Below is an example of a summary completion question. These are similar in some ways to the sentence completion questions but the answers do not always come in the same order as the reading text, so slightly different skills are needed. These skills will be presented and practiced in much more detail in a later lesson.
NOTE: This is an example only – there is no reading text.
Questions 8 – 10
Complete the summary below.
Choose NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the passage for each answer.
Write your answers in boxes 8 – 10 on your answer sheet.
There are three passages in the IELTS reading test. The level is academic but does not require any (8)______________. There are 40 questions which have to be written in the (9)______________. You are not given any (10)______________ time.