Reading Test 7 Parts B & C

Reading Parts B and  C – careful reading and interpretation

Part B consist of extracts from policy documents, hospital guidelines, manuals or internal communications, such as email or memos. For each text, there is one three-option multiple-choice question.

Part C consists of two texts on a topic of interest to healthcare professionals (800 words each). For each text, you must answer eight four-option multiple choice questions.

Part B & C last a strict 45 minutes.

Kinds of questions and language skills tested:

  • Gist and broader meaning – overall meaning of text
  • Inference – natural conclusion that can be reached based on the information given
  • (Part C) Opinion & Attitude – understanding the writer’s opinion or attitude, based on the language
  • Call-to-action – understand what the reader must do based on the information in the text
  • (Part C) Grammatical structure and idioms

Instructions & tips: 

  • Click the “Materials” tab.
  • Download and print the test. Complete the task under timed conditions. This is good practice if you are doing a paper-based test.
  • Check your Answers after completion.
  • Use the “Post a Comment” section to ask your tutor questions about answers, approach to the subtest, or any other questions.



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