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Advanced English reading

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Advanced English reading texts - average level C1 

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


TOPICAL
Queen Elizabeth II - 1926 - 2022
Time to talk of Energy shortages...
   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.

Time to talk of American Democracy...

President Biden has told Americans that they have to stand up for their democracy; it is not a guaranteed right. Here is an article that looks at the origins of US democracy and its roots in medieval England.
   From Magna Carta to American democracy  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.

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

Interview




3. Technical English, short stories and word games


Technical English

Advanced English short stories and games


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CEFR / TELC - Proficiency
IELTS - levels 6 - 9
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Readability

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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