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AuthorLindeck, Jeremy
TitleFocusing on IELTS:reading and writing skills
Type of publicationBooks
Languageeng
Physical description IX, 237 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
Publisher 2nd ed., Macmillan, 2011
ISBN9781420230208
Сall numberPE1128 .L56 2011
Location3rd floor
SubjectInternational English Language Testing System
English language study
English for foreign speakers
English language examinations
GenreTextbooks/Оқулықтар/Учебная литература
SummarySecond edition, contains practical, in-depth strategis for developing reading and writing skills in preparation for the IELTS examination. Ideal for independent study or class use, it has been designed for students who need to focus on specific test skills. It is suitable for both the Academic and General Training modules
ContentsHow to use this book --
Acknowledgements Reading skills and strategies summary --
Writing skills ad strategies summary --
Unit 1: Reading --
1.1 What is the Reading Test? --
1.2. Test-taking steps --
Be prepared --
Manage your time --
Guess --
Write accurately --
Know what to expect --
1.3. Getting to know the test --
Multiple-choice questions --
Identifying information --
Identifying writer's views/claims --
Matching information --
Matching headings --
Matching features --
Matching sentence-ending --
Sentence completion --
Summary/note/table/flow-chart completion --
1.4. The reading strategies and skills you need --
Strategies: Step 1. Skimming --
Step 2. Scanning --
Step3. Reading intensively --
Skills: Identifying questions types --
Dealing with vocabulary --
Recognising text organisation and features --
Recognising text types --
1.5. Developing and independent study program --
Identifying your needs --
Improving your general reading --
Practising for specific sections of the test --
Practising specific strategies and skills --
1.6. Practice IELTS Reading tests --
Practice academic IELTS --
Reading test --
Practice General Training IELTS Reding test --
Reading answer sheet --

Unit 2: Writing: 2.1 What is writing test? --
Test-taking tips --
Manage your time --
Read the task and plan your answer --
Meet the minimum number of words --
Check your answers --
2.3. Getting to know the test --
General Training Task 1 --
Academic Task --
General Training and academic Task 2 --
2.4. The writing skills you need --
General Training Task 1 --
Responding to the task --
Organising your ideas logically --
Using appropriate vocabulary --
Using a range of grammar features accurately --
Academic Task 1 --
Responding to the task --
Organising your ideas logically --
Using appropriate vocabulary --
Using a range pf grammar accurately --
General Training and Academic Task 2 --
Responding to the task --
Organising your ideas logically --
Using appropriate vocabulary --
Using a range of grammar accurately --
Editing your work --
Tense --
Punctuation --
Word formation --
Subject-verb agreement --
2.5. Developing an independent study program --
Identifying your needs --
Improving your general writing --
Practising for specific sections of the test --
2.6. Practice IELTS Writing Tests --
Practice general training IELTS Writing Test --
Practice Academic IELTS Writing Test --
Answer key --
Unit:1. Reading --
Unit 2: Writing
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