About this site

Who is the site for?

The website has articles about psychology topics for English language learners who are intermediate level and above.

They’re good if you are preparing for an IELTS exam or want to improve your reading skills and build your vocabulary.

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How to read

Pick an article that sounds interesting, and read. If you click on articles in the menu, it will take you to the page with all the articles. 

Look at the word count as shorter articles are generally easier.

If you want some help with vocabulary, click the blue vocabulary help button above the article, and definitions for some of the difficult words will be shown on the right.

NB. The vocabulary help works better on laptops, as the vocabulary section will sit next to the article. 

After Reading

After you have read an article, you can try some IELTS-type questions or find out more. 

Click the green IELTS Questions button under the article, and some questions will be shown on the right. The answers are at the bottom.

If you want to find out more about the topic, see Sources and Links under the article.

Leave a comment if you want to say thanks, share some opinions, or ask about one of the IELTS questions. I will usually reply within one day, but you might need to refresh your browser to see my reply. 

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NB. The articles are designed to be slightly easier than the IELTS reading test. If you are preparing to take the IELTS test, this website will be a good place to practise, but as you get closer to the test date, it’s important to do real exam practice (e.g. from the Cambridge past papers books).

Other Websites

If you want to see other websites for learning English you can go to the links page.

You’ll find useful websites for reading, listening, speaking, grammar, vocabulary and IELTS.

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