Three reading passages are provided to the candidates and these involve a number of task types. Here is the list of tasks that can be framed and asked in your exam.
The passages are extracted from different types of sources keeping in mind that the applicants are applying for universities where their english communication should be up to a level that they can easily adopt and understand the culture around them. The passages are interesting, suitable and comprehensible to the candidates who intend to study abroad for an undergraduate or postgraduate course.
General Training Reading consists of three sections. Unlike academic reading which contains three lengthy passages, General Training Reading is divided into three sections. In section one, two or three short paragraphs or various kinds of paragraphs can be asked. In section two, there are two paragraphs and in section 3, there is only one long paragraph.
Here is the list of tasks or topics which can be provided to you in the exam -
Time limit - 60 minutes (for both Academic and General Training Reading)
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