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IELTS Academic Reading : Exam Skills
When we counsel any IELTS student, the first thing we want to assess is their exam skills. So we ask them to complete a IELTS pre-assessment test, especially focusing on IELTS Academic Reading style questions in that. Almost always, the questions go to one side, and the candidates focus on the text and read it word-by-word from beginning to end. We always see some students panicking about words they don’t know. Meanwhile, the minutes are ticking away and no answers are being noted down…
In the IELTS Academic Reading test, time is precious. This post focuses on three key strategies that can help you save time, and improve your band score.
IELTS Academic Reading
Skill-1: Focus on the questions
It is essential that you make the questions the priority rather than the reading passage. Start by reading the questions so that you know what information you need to look for when you turn to the passages. As you find the information, note it down straight away.
Skill-2: Do NOT worry about unknown words
Your second strategy is to then guess the meaning of the word from the other words around it. So in the sentence above, it is easy to guess that ABC is a kind of animal. If you are asked to name three animals that are threatened by climate change, it is reasonably safe to include ABC, even if you don’t know the word.
Skill-3: Move Ahead!
We think it may be useful to revise your responses should you be required to answer the same in IELTS Academic Reading test.