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Twist In The Tale IELTS Reading Answers
Twist In The Tale IELTS Reading Answers

Twist In The Tale IELTS Reading Answers

The Academic passage ‘Twist In The Tale’ is a reading passage that appeared in an IELTS Test. Read the passage below and answer questions 1 – 14. Beyond the questions, you will find the answers along with the location of the answers in the passage and the keywords that  help you find out the answers.

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Answers

Question number  Answer  Keywords  Location of keywords
1 D they have parties – where books are a good present Paragraph G;

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2 A ‘Harry made it OK to be seen on a bus reading a book,’ says Cooling. ‘To a child, that is important.’ Paragraph C;

Line 3

3 B ‘Some feted adult writers would kill for the sales,’ says Almond, Paragraph F;

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4 C Children are demanding readers,’ she says. ‘If they don’t get it in two pages, they’ll drop it.’ Paragraph E;

Last line

5 D Author Jacqueline Wilson says that children spread news of her books like a bushfire Paragraph G;

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6 B People still tell me, “Children don’t read nowadays”,’ says David Almond, the award-winning author of children’s books such as Skellig. The truth is that they are skilled, creative readers Paragraph D;

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7 A Children’s books are going through an incredibly fertile period,’ says Wendy Cooling, Paragraph B;

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8 8-14 years/yrs/ (year-olds) The main growth area has been the market for eight to fourteen-year-olds Paragraph C;

Line 1

9 Orion UK publishing outfit Orion recently negotiated a six-figure sum from US company Scholastic for The Seeing Stone, a children’s novel by Kevin Crossley-Holland, the majority of which will go to the author. Paragraph F;

Last line

10 J.K. Rowling J. K. Rowling’s series of books been that they have helped to make reading fashionable for pre-teens Paragraph C;

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11 D they ask me very sophisticated questions about use of language, story structure, chapters and dialogue Paragraph D;

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12 H But Anne Fine, author of many award winning children’s books is concerned that the British literati still ignore children’s culture. Paragraph H;

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13 C here is little doubt that the boom has been fuelled by the bespectacled apprentice, Harry Potter Paragraph C;

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14 A Less than three years ago, doom merchants were predicting that the growth in video games and the rise of the Internet would sound the death knell for children’s literature. But contrary to popular myth, children are reading more books than ever. Paragraph A;

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