Reading exams can be tricky, so this section offers lots of tips and advice, so you'll be able to get the best mark possible in your next reading test or exam. What are you waiting for? Get reading!
Think before you read
- Predict what the text is about. What do you already know about the topic or subject? Your background knowledge will help you understand the text.
- Look at the title, headline or pictures to help you understand the text.
- Identify the type of text. Is the text a newspaper article, a web page, an advert or a story? Knowing the type of text will help you understand it.