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Everything IELTS Academic - A Comprehensive Guide to IELTS Academic

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  1. Paraphrasing Technique

    Paraphrasing Technique - Two Methods to Paraphrase a Sentence
    1 Quiz
  2. Reading
    Part 1: Everything IELTS Academic Reading
    3 Topics
  3. Part 2: Text Types in IELTS Academic Reading
    3 Topics
  4. Part 2: Questions Forms and Reading Rules
    2 Topics
  5. Part 4: Types of questions and Strategies
    9 Topics
  6. Part 5: Common Mistakes
    2 Topics
  7. Part 6: IELTS Academic Reading Practice Tests
  8. Listening
    Part 1: Everything IELTS Listening
    4 Topics
    1 Quiz
  9. Part 2: Detailing Questions
    3 Topics
    5 Quizzes
  10. Part 3: Summary Questions
    4 Topics
    4 Quizzes
  11. Part 4: Common Mistakes
    4 Topics
  12. Part 5: IELTS Listening Practice Tests
    10 Quizzes
  13. Writing
    Part 1: IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 - Reports
    15 Topics
  14. Part 2: IELTS Writing Task 2 - Essay
    16 Topics
    18 Quizzes
  15. Part 3: Two-task Practice Tests
    6 Quizzes
  16. Speaking
    Part 1: Introduction to IELTS Speaking
    3 Topics
  17. Part 2: A good IELTS Speaking Performance
    2 Topics
  18. Part 3: Common Mistakes in IELTS Speaking
  19. Part 4: IELTS Speaking Practice Tests
    7 Quizzes
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In IELTS Reading, there are three forms of questions: summarizing questions, detailing questions, and mixed questions. The three forms require three different approaches, which are discussed in the next part. In each form, there are different types.

  • Summarizing questions aim for an overall understanding of the topic or a part of the topic. In other words, these questions ask for the main idea or the sub-main ideas of the text. They require you to read the entire text or a portion of it and explain your understanding by answering questions. An example of summarizing questions is Heading-matching questions.
  • Detailing questions aim for details from the text, such as a name, a number, or a word. They require you to read a portion of the text and locate specific information in order to answer the questions. An example of detailing questions is Fill in the gaps.
  • Mixed questions aim for your understanding of particular details in the text. They represent both summarizing questions and detailing questions. An example of mixed questions is Multiple-choice questions.

The levels of difficulty of both texts and questions range from Part 1 to Part 3.