- Find the information the question asks for.
- Explain why the information you have chosen answers the question.
You can do this by looking at:
The heading or title - this should help you decide on the main subject of the text.
Vocabulary - the kinds of words (nouns) used to give information will also indicate a particular subject. For example, an article about global warming will include words such as "environmentalist, carbon footprint, greenhouse gasses and sustainability".
Attitude - adjectives and intensifiers should tell you what the writer thinks about their subject. Look for words like "totally brilliant, absolutely ridiculous, complete nonsense…