IELTS Reading: Choosing a title

A lesson on choosing a title for IELTS reading. Remember you need to think of the whole aim for the passage for this IELTS lesson. Useful for both GT and academic students – the level isn’t too hard.

Here are some tips to help you with how to choose the best title for the reading passage below.

Tips for Choosing a Title

  • This question type is usually the last question of the passage
  • By the time you come to this question, you will already have read skim read the passage
  • You should find the main aim of the passage
  • Analyse all the options for the title
  • Common trap – there will probably be information about all options in the passage – you need to find the main aim / message
  • Always look at the introduction sentence and concluding sentence to see if there is a similar message

Reading Passage:

Coffee is one of the most popular hot drinks in the world. Almost a third of the world’s population drinks coffee. People often meet at cafes or coffee shops for a coffee break during the middle of the morning or stop work in the afternoon to drink coffee.
About 7 million tons of coffee is produced every year. Brazil is, by far, the world’s largest coffee producer. About a third of the world’s production comes from this South American country. Other coffee producing countries include Vietnam, Indonesia and Colombia.
The United States is the biggest coffee consumer in the world. About 1.2 billion kilograms of coffee are consumed there every year. Drinking coffee is extremely popular in European countries, like Italy, France and Germany, as well as in Brazil.

Question

Choose the correct letter A – C

Which is the best title for the passage below?

A.  Coffee – a popular hot drink
B.  Coffee – the main consumers
C.  Coffee – the main producers

Answers

To see the answer, click below:

CLICK HERE: ANSWER FOR COFFEE READING LESSON

All the best,

Liz

Comments

  1. Blessing says

    Useful tips. Thanks

  2. A

  3. Emmanuel says

    The best answer that comes to mind is A.

  4. A

  5. Khan Immran says

    A

  6. Ramyaa RN says

    A

  7. Siti Marlina says

    A

  8. Option A

  9. A

  10. Rana Abid says

    A

  11. CLEMENTINE says

    A

  12. B

  13. Vishal sharma says

    A

  14. RevyMae Dacanay says

    A

  15. A

  16. mohamed mamoon says

    I think the answer is A because of the first and second and last statement is talking about the popular drink

  17. a

  18. A

  19. Amandeep says

    A is the correct answer.

  20. A

  21. Parveen kaur says

    A

  22. Beena Thakkar says

    Answer is A

  23. Mamun Hossain says

    A

  24. B

  25. A

  26. My answer is – A
    Because the passage has begun with the title saying coffee is a hot drink. So in my opinion answer is A because thesis statement always with the title of the passage.
    Dear Liz,
    Please correct me if i am wrong. awaiting to your reply.

  27. A

  28. Vijay saini says

    Definitely OPTION A is correct

  29. I think the best title for this passage is A. I hope my choose is correct.

  30. Alanny Melo says

    A

  31. Suryandaru says

    b. Coffee the main consumers

  32. SUHANSAR jit says

    A

  33. The answer is A.

  34. A

  35. Beena Thakkar says

    My answer is A

  36. A

  37. Sharan pyata says

    C

  38. Amandeep Sharma says

    B

  39. A

  40. A

  41. Sabbir Ahmed says

    B

  42. Here the passage is about A popularity of a dri nk ,so option would be A

  43. I think the answer is A.

  44. B

  45. Celestina says

    A

  46. A

  47. A

  48. Abdus Salam says

    A

  49. Priyanka says

    A

  50. Akash Panchal says

    B

  51. thushara says

    A

  52. Sithara Suraweera says

    A

  53. Shekhar Garg says

    Option A , trying to stick to basics as mentioned by mom 😃, focussing on opening sentence of passage and concluding line of passage.

  54. Megha Nath Bagale says

    A is the most suitable title.

  55. B

  56. Shalini Wadhwa says

    The Answer is A

  57. Enos lui says

    It’s c,

    Since it the keyword from passages is produce

  58. The Answer is B

  59. Pabitra K Bhattacharjee says

    A

  60. SUNG IL ROH says

    A

  61. Cho Cho Than says

    A

  62. A

  63. Hema Ramagiri says

    A

  64. Lily Njau says

    A

  65. My answer is A

  66. a

  67. A

  68. A

  69. A

  70. A

  71. Williams says

    A

  72. A

  73. A

  74. A

  75. Namsoo Han says

    A
    A is the answer for the title of the statement.

  76. C

  77. Juveriya says

    C

  78. Eara Lori says

    B

  79. sushmita kc says

    B is the answer for this passage i think

  80. I’m gonna go with A , too

  81. A

  82. A

  83. A

  84. Oluwaseun says

    A

  85. A

  86. A

  87. Gurpeer singh says

    C

  88. A

  89. A

  90. Avinash Shah says

    A

  91. Nwaokoro John says

    A

  92. A
    Thanks Liz for your kindness, you are not only a teacher but a really mother.
    May God bless you.

  93. My answer is A

  94. A

  95. Abdul Wahab says

    A

  96. A

  97. Sruthy Raj says

    B

  98. A

  99. Idowu Adenike says

    My answer to this question is option A.
    Looking forward to your answer with explanation.
    Thank you.

  100. A from the tips given ‘ always look at the introduction and the concluding part to see if there’s always a similarity’. So I go for the option A

  101. A

  102. A

  103. A

  104. A

  105. A

  106. Thea0328 says

    A

  107. adefunke ozigagu says

    A

  108. Kuti Rashedat Olorunjuwon says

    A

  109. Asong Saintdrick says

    B
    Because the second, second to the last and the last sentence talks more about consumption.

  110. B

  111. A is the answer

  112. A is the answer
    Please when you reply tomorrow please explain
    Thanks

    • In the afternoon UK time. You can find new posted in the side bar column of all pages or you will receive them by email if you have subscribed. Otherwise, just check back on this page at the end of tomorrow and the answer will be there.

  113. A

  114. Ifesinachi Okorie says

    B

  115. A

  116. Stella o says

    A

  117. A

  118. A

  119. C

  120. A

  121. Temitope says

    A

  122. A

  123. The option A is the answer as complete passage focuses (conveys a central idea) on “Coffee” by mentioning it’s popularity, consumers, and producers

  124. A

  125. Answer is A.

  126. It should be ‘A’

  127. A

  128. A

  129. I think it’s A

  130. A

  131. Evelyn Edmund says

    The answer is A

  132. Sharmila says

    A

  133. Tsvetelina Ignatova says

    A

  134. Innocent Ablorde Lumor says

    B

  135. A

  136. My answer is A

  137. Margaret says

    A

  138. Srinivasan says

    C is the answer, according to me.The emphasis of the article is about Coffee DRINKING,and not about producing.So B can not be the answer.Also the words “HOT DRINKS”usually used for Liquor.So C is the logical right answer.

  139. mojgan behzadipour says

    A

  140. A

  141. Edicha Onekutu says

    A

  142. Tomy jose says

    B

  143. A

  144. César Díaz says

    A

  145. Shabnam Khan says

    A

  146. A

  147. Deeksha sharma says

    A

  148. I chose A

  149. Oduah onyinyechi says

    A

  150. Ravinder Singh says

    B, because 70% passage about consumers

  151. OJEBO Alexander says

    A

  152. A

  153. C

  154. Answer-A

  155. Ritu bassi says

    A

  156. A

  157. A

  158. A

  159. A

  160. The answer is A

  161. B

  162. Aminur Rashid says

    The correct ans is A, because the first sentence of the passage tells about the popularity of coffee. As well as the last sentence tell about the popularity of the coffee.

  163. A

  164. A

  165. A

  166. Gursewak Dhanoa says

    B

  167. Lilian Chukwuwetalu says

    A

  168. A

  169. Usman Bashir says

    A

  170. The answer is ‘A’

  171. A

  172. Olaoluwa says

    A – A popular hot drink. This title addresses both the main consumer and the main producer

  173. Joyce addo says

    A

  174. Answer : B

  175. Aye Chann says

    A

  176. A

  177. Khin Phyu Sin says

    A

  178. A

  179. Reena Choudhary says

    A

  180. Hi Liz,

    Thank you for your website and ofcourse the advance lessons.
    I get the score that I have needed for uni.
    GBD.
    BINI.

  181. A

  182. A

  183. John Mark De Real says

    A. I just think I read this passage before making it familiar.

  184. Patience Andem says

    A

  185. Chekwubechukwu says

    A

  186. Margaret says

    A

  187. Joseph anil says

    A

  188. A

  189. A

  190. A

  191. Md. Golam kibria says

    A

  192. Cossia Jocelyne Assare says

    A

  193. Juan Pablo Guerra says

    A

  194. A

  195. Le Le Tun says

    A

  196. A

  197. A

  198. A

  199. A

  200. Anilkumar says

    A

  201. A

  202. A

  203. A: The passage begins with the popularity of coffee, it then goes on to talk about its consumption locations/venues, where it’s produced ( Brazil, Venezuela etc) and finally its largest consumers.

  204. Answer is A

  205. Jaskaran Singh says

    A

  206. A

  207. The right answers is the “A”

  208. A

  209. B

  210. Amrit kaur says

    Answer ..A

  211. Hsio Ching says

    A

  212. A

  213. A

  214. in my opinion it is A.

  215. A

  216. Reading is the main concern. Am facing problem in headings match.

  217. A..Coffee a popular hot drink

  218. Rishu budhiraja says

    A

  219. A

  220. Sarita Shaji says

    A

  221. Answer- A

  222. Coffee- a popular hot drink

  223. Ifeyinwa says

    The answer is A- coffee is a popular hot drink

  224. A

  225. A

  226. nelda antolo says

    A

  227. B

  228. Such a simplified approach, you really a life saver for ielts aspirants

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