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.

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Reading Test 116: Passage 1 - Roman shipbuilding and navigation 01 May 2022
Reading Test 116: Passage 2 - Ancient artefacts in Norway’s glaciers 01 May 2022
Reading Test 116: Passage 3 - Plant thermometer triggers springtime growth 01 May 2022
Reading Test 117: Passage 2 - I contain multitudes 01 May 2022
Reading Test 117: Passage 3 - How to make wise decisions 01 May 2022
Reading Test 117: Passage 1 - The White Horse of Uffington 01 May 2022
Reading Passage 342 - The growth of bike-sharing schemes around the world 01 May 2022
Reading Test 118: Passage 1 - Roman tunnels 01 May 2022
Reading Test 118: Passage 2 - Changes in reading habits 01 May 2022
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 32 - A spark, a flint: How fire leapt to life 04 May 2022
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 33 - Architecture - Reaching For The Sky 05 May 2022
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 34 - Right and left handedness in humans 05 May 2022
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 126 - Migratory Beekeeping 05 May 2022
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 35 - Tourism 05 May 2022
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 127 - Spoken Corpus Comes To Life 06 May 2022
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 36 - Moles happy as homes go underground 06 May 2022
IELTS Academic Reading Sample 37 - Glass Capturing the Dance of Light 07 May 2022
Academic Reading 128 - Why some women cross the finish line ahead of men 07 May 2022
Reading Test 118: Passage 3 - Attitudes towards Artificial Intelligence 12 May 2022
IELTS Academic Reading # 124 - Airports on Water 12 May 2022