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There are 2 types of IELTS - Academic and General Training
The Academic IELTS is usually taken by future students and General Training - by people who intend to live and work in an English-speaking country.
Listening and Speaking sections are the same for both Academic and General, while Reading and Writing sections are different.
In the Academic IELTS in the Writing Task 1 you will get a graph, table, chart or diagram and you will need to describe, summarise or explain the information on it.
In the General Training IELTS in the Writing Task 1 you will need to write a letter, according to the task prompt.
In the Academic Reading test there are 3 long texts for you to read and answer questions.
In the General Training Reading there may be 4 or 5, shorter texts for you to read and answer questions on them.
The skills and strategies that are required in the Academic and General Training IELTS are a bit different. This is why there is a book for each IELTS type:
'Target Band 7' is for the Academic IELTS, and
'Ace The IELTS' is for the General Training IELTS.
If you are preparing to take the Academic IELTS, you need 'Target Band 7'.
If you are preparing to take the General Training IELTS, you need 'Ace the IELTS'.
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About the Author,
Simone is the founder of the website IELTS-Blog.com - the ultimate free resource for IELTS self-study, visited by millions every year.
Simone's mission is to help busy people whose English is far from perfect to achieve a high score in IELTS (higher than they ever expected) after a short preparation in their spare time - even if they scored low previously, have a learning disability, too busy working 24/7 or are afraid to death of exams.
Knowing all about the difficulties of people who weren't born into English, Simone developed the solutions to their problems, which laid the foundation to her first two books that later exploded in popularity – "Ace the IELTS" and "Target Band 7".
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