- When you take notes using an erasable note board booklet, while you listen to the recording, make sure you note down the supporting points as well as the main idea.
- From your notes, you can then summarise the main point and refer briefly to the essential supporting points, which will gain you good marks for content.
- Remember to check grammar, spelling and punctuation In your 5-7 word summary; you will be scored on the enabling skills of grammar, spelling and vocabulary. So leave yourself 1-2 minutes after you have written your summary to check your sentences for things like subject/verb agreement, tenses and word order.
- Use grammatical structures that you can use confidently, and words that you are sure you have spelt correctly.
- Finally, check your punctuation: check full stops and commas, and make sure you have begun each sentence with a capital letter
Tips and tricks in Read Aloud can easily increase your score in both Speaking and Reading. Despite this, this is perhaps one of the most