Many students have found it helps to skim through the questions first to get an idea of what to pay attention to in the reading passage. Read the IELTS Reading instructions carefully. Don’t try to save time by skipping this part. The instructions give you critical information about how many words the answer should be, what exactly you need to do, and so on. Always read the instructions, even if you have done hundreds of practice tests already! In many cases, the questions follow the order of the information in the reading passages. This will help you find the required answers quickly.
Spelling matters, so take care while writing in the short answers. You will lose points for incorrect spelling. Take special care when copying words from the text. Grammar counts too, so make sure you pay attention to this aspect as well. In sentence completion tasks, focus on the meaning to select the right answer. Do many practice tests to familiarize yourself with the test format, the types of questions, the level of difficulty and more. Read widely from a variety of sources to strengthen your general reading skills and enrich your vocabulary. Look out for key synonyms used in the text or question, to help you identify where to find the answer quickly.
Use only the stated number of words in your answer or you will lose the mark. Hyphenated words count as one word. University of Cambridge ESOL, the British Council, and IDP Education Australia. The More I Laugh, The More I Think! The More I Think, The More I Laugh! Can you find a face in this picture? Can you find a pair of shoes in the picture? How good are your eyes ?
What does Mona Lisa do when the museum is closed? What is Hidden in these Roses? What kind of “Tator” are you? There is a Chinese story of a farmer who used an old horse to till his fields. One day, the horse escaped into the hills and when the farmer’s neighbors sympathized with the old man over his bad luck, the farmer replied, “Bad luck? A week later, the horse returned with a herd of horses from the hills and this time the neighbors congratulated the farmer on his good luck. Then, when the farmer’s son was attempting to tame one of the wild horses, he fell off its back and broke his leg. Everyone thought this very bad luck. Not the farmer, whose only reaction was, “Bad luck?
Some weeks later, the army marched into the village and conscripted every able-bodied youth they found there. When they saw the farmer’s son with his broken leg, they let him off. Now was that good luck or bad luck? Everything that seems on the surface to be an evil may be a good in disguise. And everything that seems good on the surface may really be an evil. So we are wise when we leave it to God to decide what is good fortune and what misfortune, and thank him that all things turn out for good with those who love him. Discover the power of the gratitude key and share your happiness with all who made a difference in your life ! Click on the Key Now !