General Reading Practice- Choosing a title

General Reading Practice- Choosing a title

For this IELTS task, you choose the most appropriate title from a list, to match with specific parts of the text.

Main skills:

Identifying what the passage is about- breaking it down and knowing the main ideas throughout

Differentiating between details and main ideas


Look at the different titles to get a gist of what they might be about

Pay attention to how paragraphs start and close

Practice skim reading so you can read the text quickly

Practice scan reading so you can identify ideas rooted within the title

Use the example I created below whilst on my CELTA, and practice choosing your title:

To read the full article, use this link:

Why exercise alone won’t save us
The long read: Sedentary lifestyles are killing us – we need to build activity into our everyday lives, not just leave it for the gym

If you would like to go through any of my resources and tasks included in my individual learning guides, don't hesitate to reach out! I'd love to help you with your IELTS prep.