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

Short and to the point

Rated 5 out of 5
August 25, 2020

Thanks to facilitators for this online test course. What it has helped me is to overview the whole aspect of English test in reality. To this end, it’d be advisable that the authors install a stop watch in the tests they deem appropriate.

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Valery P.

Very comprehensive.

Rated 5 out of 5
July 17, 2020

Thanks a ton! I am going to practice efficiently now. I cannot express how grateful I am to you guys. ♥️ I really hope I do well in the test.

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Vidushi Tripathi

really handy

Rated 4 out of 5
July 14, 2020

really handy and easy to understand

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Jayesh Wable

easy to understand for all level of students....

Rated 5 out of 5
July 11, 2020

All of cources are really great..really easy to understand….clear views and ideas….i am really grateful to you sir for al cources…thank you so much

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paramita bhar


Rated 5 out of 5
June 27, 2020

Thanks a lot! When I will pass the test finally, I will probably make a nerd party with jazz music and chess competitions. I will certainly invite you! 😀

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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.