Practice exercise Q8-14

Now we will look at the second part of Section 1 (Questions 8 to 14). Click the link below to get started!

Summary of this lesson

In this lesson, you should have learned… some information about Sections 1 and 2 of the General Training reading test what you should do before you answer the questions about the different types of text you can expect to see in Sections 1 and 2 that you may have up to three reading texts in … Read more

Questions 1 – 7 feedback

Narration: For these questions, you needed to decide whether the statements were true, false or not given. We will look more at how to answer this and other types of questions in later lessons in the reading course. We know that the answers for the first seven questions come from the first two texts. Let’s … Read more

Practice exercise Q1-7

Now let’s practise with a full length example of one of the texts you could expect to find in Section 1 of the reading test. Click the link below to get started!

About Section 1

Now practise your skills by taking a quick quiz. Click the link below to get started!

Video: Preparing to answer

Narration: Before you begin to look at the questions for Sections 1 and 2, you should first look through the texts you are given and be able to answer the following questions. How many texts are there in one section? What type of texts are they? Letters? Schedules etc? Make sure you are clear which … Read more

Video: An introduction to Sections 1 and 2

Narration: Sections 1 and 2 of the General Training reading test are different to Section 3 in that the information you need to read is split into shorter parts and presented in a different format. As we looked at in the introductory lesson, in Section 1, information may be in the form of notices, advertisements … 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. FORMAT SPLIT REGULATION SCHEDULE RELATE TO

Aims of this lesson

By the end of this lesson, you will know: the differences and similarities between Sections 1 and 2 of the General Training reading test what you should do before you answer the questions the types of text you can expect in Sections 1 and 2

Summary of this lesson

In this lesson, you should have learned… how to skim an IELTS reading passage how to scan an IELTS reading passage how to read sections of an IELTS reading passage in detail how to identify useful keywords some common ways IELTS makes reading difficult – synonyms, antonyms and prefixes Now take the end of lesson … Read more