IELTS Reading

Free Lessons & Practice Resources


This page contains links to all my IELTS Reading lessons to help you quickly find what you need.

They include:

  • Information
  • Tips
  • Advice
  • Strategies & Techniques
  • Sample Questions & Answers


Everything has been created to save you time as you prepare for your IELTS Reading test and to give you the skills and practice you need to achieve a high score.




IELTS Reading Test - Information & Lessons

IELTS Reading Test

  Understand the format, question types & marking system & know what skills are assessed. Also learn success strategies, key reading skills & discover top tips. More...

9 More Reading Tips

Learn valuable practice techniques & discover a secret that may gain you extra marks. More...

IELTS Reading Practice

Discover the top 5 things you must do to prepare for your reading test & find all the resources you need to succeed. More...

IELTS Reading Skills

Master the skills of skimming, scanning & detailed reading. Understand the importance of topic sentences & how to use context for meaning & unfamiliar words. More...

IELTS Academic Reading Test 

Full details of the Academic test including 3 sample questions from past papers & links to step-by-step strategies. More...

Complete the test in 60 minutes

How to complete the reading test in 60 minutes. Top 6 recommendations for preparation & time management. More...

Top 7 Reading Tips

These success tips are the key to top marks in your reading test.  Each tip will take you a step closer to the high score you want. Don't miss this vital information. More...

IELTS General Reading Test 

Full details of the General test including 3 sample questions from past papers & links to step-by-step strategies. More...




The 12 Types of IELTS Reading Questions

Step-by-step strategies for answering the 12 different types of IELTS Reading questions with examples and practice tests.




More Sample IELTS Reading Questions


This set of pages contains step-by-step instructions on how to answer real IELTS reading questions. Use them to learn the skills needed for a high score and as practice tests. 

True, False, Not Given

Learn step-by-step how to answer a genuine True, False, Not Given question. Gain the skills needed for a high score. More...

Yes, No, Not Given

Learn step-by-step how to answer a real Yes, No, Not Given question. Top tips and strategy for high marks. More...

Multiple Choice

Follow this technique for answering Multiple Choice questions and improve your test results. Learn from a real test question. More...

Matching Headings & Diagram Labelling

Learn step-by-step how to answer real Matching Headings and Diagram Labelling questions. More...

Matching Information

Detailed instructions on how to answer a genuine Matching Information question. Lots of tips. More...

Summary Completion

Step-by-step instructions for answering a Summary Completion question from a past test paper. Proven technique.  More...

Matching Headings & Flowcharts

More help to understand Matching Headings and Diagram Labelling questions. Both from the same text.  More...

Name Matching

Learn two different strategies for answering a Name Matching question from a past test paper.  More...

Practice Samples *

Short practice activities  improve your reading skills & learn topic vocabulary.

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IELTS Reading Ebook

All the main lessons in an easily accessible, downloadable ebook.

Full details…


IELTS Reading Videos

You'll find videos of all these IELTS reading lessons on this page: IELTS Reading Videos

These 3 videos are a good place to start.


The essential information you need to know.

The key reading skills & how to use them.

Top 7 tips for achieving a high score.

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