Delta Publishing Catalogue

IELTS Intensive

A Short Course For IELTS Success


Authors: Louis Rogers, Nick Thorner

ISBN: 9781909783218

IELTS Intensive is a short course offering 40 hours of classroom study, with an optional 20 hours of additional practice material for extended classroom use or homework. It is designed to strike a balance between test training and practice in all four skills areas.

IELTS Intensive is aimed at students who require an IELTS band score of 5.5 – 6.5, who are close to achieving this level of academic language proficiency, but who need to improve their IELTS performance.

Key points:

  • It is a genuinely short course which means teachers do not have to use content selectively.
  • The focus on evaluating models and analysing test prompts helps students engage confidently with test tasks.
  • Additional test practice material after every two units reviews task types presented in the preceding units in a format that closely reflects the test.
  • Two audio CDs, full audio transcripts and an answer key with full sample answers are included in the back of the book.

Additional features

Get to know IELTS: An introductory quiz familiarises students with the IELTS test.

Target time and Target score: Because students often find it challenging to complete Reading questions in the time given, questions are accompanied by a target time to help students maintain an adequate speed.

You’re the examiner: Students use this feature to analyse tasks in depth and assess sample answers.

Boost your band score: Tips suggest how students can gain higher band scores.

Writing task bank: Includes an extensive section of additional Writing tasks for extra practice.

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# Name Type Size
# Name ISBN
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1Contents.pdf32.04
2Introduction.pdf34.74
3Unit 4.pdf2032.17
4Test File 3.pdf344.34
5Writing Task Bank.pdf329.78

Louis Rogers

Louis Rogers holds an MA in ELT and currently teaches at the University of Reading. He has also written a number of titles in various fields of ELT, including Exams, English for Academic Purposes and Business English. He has taught all around the world including the UK, Germany, Portugal and Italy and for the last decade has been teaching in the university sector of the UK.

Nick Thorner

Nick Thorner is a teacher, writer and examiner based at Kings Education in Oxford. He has

engaged in teaching or teacher training in a variety of international contexts, including Italy,

Latin America and the Middle East, and has many years’ experience preparing

students from around the world for IELTS tests and UK university courses.

We're really pleased that IELTS Intensive was April's Book Of The Month in the EL Gazette.

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