill or cure
Unit 8: Bricks and mortar
Unit 9: Words and pcitures
Unit 10: Rain or shine
Unit 11: Sink or swim
Unit 12: Crime and punishment

Author details

Chris Gough has taught in the UK and Spain and was involved in teacher training in the UK for a number of years. He now spends all his time writing materials, though he still regularly moderates training courses for Trinity. Chris has written titles for various publishers including supplementary vocabulary and reading resources. He has been writing with Garnet for nearly two years. He lives in Brighton with his wife, Gerry and daughter, Isobel.

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“Deal(s) with the nitty-gritty of what learners must do to raise their band levels to university standards.”

“What I noticed and liked immediately about this material was how it goes straight to the heart of skills teaching.”

- EL Gazette, Issue 410, March 2014

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