IELTS Reading Overview
Mar17

IELTS Reading Overview

I made this short PPT that gives a brief introduction to the IELTS reading exam, as well as some useful hints and tips for IELTS success. Overview of the IELTS Reading Exam from David...

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6 Tips to Boost Your IELTS Reading Score
Oct30

6 Tips to Boost Your IELTS Reading Score

Learn the Different Question Types IELTS is a good gauge of your English abilities, but it’s also a test that you need to understand in order to pass with a good grade. You need to know the question types and the format. In the reading exam there are 10 different types of question: True/False/Not Given Yes/No/Not Given Multiple Choice Matching Information Classifying Information Sentence/Summary/Chart Completion Short Answer Diagram...

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Reading Practice: An Audacious Plan
May13

Reading Practice: An Audacious Plan

There was a really wonderful article in the BBC a few days ago about a man’s attempt to save the African rhinoceros from extinction. As you may know from my recent YouTube video in which I give advice on IELTS Speaking skills, I love rhinos! Here, I have put together a lesson to help you improve your reading skills based upon this article. The text below has been edited slightly to make it more suitable for learning. The...

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Skimming and Scanning Practice – UFOs
Apr02

Skimming and Scanning Practice – UFOs

Introduction For the first reading lesson, we’re going to tackle a fairly easy passage. It is shorter and simpler than most IELTS reading passages, but it is nonetheless good practice. The questions work as useful models for those in the actual IELTS exam, and allow you to practice your skimming and scanning techniques on a passage that is easier to understand than a typical IELTS article. Skimming and scanning will be the focus of...

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