Reading lessons

  • Tips and Tricks for Yes No and Not Given IELTS Questions

    Tips and Tricks for Yes No and Not Given Questions Ignore anything you already know about the topic and don’t make assumptions. Base your answers on the text-only. The answers appear in the same order in the text as the order of the statements. Identify any words that qualify the…

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  • Tips and Tricks for Summary Completion Question

    Tips and Tricks for Summary Completion Question You need not read the whole text in detail, just the part that is summarised, so scanning is the best skill. The answers are usually in the same order in the text as the order of the missing words. Take care of the…

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  • IELTS Reading Skills and Tips for band 7+

    IELTS Reading Skills and Tips What skills will be tested? The reading paper will test a number of different skills, including: Completing a diagram, table or summary Tell the difference between main ideas and supporting details Find specific information Identify the writer’s opinion Follows key arguments Identify the writer’s purpose…

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  • Tips and Tricks for Matching Information from Paragraph

    Tips and Tricks for Matching Information from paragraph Answers are never in order Some paragraphs may not have an answer at all and some could contain more than one answer. Do this question at last. Each text will have several types of questions attached to it. If you do the…

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  • Tips and Tricks for Multiple Choice Question

    Tips and Tricks for Multiple Choice Question Read the questions before you read the options The answers will be in the same order as the text Eliminating the 50% of the option should not be hard and for the rest 50% use qualifiers and distractors to match the answerE.g. Everyone who…

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  • Understanding the IELTS reading test

    There are three reading passages, which may include pictures, graphs, tables or diagrams. The reading passages are of different lengths, from approximately 500 to 1,000 words. The reading module is the second test you do on the test day. You are given a question booklet and an answer sheet. There…

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  • Tips and Tricks for Short Answer Question

    Tips and Tricks for Short Answer Question To understand what is being asked in the questions look the questions before the passage for scanning purpose. This will help you to know the main ideas to look out for. Answers are in order Take care of the word limit Ensure that…

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  • Tips and Tricks for Matching Viewpoint Question

    Tips and Tricks for Matching Viewpoint Question Questions may not be in order. Keep this question for your last task. Try to find names, place names and numbers in the questions. These are often easier to find in the text. Be aware that there may be synonyms. For example, you…

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  • Tips and Tricks for True False and Not Given Question

    Tips and Tricks for True False and Not Given Question The answers appear in the same order in the text as the order of the statements You don’t need to read the whole text. First, you will scan for keywords and then you’ll read in detail the section in which…

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  • Tips and Tricks for Matching Heading Question

    Tips and Tricks for Matching Heading Question The answers will not come in the same order in the text as the order of the list of statements. You may not need to read all paragraphs, first see the question which states the paragraphs you need to find headings for The…

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