Advanced English reading

from Linguapress ~  Levels B2 - C1 - C2

Advanced English reading texts - average level C1 

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Advanced level index:   American themes British themes Short stories, word games English grammar

Advanced English reading texts : while the majority of texts in this resource are at CEF levels C1,  a few are harder (level C2) and a few are easier (level B2). All the texts in this collection are written in normal English; however in order to maximize their language  teaching potential, most have been specifically written for students of English as a foreign or second language, or else for high school students. Texts are accompanied by worksheets designed to prepare students for the Cambridge Advanced English (C1) certification or other national and international advanced English exams. Most have also been written for international readers whose home culture is not British or American.
   For this reason they avoid (or explain)  linguistic or cultural references that are unlikely to be understood by readers without the background of native speakers.

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Teachers: Reading comprehension texts are accompanied by exercises and classroom suggestions for use in class.

1. Reading comprehension - articles on life and issues in  North America

Life in  America

America : people and society

American music

USA : places and environment

International themes,  language

2. Reading comprehension - articles on life and issues in the UK and Ireland

Britain : people


3. Technical English, short stories and word games

Technical English

Advanced English short stories and games home
English Grammar pages Découvrez l'Angleterre  
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English for B2, C1 and C2 levels. Advanced English reading resources 

CEFR / TELC - Proficiency
IELTS - levels 6 - 9
ACTFL - levels  Advanced-high – Superior.


Most  Linguapress Intermediate texts score as follows on the Flesch-Kincaid scales:
Grade : between 8 and above,
Readability level
s : 
From peng60 - 70  Plain English
to diff0 - 50  Difficult
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