Tag Archives: IELTS reading

I need reading practice- but I hate reading! IELTS / TOEFL / TOIEC

You need to practise reading…but you hate reading. You really hate it. It’s all boring. You hate reading in English. Stop. On the internet there are a million interesting things to read. Read Quora Quora http://www.quora.com – hundreds of interesting questions answered. I just visited this website to get a screen shot of it and […]

Hapland- IELTS and Video Games – Reading Instructions

Hapland is a very frustrating flash game. http://foon.uk/farcade/hapland/ Read the instructions below to complete it. If you like video games, walkthroughs are great way to practise reading. Following complex instructions to complete a task will give you some INTERESTING reading practice. Basically the idea of the game is to get the little man to safety byclicking […]

IELTS, TOEFL Academic reading: Read quicker! I need more time!

  There’s not enough time! If only I had more time…I could do better if I had more time. I need more time. Slow down! There are no short cuts! Academic reading tests are hard because they don’t give you much time. You need to be able to read faster! Here are three simple tips that will help […]

Synonyms – a common list for IELTS, TOEL and TOIEC

What are synonyms? IELTS exams are full of synonyms – two words that mean nearly the same thing. The IELTS reading paper made me feel sick. After I did the IELTS reading paper, I felt ill. Sick and ill are synonyms. How they are used on the IELTS, TOEFL and TOIEC exams In exams you’ll […]

Improve your IELTS, TOEFL and TOIEC reading speed. Skimming and scanning.

You don’t always get better at reading just by reading. To get the score you need in the IELTS, TOEFL or TOIC you need to read quickly and accurately. Change THE WAY you read to improve your speed Learn to SKIM – read quickly and superficially so you find out only the important or significant details. Learn to […]

IELTS : Making a real study plan

When Benjamin Franklin famously said, ‘if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail’, he probably didn’t have the IELTS reading exam in mind. His advice however is still valid, if you want to get a better score in the IELTS exam, you will need to study and to do this you’ll need a […]

Hapland – IELTS Reading Instructions

Originally posted on Chris Speck:
Hapland – Reading Instructions This is a very frustrating flash game.  I used it with my Level 1+/B1+ students to help them read for meaning. Basically the idea of the game is to get the little man to safety byclicking on different parts of the picture in the right order.…