IELTS reading has two different versions for the two types of IELTS test viz. IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training. The subject matter of reading for IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training is different. We, at IELTS Coaching Center , being the best IELTS coaching institute in , coach students who want to study abroad or work abroad, in both the modules of writing.
Three reading passages are provided to the candidates and these involve a number of task types.
The passages in IELTS reading are taken from various books, journals, magazines and newspapers. All the topics in these reading passages are of general interest. The passages are interesting, appropriate and comprehensible to the candidates wanting to study abroad for an undergraduate or a postgraduate course. The faculty at the IELTS Academy train the students for writing in a variety of styles, for example narrative, descriptive or discursive/argumentative. Care should be taken while writing the answers because poor spelling and grammar are penalized and lead to low band scores.
There are three sections in general training reading. Section 1, generally, contains two or three short texts; Section 2 comprises two texts; and Section 3 contains one long text.A variety of question types are used in general training reading. It involves one of the following
The first section, ‘social survival’, contains passages relevant to basic linguistic survival in English. The main objective of the tasks is retrieving and providing general factual information, for example, notices, advertisements and timetables.
The second section of IELTS general reading is ‘Workplace survival’. This sectionis focused on the workplace context, it contains texts related to job descriptions, contracts and staff development and training materials.
The third section of this test, ‘general reading’, required an extended reading prose with a more complex structure. This section is focused on descriptive and instructive texts rather than argumentative ones. These passages have a general context and are relevant to the wide range of candidates. These are taken from sources such as newspapers, magazines and fictional and non-fictional book extracts.