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Welcome to the Reading comprehension section of knowyourenglish.com. Here you will find some general tips & points to remember when attempting the reading passages section in GRE, TOEFL and IELTS and some practice reading comprehension tests.

Reading comprehension - Points to Remember

  • Reading styles are subjective—there is no best method for approaching the passages. A reading technique that is natural for one person can be awkward and unnatural for another person. So stick to your style.
  • The subject matter of a passage can be almost anything, but the most common themes are politics, history, culture, and science.    read more»»

More Reading comprehension Techniques

  • Ability Tested
    This question type tests your ability to understand, interpret, and analyze reading passages on a variety of topics. Passages are generally taken from the following categories:
    • Biological science: passages about botany, medicine, or zoology
    • Physical science: passages about chemistry, physics, or astronomy
    • Humanities: passages about art, literature, music, folklore, or philosophy
    • Social studies: passages about history, government, economics, or sociology
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