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Reading Strategies: Matching Headings
November 13, 2017 by Ashlee Hunter Ashlee Hunter
Heading match questions on the IELTS test are notorious for being difficult. Some reasons are:They are time consuming. There are often more headings than paragraphs. Some headings are very similar. Headings can be misleading [...]
Preparing for the IELTS Reading Module: Selecting Your Own Reading Materials
September 12, 2017 by Tony Rusinak Tony Rusinak
Sometimes IELTS practice materials can be boring. You end up sleeping more than studying during your important preparation time. So why not choose your own practice reading materials? Let’s start with an analogy. Imagine [...]
Top Ten Literary Works for ESL Readers
May 17, 2017 by Lauren McKenzie Lauren McKenzie
Develop Reading Skills and a Love of Reading You may hear tips for the IELTS reading exam like: don't read the whole passage or learn to speed read, but the best way to improve your [...]
Use Summary Writing to Improve English Reading Comprehension and Writing Skills
April 27, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
Summary writing allows you to combine both English reading comprehension and writing into a single task that focuses on both skills. It's important to understand what summary writing is first, so you can get the [...]
Preparing for the IELTS: A Mind and Body Approach
March 3, 2017 by Lauren McKenzie Lauren McKenzie
Perhaps you have asked a friend, family member, co-worker or classmate for advice on how to best prepare yourself for the IELTS exam and maybe you have heard such pearls of wisdom as you should [...]
Tips for Improving Your English Language Reading Skills
January 20, 2017 by IELTS IELTS
In the last post we began our discussion about improving your listening skills to help prepare for the IELTS examination. In this segment, we’ll continue our discussion of another key area you need to [...]
Three Passages, One Hour - Reading Skills
November 9, 2016 by Andrea Castro Andrea Castro
We all read different kinds of writing every single day, but have you ever thought about how we do this? For example, imagine the following situations. How do we read in each case? Are there [...]

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