TOEFL® reading : free practice exercises from Exam English
Academic Reading Skills The Reading section measures test takers’ ability to understand university-level academic texts and passages. In English-speaking academic environments students are expected to read and understand information from textbooks and other types of academic material. Reading purposes include Reading to find information Basic comprehension Reading to learn Reading Section Format The TOEFL iBT test includes three basic categories of academic texts. Exposition Argumentation Historical biographical/event narrative Test takers do not need any special background knowledge to correctly answer the questions in the Reading section; all the information needed to answer the questions is contained in the passages. Test takers must read through or scroll to the end of each passage before receiving questions on that passage. ETS®, TOEFL®, TOEFL iBT® and TOEFL Junior® are registered trademarks of Educational Testing Service (ETS). 2014 © Exam English Ltd.