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  • Hi, there. My name is Emma. And in today's video, we are going to learn about the reading

  • section of the IELTS. So it's very important before your test day to learn as much as you

  • can about the test. If you know what's going to happen on the test, you're going to feel

  • less nervous, more comfortable, and you'll do a better job. So in this video, I will

  • explain what happens in the reading segment of the test.

  • So first thing to know is there are two different versions of the IELTS; one is for general

  • and one is for academic. If you're doing the IELTS for things like immigration, you will

  • probably be doing the general, whereas if you're doing the IELTS for... For to get into

  • a university in Canada, England, Australia - you will probably be doing the academic.

  • So there are a lot of similarities in terms of the reading passages on the general and

  • academic versions of the IELTS. The readings are different, but there are some things that

  • are the same.

  • In both cases, on the general and the academic, the reading module lasts for one hour. So

  • it lasts for one hour. In this hour, you are going to see three texts or three passages.

  • So there's three sections. Another thing to know is that you will also have to transfer

  • your answers on to an answer sheet. That will also be a part of this one hour.

  • For both the general and the academic, there are 40 questions. The text in the general

  • usually are social, work related, there's often one academic text as well; whereas in

  • the academic, all the text are maybe something you would read in an undergraduate or graduate

  • course.

  • In terms of also the general, you might see advertisements, you might be reading about...

  • You know, comparing different products; whereas in the IELTS, they're usually more scientific

  • or more academic articles.

  • Another thing to keep in mind is for both tests, usually the readings go from easy to

  • difficult. So the first part of the test is going to be the easiest part, second section

  • is going to be a bit more difficult, and the third section is going to be more difficult

  • than the second. So keep this in mind when you're planning your time for the IELTS because

  • if you spend all your time on the first section, that's actually the easiest. It's better if

  • you spend less time on the first section, more time in the middle, and the most time

  • at the end.

  • So in both the academic and the general, you're going to see a variety of questions. Okay?

  • There are many different question types. And the best way to prepare for the IELTS is to

  • learn about these question types.

  • You might see multiple choice where they'll want you to pick: "A", "B", "C", "D", sometimes

  • "E". Short answer. Sentence completion. You might see tables, charts, diagrams. You might

  • have to read something and then fill in a diagram based on the information you read.

  • Sometimes there's summary completion. Paragraph headings where you have to match a heading

  • with the correct paragraph. You might need to locate information. You might have to write

  • about a writer's view or claims. You might get a question on classification. Or you might

  • get a matching question.

  • So, the main point here is that it's important to know there are many, many different question

  • types you can get on the IELTS. In terms of the IELTS also, it's very important before

  • you do the IELTS to take a deep breath and to relax yourself. Especially with the reading

  • section, you might see a lot of passages you have to read - take a deep breath, you will

  • do fine.

  • It's also important to know with the reading module of the IELTS where it comes on the

  • test. The first thing you do on the IELTS is listening, the second thing will be reading,

  • and then after that, writing. So just so you're aware of where it comes, reading is in the

  • middle.

  • So, I invite you to take our quiz to see if... How much you know about the IELTS, the reading

  • module. Come visit our website at www.engvid.com. Good luck. Until next time.

Hi, there. My name is Emma. And in today's video, we are going to learn about the reading

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