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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.

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!)

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

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

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.

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.