Develop key speaking skills and become more confident when speaking in English. To improve your speaking skills you need to learn how to get your message across in the right way and make sure people understand what you say. With Collins Speaking (A2) you will learn what to say and how to say it, by practising the right words, phrases and pronunciation. Includes practice on: * meeting new people * buying and ordering things * speaking on the phone * apologizing * asking for and giving opinions * making a complaint * agreeing and disagreeing * * Twenty units with a clear design in full colour. * Recordings of both native and non-native speakers of English, covering a wide variety of accents from around the world. * Appendices contain detailed advice targeting specific speaking skills. * Mini-dictionary with definitions of the most difficult words in each unit, taken from the Collins COBUILD dictionary. * Answer key Collins Speaking (A2) is part of the English for Life series. It is suitable for self-study and classroom use, and can help towards Cambridge ESOL KET preparation. Suitable for pre-intermediate learners of English (CEF level A2). The English for Life series uses authentic material from the Collins Corpus. The 4.5-billion-word Collins Corpus is the world's largest database of the English language and is updated every month. Also available in the Collins English for Life series: For Pre-Intermediate (A2) learners: Reading * Writing * Listening For Intermediate (B1+) learners: Reading * Writing * Listening * Speaking
A lower-level exam practice book designed to improve the level of students who plan to take the IELTS test in the future. Collins Get Ready for IELTS Speaking is the perfect book for lower level learners who want to develop the necessary skills to perform effectively on the IELTS Speaking test. Perfect for self-study, the series follows a guided-learning approach that gives students access to a full answer key with model answers. Developed by experienced IELTS tutors, the series takes into account the specific language needs of learners at this level. * Twelve units of carefully graded material for lower level students, all supported with clear examples * Key IELTS grammar and vocabulary for the IELTS Speaking test provided in each unit * Regular exam tips and information in each unit * 'Watch out!' sections that highlight common errors made by learners in the IELTS Speaking test * Four review units to check and consolidate understanding of key language and skills for the IELTS Speaking test * Complete IELTS Speaking practice test, answer keys, audioscripts and audio CD provided * Vocabulary glossary for each unit provided at the back of the book CEF level: A2-B1 Ideal for learners with band score 3-4 who want to achieve a higher score. ALSO AVAILABLE in the Collins Get Ready for IELTS series: Get Ready for IELTS Listening Get Ready for IELTS Reading Get Ready for IELTS Writing Through IELTS-style tasks and exercises, Collins Get Ready for IELTS Speaking helps learners gain confidence in core speaking competencies for IELTS.