IELTS books

We particularly recommend several books to help you prepare for your IELTS test that you can order from our office in Bern.

Books

Common mistakes at IELTS... and how to avoid them

Based on analysis of over 10,000 exam papers, this book helps you avoid the most common mistakes made by real learners. Books for Academic or General Training are available at an intermediate or advanced level. Includes an access code for four authentic online practice tests.

The Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS for Academic and General Training

The Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS for Academic and General Training aims to provide a comprehensive guide to IELTS as well as eight authentic practice tests.

IELTS Official Practice Materials: Volume 1

IELTS Official Practice Materials: Volume 1 provides complete Academic and General Training sample tests for all modules: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking, as well as answers with examiners’ comments.

It also includes a booklet and a CD for the Listening test, as well as answers to the sample tests.

IELTS Official Practice Materials Volume 2

IELTS Official Practice Materials Volume 2 includes Academic and General Training sample tests for all modules: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking, as well as answers with examiners’ comments.

It also includes a DVD containing a practice Listening test, answers to the sample tests, and video clips of three students taking the Speaking test.

Top Tips

Top Tips gives you essential advice, examples and explanations for each part of the test, useful for your preparation.

Grammar for IELTS and Vocabulary for IELTS

Grammar for IELTS and Vocabulary for IELTS (two separate books) focus in more detail on these two areas.

How to order

Please complete the IELTS preparation books order form and email it to ielts@britishcouncil.ch with proof of your payment. Payment details are outlined on the order form.