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REVIEW

Three articles. OVERVIEW


40 questions.
60 minutes. No transfer time.
Passages can be up to 900 words long.
(2000-2700 words)
Passages are based on authentic texts such as
journals, reports and academic books
Topics are of general interest but related to an
academic subject
There are different question types
Passages/Questions are graded in difficulty
4 General Steps to
Remember:
4 General Steps to
Remember:

Read title, headings, labels


predict content
4 General Steps to
Remember:

Read title, headings, labels


predict content
Go over exercises
know first what is asked
4 General Steps to
Remember:

Read title, headings, labels


predict content
Go over exercises
know first what is asked
Scan passage for right section
look at key words
and paraphrased ideas
4 General Steps to
Remember:

Read title, headings, labels


predict content
Go over exercises
know first what is asked
Scan passage for right section
look at key words
and paraphrased ideas
Skim content for answers
read and understand quickly
Reading Techniques
SCANNING
looking through something very quickly to spot a specific detail

SKIMMING
reading very quickly to find out how the text is organized
and to get a general idea of what the text is all about

DETAILED READING
thoroughly reading a passage
for complete understanding of
a writers opinion on a topic
How are texts
organized?
Introduction Statement of THEME

Paragraph 2 Supporting DETAILS

Paragraph 3 Supporting DETAILS

Conclusion SUMMARY and restatement of main idea


Introduction Statement of THEME

Paragraph 2 Supporting DETAILS

Paragraph 3 Supporting DETAILS

Conclusion SUMMARY and restatement of main idea


Introduction Statement of THEME

Paragraph 2 Supporting DETAILS

Paragraph 3 Supporting DETAILS

Conclusion SUMMARY and restatement of main idea


DO YOU HAVE
QUESTIONS?
GENERAL POINTERS
Budget your time.
Determine which passage you find
the most interesting or the easiest
and start with it.
Use appropriate reading techniques.
Understand topic and context fast.
Underline key words.
Pay attention to instructions.
Check word and grammar
requirement.
Answer all questions.
APPROXIMATE
READING SCORES

Band Score Score


9 40
8 38 - 39
7 33 - 37
6 25 - 32
5 17 - 24
4 10 - 16
3 4- 9