Do you think skimming and scanning are the only skills to get you through the Reading?
Is reading every hour of every day going to help you pass the IELTS reading section?
Those certainly help, but the Band 9 students and quality teachers know a Band 9 comes from essential exam skills. You need these skills to kill this monster (IELTS), and move on.
Meet Anna Walker, one of the most helpful teachers I have spoken to so far. She explained a practical 4 step strategy, you can use today to score higher.