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雅思阅读常见的7大问题&官方解析

2015-10-16 教育优选

  雅思阅读中同学们总会有这样那样的疑问,网络上的文章也是各家观点无具体依据。这种说法难以让人信服。本文为大家整理雅思阅读中常见的7个问题以及雅思考试中心官方解答,希望备考同学参考。  

  1.What aspects of reading are tested in IELTS Academic Reading?

  Candidates are tested on their ability to identify main ideas, supportingideas, writer’s opinions and specific information.

  How long should candidates spend on each passage?

  Candidates have 60 minutes to read through three passages and answer 40questions. Candidates are advised to spend about 20 minutes on each passage.Candidates should make sure that they do not waste time worrying about itemsthey can’t answer and that they use their time sensibly to read through whatthey can and answer as many questions as possible.

  2. How do candidates record their answers?

  All answers must be entered on an Answer Sheet during the 60-minutesallowed. Candidates may first write their answers on the Question Paper if theywish to, but no extra time is allowed to transfer answers to the AnswerSheet.

  3. How many different task types are there in IELTS Academic Reading?

  There are 10 basic task types, some with possible variations. A variety oftask types are used in Academic Reading and more than one task type may be usedfor each passage. Some questions may appear before a passage and some may comeafter, depending on the nature of the questions.

  4. When the instructions state that the candidate should answer in, forexample, NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS, would they lose marks by writing an answerwith more than three words, even if one is ‘a’ or ‘the’?

  Yes. Answers which exceed the word limit will be marked incorrect.

  5. Are candidates penalised for spelling and grammar mistakes made in theiranswers?

  All words that candidates will need in order to answer the questions willbe given in the passage, so they should be encouraged to transfer their answersto the Answer Sheet with care. Candidates should be aware that poor spelling andgrammar are penalised.

  6. How is the band score for Academic Reading calculated?

  One mark is awarded for each of the 40 questions in the test. A band scoreconversion table is produced for each version of Academic Reading, whichtranslates scores out of 40 onto the IELTS 9-band scale. Scores are reported asa whole band or a half ba12

  7. How does the Academic Reading score relate to the overall band score?

  The overall score is an average of the band scores for the four Modules;the final score may be reported as a whole band or a half band.

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