Reading Strategies

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Rated 4.8 out of 5

This IELTS reading preparation course is free for all students.

It is designed to prepare you for the IELTS reading test by teaching you three essential skills.

First, learn how to skim a text quickly to know its general meaning (or gist), scan for specific meaning and read for details. These techniques will save you time in the IELTS test.

Secondly, find out how to understand the meaning of new words by looking at the sentences that they are used in. This will reduce your vocabulary related mistakes.

Finally, study the best strategies for each individual IELTS reading test question type so that you work through the test as efficiently as possible.

Students generally take 2 weeks to complete this course.

200 points are awarded for completing this course.

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Sam Morgan

Co-founder with 10+ years IELTS experience

Tom Speed

Co-founder and academic English university teacher


Rated 4.8 out of 5


Rated 4 out of 5
September 28, 2021

gained a good amount knowledge

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Diljit Dosanjh

the compliment

Rated 5 out of 5
September 28, 2021

Thanks for useful course. I will remember things which I learn in this course

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Kim Ngoc

Concise and effective!

Rated 5 out of 5
September 14, 2021

Love it! I think it will help a lot of people, it surely did job for me!

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Joe logan smodin

Test really checks overall progress

Rated 5 out of 5
September 10, 2021

Small but effective course and surely it helps

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Rated 5 out of 5
August 5, 2021

nice course

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Course Summary

  • Learn to skim and scan to improve your reading speed.
  • Learn the strategies to effectively answer all IELTS reading question types.