I want to prepare for the IELTS academic exam, and I am so confused about the best resources. Do you have any suggestion for me?
And in your opinion, which is better Collins or Cambridge books for IELTS?
Choosing the ‘best’ book to prepare for the IELTS depends on which score you are aiming for and what you believe is your greatest weakness. Is it listening, vocabulary, writing, reading, grammar or speaking?
For those who you have never taught IELTS and for candidates who need to score 6.0, 6.5 or 7.0, there are a plethora of books to choose from:
If vocabulary is weak:
Here's a link recommending the best self-study books which the OP can peruse at leisure. They may even find free pdf versions online. Alternatively, visit the Amazon website in your country and see which IELTS book has the highest number of positive reviews.
On Amazon Italy, The Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS Student's Book, has just under 3,600 positive reviews.