[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Reading is a verb which has various adjectives attached to it; some find it boring whereas some find it very interesting turns into favorite pass time. You should not be amused to know that reading is the most common hobby across all continents. Parents and teachers always push kids and adolescents to take up reading seriously.
Reading in language testing is way intense than any other testing formats. We were one of the best IELTS training institutes in Dubai try our best to simplify it.
Let’s discuss the major hindrances faced during the reading examination on the IELTS, and how efficiently they can be tackled.
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Many times readers tend to work hard on understanding each word that has been written in the text. By itself, it is a good habit, but when we have time constraints to lay the devilish wings on the examinee, reading to absorb every word would be the silliest thing to do. One wastes time on the unwanted text understanding each word and phrase which is inessential to be understood. You should remember the test is about answering the questions and not to understand the entire text.
Skimming is the right key
Here skimming implies to disregard the irrelevant text in the given passage and Focusing only on the important text, To put it in a nutshell hunt for keywords, numbers, and proper nouns. Hedge words like never, always, additionally and except emphasizes on important information near their radius. Hunting for synonym word or phrase of the keyword from the question in the given passage will help you find the answer.
Know where to drop.
Time management is crucial. Although there is no negative marking, in fact, it has the standardized marking so all questions hold equal marks and hence they should be allocated with equal time. Spending excessive time on a particular question because the candidate is not able to find the answer is not advisable. To know where to drop the hunt of the answer is a boon too. One can skip such questions and proceed towards the rest of the test and if minutes are at his disposal then only the candidate should try to find the answer for it. However, instead of leaving the question blank it is always a good option to answer it.
Use correct spelling and grammar and follow instruction.
On the IELTS, reading module, if you regard yourself to have equipped with all the prior tips and tricks from the leading IELTS Training Institute in Dubai, and still haven’t reached your goal band that means you are lacking in your spelling and grammar skills.
While writing the answer one has to keep in mind the formation of the answer and accordingly work it out. Negligence to the flow of the formation will not lead to a correct answer, although the answer addresses the question, because it doesn’t fit in the grammatical gap it shall be marked wrong. While transferring the words from the text and writing it down on the answer sheet, examinee tends to write the incorrect t spelling and word formations because of various reasons like stress, negligence or out of habit.
The examinee must spare some time and read the Instructions given on the top of each section. In order to get the maximum score and avoid silly mistakes which leads to unsatisfactory bands.