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Learn English through reading

So you want to improve your English but, for one reason or another, you cannot enroll on an English course….what can you do?

Well, first of all you can read our earlier post about improving your listening skills outside the classroom.

But maybe, ‘reading’ is your thing and you want to focus on improving your English through reading. Well fortunately, as with listening, there are many sources of fantastic reading material that is often free to access, and can help with your English, and in this blog post, we are going to take a look at a few of them.

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Read English Texts Fast

For the English learner, the main reason why you may want to read texts faster is that you have a reading exam to complete. For the purpose of this blog post, we are going to focus on the IELTS exam, but the strategies we will discuss are equally applicable for Cambridge Exams – Cambridge First, Cambridge Advanced, Cambridge Proficiency, and the TOEFL Test.

I meet many students who complain to me that they just “don’t have enough time to read the whole text and answer the questions”. So, how can you improve the speed of your reading and give yourself the best chance of answering all the questions and obtaining the grade that you need?

Let’s look at some useful strategies.

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