IELTS General Reading Books 2016


IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. This test system is generated to check the English proficiency of non-native English language speakers. Here we try to give you a list of IELTS General Reading Books 2016.

It is one of the major English language tests that is demanded by all the major English Speaking countries like Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United Kingdom and European countries.

IELTS test scores are used as a measure of English language proficiency by educational institutions, government departments and professional organizations.

IELTS General Training Reading: Information & Tips

There are 3 sections in the IELTS General Reading. The General training reading test is 60 minutes in length and has 40 questions.

Section1: This section contains 2-3 short factual texts with topics that will be relevant to your everyday life For example; a text may consist of a number of advertisements, an advertisement of hotel, sports center facilities or educational courses.

Section 2: There are 2 factual texts and they focus on issues related to work such as applying for a job, pay and conditions, staff training and development and machinery instructions.

Section 3: The text in this section is longer and hardest. It is a text on a topic of general interest.

Correct Answers Band Scores
40 9
39 8.5
37-38 8
36 7.5
34-35 7
32-33 6.5
30-31 6
27-29 5.5
23-26 5
19-22 4.5
15-18 4
12-14 3.5
9-11 3
6-8 2.5

To practice more about the IELTS General Reading module, please check out the list of famous book based on 2016 IELTS General Reading Books:


  1. Barron IELTS Test: Barron Ielts books are one of the best seller books in the market .These books are written by well-known author Lougheed Lin.
IELTS General Reading Books 2016
IELTS General Reading Books 2016

Book Cost    : INR 370 (Approximately)

Book Rating:  4.5 *

2. Cambridge IELTS 8 Book :  Cambridge IELTS Books are written by Cambridge ESOL. These books include official examination papers from University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.


Book Cost   : INR 248 (Approximately)

Book Rating: 4.5 *

3. English for the World: IELTS Writing and Speaking Modules:   

This book is written by Shreesh Chaudhary.  This book is specially designed for professionals like accountants, business managers, computer professionals, doctors, engineers who works in work in the UK, Australia, New Zealand.


Book Cost : INR 170

Book Rating  : 4*

4. Focusing on IELTS: General Training Practice Tests Reader :  This book is written by Michael Clutterback and Phillip Gould.For Students who are preparing for IELTS Examination then The Focusing on IELTS series provides a comprehensive, up-to-date learning package that develops the skills .


Book Cost : INR 2889

Book Rating : 5*

5.The Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS Student’s Book with Answers with DVD-ROM (Cambridge English) :  This book is written by Pauline Cullen , Amanda French and Vanessa Jakeman.This book focuses on  skills development and test-taking strategy to help you maximize your band-score. Real practice tests ensure that you are completely familiar with the exam and are able to perform with confidence.


Book Cost    : INR 3461

Book Rating : 4*

These are the books which are easily available in the market and students can take benefits from it to get desirable scores in their IELTS examination .We have tried our level best to provide you the list of 2016 IELTS General Reading Books .

Good Luck!!!!


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