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Useful IELTS Reading Articles, Website Resources & Material for Academic & General Training

Useful IELTS Reading Articles, Website Resources & Material for Academic & General Training

IELTS Reading Resources

Besides doing exercises from reading practice tests from Cambridge IELTS Series, IELTS Reading Actual Tests (Volume 1 – 4), The Official Cambridge Guide to IELTS, etc., you can use English newspapers and magazines as useful resources to improve your general English and IELTS reading skills.

Best articles for IELTS Reading

Below is the list of e-magazines and e-newspapers you should make use of to develop your English reading habit and improve your IELTS reading skills. In fact, a multitude of IELTS reading articles on these websites have been selected to make your real IELTS reading tests.

General News

News articles are one of the sources from where IELTS Reading passages are taken.

BBC News

Provide the latest news on all corners of the world! There are various topics on BBC News and BBC Learning English category for English learners to improve all 4 English skills (Listening, Reading, Writing, Speaking).

CNN News

Keep up with the latest news and breaking news in almost all parts of the world about every field such as entertainment, education, politics, science, travel, health, etc.

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Washington Post

Breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment more.

The Wall Street Journal

WSJ online coverage of breaking news and current headlines from the US and around the world.

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Reading materials for IELTS on Geography, Environment, Travel, Culture, and History

National Geographic

One of the most favored sources for authentic IELTS reading materials about the environment with thousands of articles about geography, history, environment, animals, travel, culture, and adventure which are common topics for both IELTS Academic and General Training Reading.

Reading materials for IELTS on Politics, economics, businesses

Business Insider

a fast-growing business site with deep financial, media, tech, and other industry verticals. Launched in 2007, the site is now the largest

The Economist

Common source for IELTS reading. The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, business, finance, politics and the connections between them. Many articles in the IELTS tests are extracted from this magazine. Besides, it also has a debate page for you, IELTS learners, to give your own views.

Reading materials for IELTS on Science & Technology

Science and Technology are one of the most common & difficult topics in IELTS Academic reading. This type of reading involves a multitude of technical terms; therefore, you should spend more time reading the following magazines.

IELTS Actual Tests Questions (February - May 2021) with Answers

New Scientist

It is an international science magazine from UK with a plenty of short articles about science, all of which are relatively easy for student level.

Nature

An international magazine with original, groundbreaking research spanning all of the scientific disciplines.

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IELTS Reading Practice Tests/ Actual Tests/ Books

You can find more than 100 practice tests/actual tests and useful IELTS lessons/books at:
IELTS Reading: Tips, Books, Lessons, Practice Tests, and Actual Tests

Academic IELTS Reading

IELTS Reading tests:

Practice Tests

These links are of the IELTS Reading Practice test along with the answers and can use these links exclusively for practicing the reading section of the IELTS examination. By practicing with the below links given, you can gain the desired band score for IELTS.

IELTS READING PRACTICE TEST 70 WITH ANSWERS

IELTS READING PRACTICE TEST 69 WITH ANSWERS

IELTS READING PRACTICE TEST 68 WITH ANSWERS

IELTS READING PRACTICE TEST 67 WITH ANSWERS

IELTS READING PRACTICE TEST 66 WITH ANSWERS

IELTS READING PRACTICE TEST 65 WITH ANSWERS

IELTS READING PRACTICE TEST 64 WITH ANSWERS

IELTS Reading Practice Test 63 with Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 62 with Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 61 with Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 60 with Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 59 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 58 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 57 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 56 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 55 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 54 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 53 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 52 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Practice Test 50 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Actual Tests

The links are of the reading tests which have actually appeared for the IELTS exam before and it might also appear again in the future. That is why practicing these actual test may also benefit you to score the required band score.

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Test 16 In 2017 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Test 15 In 2017 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Test 14 In 2017 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Test 13 In 2017 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Test 12 In 2017 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Test 11 In 2016 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Test 10 In 2016 With Answer Key

IELTS Reading Books

Below are the links provided of some Ebooks, provided for the Reading section of the IELTS exam and these Ebooks may be of great help if your desire is to get a band score of above 8.0. You will not regret buying these Ebooks, because you will find everything that is required to be included while taking the IELTS reading test.

Collins Reading For IELTS By Els Van Geyte (Ebook)

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Tests Volume 4 (Ebook)

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Tests Volume 3 (Ebook)

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Tests Volume 2 (Ebook)

IELTS Reading Recent Actual Tests Volume 1 ( Ebook)

Improve Your IELTS Reading Skills By Sam McCarter & Norman Whitby

General IELTS Reading

As we all know there are 2 categories in the IELTS reading section, that is Academic and General Training Reading test, the below link gives you a brief idea of how to prepare for the IELTS general reading test.

IELTS Preparation And Practice: Reading & Writing General Training (Ebook)

IELTS General Training Reading Tips For Section 3

IELTS General Training Reading Tips For Section 2

IELTS General Training Reading Tips For Section 1

Tips And Practice Test For IELTS General Reading Section 3: Identifying Info, Writer’s Views/Claims

Tips And Practice Test For IELTS General Reading Section 2 & 3: Summary Completion

Tips And Exercise For IELTS Reading Paper (General Training) Sections 2

Tips And Practice Test For IELTS Reading Paper (General Training) Section 1

The Complete Guide To General Reading (Ebook)

IELTS General Training Reading Practice Test 05 With Answers

IELTS General Training Reading Practice Test 06 With Answers

IELTS General Training Reading Practice Test 04 With Answers

IELTS General Training Reading Practice Test 03 With Answers

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Nafia Zuhana is an experienced content writer and IELTS Trainer. Currently, she is guiding students who are appearing for IELTS General and Academic exams through ieltsmaterial.com. With an 8.5 score herself, she trains and provides test takers with strategies, tips, and nuances on how to crack the IELTS Exam. She holds a degree in Master of Arts – Creative Writing, Oxford Brookes University, UK. She has worked with The Hindu for over a year as an English language trainer.

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hello… for reading test, I think it i better to build a PDF file of tests bcs it’s hard to practice through your website…

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