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IELTS Reading & Writing Practice Tests (Academic)

Prepare yourself for the IELTS exam with these IELTS reading and writing practice tests. Not only will these sample questions take you through how to navigate the screen during your IELTS on computer (Academic) reading and writing test, but they will also provide you with the invaluable opportunity to test out some questions.    

IELTS Writing Test (Academic)

In IELTS Writing Task 1, you are presented with a graph, table, chart or diagram, and are then asked to describe, summarize or explain the information in your own words. You may be asked to describe and explain data, describe the stages of a process, how something works or describe an object or event.

In IELTS Writing Task 2, you are asked to write an essay in response to a point of view, argument or problem.

You can find detailed information about the IELTS Academic Writing question types here.

IELTS Writing (Academic) Sample Test

IELTS Academic Writing Sample Test Sample Candidate Writing Scripts & Examiner Comments
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Familiarise Yourself with IELTS on Computer Reading (Academic)

IELTS Reading (Academic) Question Types

Any of these question types may appear in any of the three parts of the test. You can find detailed information about the IELTS Academic Reading question types here.

A selection of sample IELTS academic reading test questions is provided below, whereby answer keys are also provided for you to check your answers. 

IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample Test

IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample: Multiple Choice (One Answer)

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IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample: Multiple Choice (More Than One Answer)

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IELTS Reading (Academic)Sample: Identifying Information (True / False / Not Given)

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IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample: Matching Headings

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IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample: Matching Features

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IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample: Matching Sentence Endings 

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IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample: Sentence Completion 

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IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample: Summary Completion (Selecting Words from the Text) 

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IELTS Reading Sample: Summary Completion  (Selecting Words from a List of Words or Phrases)

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IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample: Note Completion

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IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample: Table Completion

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IELTS Reading (Academic) Sample: Flow-chart Completion (Selecting Words from the Text)

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