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IELTS Reading Practice 44: IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE?

IELTS Reading Practice 44: IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE? The Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence The question of whether we are alone in the Universe has haunted humanity...

IELTS Reading Practice 43: The man who invented synthetic dyes

IELTS Reading Practice 43: The man who invented synthetic dyes William Henry Perkin was born on March 12, 1838, in London, England. As a boy,...

IELTS Reading Practice 42: Fierce, fabulous and fantastic

IELTS Reading Practice 42: Fierce, fabulous and fantastic A new exhibition traces the history of animal painting in Europe from the anatomically inaccurate to the highly...

IELTS Reading Practice 41: A Revolution in Knowledge Sharing

IELTS Reading Practice 41: A Revolution in Knowledge Sharing You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-9 which are based on IELTS Reading Passage below: The pressure to transform our...

50 Vocabulary and Exercises: IETLS Reading Band 8 (Part 3)

Glossary Words and PhrasesDefinitionIn the textartificialman-madeArtificial artiststrick intofool sb into doing sth… and even tricked them intobelieving a human was behind the score.sophisticatedcomplicatedHuman beings are...

50 Vocabulary and Exercises: IETLS Reading Band 8 (Part 2)

Glossary Words and PhrasesDefinitionIn the text1. stretch outmake something continue for a longer period that was plannedtime stretches out2. apathylack of interest in somethingFor a...

50 Vocabulary and Exercises: IETLS Reading Band 8 (Part 1)

Glossary Words and PhrasesDefinitionIn the text1inhabitant (n)a person that lives in a particular placeNew Zealand is a small country of four million inhabitants.2long-haul (adj)travelling a...

IELTS Reading: how should you practise?

Here's a useful question that a student asked me: Many students complain that they don’t get a high enough score in IELTS reading, and many...

IELTS Reading Practice 40: Wind Power in the US

Wind Power in the US Prompted by the oil crises of the 1970s, a wind-power industry flourished briefly in the United States. But then world...

IELTS Reading Practice 39: Arctic Haze

Arctic Haze In the 1950’s, pilots traveling on weather reconnaissance flights in the Canadian high Arctic reported seeing bands of haze in the springtime in...

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