Academic IELTS – Questions and Answers

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assesses an individual's proficiency in the English language. It is taken by those who wish to work or study in a country in which English is the primary language of communication. It is accepted in the United Kingdom, the United States of America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and it can be sat in over 1,600 locations throughout the world. The IELTS Academic Test is intended for those who are seeking higher education or professional registration in an anglophone country. It tests an individual's competence in the four foundational language skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. A nine -band scale is used to score an individual's proficiency on a scale from one to nine (band score 1 is the lowest; band score 9 is the highest). This book offers the reader a rich platform to practice and prepare for the IELTS Academic Test. The initial pages provide helpful tips that are pertinent to each of the four sections of the test, allowing the reader to refine the way in which he or she approaches the different components. With 720 questions, this book is perfectly positioned to enhance the reader's ability to achieve a high score in the reading section of the test. It features a wide assortment of question types, which include:
i) multiple-choice;
ii) sentence completion;
iii) identifying information;
iv) identifying the thoughts of the writer;
v) matching information;
vi) matching headings;
vii) matching sentence endings;
viii) diagram label completion;
ix) summary completion; and
x) flowchart completion. The questions in this book enable the reader to revise an extensive range of reading skills, all of which are central to the IELTS Academic Test.