A black background is covered with question marks and red false, yellow Not Given and blue True words. The picture symbolise the difficulty of IELTS True, False, Not Given questions and the necessity for high-level reading skills

IELTS True, False, Not Given – I understand the technique, so why can’t I find the correct answers?! We learned A LOT ​in my first post about IELTS True, False, Not Given questions. We learned how to identify keywords (even in difficult passages); what the difference between true, false, and not given REALLY is; and how important it is to go back to the beginning of a sentence (or even a paragraph) when you are reading in detail for the answer. ​ But, here’s the thing, even after learning these skills and practicing them for hours, many students still find that they have problems answering IELTS T/F/NG questions, and they don’t know WHY. And so, they reach a road block and get stuck 🚧🚧🚧. I mean,[…]

Black and grey lines to denote a paragraph sit on a red background. A row of question marks stand above to show how most students find it difficult to complete IELTS Heading Match Questions. Two small gremlins sit either side of the paragraph to symbolise the difficulty of the task

 IELTS Headings Match Questions Hey. In this week’s blog, we are taking a detailed look at IELTS Headings Match Questions, and it’s a long one! In the first half, I’ll play detective 🕵️‍♀️ to prove why the common “method” people follow to answer these questions is the reason they are failing. Then, in the second half, I’ll put on my teacher’s hat 👩‍🏫to show you a way that DOES work, and TWO techniques that you can use to improve your performance. But first, let’s look at   IELTS Headings Match  FACTS 🗂