Free IELTS Academic Reading test 3 Section 1
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Choose the most suitable headings for sections A and C –F from the list below.
List of headings
i. Why New Zealand?
ii. Course requirements
iii. Government funding
iv. Cost of further education
v. Further education options
vi. Overseeing authorities
viii. Prestigious contribution
ix. Postgraduate choices
1. Section A
Show answer I
Example Section B vi
2. Section C
Show answer III
3. Section D
Show answer V
4. Section E
Show answer IX
5. Section F
Show answer VIII
Questions 6 – 8
Complete the following sentences using NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS.
- The field of study in which New Zealand excels is…
Show answer English language teaching
- Full immersion learning can only happen in an …
Show answer English speaking country
- Educational standards are monitored by three…
Show answer Government bodies
Look at the following statements and decide if they are right or wrong according to the information given.
TRUE if the statement is true
FALSE if the statement is false
NOT GIVEN if the information is not given in the passage
Write the correct answer TRUE, FALSE or NOT GIVEN in boxes 9-11 on your answer sheet.
- Most international students start their studies in a secondary school.
Show answer Not given
- Postgraduate students undertaking a diploma course extend what they have learned during their Bachelor’s degree.
Show answer True
- All quality control at a tertiary level is done by the universities themselves
Show answer False
Complete the flow chart below using NO MORE THAN TWO WORDS from the text.
12. Show answer Postgraduate diploma
13. Show answer Masters degree
14. Show answer Doctorate
15. Show answer Research
Once you have finished, check your answers, then move on to Section 2