In this episode of IELTSCast, Igor, an IELTS instructor in Kazakhstan, details how he managed to score band 8.5. The resources Igor suggests are:
(Book) Listening Strategies for the IELTS (Beijing University Press)
(Website) http://www.renren.com – A Chinese social networking site with well established IELTS communities.
(Website) Everyone’s favourite former examiner Chris Green’s work at http://ielts-yasi.englishlab.net/