Video: Additional tips for matching and classifying questions

Narration: Here are some additional tips for this question style. Tip 1. You will hear each statement in order, but not exactly the same words – the information you are listening for is likely to be rephrased. Tip 2: You might need to use reference words to confirm answers from information given in more than … Read more

Video: Feedback

Narration: For question 11, there are three key details you should have noted – 30%, the population and under 15. Remember that this could have been rephrased in the recording – the speaker actually said ‘More than a third of England’s population was under the age of 15 by 1895’. For question 12, the speaker … Read more

Video: Steps for matching and classifying

Narration: Here are the steps for answering this type of question. The first step is to make sure that you know what you are classifying or matching against. For example, people, dates or characteristics. You should then read the statements given in the questions, and the options that you will need to classify or match. … Read more

Video: Matching and classifying

Narration: The skills for matching and classifying questions are similar, so they will be presented together in this lesson. These questions test your ability to understand a rephrased sentence and identify key points in the recording, as well as understand relationships between ideas. Here are two sample question styles. To complete this type question correctly, … Read more

Summary of this lesson

In this lesson you should have learned… what matching and classifying questions are the differences and similarities between them what you have to do for these types of questions the best way of approaching these questions tips for locating the answer quickly and accurately common errors that you should avoid Now take the end of … Read more

Essential vocabulary for this lesson

To complete this lesson, you will need to know the following vocabulary. When you are sure you know all the words, continue to the next page. CONTAIN CONFIRM STRAIGHTFORWARD RELATIONSHIP REFER TO

Aims of this lesson

By the end of this lesson, you will know: what matching and classifying questions are asking you to do the differences and similarities between these two types of question what you need to do in order to answer these questions how you should approach these types of questions the essential tips to find the correct … Read more