IELTS General Reading Practice Test 9

The IELTS General Training Reading will provide you 60 minutes to finish 3 areas where the concern topic will be daily/ basic subjects.

.Area 1.

There are 5 ads A-E on the next page.

Answer the concerns listed below by composing the letters of the proper ads in boxes 1-6 on your response sheet.

.Which ad is not for a dining establishment?Which TWO ads use centers for celebrations?Which dining establishment mentions that it serves breakfast?Which dining establishment will offer you an additional serving if you provide the discount coupon?Which dining establishment does not use a takeaway service?Which dining establishment will bring the food you purchase to your home?A.

Buy a Burger

Get the very same one


You are welcomed to take pleasure in an unique reward at Jaspar’’ s Macquarie Plaza. Just present this discount coupon with your next order and when you buy the hamburger of your option it will be our enjoyment to offer you another hamburger of the very same range definitely FREE! Legitimate just at Macquarie and ONE coupon per client each day.

Jaspar’’ s Macquarie Plaza

North Richmond

Expires 9th May 1997. Can not be utilized with any other Jaspar’’ s use.


Eat-in or Takeaway

Level 3, beside the movie theater complex.




Fine Italian Food

B.Y.O Eat-In –– Takeaway

OPEN Lunch –– Dinner

Now: Better Menu – – Food – Service Superb

Winter Dishes and Dessert

Perfect for Parties

Separate celebration spaces and option of set menu offered.

For 10-80 individuals and worth for $$$

Ph: 271 8600

12 Oxford St. EPPING

Opp. PO. Adequate parking


BYO 693 2258

No Corkage 693 2260

and certified

Indian Flavour


.10% discount rate on takeaways.Free house shipment (areas just).Banquet –– just $16.50 per individual.Different celebration’ ’ space (approximately 90 individuals).

63-65 John Street, RYDE


authors coffee shop

Dante Trattoria, Shop 4, Spring Centre,

Soldier’’ s Road, Neutral Bay. Ph: 953 1212

OPEN: 8 am-midnight

CUISINE: Italian impact, menu modifications every 4 months. Breakfast consists of toast, pancakes, smoked salmon, rushed eggs, premium sausages and fruit; snacks and lunch menu consists of pasta, salad, crepes, seafood, soups, focaccia, hamburgers, desserts.

PRICES: Breakfast $4.50 –– $8.90 Lunch $6.90-513.90

ATMOSPHERE: Relaxed and peaceful. Patronscan dine inside or out.





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.Concerns 7 –– 12.

The following text is a series of basic directions for utilizing a microwave. Part of each direction is highlighted. In boxes 7-12 on your response sheet compose:

E if the highlighted area provides an EXAMPLE of the direction

R if the highlighted area provides a REASON for the direction

CP if the highlighted area is a CORRECT PROCEDURE.


Example Answer

Do not boil eggs in their shell (unless otherwise mentioned).

Pressure will develop and the eggs will take off R

.Whilst heating liquids which consist of air (e.g. milk or milk-based fluids), stir a number of times throughout heating to prevent spillage of the liquid from the container.Potatoes, apples, egg yolks, entire squash and sausages are all foods with non-porous skins. This kind of food need to be pierced prior to cooking, to avoid bursting.Do moist clothing or other products in the oven. They might capture on fire.Do not prepare food straight on a glass oven tray unless suggested in dishes. Food ought to be positioned in an appropriate cooking utensil.Do not strike the control board. Damage to controls might take place.Tidy the oven, the door and the seals with water and a moderate cleaning agent at routine periods. Never ever utilize an abrasive cleaner that might scratch the surface areas around the door.Concerns 13 –– 20.

Read the ““ Guided Walks and Nature Activities ” info listed below, and address Questions 13-20.

Kuringai Chase National Park

Guided Walks and Nature Activities



Early Morning Stroll in Upper Lane Cove Valley

Meet at 7.30 am at completion of Day Rd, Cheltenham while the bush is alive with birdsong.

Round journey: 4 hours



Possum Prowl

Meet at 7.30 pm at Seaforth Oval parking area. Delight in the peace of the bush during the night. Charming water views. Bring a torch and use non-slip shoes as some rock clambering is included. Coffee and biscuits provided.

Duration: 2 hours



Beirne/ Basin Track

Meet at 9.30 am Track # 8, West Head Road. Spectacular Pittwater views. Go to Beechwood home. Bring lunch and beverage. Some high areas. Affordable physical fitness needed.

Duration: approx. 6 hours.



Poetry around a mid-winter campfire

Meet at 7.00 pm Kalkaari Visitor Centre. Share your preferred poem or among your own with a group around a carefully crackling fire. Billy tea and damper to follow. Gown up warmly. Bring a carpet and a mug (or a chair).

Cost $4.00 per individual.

Duration: 2.5 hours



Morning Walk at Mitchell Park

Meet 8.30 am at the entryway to Mitchell Park, Mitchell Park Rd, Cattai for an enjoyable walk roaming through the rain forest, river flats and dry forest to swampland. Field glasses is a should bring as lots of birds to live here. End up with early morning tea.

Duration: 3 hours.


EASY ideal for ALL physical fitness levels

MEDIUM for those who PERIODICALLY work out

HARD just if you REGULARLY work out

.Concerns 13 –– 20.

Below is a chart including a few of the Kuringai Chase Park Nature Activities. Fill out the blanks utilizing details from the sales brochure ““ Guided Walks and Nature Activities””. Compose NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS in boxes 13-20 on your response sheet.

.Activity.What to bring/wear.What is provided.Chief Attraction.Morning Stroll.( 13 ).Early morning Walk.( 14 ).Differed Landscape, Birds.Poetry.Warm clothing, mug, rug/chair, a poem.( 15) (16 ).( 17 ).( 18) (19 ).Coffee, biscuits.Peace, (20 ).Area 2.

Here and on the next page are a number of passages offering info for abroad trainees at the Language and Culture Center in Houston in the USA.

.Details for trainees at the Language and Culture.Trainee Information.School Activities.

LCC trainees can take pleasure in numerous sports at the university. You will discover tennis and handball courts, gyms, and outside and indoor pool. At the University Center (UC), you can play swimming pool or table tennis. LCC trainee groups contend in university intramural sports. The LCC has among the very best soccer groups on school! Please register and play.

You can likewise see movies and plays, go to lectures, and go to performances on school. There are lots of worldwide clubs where you can satisfy other trainees from your house nation.

.Emergency situations.Weather condition Emergency.

If the University of Houston closes due to the fact that of emergency situation climate condition, the LCC will likewise close. In case of an emergency situation, all LCC trainees are encouraged to listen to significant radio or tv stations for statements relating to cancellation of classes or the closing of the school.

.Instructor Emergency.

Always wait in the class for 15 minutes for your instructor. You might leave if the instructor does not come after 15 minutes. Please go to your next arranged class on time.

.Withdrawing from the LCC.

You might withdraw from the LCC if you have a medical emergency situation, a household emergency situation, or if you want to go back to your house nation. You might get a partial refund of your tuition if you withdraw for one of these factors. The LCC can not reimburse your application charge, agreement cost, insurance coverage charge, or late registration charge.

A tuition refund need to be authorized by the director and will be offered according to the following schedule:

.Time of Withdrawal.Quantity of Refund.Registration week.90%.The very first week of class.75%.2nd week of class.50%.3rd week and after.No refund.Healthcare.

If you are ill, see a physician at the University Health Center. LCC trainees can go to a medical professional at the Health. Medicines are offered through the drug store. You must utilize the Health Center as frequently as you require to. The Health Center is situated behind the Student Service.

For some illness, you might require to see an outdoors physician. The Health Center can assist you discover one. There are numerous centers in Houston for small emergency situations. A few of them are open 24 hours a day. For huge emergency situations, there are excellent health centers in Houston.

All LCC trainees need to have medical insurance. You should purchase medical insurance through the LCC unless you have evidence of another medical insurance strategy or monetary duty for a minimum of $50,000.

.LCC policies.

Attendance and Academic Progress

The finest method to find out English is to come to class frequently and to do your research. If you miss out on a number of days of classes, for any factor, you can not stay up to date with the other trainees. The Language and Culture Center is a major scholastic program in extensive English and desires all of its trainees to be successful. Trainees are anticipated to participate in all classes frequently, do all class projects, fulfill all class requirements, and make scholastic development. Trainees who do not satisfy these requirements might be put on scholastic probation. Trainees put on scholastic probation will consult with their instructor( s) and with either or both the associate director and foreign trainee consultant. Trainees will be notified in writing of the terms and length of their probation.

Students who have 30 hours of lacks remain in threat of being put on scholastic probation. Trainees stopping working to fulfill the regards to their probation will be ended from the LCC for the rest of the term. This will likewise likely lead to the loss of trainee status with the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Students who have 50 hours of lacks will not get a Certificate of Successful Completion and will be ended from the program.

If a trainee is missing for 10 successive days without any description, the trainee will be ended immediately from the program.

.Concerns 21 –– 27.

Complete the sentences listed below with words drawn from ““ Information for Students at the Language and Culture Center” ” on the previous pages. Usage NO MORE THAN THREE WORDS for each response. Compose your responses in boxes 14-20 on your response sheet.

.In the UC trainees can play __________ or _______________.You can fulfill trainees from your own nation at ____________.If you are ill, you ought to go initially to the ________________.________________ should be held by every trainee.Cancellation of classes due to ________________ is revealed on radio and tv., if your instructor is late you need to wait for ________________.., if you withdraw in the 2nd week of classes you might get _______________ of your tuition costs..Concerns 28 –– 34.

Complete the following flow-charts of actions and their repercussions by selecting the suitable repercussion from the list in package, and composing its letter in boxes 21-27 on your response sheet.

N.B. As soon as, you might utilize any repercussion more than.

A ended from the program

B might lose trainee status with United States Immigration and Naturalization Service

C gets recommendations and counselling

D might be placed on scholastic probation

 General Reading Practice test 9

.Area 3.

Read the passage listed below and address Questions 28-40 that follow.

.Organisation Planning.

What is a Business strategy?

It is most likely best referred to as a summary and examination of your organisation concept, in composing.

Preparation of an organisation strategy is the very first and essential job for business starter. The strategy needs to consist of information worrying the market in which you run, your product and services, marketing, production, workers and monetary methods.

What function does it serve?

A company strategy permits you to analyze all the aspects of an organisation, and to resolve possible issues prior to you pertain to them. It will determine weak points and strengths and assist to examine whether business can prosper. It is a plan for beginning, broadening a company or keeping. It is a working strategy to utilize in comparing your accomplishments to the objectives you set. When financing is looked for, it ought to offer the info needed by monetary organizations.

.How to produce a Business strategy.Action 1: Collect Information.

Gather as much pertinent details as possible worrying the market in which you plan to run (the variety of organisations currently running, the size of their operations, where they lie). Usage books, market associations, and existing entrepreneur to assist you.

Collect all possible info concerning the market/s you are going for (who purchases, why do they purchase, what are the crucial functions the consumer searches for).

Learn all you can about the services or product/s you mean to produce, provide or disperse.

.Action 2: Analysis.

Read over all the product you have actually gathered and chosen what pertains to your service concept. You might need to customize your concept depending upon what your research study programs. The crucial concern to ask is:

““ Can you develop a service that will make enough to cover expenses and pay a wage and affordable earnings to you as an owner?””


When Steps 1 and 2 are finished, you need to have chosen if there is a market for your product and services which is big enough and adequately available to make your brand-new organisation economically beneficial. Now you are prepared to dedicate your strategy to paper.

Step 3: Strategy Formulation

Decide how business will run. You must explain how business will be handled, and the personnel and organisational structure that will remain in location. Diagrams might work to demonstrate how these locations will work. Don’’ t forget to consist of the locations of duty for each member of personnel. If some of your personnel will be household members, this is particularly crucial.

There are 3 additional parts that fit to make a thorough service strategy:

A Marketing strategy, that includes area, approach of selling, product packaging, prices and so on. In all these locations you should know customer patterns to make certain that your company does not end up being unimportant or out-of-date.

An Operational strategy, which explains the daily running of business. You need to consist of supply sources, expense and amounts of products, procedures, devices and approaches of extending the items or services provided.

A Financial strategy, which is a master spending plan for the operation and consists of:

– — capital projection

– — balance sheet

– — revenue and loss declaration

– — sources of financing

– — sales projection and target.

The monetary elements of the strategy are crucial and you must establish or gain access to monetary abilities to make certain this part of your strategy is sensible and precise. Don’’ t forget set-up expenses and the cash required to see you through a preliminary duration of low capital when determining your very first year’’ s budget plan.

. Update your Business strategy.

Nothing stays consistent in service; scenarios modification, markets alter, styles alter, techniques alter.

From time to time you should examine your sources of info and reassess your company strategy. What matters when you begin is not always so in 5 years’ ’ time. If external aspects (such as interest rates) differ, you might likewise require to modify budget plans and targets.

Keep your details current and be prepared to alter as scenarios need. A company strategy need to be considered versatile, not repaired. If you utilize these actions to establish a company strategy, altering it according to situations, you will be well en route to an effective company.

.Concerns 35 –– 41.

Do the following declarations concur with the views of the author in the passage ““ Business Planning?””


In boxes 35-41 on your response sheet compose

YES if the declaration concurs with the author

NO if the declaration does not concur with the author

NOT GIVEN if there is no details about this in the passage

.An organisation strategy need to be documented.Producing a service strategy is just required for a brand-new organisation.An organisation strategy need to consist of a diagram of your proposed workplace or store design.A service must produce adequate cash to pay wages and some revenue to the owner.The functions of member of the family in business need to be plainly specified in business strategy.You ought to anticipate not to make much cash in the very first year.Response Key: General Training Reading Practice Test 3.Area 1.E.B &&C.D.A.D.C. R.E. R. CP.R. CP.birdsong.field glasses.( billy) tea.damper.Possum Prowl.torch.non-slip shoes. (beautiful) (water) views.Area 2.swimming pool, table tennis (should have both responses).global clubs.University Health.Medical insurance.( weather condition) emergency situation/ emergency situation climate condition.15 minutes.50%.D.C.A.B.D.A.B.Section 3.YES.NO.NOT GIVEN (despite the fact that the strategy is extensive, it can not be argued that by ramification the response would be NO).YES (““ the crucial concern to ask””-RRB-.YES.YES.