IELTS General Reading 4 - Passage 1

IELTS Reading Tip

In the IELTS Reading matching features task, you read an article which contains the opinions of different people who have knowledge or experience of the topic of the text. For example, they may be academics or researchers.

The first paragraph of the article introduces the main ideas or topic that the people discuss.

Remember that you can predict the topic of the article from the title and that you can usually find the main ideas at the end of the introduction.

Questions 1 and 2

Look at the information on the given page and answer Questions 1 and 2.

1On which TWO days does the newspaper advertise jobs for teachers?

2On which TWO days the newspaper advertise jobs for nurses?

Questions 3-8

Look at the ten categories of job advertisement A-J, in the Saturday Job Guide.

Write the correct letter, A-J, in boxes 3-8 on your answer sheet.

3you are looking for a job as a university lecturer?  

4you want to start your own business?  

5you want a permanent job in a hotel?  

6you are looking for a job in public administration?  

7you are looking for agricultural work in the country?  

8you are looking for temporary work?  

Questions 9-14

Do the following statements agree with the information given in Reading Passage?

In boxes 9-14 on your answer sheet write

TRUEif the statement agrees with the information
FALSEif the statement contradicts the information
NOT GIVENif there is no information on this

9It is possible to book tickets for performances using the Internet. 

1060-year-olds who want to book in advance have to prove their age to get a discount. 

11Someone accompanying a wheelchair user to a performance receives a discount. 

12Students can get Standby tickets 45 minutes before a performance begins. 

13A group of ten adults going to a performance can claim a discount. 

14Theatre-goers who are unexpectedly unable to attend a performance can get their money back. 

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