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IELTS General Training Reading Practice Test

The IELTS General Training Reading Practice Test is 60 minutes long. This reading test consists of three sections.

Section 1:

The section 1 will contain two or three short factual texts and 6-8 short texts will be related to hotel advertisements topic. The other topics are related to everyday life in an English speaking country.

Section 2:

This section 2 will contain two short factual tests which are focusing on work related issues such as applying for jobs, company policies, pay and conditions.

Section 3:

Sections 3 will contain one longer, more complex text on a topic of general interest texts are authentic, and are taken from notices, books, advertisements, company handbooks, magazines and newspapers.

Question Types:

A number of variety questions are given, you have to choose from the given types like multiple choice, identifying information, matching information, note completion, flow-chart completion, identifying writer’s views, table completion, diagram label completion, summary completion, short- answer questions.

Marking:  

Each correct answer receives one mark. 40 marks out of scores are converted to the IELTS 9-band scale. The scores are provided in whole and half bands.

IELTS Academic Reading Practice Test

The IELTS Academic Reading Test is also 60 minutes long. There are three sections are available in Academic Reading Test. The total text length is 2,150 to 2,750 words.

  • Each section will contain one long text.
  • Those texts are authentic and they are taken from books, journals, magazines and newspapers.
  • Texts are accessible to test-takers entering undergraduate or postgraduate courses, seeking professional registration.
  • The texts may contain non-verbal materials such as diagrams or graphs.

Question Types:

  • A number of variety questions are given, you have to choose from the given types like multiple choice, identifying information, matching information, note completion, flow-chart completion, identifying writer’s views, table completion, diagram label completion, summary completion, short- answer questions.

Marking: 

  • Each correct answer receives one mark. 40 marks out of scores are converted to the IELTS 9-band scale. The scores are provided in whole and half bands.

Reading Test Tips/Tricks

Some tips/tricks are providing for you for the preparation of both IELTS General Training and Academic Reading Test.

  1. It is necessary to write your answers on the answer sheet.
  2. Look out for the title, headings and any special features such as capital letters, underlining, figures, graphs, italics and tables.
  3. Try to understand the questions and follow instructions carefully.
  4. Don’t spend more time on one question or passage.
  5. The words which you are used must be taken form the Reading text.
  6. Check your spelling.
  7. You have to focus on word limit mainly.
  8. Answer for all the questions, there is no negative marking so you have nothing to lose.
  9. Finally check your answers whether they are correct or not.

IELTS Reading Practice Test Sample Papers

If you want to prepare offline, then you can download the Reading practice test sample papers.
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