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IELTS Reading Table completion

IELTS Reading Table completion

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Introduction In the IELTS reading table completion task, you must complete the blanks in a table by reading and finding the correct answers from a given text. IELTS Reading table completion sample task [Note: This is an extract from an Academic Reading passage on the subject of dung beetles.The text preceding this extract gave some background facts about dung beetles, and wenton to describe a decision to introduce non-native varieties to Australia.] Introducing dung beetles into a pasture is a simple process: approximately 1,500 beetlesare released, a handful at a time, into fresh cow pats in the cow pasture. The beetlesimmediately disappear beneath the pats digging and tunnelling and, if they successfullyadapt to their new environment, soon become a permanent, self-sustaining part of thelocal ecology. In time they multiply and…
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IELTS Reading sentence completion

IELTS Reading sentence completion

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Introduction In the IELTS reading sentence completion task, you must complete the given sentences using the information in a passage. It is common to come across this question type in the IELTS reading test. These questions are similar to fill-in-the-blank questions which each of us has had experience with in our academic days. IELTS Reading sentence completion sample task [Note: This is an extract from a Part 2 task about the evolution of birds and their ancestry.] The origins of birds The science of evolutionary relationships has undergone a major change in recent decades. It usedto be the case that all the features of organisms were important in working out their family tree.But following the work of German entomologist Willi Hennig, many evolutionary scientists nowbelieve that the only features which…
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IELTS Reading matching features

IELTS Reading matching features

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Introduction In the IELTS Reading matching features task, you will have to match a list of given items to a list of groups. To match the two, you must read and understand the given text. We have shared the strategies to answer this question type effectively, please follow them. IELTS Reading matching features sample task [Note: This is an extract from an Academic Reading passage on the development of rockets.The text preceding this extract explored the slow development of the rocket and explainedthe principle of propulsion.] The invention of rockets is linked inextricably with the invention of 'black powder'. Mosthistorians of technology credit the Chinese with its discovery. They base their belief onstudies of Chinese writings or on the notebooks of early Europeans who settled in ormade long visits to…
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IELTS Reading matching headings

IELTS Reading matching headings

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Introduction In the IELTS reading matching headings questions, you must match the given headings with the various text sections. This task tests your ability to identify the main topic of a text. This question type is considered to be one of the most challenging tasks of the reading section. IELTS Reading matching headings sample task Source:¬†Official IELTS website www.https://ielts.org IELTS Reading matching headings sample task text Section A The role of governments in environmental management is difficult but inescapable. Sometimes, the state tries to manage the resources it owns, and does so badly. Often, however, governments act in an even more harmful way. They actually subsidise the exploitation and consumption of natural resources. A whole range of policies, from farm-price support to protection for coal-mining, do environmental damage and (often)…
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IELTS Reading identifying information (True/False/Not given)

IELTS Reading identifying information (True/False/Not given)

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Introduction In the IELTS Reading identifying information (True/False/Not given) task, you will be given a text and a set of statements. You will need to read the text and ascertain whether each statement is true, false or not given as per the given text. Most of us have experienced True / False questions in our academic life, but we have not had any exposure to Not-given questions. This adds a new dimension to the True / False questions we have experience with. This is why a solid strategy is needed to counter these questions successfully. IELTS Reading Identifying information sample task Downloadable link to the text Academic-Reading-identifying-information-text Downloadable link to the questions Academic-Reading-identifying-information-questions Tips Avoid wasting too much time on the not-given statements One of the biggest challenges with this…
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IELTS Reading multiple choice

IELTS Reading multiple choice

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Introduction In the IELTS Reading multiple choice question you will be given a text to read and based on the information provided in the text you will need to select the correct option from the given choices. To select the correct answer you will need to eliminate the incorrect ones. IELTS Reading Multiple choice sample task Downloadable link to the sample question Academic-Reading-multiple-choice-Sample-Task-1 IELTS Reading multiple choice Strategy Read the questions and identify keywords Read and understand the given questions and identify the keywords. This is an important step as it helps you focus on the relevant information, saving time when searching for the correct answers. Make a mental note of what information you need to check for to answer the given questions. 1. In paragraph one, the writer suggests…
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Table completion

Table completion

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Introduction IELTS Listening table completion is a task where you must fill in the blanks in a table with rows and columns after listening to and identifying the correct answers from a recording. Table completion sample task Source: Official IELTS website www.https://ielts.org Strategy Before the recording Read the question Utilize the time before the recording to read the question carefully. Make a mental note of how many words can be used to answer the question as this can vary. Example Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for each answer As the question clearly states stick to using a maximum of three words or a number for each answer. If you exceed the limit specified in the question you will lose marks. Read the column headings Make sure to…
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Note completion

Note completion

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Introduction In the IELTS Listening note completion question you will need to listen to a recording and fill in the blanks in the notes given. Note-taking is a common activity we all have done in different scenarios, like taking notes in college, in our office meetings or during telephone conversations, etc. It involves writing down the important points of what we hear in a manner that makes sense when we read it back later. Note completion sample task Source: Official IELTS website www.https://ielts.org Strategy Before the recording Read the question Utilize the time before the recording to read the question carefully. Make a mental note of how many words can be used to answer the question as this can vary. Example Write NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS AND/OR A NUMBER for…
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Matching information

Matching information

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Introduction For the IELTS listening matching information question type you will need to listen to a recording and match two sets of information. This question type normally occurs in parts 1 and 3 where you hear a conversation between two or more people. Matching information sample task Source: Official IELTS website www.https://ielts.org Strategy Before the recording Read the question Utilize the time before the recording to read the question carefully. Try to understand what is being asked in the question as this will help you answer the questions. Understand what is being asked Source: Official IELTS website www.https://ielts.org In the question above you are given three options, each of these options is a decision taken by Jack for the various courses. You need to match the decision made by Jack for each…
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IELTS Listening plan/map/diagram labelling

IELTS Listening plan/map/diagram labelling

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Introduction In the IELTS Listening plan/map/diagram labelling question you will need to listen to a recording and label the given plan/map/diagram. This could be a map of a building, a college campus a map of a city etc. This type of question is considered easier because the graphic (plan/map/diagram) contains a lot of clues. Plan/map/diagram labelling sample task Source: Official IELTS website www.https://ielts.org Strategy Before the recording Read the question Utilize the time before the recording to read the question carefully. Read the instructions carefully about what needs to be done. The instructions can vary in this question type. Example Source: Official IELTS website www.https://ielts.org The instructions above clearly specify that you must choose only Five answers from the box with 9 options(A-I). Four of the given options will not be used.…
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