A cartoon tortoise with a rocket on its back denotes how different skills such as scanning can help you read faster in the IELTS exam.

If there was no time limit in the IELTS Reading exam, would you get more answers correct? ⏰ I imagine so. Because if there is one comment I read again and again its that students struggle to finish the 40 questions in 60 minutes. So, what is the key to reading more quickly? Is it scanning and skimming? Is it increasing your vocabulary? Or is it simply being able to process words more quickly in your brain? Well, that’s what we are going to be discussing in today’s blog. Why don’t we start by a quick reminder of the THREE TYPES OF READING 📚

2 red and blue jigsaw puzzle pieces are linked together on a yellow background to signify IELTS Information Match Questions

 Hey. In today’s blog, we will be continuing our in-depth look at the most problematic types of IELTS reading questions. Today, it’s Information Match Questions. And, although at first glance these questions might seem every different to the Headings Match Questions we looked at last week, as you will soon see, they are actually very similar. Plus, just like Headings Match Questions, the method that is often given to solve these test items is totally wrong. But, before we start looking at technique, let’s start by going through  THE FACTS 🗂