Essential Words for the IELTS 2nd Edition There are 600 English words in this book that are related to specific categories that appear frequently on IELTS exams, giving students extensive practice in vocabulary building and correct English usage. Through a series of exercises, Lin Lougheed explains how to interpret countless new words by hearing them or reading them out loud in relation to the context where they are used. Throughout each chapter, you will find tips on how to learn and retain word meanings, how to analyze unfamiliar compound words to determine their meanings, and vocabulary exercises with answers. There are also recommendations for learning activities that can be conducted online. You will find all listening comprehension exercises on the downloadable MP3 files included with this series.