In the IELTS exam a variety of question types are used to make up 40 questions of the following across the 3 different reading passages:

diagram label completion

flow-chart completion

identifying information

identifying the writer’s views/claims

matching features

matching headings

matching information

matching sentence endings

multiple choice

note completion

sentence completion

short-answer questions

summary completion

table completion

Which question type is hardest for YOUR learners? Why? 

Is there an L1 reason for this? Or a cultural, or previous learning related one? Other?

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