Reading IELTS - Practice Samples
Use these Reading samples for skills practice and learning vocabulary
To find a menu of all my Reading lessons, videos and general information about the IELTS Reading test, scroll to the bottom of the page or click this link: IELTS Reading Lessons
On this page, you’ll find a list of
short practice activities to help you prepare for the IELTS Reading test. Each includes a reading passage, questions and answers.
They are designed to give you
focused practice on the specific reading
skills you’ll need to achieve a high score and also, to learn topic vocabulary
that might come up in your exam.
All the texts come from sources I recommend on my Resources page for your ongoing reading and listening
Many activities will take just a few minutes, others a little longer but
they will help to ensure that you are exposed to and use English every day, the
number one way to improve your skills and attain a high band score in your
Fit these activities, and the similar Listening Practice Samples into your daily IELTS preparation schedule as a
quick, easy way to get in that daily reading practice.
The topics covered are relevant for both Academic Reading IELTS and
General Reading IELTS so the activities will help you with either test. Where a
reading sample has been specifically created for General Reading students, I
have marked it GT.
Need help answering the different types of Reading questions?
Check out these step-by-step strategies for answering the 12 types of questions for Reading IELTS . Each lesson includes examples and practice tests.
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