Road to IELTS General Training

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Road to IELTS General Training 
Unit 1:   Leisure & entertainment 
Words: Words and phrases to talk about leisure activities, sports, games and equipment Listening: A talk about places to eat out in a town; a conversation about a survey on popular forms of physical activity Reading: An article about a new top spot to visit in London; a brochure from a museum of games Writing (1): Practice exercises for writing a letter of introduction Writing (2): Practice exercises for compositions discussing advantages and disadvantages Speaking: Video clips and practice exercises for answering general questions about yourself in Part 1 of the Speaking Test

Unit 2:   Language & communication 

Words:

Words and phrases to talk about language and varieties of language

Listening:

A talk about ways to improve your English; a conversation about endangered languages

Reading:

A guide for effective letter writing; an article giving advice for job interviews

Writing (1): Writing (2):

Practice exercises for letters giving advice Practice exercises for compositions discussing arguments for and against

Speaking:

Video clips and practice exercises for talking about a topic in Part 2 of the Speaking Test

  Unit 3:   Travel, tourism & transport 
Words: Phrases to talk about traffic-related problems and solutions; words and phrases to talk about air travel Listening: A conversation about a plane trip; a lecture about a tribe of Native Americans

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Reading: A brochure about the quickest way to get from Heathrow Airport to central London; an article about backpacking Writing (1): Practice exercises for letters asking for information Writing (2): Practice exercises for compositions giving an opinion Speaking: Video clips and practice exercises for taking part in a discussion in Part 3 of the Speaking Test

  Unit 4:   Environment 
Words: Words and phrases to talk about environmental problems and geographical features Listening: A conversation about adopting a zoo animal; a lecture about the structure of the Earth Reading: An article about making plastic; an article about a danger to a variety of birds Writing (1): Writing (2): Practice exercises for writing letters of complaint Practice exercises for compositions discussing the causes of a problem and suggesting solutions Speaking: Video clips and practice exercises for answering general questions about yourself in Part 1 of the Speaking Test

  Unit 5:   Art & culture 
Words: Words and phrases to talk about art, cinema, theatre and national treasures Listening: A telephone conversation about booking theatre tickets; a lecture on the history of British cinema Reading: A catalogue from a book store; an article discussing tourist information for Bath, in southwest England Writing (1): Writing (2): Practice exercises for letters giving information Practice exercises for compositions discussing advantages and disadvantages Speaking: Video clips and practice exercises for talking about a topic in Part 2 of the Speaking Test 

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Unit 6:   Mass Media 
Words: Words and phrases to talk about television, newspapers and jobs in the media Listening: A talk given by a guide to visitors to a media museum; a conversation about news consumption Reading: A brochure about SummerSkill Sydney; an article about the press Writing (1): Practice exercises for writing letters saying thank you Writing (2): Practice exercises for compositions discussing arguments for and against Speaking: Video clips and practice exercises for taking part in a discussion in Part 3 of the Speaking Test

  Unit 7:   Health & fitness 
Words: Words and phrases to talk about medical conditions and symptoms; food-related vocabulary; words to talk about the causes,...
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