Non-Award | MAQ-IELTS110 | 2023
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Get ready for the International English Language Testing System reading test.Challenge yourself with over 60 IELTS activities. Explore the test format and the types of questions you’ll find inside. Discover strategies that will give you the edge.
About this subject
In the IELTS Master Reading subject you will:
- learn the format of the Reading test
- become familiar with and practise different question types
- learn strategies for reading and locating answers quickly.
You can also complete a practise Reading test. This is recommended but not compulsory. Because this unit is a non-award subject, there are no compulsory assignments to be submitted and no final exam.
- Introduction to the IELTS reading test
- Question types
- Skimming, scanning and reading intensively
- Overview question types
- Specific information question types
- Summary completion question types
- Identifying viewpoints
- Viewpoint questions
- Language focus for the IELTS reading test
- Practice test with answers
- Study strategies for the IELTS reading test
This subject will help you to develop and practise the skills and strategies you need for success in the IELTS Reading test. You will learn the format of the Reading test, the different question types and strategies for reading and locating answers quickly. This subject provides over 60 IELTS reading activities and focus materials to develop your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. Throughout the subject you will receive extensive feedback, helpful hints, strategies for understanding and locating answers in a passage and explanations of correct and incorrect answers. It should take you approximately 25 hours of online study to complete the subject materials.
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Suitable for Academic or General Training IELTS exam preparation. Please indicate whether you would choose the General Training or Academic Reading course when you enrol.
Assessment details, including dates, word limits and topics, will be provided in your study materials.
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You should have at least an intermediate level of English (approximately IELTS Band 5 or TOEFL PBT 520 or iBT 68).
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