Get Ready for IELTS Listening has been written for learners with a band score of 3 or 4 who want to achieve a higher score. Using this book will help you improve your pre-intermediate listening skills for the IELTS Academic Listening test. You can use Get Heady for IELTS Listening: as a self-study course. We recommend that you work systematically through the 12 units in order to benefit from its progressive structure. as a supplementary listening skills course for IELTS preparation classes.The book provides enough material for approximately 50 hours of classroom activity. Get Ready for IELTS Listening: The book contains 12 units. Each unit focuses on a different topic and these topics are ones that often appear in the IELTS exam. After every three units, there is a Review unit which helps you to revise the language and skills covered in the previous units. At the end of the book the Practice test gives you the opportunity to take an lELTS-style test under test conditions. There is also a full answer key at the back of the book so you can check your answers. Here you will find suggested answers for more open-ended questions and model answers for the exam practice questions in Part 3 of the unit. The glossary at the back of the book lists the useful words from each unit with their Cobuild dictionary definitions.