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 101 - Air Rage 29 January 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 112 - Dressed to Dazzle 31 January 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 114 - Endangered chocolate 31 January 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 115 - Striking Back at Lightning with Lasers 31 January 2020
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 128 - Why some women cross the finish line ahead of men 01 February 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 132 - What is a port city? 01 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 134 01 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 136 - In search of the holy grail 01 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 137 01 February 2020
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 140 - Lost for Words 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