Tips for the different types of reading questions
Matching Headings and T, F, NG Questions
I tried hard to get correct Headings and True / False questions.
But somehow I'm not able to achieve what I want.
Please help me how to practice for Headings and true, false, not given.
Understanding Yes / No / Not Given reading questions
This exam type of Reading is really horrible. Anybody who can be of help to let us/me understand how to tackle exam types with these options??
Here is a tip for IELTS reading matching title to headings questions.
A method that helped me a lot to answer title/header matching questions is reading each paragraph one by one and immediately choosing the best title/topic from the list.
If you go the other way you have to read all paragraphs for first title/topic and all but one for second and ...
But using this method only one time you read the paragraph.
This can also be applied to multiple choice topic matches.
Hope this helps.
Reading tip for matching headings to paragraphs
Hey friends, I just appeared for the i.e.l.t.s exam and got an overall score of 8.5.
Reading-9, Listening-9, Speaking-7.5,
I have got a tip for you guys.
During the reading session, while answering the questions concerning choosing the option with the correct heading, try to read each paragraph first and then immediately browse through the headings and answer the respective question.
This should be done after each paragraph, this will help you in answering the 1st 5-7 questions while simultaneously reading the whole essay.
This is only helpful when you are answering the questions where you have to choose the correct heading for each paragraph
Articles in sentence completion type questions
by Nageswara Rao
In sentence completion type questions, do articles play important roles?
like if the correct answer is 'an entry point' but I filled 'entry point' only, then do they consider it as correct answer?
Question Order in IELTS Reading
In Academic Reading is there any order in the questions related to the answers in the passages?
For example, like in a series of questions, the answer for the third question is later in the passage than the answer for second question.
Is there truly such order in Academic Reading???
Order to Answer the Questions
(Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
In the reading section, if there is a matching heading question, is it helpful or not if I answer other questions first even though the matching heading questions appear first?
I think that answering other questions makes me understand the passage more clearly.
Can Others share your experiences?
Do we add adjectives in IELTS Reading gap fills?
Should you always include the adjectives (if applicable) when completing sentences?
When we have to complete sentences or summaries using only words from the text, I am a bit unsure if we should always include the adjectives. For example, consider the following incomplete sentences, with the model answers next to them.
1) "The signal for evacuation will normally be several ……………….." - "short bell rings"
2) "If possible, students should leave the building by the ……………….." - "nearest staircase"
3) They then walk quickly to the ……………….. ."-" (paved) quadrangle (area)/quad"
4) "If there is an emergency at lunchtime, students gather in the quad in ……………….. and wait for their teacher." - "(their) home-room groups"
What if my answers were as follows :
1) " bell rings"
2) " staircase"
3) "paved quadrangle area"
4) "their groups"
With the exception of number 3, will all my answers be marked wrong because I didn't include the necessary adjective?
Will there ever be a case where we have to leave out the adjective from the text?