IELTS Reading Practice: Food Article
Apr04

IELTS Reading Practice: Food Article

I recently read a fascinating article in The Economist, which made me think of the IELTS Reading Exam. The style of the article was reminiscent of IELTS Reading Exam texts, and so I thought I’d put together a few questions for my readers to practice. Below, I have listed five questions to test some of your IELTS Reading Exam skills. The first question requires you to read very quickly and tell the overall idea of the article,...

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What would happen if you didn’t drink water?
Mar08

What would happen if you didn’t drink water?

Level: pre intermediate and above Topic: Health Time for completion: 15+ min Introduction Our world is comprised of 70% water, and the average human is composed of between 55 and 60% water. So what role does water play in our bodies, and how much do we actually need to drink to stay healthy? Mia Nacamulli details the health benefits of hydration. Questions https://youtu.be/9iMGFqMmUFs   Watch the video and provide TWO answers of...

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How Sports Benefits Your Body
Dec27

How Sports Benefits Your Body

Level: intermediate and above Approximate time of completion: 15-20  min   How playing sports benefits your body … and your brain The victory of the underdog. The last minute penalty shot that wins the tournament. The training montage. Many people love to glorify victory on the field, cheer for teams, and play sports. But should we be obsessed with sports? Are sports as good for us as we make them out to be, or are...

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The Next Outbreak? We’re Not Ready, by Bill Gates
Apr06

The Next Outbreak? We’re Not Ready, by Bill Gates

Introduction In this lesson we’re going to look at a video called “The Next Outbreak? We’re Not Ready” by Bill Gates. This video appeared one year ago, just shortly after the Ebola scare of 2014 began to fade away, and it concerns preparedness for future disease or virus outbreaks. IELTS Skill Bill Gates is a good public speaker, who consistently uses simple words and speaks at a slow, intelligible pace. This...

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