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Month: December 2018

IELTS Reading Practice Test : Food of thought

IELTS Reading Practice Test : Food of thought

Food of thought     A.  THERE are not enough classrooms at the Msekeni primary school, so half the lessons take place in the shade of yellow-blossomed acacia trees. Given this shortage, it might seem odd that one of the school‘s purpose-built classrooms has been emptied of pupils and turned into a storeroom for sacks of grain. But it makes sense. Food matters more than shelter. B.  Msekeni is in one of the poorer parts of Malawi, a landlocked southern…

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IELTS Reading Practice Test : MENTAL GYMNASTICS

IELTS Reading Practice Test : MENTAL GYMNASTICS

MENTAL GYMNASTICS     A. The working day has just started at the head office of Barclays Bank in London. Seventeen staff are helping themselves to a buffet breakfast as young psychologist Sebastian Bailey enters the room to begin the morning‘s training session. But this is no ordinary training session. He‘s not here to sharpen their finance or management skills. He‘s here to exercise their brains. B. Today‘s workout, organized by a company called the Mind Gym in London, entitled…

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