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Topic: Job-Ready

Tools for Reading: Finding the Main Idea


SPEAKER: Jen Denton
DURATION: 45 minutes


Finding the central idea of a reading passage is a vital test-taking skill. Test-makers will gauge reading comprehension by asking questions about the author's main message and their details to support it. We've got tips to help you build this essential reading tool and confidently take on the exam.

What you'll learn:

  • The what, why, and how of “main idea”
  • Proven strategies to read for meaning
  • Test-maker clues
  • Answers to sample test questions


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