Video: Locating information in a paragraph

Narration: Questions which ask you to locate information in a paragraph are testing your ability to locate and understand specific information in the reading passage. There are two common question types: the difference between them is simply that in the second example, the instructions say that you may use any letter more than once. To … Read more

Video: Locating information and headings questions

Narration: In the previous exercise, we practiced a headings style question as introduced earlier in this course. Remember, with headings style questions you need to find a title that relates to the overall message of the paragraph. As we can see in Paragraph A, the information of the paragraph refers to how Tapsell’s influence was … Read more

Review of headings

Before we move on to locating information in a paragraph, let’s briefly review headings style questions. Click the link below to take a quick test.

Summary of this lesson

In this lesson you should have learned… about the differences between a headings style question and a locating information in a paragraph question what you have to do for a locating information style question the best way of approaching locating information style questions the best tips for choosing the correct answer about the common errors … Read more

Essential vocabulary for this lesson

To complete this lesson, you will need to know the following vocabulary. When you are sure you know all the words, continue to the next page. LOCATE BRIEFLY RELEVANT EXACT MENTION CONFUSE

Aims of this lesson

By the end of this lesson, you will know: what the differences are between a headings style question and a locating information in a paragraph question what you have to do for a locating information style question how to approach locating information style questions the best tips for choosing the correct answer the common errors … Read more