IELTS books
IELTS books

We particularly recommend the following books to help you prepare for your IELTS test.

Official IELTS Practice Materials: Volume 1

Official IELTS Practice Materials: Volume 1 provides complete Academic and General Training sample tests for all modules: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking, as well as answers with examiners’ comments.

It also includes  a CD for the Listening test, and video clips of three students taking the Speaking test. 

Official IELTS  Practice Materials: Volume 2

Official IELTS Practice Materials: Volume 2 includes Academic and General Training sample tests for all modules: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking, as well as answers with examiners’ comments.

It also includes a DVD containing a practice Listening test, and video clips of three students taking the Speaking test.

Top Tips for IELTS

Top Tips for IELTS is available for both Academic and General Training modules. Written by experienced IELTS examiners, these candidate revision guides are recommended as part of your preparation for the IELTS test. They provide candidates with essential advice for each part of the test and include:

  • clear examples and explanations
  • general tips for each component to help you with revision
  • sections on how to revise, and what to do on the day of the test.

The book includes a CD which contains a full IELTS practice test, sample answers for the Writing paper, and a video of a Speaking test.

How to purchase

You can purchase these materials at British Council centres or you can order them by email and you will receive the materials by courier. Please note that the courier services are available only for addresses located in Romania.

COSTS

  • Official IELTS Practice Materials: Volume 1 - 80 lei or 72 lei*            
  • Official IELTS Practice Materials: Volume 2  - 80 lei or 72 lei*  
  • Top Tips for IELTS (Academic or General Training)  - 70 lei or  63 lei*             

Candidates who are registered to take IELTS, British Council students and those who attend the IELTS presentation benefit from a 10% discount.

Here is what you need to do if you want to receive the materials by courier:

STEP 1

Make a bank transfer to the British Council for the cost of the book/ books that you would like to purchase. The British Council account details are as follows:

  • Beneficiary: British Council
  • Account number: IBAN RO07 CITI 0000 0008 2601 2005
  • Opened at: Citibank Europe plc - Dublin România branch (145 Calea Victoriei Street, Sector 1, Bucharest)
  • C.U.I. / C.F.: 9000 0000 26598 / 22.02.91

Please write your name on the payment order and 'IELTS Material' as a payment reference.

STEP 2

Send us an email to contact@britishcouncil.ro along with your chosen delivery address (delivery will be between Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 17.00), your mobile phone number and your name. Please let us know which of these materials you are interested in and if you want to purchase the Top Tips for IELTS material, please also specify which exam module you are preparing for (Academic or General Training).

The books are sent by courier as soon as the paid amount will be shown on our bank report (within three working days) and you will pay the delivery fee upon arrival.

Please note that for each payment, invoices will only be issued on request, within 30 days from the date of payment.