TEACHING IELTS READING TO YOUNG LEARNERS: SOME TEACHING IDEAS

Luu Nguyen Quoc Hung
2018 Zenodo  
The recent IELTS statistics show that more than three million International English Language Testing System (IELTS) tests were taken in 2017 – a dramatic increase from the 43,000 IELTS tests taken in 1995. In Vietnam for the past decades, IELTS has gained increasing popularity and it is widely accepted as a reliable evaluation of English language proficiency in the Vietnamese Education sector. Another trend in Vietnam is a growing number of young learners have prepared for IELTS and taken the
more » ... LTS and taken the tests. Teaching IELTS reading to young learners can be challenging because guiding the learners toward achieving a high IELTS band score can be a long process involving the introduction, development and mastery of various techniques including skimming and scanning, recognizing paraphrases, text analysis, techniques for dealing with the various question types and time management. Teaching IELTS reading lessons to young learners can be communicative and rewarding with some suggested teaching ideas and practical activities, currently applied in a center for foreign languages
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3353773 fatcat:yz5jzphqsnhkrpo6bikk5dlo6e