All over the world, there are many countries such as USA, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, France, Ireland require proficiency in English. So, if you want to study in these countries, you must have a good IELTS Band Score.
The IELTS Academic test is taken by those candidates who want to study abroad. It consists of 4 skills - Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking. Here, we are going to discuss IELTS Academic Reading Test.
IELTS Academic Reading Test is conducted to check the candidates’ ability in English reading skills. In this test, the examiner identifies your ability in argument, writer’s opinion, attitude, or purpose.
They also examine how well you can read and understand the English language, the sentence meaning, the main idea, etc.
The Academic Reading Test includes 3 long texts taken from current books having 1000-1400 words each text and these texts are taken from various academic journals, research, and various highly academic topics. These topics can vary from technology to art and cover almost every context. Candidates have to answer 40 questions which are based on these long texts.
To prepare for the IELTS Academic Reading test, you should read English books, academic journals, newspapers, and whatever you can read in English. Most of the questions in the reading test are asked of them. So, read them carefully and try to understand the reading exam pattern.
The IELTS Reading part can be tough because you are expected to grasp a huge quantity of content and accurately answer questions from what you read; quickly and efficiently. This is especially true during the Academic Reading section of the exam when you are given more challenging content.