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This is taken from a Video CD I made way back in 2003 for my students in Yangon. For more information, see my Facebook page.

How to cope with a word you don’t recognise.

How to read faster. Basic techniques, tips and strategies. Includes a test.

This video keeps going in and out of focus, but what the teacher says is basically OK. (Except that he says “continue on” right at the start – where “on” is of course redundant!)

Time management is crucial in the IELTS Reading Test. The total amount of time you’ve got is 60 minutes – no extra time to copying answers onto an answer sheet. This video tackles skimming, scanning and reading in detail.

Pretty good talk – except for “continue on” at the start. What’s with this guy?

Some very good advice for those planning to take the IELTS test.

Four simple steps to master vocabulary.

Here’s a useful tip to help you with this type of IELTS reading question which many people find extremely difficult.