This book provides essential practice for serious students who are determined to achieve a high IELTS band score in the IELTS Reading paper. Achieving a high IELTS band in Reading is not easy! Ignore books that tell you otherwise. Books on reading techniques and tips are fine but they are not adequate preparation for this important exam. There are no easy roads to success. It is a difficult job to read demanding texts in a short time span. You need to have already been exposed to different types of texts, have acquired a wide range of vocabulary and be very familiar with the types of questions that will occur in your exam.