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IELTS Module

READING

Reading

 

The Reading is  Academic in nature , wide range of reading skills of candidates is checked through this. These include reading for gist, main ideas,  detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognising writers, opinions, attitudes and purpose. These types of text can be find in newspaper or magazines and online resources written for non-specialist audience .

IELTS Reading – Marked

The Reading test is marked by certificated markers, who are regularly monitored to ensure their reliability. All answer sheets, after being marked, are further analysed by Cambridge Assessment English.

  • BAND 0 – Did Not Attempt The TEST
  • BAND 1 – Non USER
  • BAND 2 – Intermittent USER
  • BAND 3 – Extremely Limited USER
  • BAND 4 – Limited USER
  • BAND 5 – Modest USER
  • BAND 6 – Competent USER
  • BAND 7 – Good USER
  • BAND 8 – Very Good USER
  • BAND 9 – Expert USER

READING – Test format 

The reading paper has three sections and texts approximately  2,000 – 2800 words . There will be a variety of question type,for example:

  •  Fill in the blanks,
  • Multiple choice questions,
  • Identify information(true/false/not given)
  • Identify the writer’s views claims,
  • Matching information ,
  • Matching headings,
  • Matching sentence endings,
  • Sentence completion ,
  • Summary completion,
  • Note completion,
  • Table completion,
  • Flow-chart completion ,
  • Diagram label completion,
  • Short answer type question .

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS : 40 General training : there will be three sections (2or3  short texts  in section 1 and 2 , and 1 long passage in  section 3)

 TIME :60 minutes (N.B. there is no extra time given to transfer your answers)