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IELTS Reading Section | IELTS Preparation

Reading Section

is the second part of the IELTS exam. The duration of this part is about 60 minutes.
In this part, you will have three or four reading passages with ascending difficulty followed by 40 questions to answer. You can write and take notes on the Question Paper. However, you should enter your answers exclusively on the Reading Answer Sheet. Bear in mind that  you won’t be given any extra time to transfer your answers to the Reading Answer Sheet. So you need to budget your time.
The grading procedure of the Academic and General Training Reading Tests is the same. However, you need to answer more questions correctly on a General Training Test to receive the same grade corresponding to an Academic Reading Test because the texts in the latter are more challenging and difficult compared to the former.

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    Dr. Hariri
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    Would you rather be happy yet slow-witted and unimaginative, or unhappy yet bright and creative? For instance, would you rather live the life of a brilliant yet tortured artist, such as Vincent van Gogh, or that of a happy but carefree soul who is a bit simple-minded?

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    Sasan
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    I prefer to challenge this question at first and bring up my viewpoint next.
    There are different successful people in the world who reached the apex through different procedures. Although some have faced torture to reach their goals, it does not mean we have to necessarily lose something in our life to climb the ladder of success. Anyway, I suppose the most enjoyable part of life is making progress and relying on your abilities to flourish and thrive. So, I personally go for intelligence and innovation rather than happiness along with naivety. Many people have lived an ordinary life so far and repeating this story can never excite me at all. We need to gain new adventurous experiences and foster our abilities so as to break out of comfort zone.

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