Here’s our PDF collection of 185+ IELTS General Training (GT) Reading Practice Tests 2023 with Answers:
Reading Tests 1-100
Reading Tests 101-187
IELTS General Reading practice tips to succeed in 2023
IELTS General Training (GT) Reading Test consists of three sections or 4-5 reading passages (between 300 to 950 words each) that you’ll have to answer in a time frame of 60 minutes. There is a set of 12-to-14 questions in each section and this makes a total of 40 questions in the Reading examination.
Each question carries 1 mark and there is still NO negative marking in 2023.
Practically, it is extremely difficult to read and understand every line of the passages when you’re racing against time. That’s why, scanning, skimming, predicting, eliminating wrong answer techniques are quintessential to quickly find the right answers to these questions.
You are allowed to mark and make notes in your reading question booklet or you can highlight any text in the passage in Computer delivered IELTS. Remember, You have to write your answers in the given time only i.e. 1 hour.
Unlike Listening, NO extra time will be given to transfer the answers on the answer sheet.
In General Reading, The reading passages vary in difficulty with first passage being the easiest while forth or fifth is comparatively difficult. The General Training Reading test requires you to read extracts from books, magazines, newspapers, notices, advertisements, and company handbooks. These are materials you are likely to encounter everyday in an English-speaking environment.
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