Reading, is the second part, of the IELTS test. and takes 60 minutes.
It consists, of three or sometimes four reading passages, of increasing difficulty.
And there is a total of 40 questions to answer.
Though you can mark, and write on the Question Paper.
You must enter, your answers, on the Reading Answer Sheet.
And be aware that. no extra time, is given, for transferring your answers, from the test booklet to the Reading Answer Sheet.
The Academic and General Training Reading Tests, are graded to the same level. However, because the texts in the Academic Reading Test, are more challenging overall, than those in the General Training Test. more questions need to be answered correctly, on a General Training Test, to receive the same grade.
In the IELTS Reading section, there are different types of questions. These questions are designed to test your overall reading skills. including skimming. scanning. finding main ideas, and details. understanding logical arguments, and recognizing author’s attitude.
Here, are some common I ELS reading question types!