IELTS Reading Test
Here you can find tips, exercises and a complete guided test to prepare you for the IELTS reading assessment.
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The IELTS reading test is 1 hour long. There are 3 reading passages and a total of 40 questions to answer.
The types of questions you need to answer include:
- Matching Headings Questions.
- Categorisation Questions.
- Matching Sentence Endings.
- Table Completion.
- Flow Chart Completion Questions.
- Diagram Completion Questions.
- Short Answer Questions.
Go through the lessons below to learn how to approach the different questions in the IELTS reading test.
These lessons are an introduction to the IELTS reading test.
Reading Test Question Types
Suitable for academic and general candidates, this series of free IELTS reading lessons give you lots of practice with the different test question types. They are all interactive, so you get instant feedback on your answers, and they all contain answer guides that help you understand your reading strengths and weaknesses.
A Complete Reading Test
This reading test has three passages.
Passage 1 “Making Time for Science” Contains the question types
Passage 2 “The Triune Brain” contains the question types
Passage 3 “Helium’s Future Up in the Air” contains the question types
Matching Information/Headings to Paragraphs
Identifying the Writer’s Views (Yes/No/Not Given)
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