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Reading

Practise your READING!

  • In this section you can read these articles from Britain’s best-quality newspaper ‘The Guardian’, and answer the questions to improve your Reading Comprehension skills. 
  • You can also enjoy modern classic literature in audio and text – listen while you read with the Audio + Book section.
  • Improve your range of English with Exercises from the Vocabulary section.
  • There are also Reading exam tests from the Cambridge exams.

Remember:

  • You can listen to the text by pressing the ‘PLAY’ button at the end.
  • Check the meaning or pronunciation by double-clicking any individual word .
  • Use the Google translator at the top of the page to translate the whole text.

Cambridge Exam Practice

*’For schools’ are exams which take into account teenagers’ interests (music, sports, school…). There is no difference of level compared with the conventional exams.

KET Complete Reading/Writing Paper

PET Writing Part 1

Cambridge Preliminary Part 1

PET Reading Part 1

PET Reading Part 1 (for schools)

PET Reading Part 2 (for schools)

PET Reading Part 2

PET Reading Part 3

PET Reading Part 4 (for schools)

PET Reading Part 5

First Certificate Use of English Part 1

First Certificate Use of English Part 2

First Certificate Use of English Part 3

First Certificate Use of English Part 3 (for schools)

First Certificate Use of English Part 4

First Certificate Reading Part 5

First Certificate Reading Part 6 (for schools)

First Certificate Reading Part 7

First Certificate Reading/Writing Example Exam

First Certificate: 100 Transformation Sentences

Advanced Use of English Part 1

Advanced Use of English Part 2

Proficiency Use of English Part 1

Proficiency Use of English Part 2

Proficiency Vocabulary Exercises

 

Audio+Book (Free Download)

‘Aethelflaed and the Missing Trophy’ (Upper Int/Adv)

‘Aethelflaed and the Missing Trophy’ (Pre-Int.)

Jack Kerouac: ‘On the Road’

William Golding: ‘Lord of the Flies’

Harriet Beecher Stowe: ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’

Daphne du Maurier: ‘Rebecca’

Harper Lee: ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Truman Capote: ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’

 

Areas of Vocabulary

Daily Routine

Jobs and Personality Adjectives

UK Political System

Cooking Cornish Pasties

Healthy Eating

Describing Animals

 

Tourism and Travel

Europe’s Top 10 Activity Holidays!

Faversham’s Royal Cinema

Holiday Guide to La Coruña

 

Arts and Culture

Review: U2’s album ‘Songs of Innocence’

‘Uncertain Glory’, Spanish Civil War Classic.

Banksy: The most elusive graffiti artist

 

Work and Employment

How to write a UK CV

The World’s Happiest Jobs

Jobs: The Complete Lesson

A Working Life: The Lifeboat Volunteer

‘Stay Foolish’: Steve Job’s most Famous Speech

Interview with billionaire adventurer Richard Branson

Young People: Too lazy to work?

Business English Level Test

 

Science and Technology

Dogs get jealous too!

Is texting making our kids stupid?

City Stories: How people are making a difference

 

Lifestyle, Health and Wellbeing

Are you Happy?

Good Advice from Bad People: Is it still valid?

Sex and the Singles: The end of marriage?

Don’t die with regrets- Act now!

The importance of random decisions