English reading texts - average level C1
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Time to talk of Energy shortages...
the world is running short of a lot of things. Grain, oil, gas......
Putin's criminal invasion of Ukraine has sent shock-waves through
the world, causing a surge in energy prices, a breakdown in
international commodities markets, and shortages of grain and other
products all over the world. It is the poorest countries that are
paying the biggest price for all this, and in richer countries it is
the poorest people who are affected most.
But at the
same time, this world crisis – followed by exceptional climate
incidents in many countries – has underlined the urgency of taking
measures to stop global warming. If we fail, the consequences will
One way of reducing CO² emissions
is to move from petrol / gas powered cars to electric vehicles. It's
something that most countries want to achieve. But are the goals
attainable? That is by no means sure......
► The electric car
revolution, realistic or optimistic?
with interactive worksheet.
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 advanced reading
comprehension worksheets designed to
prepare students for the Cambridge
Advanced English (C1) certification or for
the international TOEFL or TOEIC tests.
Printable reading texts:
most pages are printer-friendly and will print directly as well as, or
better than, PDF versions.
Reading comprehension texts are accompanied by exercises and
suggestions for use in class.
Reading comprehension - articles on life and issues in North
Life in America
America : people and society
USA : places and environment
International themes, language
Reading comprehension - articles on life and issues in the UK and
Britain : people
Technical English, short stories and word games
Advanced English short stories and games
C1 and C2
levels. Advanced English reading resources
CEFR / TELC
- levels 6 - 9
- levels Advanced-high – Superior.
Linguapress Intermediate texts score as follows on
the Flesch-Kincaid scales:
: between 8 and above,
- 70 Plain English
0 - 50 Difficult
Flesch Kincaid scales,
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