Reading Question Type: Diagram/Flow Chart Completion
30 Jul 2014 admin
In this reading task, an incomplete table which summarizes or paraphrases given information from the reading text will be given. It aims at testing the test taker’s ability to locate relevant information in the text, comprehend the gist and paraphrase.
How to Approach the Diagram/ Flow Chart Completion Question
- The flowchart provides stages and links that should be matched with the order in which events happen in the reading text. Read each stage and identify key words and note the links between stages.
- The diagram requires focus on understanding how different parts of the picture relate to the description given in the reading text. Thus, you are required to use your own knowledge to comprehend the different parts of the diagram and read the text to identify the parts given in the description to complete the stage of a process or to label parts of an object.
- The information in flow charts and diagrams is usually in note form rather than full sentences. So, you should write key words and be careful of word limits.
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