The IELTS Reading test is designed to assess a wide range of reading skills, including how well you

  • read for the general sense of a passage
  • read for the main ideas
  • read for detail
  • understand inferences and implied meaning
  • recognise a writer’s opinions, attitudes and purpose
  • follow the development of an argument

Description from British Council Website 2018

Intermediate English

IELTS Reading Exam Preparation


Improve your score in IELTS English reading parts 1 -3. 

Increase your reading speed and your levels of reading comprehension

Things you learn

The reading part of the IELTS exam requires speed and accuracy.

In this class you will find out which reading techniques work best for you and develop skills to overcome areas where you are not getting high scores.

You will be given tips and exam techniques

You will be asked to do tests in your own time, as all class time will be dedicated to developing your reading techniques.

How soon can i book my test?

When you book your test, will depend on the score you are aiming to achieve, your current level and how much study time you can dedicate to exam preparation.

Your teacher will be happy to advise on timescales

The nearest exam centres are in London and Cambridge

Intensive or over a period of time?

You can choose whether to learn intensively or over a longer period of time.

If you want to do an intensive course just select multiple hours from our online booking system. 

You can request class content details at the time of booking 

This class is available book with the IELTS Class Pass 

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Get a great score in the IELTS exam

The English Room Address

The English Room is an English Language School. Our sister company is  The French Room where adult learners can learn French. For The French Room please click here.

The English Room, Charrington’s House, Old River Lane, Bishop’s Stortford, CM23 2ER

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday – 9am – 9pm, Friday – 9am – 5pm, Saturday / Sunday – Closed