About IELTS Express

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IELTS Express is a two-level preparation course for students at intermediate (4 – 5.5) and Upper Intermediate (5.5 – 7) levels. This popular IELTS preparation course has been completely revised.

Each IELTS Express Student’s Book is an ideal choice for short preparation courses of 30-40 hours, and can be easily extended by selecting from supplementary materials. Each coursebook has been extensively revised with new and updated reading and listening texts and new photographs, charts and graphs. The coursebooks include:

  • full coverage of all IELTS modules
  • a complete Practice Test for the Academic and General Training exam
  • In the exam sections with detailed information about each part of the exam
  • a For this task feature which provides strategies for each IELTS exam task type
  • Express Tips which give practical suggestions for taking the exam
  • a Language Bank that lists useful expressions for IELTS writing and speaking
  • recorded speaking models to help learners prepare for the exam interview
  • extensive viewing tasks to accompany the updated Speaking test DVD
  • an answer key and full audioscripts to support learners with reading and listening

Additional components

  • The IELTS Express Workbook, which comes packed with the audio CD, provides further practice of the skills and task types covered in the coursebook
  • The Teacher's Guide provides step-by-step lesson notes, annotated answers and audioscripts for the audio CDs and Speaking Test DVD
  • The Speaking Test DVD contains model interviews with real students preparing for the IELTS exam, as well as commentary from an IELTS expert on how to deal with the Speaking part of the exam.
  • The Class audio CDs contain all the listening exercises in the coursebook.