IELTS Reading Sample (General) #5

Reading Tip

  • Underline the key words in the questions and use these to find the right part of the passage (even a NOT GIVEN statement will be based on something in the passage).
  • For a TRUE answer, make sure that the information in the passage exactly matches the idea in the statement.
  • For a FALSE answer, make sure that the statement contradicts the information in the passage.
  • For a NOT GIVEN answer, you should be able to find the topic of the statement in the passage but nothing on what is said about this topic.

Questions 1-8

The text above has six descriptions of places to visit in the same city, A-F.

Which description mentions the following information?

Write the correct letter, A-F, in boxes 1-8 on your answer sheet.

NB You may use any answer more than once.

1clothes that well-known people have worn  

2a display that cannot be seen yet  

3people who talk in an entertaining way  

4the museum having just reopened  

5a building that has changed its function several times  

6furniture of the same kind that was used when the building was new  

7being open for tours on certain days of the week  

8a special event to mark an anniversary  

Questions 9-14

Do the following statements agree with the information given in Reading Passage?

In boxes 9-14 on your answer sheet write

TRUEif the statement agrees with the information
FALSEif the statement contradicts the information
NOT GIVENif there is no information on this

9You can work through parts of a course more than once. 

10The number of courses offered by LearnEnglish has increased enormously. 

11Many staff members have worked through a LearnEnglish course themselves. 

12You may have to pay to take a LearnEnglish course. 

13Everybody takes the same taster lesson. 

14LearnEnglish centres are open seven days a week. 


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