Collins for IELTS Reading, Speaking, Listening, and Writing series provides a huge amount of knowledge, covering not only all 4 skills but also vocabulary & grammar. It helps learners prepare the best to conquer the goal of IELTS 6.0+.
The set of books gives learners a good and difficult source of exercises to practice every day. Each book is divided into many different topics based on the level. Therefore, learners can easily learn from basic to advanced levels.
Each topic has a close connection with each other, from grammar, and vocabulary to 4 skills, so when you study the book series, you will stick to it and learn better.
After each lesson, there will be a daily practice part so that you can immediately apply what you have learned into practice, helping to absorb knowledge quickly and effectively.
Collins Vocabulary for IELTS
Collins Vocabulary for IELTS includes topics and theme-based vocabulary that are designed to help learners improve all 4 skill tests: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
In each unit, there are practice exercises similar to the actual IELTS tests. Combine with activities in each lesson to help you develop skills and vocabulary.
Key vocabulary, along with test-taking skills, will be highlighted in the Exam Tips sections. In addition, this book has a CD to help you practice listening and learn to pronounce words correctly.
The book is recommended for those with band 5.0 and above who are aiming for 6.5 IELTS and higher.
Collins Grammar for IELTS
Collins Grammar for IELTS covers the grammar and skills needed for all 4 sections of the IELTS test: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking.
Each Unit will start with the grammatical points and example sentences and explanations, helping learners understand the structure and briefly understand the grammar usage.
At the end of each lesson, there is a practice section that is closest to the actual IELTS exam. The tips are available throughout the book, focusing on relevant grammar knowledge, and techniques and strategies to help test-takers perform well on the test.
The special feature of this book is to provide you with a higher level of grammar knowledge to use specifically for each common topic in IELTS. The topics are meticulously selected and are highly applicable to the IELTS test.
The book also has an accompanying audio file/CD. Thanks to that, learners can learn more quality vocabulary.
Collins Reading for IELTS
Collins Reading for IELTS provides learners with a wide range of common theme-based vocabularies that are suitable for those who aspire to get high scores on the IELTS Reading tests. Besides the lesson, there are accompanying tips to help you do the Reading test yourself more effectively.
Divide lessons by topics, the format of the lesson is also the way the system of vocabulary, grammar, and practice is done in a specific form for each topic. That helps you learn deeply and understand more deeply.
The book consists of 12 units corresponding to familiar topics in IELTS. Units 1-11 focus on familiar question types in IELTS so that learners can build a bank of diverse vocabulary and ideas to conquer IELTS. At the beginning of each unit, there will be a detailed description of the objectives of the lesson, the key skills, and techniques.
Unit 12 is a test in the format of the IELTS Reading test to help summarize the knowledge learned and practice with the real test.
The book is still an Answer key to help learners look up the answers and study more easily.
Collins Writing for IELTS
Collins Writing for IELTS is another book in the Collins for IELTS series of books by author Collins. The book is divided into 12 lesson units, each of which will cover topics that often appear in the actual IELTS Writing test such as Family, Health and Fitness, Education, etc.
Particularly for unit 12, there will be an IELTS Writing test, whose format is quite similar to the actual IELTS Writing test. It gives learners the experience closest to the real test, as well as checks the learners’ language capabilities after using the book.
In addition, the book also provides useful strategies and tips to help you get a high score in the IELTS Writing test.
Collins Listening for IELTS
Collins Listening for IELTS is designed for those who want to improve their listening skills. There are lessons with the same familiar topic that learners often encounter in the real IELTS tests.
Listening for IELTS is divided into 12 units, each unit covers a topic such as Holiday, Travel, Youth, etc. so that learners can build a bank of words and ideas for diverse topics.
Units 1 to 11 covers different types of questions in the IELTS Listening test. Each lesson objective is listed at the top of the unit, indicating the key skills, techniques and necessary vocabulary.
Unit 12 provides learners with an IELTS Listening practice test. The test information is also presented clearly, easy to read and understand. The “Exam tip” section in each unit is highlighted for quick and easy review.
Collins Speaking for IELTS
Collins Speaking for IELTS is divided into 12 units, each unit focusing on a common topic in the IELTS test so that learners can build a bank of words and ideas for many different topics.
Units 1 – 11 are Vocabulary, Grammar, Pronunciation and test-taking techniques to prepare for the IELTS Speaking test. Each exercise is related to the test. The main objective of each unit is listed at the top of each unit.
You can also find the full audio transcripts of all the Speaking exercises at the end of the book. Sample answers for the IELTS Speaking test are included on CDs.
Collins Practice Test for IELTS
After studying all of the books above, you can have the opportunity to experience the Test part with the Practice Test for IELTS book. This book is designed with tests similar to the real ones to help learners check their own language capability, as well as the results of the learning process.