April 3, 2011

7 Things to know about IELTS academic reading

Hello. Last time, we shared basic stuff about IELTS listening. In today's post, you're going to see some essential pieces of info about IELTS academic reading. Here they are:

1) IELTS Academic Reading is composed of 3 passages.

2) It has a total of 40 questions/items.

3) Every item is worth 1 point.

4) IELTS Candidates have 60 minutes to finish the exam.

5) Magazines, journals, books, and newspapers usually make up the sources of the passages.

6) The passages may contain diagrams or graphs.

7) The exam may contain different question types, such as multiple choice questions, sentence completion, and choosing headings.

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