The Official IELTS Practice Materials are recommended for anyone who wants to improve their IELTS band score or test if their English is at the required level to take IELTS. Written by Cambridge ESOL examiners and material writers with many years of experience preparing IELTS tests, the Official IELTS Practice Materials use materials approved by the IELTS partners: British Council, Cambridge ESOL and IDP: IELTS Australia. You can learn about how each of the tests is assessed and pick up some valuable tips. The book contains: practice tests for Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing (both Academic and General Training); Listening, Reading and Writing answer sheets; Listening and Reading practice test answer keys and Listening tapescripts; sample candidate Writing responses and examiner comments; sample candidate Speaking tests and examiner comments. The CD contains a Listening test for candidates to practise and three examples of students taking the Speaking test.