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Just wondering where do you guys get your extra references or purchase any textbooks while preparing for DP during in the summer? I'm trying to prepare for the courses that I have chosen and was wondering where to purchase any of the textbooks on online? XD

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Hi,

Purchase some textbooks on amazon. I don't know what subjects you are taking though, and therefor, I can't give you the links to the site =/.

But my best advice for you, is that if you haven't started the IB yet, have a break; you'll have plenty of time to prep for the IB in the first term, when you start school again.  

If you tell me the subjects your doing I can find some preparatory books for you online, if you want?

 

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Have you been told by your IB school to buy your own textbooks? At my old school, they provided us with textbooks which you could borrow from the library. I agree with the post above, take a break, enjoy this free time! Are you able to ask your future teachers/ IB coordinator for recommended textbooks? They might have ones which they want the whole class to use. 

Anyways, about where to buy textbooks, I personally like Wordery.

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Oxford and Pearson are really good for sciences in my opinion.

If you want to do anything over the summer, maybe find new activities that you like that satisfy CAS, or think of topics for the EE. Another option is to start looking at universities or programs that you like. 

The last thing you should do is attempt to self-study. You risk getting frustrated and confused.

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Hi,

Purchase some textbooks on amazon. I don't know what subjects you are taking though, and therefor, I can't give you the links to the site =/.

But my best advice for you, is that if you haven't started the IB yet, have a break; you'll have plenty of time to prep for the IB in the first term, when you start school again.  

If you tell me the subjects your doing I can find some preparatory books for you online, if you want?

 
 
 

I'm taking HL English A, Economics and Psychology SL Chinese B, Math, Biology  

Welp, my parents told me to order some textbooks so I could prepare maybe 2-3 weeks before school starts so yeah. XD

 

 

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Have you been told by your IB school to buy your own textbooks? At my old school, they provided us with textbooks which you could borrow from the library. I agree with the post above, take a break, enjoy this free time! Are you able to ask your future teachers/ IB coordinator for recommended textbooks? They might have ones which they want the whole class to use. 

Anyways, about where to buy textbooks, I personally like Wordery.

 

Our school recommended our parents to buy some textbooks to prepare so I guess that's where my parents got the starting point to purchase some textbooks online. x3 Thanks for the recommendation! 

 

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Oxford and Pearson are really good for sciences in my opinion.

If you want to do anything over the summer, maybe find new activities that you like that satisfy CAS, or think of topics for the EE. Another option is to start looking at universities or programs that you like. 

The last thing you should do is attempt to self-study. You risk getting frustrated and confused.

 

Hmm, true :3 sometimes when self studying it does ge fustrating when you come across something complicating XD thankss 

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Hi,

Purchase some textbooks on amazon. I don't know what subjects you are taking though, and therefor, I can't give you the links to the site =/.

But my best advice for you, is that if you haven't started the IB yet, have a break; you'll have plenty of time to prep for the IB in the first term, when you start school again.  

If you tell me the subjects your doing I can find some preparatory books for you online, if you want?

 
 
 

I'm taking HL English A, Economics and Psychology SL ChiBnese B, Math, Biology  

Welp, my parents told me to order some textbooks so I could prepare maybe 2-3 weeks before school starts so yeah. XD

 

Hi,

For English (as you didn't specify lang or lit, i'm linking all): 

Lang and Lit: https://www.amazon.co.uk/English-Language-Literature-Skills-Practice/dp/0199129711/ref=pd_sim_14_1?ie=UTF8&dpID=51z8eW2IBoL&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR113%2C160_&refRID=HNDFYJGBCV9DATFJ0VSM

Lit: https://www.amazon.co.uk/English-Literature-Course-Book-Programme/dp/0198390084/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1466670352&sr=1-2&keywords=ib+english+literature

 

For Economics: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Economics-Examination-Secrets-Study-Guide/dp/1627337482/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1466670145&sr=1-2&keywords=Economics+HL

For Psychologyhttps://www.amazon.co.uk/Psychology-Examination-Secrets-Study-Guide/dp/1627337547/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1466670076&sr=1-2&keywords=Psychology+HL

 

For Chinese B, Not sure if this is the best book, sorry =/: https://www.bookdepository.com/Mandarin-B-for-IB-Diploma-Yan-Burch/9781471829093

For Math SLhttps://www.amazon.co.uk/Mathematics-Diploma-Study-Revision-Guide/dp/1471868486/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1466669637&sr=1-1&keywords=math+sl+guide

For Bio this book covers the new syllabus, both HL and SLhttps://www.amazon.co.uk/Biology-Course-Book-2014-International/dp/0198392117/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1466669243&sr=1-1&keywords=Biology+IB

 

Hope this helps ^_^

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