Some of the reading materials I refer to have been downloaded from Cambridge ESOL exams.
Main Reading Lessons For ALL students

I recommend you look at these Reading lesson videos first as they provide you with the basic strategies that you need for the IELTS Reading exam.  After you have watched these videos you can find lessons that relate to specific styles of questions for Academic reading texts and General Reading texts.


Lesson 1
- DON'T read the text!!!  
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Lesson 2 - Skimming
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Lesson 3Titles and Main ideas 


Lesson 4 Understanding difficult texts