Barron's IELTS is one of the most helpful books for the professionals and academics who are planning to appear for the International English Language Testing System(IELTS test) in order to evaluate their proficiency in English language as well as to find better academic and professional opportunities. It is jointly organized by the British council, IDP Education Pvt. Ltd. and Cambridge English Language Assessment. Barron's IELTS, which is authored by Lin Lougheed, offers detailed lessons and comprehensive materials to prepare for the test. A number of government agencies, more than 7,000 educational institutions, as well as professional organizations have specific IELTS requirements for applicants. The 2nd Edition of Barron's IELTS, which has been published by New Age International Pvt Ltd Publishers, on 30th April, 2011, covers all the parts of IELTS.
Barron's IELTS preparation books offer detailed guidelines on how to prepare for IELTS. The book contains four full-length practice tests and these match the actual pattern of IELTS in terms of question types, structure, degree of difficulty as well as length. The CDs that come with this edition contain audio for all the four tests with answers as well as reading and listening modules with answer keys. The book contains detailed review of all types of questions including sentence completion, multiple choice, short answers, flowchart completion, describing graphs, charts, diagrams, etc. The book also includes IELTS model tests, along with answers for the same. If you prefer buying books online, you don't need to worry, since Barron's IELTS is easily available on the different online bookstores listed at Junglee.
The book is quite popular among all those who are preparing for IELTS test as it explains all the modules clearly and concisely. It gives an idea of what IELTS is and then suggests not only how to prepare for IELTS, but also how to succeed in the exam. The book is written in English, and has 420 pages. The ISBN 10 for the 2nd edition is 8122431534, while 9788122431537 is the ISBN 13. This low-priced edition is to be sold in specific countries like Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Nepal.