Birthdays around the world

In this type of reading exercise, you will read a short text and answer a series of questions testing skim-reading skills. For this exercise you will read parts of an article about how birthdays are celebrated around the world.

To be successful in this task, you will be need to:

  • identify and retrieve facts and details
  • understand and select relevant information

Categories: IGCSE_ESL

Celebrations round the world

In this type of reading exercise, you will read a short text and answer a series of questions testing skim-reading skills. For this exercise you will read parts of an article about cleaning teeth.

To be successful in this task, you will be need to:

  • identify and retrieve facts and details
  • understand and select relevant information

Categories: IGCSE_ESL

IGCSE ESL Question 3: Milan University Application Form

In this type of reading exercise, you will read a text and fill in a form testing skim-reading skills. For this exercise you will read information about a student who is applying for a place at a university.

To be successful in this task, you will be need to:

  • identify and retrieve facts and details
  • understand and select relevant information
  • communicate clearly, accurately and appropriately

Categories: IGCSE_ESL

IGCSE ESL Question 2: Cleaning Teeth

In this type of reading exercise, you will read a short text and answer a series of questions testing skim-reading skills. For this exercise you will read parts of an article about cleaning teeth.

To be successful in this task, you will be need to:

  • identify and retrieve facts and details
  • understand and select relevant information

Categories: IGCSE_ESL

IGCSE ESL Question 1: Advice for Students – Friendship

In this type of reading exercise, you will read a short text and answer a series of questions testing skim-reading skills. For this exercise you will read parts of an article about friendship.

To be successful in this task, you will be need to:

  • identify and retrieve facts and details
  • understand and select relevant information

Categories: IGCSE_ESL

IGGCE ESL Question 5: A doctor in the house (Summary)

Summary Task

In question 5 of the IGCSE ESL Reading & Writing Paper, you have to 100-120 word summary about an aspect or aspects of a text printed in the question paper.

You must demonstrate ability in the following areas:

Reading

  • identify and retrieve facts and details
  •  understand and select relevant information
  • recognise and understand ideas, opinions and attitudes and the connections between related ideas

Writing

  • communicate clearly, accurately and appropriately
  • convey information and express opinions effectively
  • employ and control a variety of grammatical structures
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of appropriate vocabulary
  • observe conventions of paragraphing, punctuation and spelling

Model Answer

Here is a model answer for a task set to summary new medical gadgets being introduced. It is the appropriate length for the task and it has the required language to gain full marks in this part of the examination.

Categories: IGCSE_ESL

IGCSE ESL Question 5: The enemy within (Summary)

Summary Task

In question 5 of the IGCSE ESL Reading & Writing Paper, you have to 100-120 word summary about an aspect or aspects of a text printed in the question paper.

You must demonstrate ability in the following areas:

Reading

  • identify and retrieve facts and details
  •  understand and select relevant information
  • recognise and understand ideas, opinions and attitudes and the connections between related ideas

Writing

  • communicate clearly, accurately and appropriately
  • convey information and express opinions effectively
  • employ and control a variety of grammatical structures
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of appropriate vocabulary
  • observe conventions of paragraphing, punctuation and spelling

Model Answer

Here is a model answer for a task set to summary the risk of allergies. It is the appropriate length for the task and it has the required language to gain full marks in this part of the examination.

Categories: IGCSE_ESL

IGCSE ESL Question 5: What’s for dinner, Mum? (Summary)

Summary Task

In question 5 of the IGCSE ESL Reading & Writing Paper, you have to 100-120 word summary about an aspect or aspects of a text printed in the question paper.

You must demonstrate ability in the following areas:

Reading

  • identify and retrieve facts and details
  •  understand and select relevant information
  • recognise and understand ideas, opinions and attitudes and the connections between related ideas

Writing

  • communicate clearly, accurately and appropriately
  • convey information and express opinions effectively
  • employ and control a variety of grammatical structures
  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of appropriate vocabulary
  • observe conventions of paragraphing, punctuation and spelling

Model Answer

Here is a model answer for a task set to summary family meal time. It is the appropriate length for the task and it has the required language to gain full marks in this part of the examination.

Categories: IGCSE_ESL