Academic Reading Passage

IELTS Academic Reading test has three reading texts or passages that come with 40 or 41 questions in total. Each reading passage has around 13 questions. You need to answer these questions within an hour. Some useful techniques like skimming, scanning, understanding suggested meaning, guessing, eliminating wrong options etc. help you answer these questions within the stipulated time. IELTS Mentor website has a really large collection of Academic IELTS Reading passages that you can practice to prepare well for your original test.

Title Modified Date
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 116 - The Nature of Genius 31 January 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 125 - Practical intelligence lends a hand 31 January 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 129 - Lessons from the Titanic 01 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 131 - Votes for Women 01 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 160 - Effect of Noise 01 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 165 - The Problem of Scarce Resources 01 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 173 - The Story of Coffee 01 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 176 - Mondays are bad for your heart 02 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 177 - Working In The Movies 02 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 178 - Martin Luther King 02 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 185 - The Value of a College Degree 02 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 211 - When evolution runs backwards 02 February 2020
Academic Reading Passage 339 - The Ingenuity Gap 02 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 104 - Antarctic Penguins 21 June 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 69 - Light pollution 27 May 2021
IELTS Academic Reading Passages (Part 1) 29 April 2022
Academic IELTS Reading Sample 270 - In Praise of Amateurs 29 April 2022
Academic IELTS Reading Sample 302 - Tackling Obesity in the Western World 29 April 2022
Academic IELTS Reading Sample 291 - The Great Australian Fence 29 April 2022
Academic IELTS Reading Sample 276 - Indoor Pollution 29 April 2022