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AEUK reading tests. Academic texts with a variety of question types. Click here.

Reading Summary

AEUK reading texts. Identify the main points and write a summary. Click here.

Reading Skills

Different reading texts and exercises to improve reading skills. Click here.

AEUK Academic Reading Tests

AEUK Academic Reading tests have been specifically written for university reading tests. The texts are based around academic journals and there are a variety of test questions (t,f,ng / gap fill / information tables, summaries, etc..) AN EXAMPLE TEXT

Reading Test: The path to Brexit.

The text discusses the background history of the EU, its three key treaties and the economics of the EU. It then highlights the dissatisfaction of EU policy in the UK that led to the referendum and then explores the future policies of leaving the EU. Summary

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Reading Test: The causes of the 2008 Financial Crisis

The text discusses the background history of the financial crash through focusing on prime and sub-prime mortgage lending. It then explores the key reasons behind the profitable trading systems of that time, highlighting the collapse and then the following banking regulations that were introduced in 2009/2010.

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Reading Test: The Gig Economy

The text discusses the rise of the gig economy and makes an attempt to define exactly what it is. It then highlights key gig companies investigating the importance and limitations of this new contemporary employment platform. Finally, it puts forward the future challenges of the gig economy for employees, employers and society.

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Reading Test: CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility

The text discusses the popularity of CSR and its historical evolution from the 1950s. It highlights the key values associated with effective CSR policies and examines the key challenges of implementing it. Finally, the author points out that there are still a number of areas that need to be addressed regarding transparency and better legislation.

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Reading Test: Globalisation: International Trade.

The text defines the key points associated to globalization. It discusses the disparity of progression of trade between countries and highlights the integration of in-ward and out- ward looking policies. It finally points out that three key areas of international globalization are imperative for the economic growth of a country.

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5x Academic Reading Tests

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Academic Reading Tests & Writing Summaries

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AEUK Academic Reading Summary

AEUK Academic Reading summaries have been specifically written for university reading tests. The texts are based around academic journals and the lesson includes key points with support and a model summary. AN EXAMPLE TEXT

Summary Writing: The path to Brexit.

The text discusses the background history of the EU, its three key treaties and the economics of the EU. It then highlights the dissatisfaction of EU policy in the UK that led to the referendum and then explores the future policies of leaving the EU. Summary

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Summary Writing: The causes of the 2008 Financial Crisis

The text discusses the background history of the financial crash through focusing on prime and sub-prime mortgage lending. It then explores the key reasons behind the profitable trading systems of that time, highlighting the collapse and then the following banking regulations that were introduced in 2009/2010.

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Summary Writing: The Gig Economy

The text discusses the rise of the gig economy and makes an attempt to define exactly what it is. It then highlights key gig companies investigating the importance and limitations of this new contemporary employment platform. Finally, it puts forward the future challenges of the gig economy for employees, employers and society.

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Summary Writing: CSR - Corporate Social Responsibility

The text discusses the popularity of CSR and its historical evolution from the 1950s. It highlights the key values associated with effective CSR policies and examines the key challenges of implementing it. Finally, the author points out that there are still a number of areas that need to be addressed regarding transparency and better legislation.

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Summary Writing: Globalisation: International Trade.

The text defines the key points associated to globalization. It discusses the disparity of progression of trade between countries and highlights the integration of in-ward and out- ward looking policies. It finally points out that three key areas of international globalization are imperative for the economic growth of a country.

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5x Academic Writing Summaries

AMAZING VALUE - buy all these texts and summary writings in one book. All these tests have been written by Academic English UK.

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Academic Reading Tests & Writing Summaries

AMAZING VALUE - buy 5 texts with reading tests and summary writing activities. All these tests have been written by Academic English UK.

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AEUK Academic Reading Skills

AEUK Academic Reading Skills are a variety of readings to improve your reading skills.

Reading Strategies

Reading Strategies

Reading Strategies [Students]

Topic: Leadership & Management Styles.Use and practice a variety of reading strategies to understand how to read journal articles efficiently. 5-page worksheet on all reading strategies (scanning, skimming, genre analysis, reading for detail, summaries) & 7-page reading document (teacher version available).   Level ***** [B2/C1] Example

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