How to Teach IELTS Reading: Webinar

James Heywood (head of content) from Off2Class recently delivered a webinar on how to teach IELTS Reading. This is our second competency-specific IELTS webinar sessions. Each of these webinars will provide an in-depth review for each of the IELTS competencies. 

If you’d like a general overview of the IELTS exam, before jumping into how to teach IELTS Reading, please watch our introductory sessions here.
The how to teach IELTS reading webinar summarizes the resources you need to guide your students through the reading portion of the IETLS exam. This webinar is perfect for both experienced IELTS teachers as well as those thinking of taking on IELTS students. IELTS students are often hardworking and motivated towards a goal! Perfect candidates for you to coach! Like all tests and games, it’s essential for you as a teacher to know the rules.
If you need a complete toolkit to coach IELTS candidates, Off2Class has you covered. You can find each of the competencies covered in our lesson library. Complete teacher-led course structures to take your students through the IELTS exam: IELTS ReadingIELTS Listening, IELTS Speaking, IELTS Writing

In this session James covers:

  • The basic rules and structure of the reading portion of the IELTS exam
  • The skills required to complete the exam successfully (e.g. paraphrasing, skimming, identifying a writer’s views vs. claims)
  • The question types a candidate must be familiar with (these are especially critical in IELTS Reading, as candidates are often pressed for time)
  • The importance of reading instructions on exam day!

If you enjoyed How to teach IELTS Reading, please join the rest of our competency-specific IELTS webinars. You can keep up to date by liking us on Facebook.

Let us know what you think! Do you coach IELTS candidates? Do you have any tips on how to teach IELTS reading? Are you currently teaching any other standardized tests?


  • Saeede says:

    November 11, 2016 at 5:50 am

    I am so grateful for your effective video. I really learned a lot.

    • James Heywood (Off2Class) says:

      November 11, 2016 at 2:36 pm

      Hi Saeede,
      Thanks for your positive feedback!
      Best wishes,

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