Duration: 60 minutes
Texts for the Academic Reading test are taken from books, journals, magazines and newspapers.
A variety of tasks is used, including: multiple choice questions, identifying information, identifying writer’s views/claims, matching information, matching headings, matching features, matching sentence endings, sentence completion, summary completion, note completion, table completion, flow-chart completion, diagram label completion, short-answer questions.
Please scroll down the page to download and print the Reading Answer Sheet
Downloadable Academic Reading sample tasks
Academic Reading sample task – Matching features (PDF, 22KB)
Academic Reading sample task – Matching headings (PDF, 26KB)
Academic Reading sample task – Table completion (PDF, 59KB)