Academic Reading Mock Test 6

SECTION 1 Eco-Resort Management Practices A Ecotourism is often regarded as a form of nature-based tourism and has become an important alternative source of tourists. In addition to providing the traditional resort-leisure product, it has been argued that ecotourism resort management should have a particular focus on best-practice environmental management, an educational and interpretive component,…

Academic Reading Mock Test 10

SECTION 1 Coastal Archaeology of Britain A The recognition of the wealth and diversity of England’s coastal archaeology has been one of the most important developments of recent years. Some elements of this enormous resource have long been known. The so-called ‘submerged forests’ off the coasts of England, sometimes with clear evidence of human activity,…

Academic Reading Mock Test 9

SECTION 1 Organic farming and chemical fertilisers A The world’s population continues to climb. And despite the rise of high-tech agriculture, 800 million people don’t get enough to eat. Clearly it’s time to rethink the food we eat and where it comes from. Feeding 9 billion people will take more than the same old farming…

Academic Reading Mock Test 8

SECTION 1 You should spend about 20 minutes on Questions 1-13, which are based on Reading Passage 1 on the following pages Natural Pesticide in India A A dramatic story about cotton farmers in India shows how destructive pesticides can be for people and the environment; and why today’s agriculture is so dependent on pesticides….

Academic Reading Mock Test 5

SECTION 1 Going Bananas A The world’s favourite fruit could disappear forever in 10 years’ time. The banana is among the world’s oldest crops. Agricultural scientists believe that the first edible banana was discovered around ten thousand years ago. It has been at an evolutionary standstill ever since it was first propagated in the jungles…

Academic Reading Mock Test 7

SECTION 1 California’s age of Mega fires A There’s a reason fire squads now battling more than a dozen blazes in southern California are having such difficulty containing the flames, despite better preparedness than ever and decades of experience fighting fires fanned by the notorious Santa Ana winds. The wildfires themselves, experts say, generally are…

Academic Reading Mock Test 3

SECTION 1 Grey Workers A Given the speed at which their workers are growing greyer, employers know surprisingly little about how productive they are. The general assumption is that the old are paid more in spite of, rather than because of, their extra productivity. That might partly explain why, when employers are under pressure to…

Academic Reading Mock Test 4

SECTION 1 William Gilbert and Magnetism A 16th and 17th centuries saw two great pioneers of modem science: Galileo and Gilbert. The impact of their findings is eminent. Gilbert was the first modem scientist, also the accredited father of the science of electricity and magnetism, an Englishman of learning and a physician at the court…

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