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Yes, NG and Yes

1. Y
2. NG
3. NG

1. Yes
2. Yes
3. Yes

1.Yes
2.NG
3.Yes

1. Yes
2. NG
3. NG

1. Yes
2. No
3. NG

1. Yes
2. No
2.Yes

1.yes
2.No
3.Not given

1, Yes - Young people who are active have... higher self-esteem, more motivation.

2, NO - 10 minutes or less, short time. The passage doesn't mention only 10 minutes.

3, Yes - When children learn while moving their bodies, they perform significantly better on standardised tests.

1 Y
2 NG
3 Y

YES
NOT GIVEN
YES

NG
NO
YES

Yes, NG, Yes

Simon ,

My answers are:
TRUE NOT GIVEN NOT GIVEN

question 2 says: 10 minutes and passage says 10 minutes or less , so that does not cover the information about less than 10 minutes ,hence got given should be the answer

lol

TRUE NOT GIVEN TRUE

1yes
1yes
3yes

1. yes: self-esteem
2. Yes - 10 minute or less
3. NG (benefit)

YES
NG
YES

1. Yes - higher self-esteem

2. Yes - short bursts of physical activity - 10 minutes or less - increased pupils’ attention in the classroom

3. Not given - Only physical activity is mentioned.

1.YES
2.YES
3.Not Given

1. yes
2. yes
3. not given

1, yes
2, NG
3, yes

1,yes
2,NG
3,yes

1.Yes
2.No
3.Not given

1, Yes
2, Yes
3, Not Given

1. YES
2. YES
3. NOT GIVEN

Yes
Yes
Yes

Yes
NO
NG

yes
NG
yes

1. YES - higher self-esteem.
2. NG - There is only the information that a 10-minute physical activity increased pupils’ attention in the classroom..
3. YES - when children learn while moving their bodies, they perform significantly better.

Yes
Yes
Not given

1.YES
2. YES
3. YES

1.yes
2.yes
3.not given

Yes "higher self-esteem"
Not Given " optimal amount"
Yes "when children learn while moving their bodies, they perform significantly better on standardized tests"

1. YES
2. NO
3. YES

1. Yes
2. Not Given
3. Yes

1, Yes - Young people who are active have... higher self-esteem, more motivation.

2, NG -The passage does not mentione about the optimal amount of physical activity for children is only 10 min

3, Yes - When children learn while moving their bodies, they perform significantly better on standardised tests.

Yes ng ng

Yes
Not Given
Yes

Yes
No
Not given

1 Y
2.NG
3.Y

NG No Yes

Yes
No
Not given

y
NG
NG

Y
N
NG

Y
NG
Y


YES
NOT GIVEN
YES


Thank you simon.
This assignment was easy.
It is great that you mix both easy and trixy lessons

yes no NG

1:YES
2:YES
3:NG

yes
not given
yes

Yes NG NG

1.yes
2.not given
3.yes

1. Yes
2. No
3. Not given

1.Yes
2.No
3.Not given

1.YES
2.NOT GIVEN
3.NOT GIVEN

1. YES (higher self-esteem, more motivation)
2. NOT GIVEN
3. NOT GIVEN

1. Yes
2. NG
3. Yes

yes
NG
yes

1. NOT GIVEN
2. YES
3. NO

yes
not given
not given

1. Yes
2. Not given
3. Yes

y
Ng
y

1. Yes
2. No
3. Not given

1. YES
2. NOT GIVEN
3. YES

1. YES
2. NO
3. YES

1. YES
2. NG
3. YES

1. Yes
2. No
3. Not given

1. YES
2. NOT GIVEN
3. YES

1,YES
2,NO
3,NOT GIVEN

1. TRUE
2.FALSE
3.NOT GIVEN

Yes
No
Not given

1-yes
2-not given
3-yes

TRUE
NOT GIVEN
NOT GIVEN

Yes No Notgiven

Yes
Ng
Ng

1. YES (feel better about themselves = better brain function, higher self-esteem, more motivation and better school performance)

2. NOT GIVEN (no information on the paragraph about "optimum")/ 10 minutes is not optimum - in this sense the answer is NO.

3. YES (Children can benefit = perform significantly better on standardised tests; mental and physical stimulation = physical activity with teaching)

NG
FALSE
TRUE

Yes
Not give
Yes

CORRECT ANSWERS FROM SIMON:

1. Yes
physical exercise = physical activity / young people who are active
feel better about themselves = higher self-esteem

2. Not given
No information about the "optimal" (best) amount of exercise.

3. Yes
children can benefit = they perform significantly better
both mental and physical stimulation = learn while moving their bodies

I am not convinced about 3. To me it should be NG.

Simon can you explain how comes 3rd is yes. They have not mentioned about mental stimulation.

I am not sure if you agree with me or not Simon, but in some IELTS tests, they would answer question 2 yes, because its cited that (children do not need to exercise for long periods of time). It means 10 min. is optimal for them. On other test they say its NG, due to no optimal is mentioned. I am not criticizing you Simon but the people who organised IELTS reading. They should have one parameter.

NG, Y, Y

FROM SIMON:

I understand the confusion about questions like numbers 2 and 3 above. Here's my explanation of how IELTS reading works:

Question 2
The keywords here are "optimal amount", which means "the best / perfect amount". There is nothing in the passage that suggests that "10 minutes is the best amount of activity". It only says that "10 minutes OR LESS" is enough to increase pupils' attention. If the answer were "yes", the optimal amount would need to be given clearly e.g. 10 minutes is the ideal amount of exercise.

Question 3
If you're looking for EXACT synonyms, you might think that "mental stimulation" has not been mentioned. However, the word LEARN is enough here. Don't 'overthink' this - learning involves thinking, which is mental stimulation.

Dear Simon,

I totally agree with you about question 1 and 3. However,I completely don't understand why Question 2 is NG as they already stated clearly in the test that "short bursts of physical activity - 10 minutes or less, Increased pupils’ attention in the classroom. " = optimal time

True
Not Given
Not Given

Y
NG
NG

Y
Y
NG

Joyce,

It implies that 10 minutes or less is FINE / ENOUGH, but that isn't the same as saying it is optimal. Maybe 10 minutes or less is fine, but 20 minutes is even better.

yes
ng
yes

Yes
NG
Yes

Hi Simon I totally agree with you about question 2 and 3 but i am a little confused about the question 1 How could feel better about themselves equal to higher self-esteem Could you rephrase the self-esteem? thanks

1. Yes.
2. No.
3. Yes

harper,

"self esteem" means "confidence in yourself".

1.yes
2.not given
3.not given

Yes
Not Given
Yes

tell me about 17 dec reading or listening plz

Yes
Not Given
Yes

yes
not given
yes

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