Friday, December 30, 2016

Time Management Tips for the IELTS Reading Exam

IELTS examinees often start to feel overwhelmed upon finishing the first component of the test.  After taking the 40-minute listening assessment, officially 30 minutes for the test and 10 minutes for the transfer of answers to the answer sheet, they will face 60 grueling minutes of the IELTS Reading exam. Test takers must manage their time wisely to read all the given materials and accomplish all 40 questions within an hour.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Critical Reading Strategies to Help You Ace the IELTS Reading Exam

Critical reading is the careful examination of the claims and supporting details presented in an article. In critically reading a text, consider asking these questions: How did the author develop the argument? How were the supporting details or pieces of evidence presented and used? Were they sufficient or lacking? What were the author’s biases?