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 5 out of 5
July 14, 2021


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Excellent task

Rated 5 out of 5
May 21, 2021

Challenging and fun

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Excellent course!

Rated 5 out of 5
March 31, 2021

Actually, I have been studying IELTS for one month but I did not get any one more band score at my reading test. Thus, I decided to search some websites which can tackle my problems. Fortunately, I met this website and it could show my main weaknesses and then how to convert it to be strengths. I do really thank to admins.

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Theint Theint Thae

Oh My God!! Amazing helpful tips and strategies.

Rated 5 out of 5
March 28, 2021

I have been studying IELTS reading for two months. Whenever I took the practice tests, my marks were really low and time was never enough even though my English level was not that bad. I could not figure out what was wrong with me. I even got depressed. I paused myself and thought about it. I sort of doubted that something must be missing. Will it be some reading strategies? Then I googled all possible websites and luckily found this website. It really helped me. Now all the clouds are clear. I learnt a lot of useful tips how to apply while answering the IELTS reading test. I cannot thank enough to the admins who created this website. You are my life savours. While learning the free reading course, I could see how much efforts you guys had put into it. I could also see how experienced you guys are in this field ! At the moment, I am only focusing on the reading skills. By the time I prepare for the Writing skills, I have decided to go with you, too. I will definitely buy the paid course in the near future. I have no doubt that my money will be wasted. We will get more even what we have paid for I am sure.

Please let me thank you again here. I really appreciate for designing this course. Thank you.

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Moe Pwint Phyu Oo


Rated 5 out of 5
March 11, 2021

The course very helpful

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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.