How to Improve on IELTS Reading Matching Sentence Endings questions

With so many IELTS Reading questions types, students often feel overwhelmed. You can find out about the other IELTS Reading questions types here.

IELTS Reading Matching Sentence Endings questions can be tricky, but if you follow these techniques, you will enhance your score:

  1. Make sure the two parts your choose make grammatical sense

This sounds simple but many students make this mistake. When you decide on a sentence ending, read the two parts closely, even write the full sentence down, and make sure it’s grammatically sound.

    2. Follow the order of the passage

The sentences will follow the order of the passage. Keep this in mind and don’t overcomplicate the task.

  3. Be aware of additional sentence endings

There will be more sentence endings than you need, so be careful when selecting.

  4. Paraphrase the sentence beginning

Paraphrasing the sentence beginning will enable you to locate it in the passage more efficiently. Practice making quick paraphrases on scrap paper to increase your IELTS Reading band score in this question.

These three IELTS Reading tips will help you increase your IELTS score, but you also need to improve your reading technique.

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