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978-1-107-62508-2 – Complete IELTS Bands 6.5–7.5
Guy Brook-Hart and Vanessa Jakeman
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IELTS Bands 6.5–7.5
Student’s Book with Answers
Guy Brook-Hart and Vanessa Jakeman

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5–7.5 Guy Brook-Hart and Vanessa Jakeman Frontmatter More information Contents Map of the units 4 Introduction 6 IELTS Academic Module: content and overview 7 1 Getting higher qualifications 8 2 Colour my world 18 Vocabulary and grammar review Units 1 and 2 28 3 A healthy life 30 4 Art and the artist 40 Vocabulary and grammar review Units 3 and 4 50 5 Stepping back in time 52 6 IT society 62 Vocabulary and grammar review Units 5 and 6 72 7 Our relationship with nature 74 8 Across the universe 84 Vocabulary and grammar review Units 7 and 8 94 Additional material 96 Speaking reference 97 Writing reference 102 Language reference 112 Word lists 124 IELTS practice test 132 Recording scripts 149 Answer key 165 Acknowledgements 188 Contents 3 © in this web service Cambridge University Press www.cambridge.org .Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-62508-2 – Complete IELTS Bands 6.

cambridge.org .5 Guy Brook-Hart and Vanessa Jakeman Frontmatter More information Unit title Reading Listening Speaking 1 Getting higher Reading Section 1: The MIT Listening Section 1: A graduate Speaking Part 1 qualifications factor: celebrating 150 years of recruitment fair • Answering questions about maverick genius • Form completion yourself • True / False / Not Given • Using advanced vocabulary • Note completion • Using used to and would to talk • Short-answer questions about the past 2 Colour my world Reading Section 2: Learning color Listening Section 2: A colour Speaking Part 2 words exhibition • Beginning and ending the talk • Matching headings • Table completion • Introducing points within the talk • Summary completion • Pick from a list • Maintaining fluency and • Pick from a list coherence Vocabulary and grammar review Units 1 and 2 3 A healthy life Reading Section 3: Examining the Listening Section 3: Interview with a Speaking Part 2 placebo effect physiotherapist • Addressing the task and making • Yes / No / Not Given • Matching useful notes • Summary completion with a • Flow-chart completion • Talking about ambitions and box aspirations • Multiple choice Map of the units 4 Art and the artist Reading Section 1: The history of Listening Section 4: A lecture on Speaking Parts 2 and 3 the poster Aboriginal art • Using advanced vocabulary • Table completion • Note completion • Addressing abstract topics • Flow-chart completion • Generalising and distancing • True / False / Not Given Vocabulary and grammar review Units 3 and 4 5 Stepping back Reading Section 2: Last man Listening Section 3: A talk by a Speaking Parts 2 and 3 in time standing palaeontologist • Fluency strategies: speaking for • Matching information • Multiple choice the full two minutes • Sentence completion • Labelling a diagram • Speculating and hypothesising • Matching features • Giving reasons and examples 6 IT society Reading Section 3: The new way Listening Section 4: A lecture about Speaking Parts 2 and 3 to be a fifth-grader animation technology in the film • Paraphrasing unknown or • Multiple choice industry forgotten vocabulary • Yes / No / Not Given • Note completion • Discussing advantages and • Matching sentence endings disadvantages Vocabulary and grammar review Units 5 and 6 7 Our relationship Reading Section 2: Gold dusters Listening Section 3: Student Speaking Parts 2 and 3 with nature • Matching headings discussion about a photography • Structuring the talk • Sentence completion assignment • Using advanced vocabulary • Pick from a list • Labelling a plan • Speculating and talking about the • Sentence completion future • Short-answer questions 8 Across the Reading Section 3: The Earth and Listening Section 4: A lecture on Speaking Parts 2 and 3 universe Space Foundation space observation • Understanding the question and • Yes / No / Not Given • Note completion giving an appropriate answer • Multiple choice • Using a range of language • Summary completion with a functions box Vocabulary and grammar review Units 7 and 8 4 Map of the units © in this web service Cambridge University Press www.Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-62508-2 – Complete IELTS Bands 6.5–7.

g.cambridge. • Linking information. take.5 Guy Brook-Hart and Vanessa Jakeman Frontmatter More information Writing Vocabulary Pronunciation Key grammar Writing Task 1 Dependent prepositions Sentence stress 1 Past simple. the answer contrast. etc.org .5–7. signalling and comparing stages • Using participle clauses to express consequences Writing Task 2 Adjective + noun collocations Intonation 2 Referencing • Describing advantages and • Showing you are engaged in disadvantages discussion • Structuring an answer and linking • Helping the conversation flow paragraphs • Presenting a balanced view: discourse markers Writing Task 1 Idiomatic expressions Word stress Speculating and talking • Categorising data about the future • Organising information • Proofing your work: punctuation Writing Task 2 Verbs and dependent Rhythm and chunking Emphasising • Linking ideas and views across prepositions • Achieving natural-sounding paragraphs rhythm • Writing a conclusion • Using advanced vocabulary Map of the units 5 © in this web service Cambridge University Press www. a reference. do and have • Pausing between word groups and effect • Maintaining a clear position • Using reasons and examples for support • Introducing arguments Writing Task 1 Word formation – negative Sentence stress 2 Speaking hypothetically • Summarising a diagram affixes • Highlighting important aspects • Analysing the task and organising of an answer. extent or category Writing Task 2 Collocations and phrases with Speech rate and chunking Expressing purpose. cause • Brainstorming main ideas make. simple and past perfect • Selecting and summarising main including pronouns and simple features contractions • Grouping information in paragraphs • Advanced use of superlatives Writing Task 2 Phrasal verbs Intonation 1 Nouns and articles • Analysing the task and • Using intonation to show how brainstorming ideas you feel • Planning an answer • Using attitude adverbials Writing Task 1 Verb + noun collocations Linking and pausing Expressing large and small • Summarising key features in more differences than one chart • Paragraphing and the overview • Using your own words • Expressing amount. present perfect • Writing an introduction to the task • Stressing important words. e.Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-62508-2 – Complete IELTS Bands 6.

to be useful to candidates needing to achieve a high band score in the test. – one section on each of the four papers in the – a large number of suggestions for alternative IELTS test. Each unit and Writing papers.cambridge. each containing: – step-by-step guidance for handling all the activities in the Student’s Book. They give you examples. e. • a Workbook containing: • Speaking and Writing reference sections which explain the tasks you will have to do in the Speaking – eight units for homework and self-study. Who this book is for accompanied by a definition supplied by a corpus- informed Cambridge dictionary. and your ability to speak at length and express complex ideas. Test in the IELTS practice test. suggestions for extension activities. • a Language reference section which clearly explains all the areas of grammar and vocabulary covered – further practice in the grammar and vocabulary in the book and which will help you prepare for the taught in the Student’s Book. including further listening practice exclusive as well as key grammar and vocabulary which. writing. – a coherent approach to IELTS Writing tasks.g. – vocabulary exercises that aim to raise your – eight photocopiable word lists (one for each unit) knowledge of advanced vocabulary items and help taken from the International Corpus which extend demonstrate your ability to use these in Writing the vocabulary taught in the units. CD2. to practise and extend language. the – a unit review which revises the vocabulary and CALD.5 is a short preparation course of 50–60 classroom hours for students who wish • complete recording scripts for all the listening material to take the Academic module of the International English • complete answer keys. 6 Introduction © in this web service Cambridge University Press www. word list is accompanied by a definition supplied by a corpus-informed Cambridge dictionary. – an audio CD containing all the listening material for the Workbook. are known the topics in the Student’s Book. – further practice in analysing the tasks from the Writing paper and writing answers. Complete IELTS Bands 6. – complete answer keys.5–7. including sample answers – key grammar exercises relevant to the exam.5 Guy Brook-Hart and Vanessa Jakeman Frontmatter More information Introduction • a complete IELTS practice test • eight photocopiable word lists (one for each unit) containing topic-based vocabulary found in the units. exercises. It teaches you the all Writing tasks. reading. Each item in the and Speaking tasks. It covers all the exam question types. including sample answers to Language Testing System (IELTS). the CALD. listening and speaking skills that you • a CD-ROM which provides you with many interactive need for the exam. including exercises based on the Cambridge Learner Corpus that highlight common – four photocopiable progress tests. designed to enhance your fluency for teachers to pass on to students. e. IELTS test.org . to writing tasks.g. grammar that you have studied in each unit.5–7. together contains full exam practice in one part of the IELTS with additional exercises and advice on how best to Reading and Listening papers.Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-62508-2 – Complete IELTS Bands 6. from to the CD-ROM. approach these two IELTS papers. the book teaches you the skills • two audio CDs containing listening material for the and language you need to reach an advanced level of eight units of the Student’s Book plus the Listening English (Common European Framework (CEF) level C1). – extra photocopiable materials for each unit of the Student’s Book. If you are not planning to take the Also available are: exam in the near future. with relevant language input and skills treatments of activities in the Student’s Book and practice. one for every problem areas for advanced students. In the Student’s Book there are: • a Teacher’s Book containing: • eight units for classroom study. The listening material is indicated by different coloured icons in the Student’s What the book contains Book as follows: CD1. – a range of enjoyable and stimulating speaking – information and advice on the test and task types activities. All these extra exercises are linked to research into the Cambridge Learner Corpus. two units of the book.

g. a lecture candidates receive a band score from 1 to 9. • Each question scores 1 mark. 13 questions They include completion. • Part 2: After a minute’s preparation.org . This is Given and multiple choice. the candidate speaks for vocabulary. main ideas. main ideas and opinions. Candidates are advised to spend 20 minutes on Task 1 and 40 minutes on Task 2. vocabulary and grammar. hobbies. paragraph headings.5–7. READING • three sections • C andidates are expected 1 hour • 40 questions to read for / understand • a range of question types specific information. pronunciation. • S ection 1: a conversation on a social topic. 4–5 minutes All candidates who take the test receive an Overall Band Score between 1 and 9 that is an average of the four scores for each part of the test. speak at length.Cambridge University Press 978-1-107-62508-2 – Complete IELTS Bands 6. graphic or diagrammatic form • Candidates are assessed on a • Task 2: a 250-word essay presenting an argument on a given nine-band scale for content. • Section 2: a monologue about a social topic. interests. etc. e. a multiple choice. a radio report matching. Students have ten minutes at the end of the test to transfer their answers onto an answer sheet. e. discussion between students • Each question scores 1 mark. True / False / Not At least one passage contains arguments and/or views. Candidates are advised to spend no more than 20 minutes on each candidates receive a band section. someone making • There is a range of task types a booking which include completion.g.cambridge. The recording is heard ONCE.ielts. usually Section 3. For information on courses.org. • Candidates are assessed on a 4–5 minutes nine-band scale for fluency. e. grammar and two minutes on a familiar topic provided by the examiner. SPEAKING • three parts • C andidates are expected 11–14 minutes • one examiner + one candidate to be able to respond to questions on familiar and • P art 1: The examiner asks a number of questions about familiar unfamiliar topics and to topics such as the candidate’s studies/work.5 Guy Brook-Hart and Vanessa Jakeman Frontmatter More information IELTS Academic Module: content and overview part/timing content test focus LISTENING • four sections • C andidates are expected approximately • 40 questions to listen for specific 30 minutes • a range of question types information. • Section 3: a passage with 14 questions matching. 3–4 minutes • Part 3: The examiner and the candidate discuss some general questions based on the theme of the Part 2 topic.g. required band scores and interpreting band scores. score from 1 to 9. IELTS Academic Module: content and overview 7 © in this web service Cambridge University Press www. labelling and • Section 3: a conversation on a study-based topic. e. WRITING • two compulsory tasks • C andidates are expected to 1 hour write a factual summary and • T ask 1: a 150-word summary of information presented in a discursive essay. • Section 4: a monologue on a study-based topic. • Section 1: a passage with 13 questions • Each section contains • Section 2: a passage usually divided into paragraphs with more than one task type. which is worth twice as many marks as Task 1. gist and opinions.g. see www. topic coherence.