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IELTS Academic
Practice Reading test

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HOW CAN THIS PACKAGE HELP?

This book will give you a realistic IELTS Academic Test for practice, as many times as you want.

This book helps you to check your readiness for the Reading Module of the exam.

This package can give you an idea of what types of text and questions can be expected in this module.

WHAT IS IELTS?

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a popular English language test for Immigration and Studying abroad. It is offered in two modules, Academic and General Training. Originally a paper based test, IELTS is now available as a computer based test too.

TYPES OF THE IELTS

IELTS ACADEMIC

IELTS Academic is intended for those who want to enroll in universities and other institutions of higher education and for professionals such as medical doctors and nurses who want to study or practice in an English-speaking country.

IELTS GENERAL TRAINING

IELTS General Training is intended for those planning to undertake non-academic training or to gain work experience, or for immigration purposes.

IELTS STRUCTURE

LISTENING

The module comprises four sections, with ten questions in each section.

Sections 1 and 2 are about everyday, social situations.
Sections 3 and 4 are about educational and training situations.

READING

Reading paper has three sections and texts. There will be a variety of question types.

Section 1: contains two or three short texts or several shorter texts.
Section 2: contains two texts, which deals with work.
Section 3: contains one long text about a topic of general interest.

WRITING

The Writing paper has two tasks which must both be completed.

IELTS Academic

Task 1: test takers describe a graph, table, chart or diagram in their own words.
Task 2: test takers discuss a point of view, argument or problem.

SPEAKING

Reading paper has three sections and texts. There will be a variety of question types.

Section 1: introduction and interview (4–5 minutes).
Section 2: long turn (3–4 minutes). Test takers are given a task card about a particular topic.
Section 3: discussions (4–5 minutes) between the examiner and the test taker.